Today the Reds recalled from Louisville C Tucker Barnhart (#16) and optioned to Louisville IF/OF Donald Lutz.

Barnhart made 12 apps and 9 starts during his first 3 stints with the Reds (Opening Day-4/6, 4/26-5/17, 7/6-7/10)…he last played for Cin in a start on 7/10 vs Cubs…is from Brownsburg, Indiana, near Indianapolis.




Courtesy of my pal @Bongreatness

During pregame ceremonies tonight we will honor and recognize the 2014 Reds Hall of Fame Inductee Class featuring Jake Beckley, Dave Parker, Ron Oester & Ken Griffey Jr. The ceremonies will begin at 6:30PM and be hosted by Reds on Radio broadcaster Marty Brennaman.  All fans in attendance at tonight’s game will receive a commemorative Hall of Fame Induction print, courtesy of P&G and Kroger.  Gates to the ballpark are scheduled to open at 5:10PM for Season Ticket Holders and 5:40PM for the general public, however those gate opening times may be adjusted in accordance with Cincinnati Fire Code should the crowd size outside the gates dictate it so.


Congratulations to @TheHeavy217 for winning yesterday’s ‘Red-To-Rock’ participation game.  He takes home the coveted Austin Kearns bobblehead.  Tonight’s prize is….


Want it?  After you vote for tonight’s Red-To-Rock here on BOR, tweet out who you voted for using the hashtag #RedToRock.  One lucky winner will be chosen at random prior to tonight’s first pitch.

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