12/7/2013 | Newly acquired Holmberg makes it to Redsfest
The week has been a whirlwind for new Reds left-handed pitcher David Holmberg. He was acquired from the D-backs on Tuesday in a three-way trade that sent catcher Ryan Hanigan to the Rays.
12/7/2013 | Reds sign catcher Miller to Minor League deal
The Reds announced that veteran catcher Corky Miller was signed to a Minor League contract and invited to big league camp at Spring Training. Miller, who will be 38 in March, had been contemplating retiring as a player.
12/7/2013 | Jocketty talks Choo, Phillips during Q&A
During Day 2 of Redsfest on Saturday, one of the more popular draws is the Hot Stove question-and-answer session for fans. Featured on stage was manager Bryan Price, general manager Walt Jocketty and president/CEO Bob Castellini.
12/7/2013 | Cueto feels 100 percent, hopes to throw soon
Three separate stints on the disabled list with a strained right lat muscle limited Reds ace Johnny Cueto to just 11 starts in 2013. Cueto feels confident that the nagging injury is behind him for good.
12/7/2013 | Price receives warm reception at Redsfest
Bryan Price experienced Redsfest for four years as the Reds' pitching coach. As the team's new manager, Price has been front and center during Redsfest 2013 and appreciative of the warm welcome he's received.
12/7/2013 | With Choo likely gone, Hamilton poised to fill void
Billy Hamilton only spent September watching teammate and Shin-Soo Choo, but he made sure to pay close attention to the man he will likely replace as the Reds' leadoff hitter and center fielder. Hamilton wanted to learn from Choo before that as well.
12/6/2013 | Amid trade rumors, Phillips appears at Redsfest
With weeks of trade speculation likely delaying his commitment to attend, Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips appeared at Redsfest on Friday night after all.
12/6/2013 | Leake happy to know he has spot in rotation
Coming off of his strongest season in the big leagues, Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake won't have to wonder about his spot this offseason. Leake was 14-7 with a 3.37 ERA in 31 starts and 192 1/3 innings -- all career bests.
12/6/2013 | Redsfest carries on despite heavy snowfall
As Redsfest 2013 opened on Friday inside the Duke Energy Convention Center, the city of Cincinnati had declared a snow emergency outside. The first snow storm of the year in the area closed most area schools and left roads a mess. While there still was a decent turnout, the Reds expected lower-than-usual attendance because of the weather.
12/6/2013 | Local BBWAA chapter hands out Reds awards
The Reds announced their 2013 Major League and Minor League award winners for the organization during Redsfest. The local chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America named center fielder Shin-Soo Choo the Ernie Lombardi Award winner as the team's Most Valuable Player.
12/6/2013 | At Redsfest, players embrace offseason changes
So much has changed since these guys were last together. As snow fell outside, the Reds gathered inside at the Duke Energy Convention Center for the 2013 edition of Redsfest on Friday. It was the first chance for the club to show off what has changed since the team's Oct. 1 elimination from the playoffs.
12/6/2013 | Offense the priority as Reds head south for Winter
Already this offseason, the Reds added bench help in free agent Skip Schumaker, backup catcher Brayan Pena and brought back free-agent lefty reliever Manny Parra. Now it's time to find some more hitters. Here is a quick look at the Reds' situation heading into the Winter Meetings.
12/5/2013 | Votto launches foundation to assist veterans
Reds first baseman Joey Votto publicly launched the Joey Votto Foundation on Thursday with a clear vision -- to help military veterans and active service members in Cincinnati and his hometown of Toronto who cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
12/4/2013 | Reds to open spring slate vs. Goodyear co-tenant
The Reds will open their 2014 Cactus League Spring Training game schedule on Feb. 26, the team announced on Wednesday. The exhibition slate begins with three games in Goodyear, Ariz., against Goodyear Ballpark co-tenants, the Indians, from Feb. 26-28. The Reds will have its "home" opener vs. Cleveland on Feb. 27.
12/4/2013 | Reds GM tries to put Phillips trade talk to rest
Although trade rumors about Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips have persisted for much of the offseason, general manager Walt Jocketty indicated on Wednesday that no deals for his All-Star player were forthcoming.
12/4/2013 | Bell among coaches to round out revamped Reds staff
Bryan Price may be a familiar face as he moves up from pitching coach to Reds manager, but his new coaching staff received a near-total overhaul from Dusty Baker's previous regime.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Griffey headlines Reds Hall of Fame inductees
Ken Griffey Jr., Ron Oester, Dave Parker and 19th century player Jake Beckley were named as the 2014 class of the Reds Hall of Fame. Griffey, Oester and Parker all born and/or grew up in Cincinnati.
12/3/2013 | Reds trade Hanigan in three-team swap
Veteran catcher Ryan Hanigan is headed from the Reds to the Rays in a three-team trade.
12/3/2013 | Rays acquire Hanigan, Bell in three-team trade
The Rays pulled off a three-team trade with the D-backs and Reds on Tuesday that brought in reliever Heath Bell and catcher Ryan Hanigan. Cincinnati received left-handed starter David Holmberg from the D-backs, while Arizona received right-handed pitcher Justin Choate and a player to be named or cash considerations from Tampa Bay. The D-backs also sent cash -- around $500,000 -- to the Rays to help offset Bell's contract.
12/3/2013 | Reds said to have cut ties with outfielder Paul
The Reds reportedly did not offer a 2014 contract to outfielder Xavier Paul before Monday's deadline. Arbitration-eligibles who were expected to have been tendered contracts are pitchers Homer Bailey, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake, Sam LeCure and Alfredo Simon, catcher Ryan Hanigan and outfielder Chris Heisey. The club did not make an official announcement as of 90 minutes past the 11:59 ET deadline.
12/2/2013 | Fun-filled Redsfest set to kick off Friday
Final preparations are in full swing as the 2013 edition of Redsfest is almost here. Called FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest, presented by PNC Bank, it will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Friday from 3-10:30 p.m. ET and Saturday from 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.