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Abbott's historic MLB debut 'a dream come true'

Lefty prospect is first Reds pitcher since 1893 to log 6 scoreless IP of 1-hit ball in 1st game
June 5, 2023

CINCINNATI -- After Great American Ball Park emptied for the evening Monday, about two dozen family and friends remained near the backstop to greet Reds rookie pitcher Andrew Abbott. The celebrational hugs were plentiful. Of course all were deserved, especially since Abbott turned in a sensational Major League debut in

Injuries & Moves: Updates on Myers, Santillan, Antone

June 5, 2023


What to expect from Reds' Abbott in the big leagues

June 5, 2023

If things had gone the way Andrew Abbott had planned, he would have begun his pro career in 2020. He had spent three years -- well, two plus the pandemic-shortened ’20 season -- as one of the best college relievers in the country. Many scouts thought he had the chance

No. 6 prospect Abbott called up for MLB debut

June 5, 2023

CINCINNATI -- On Saturday afternoon in Louisville, Reds left-handed pitching prospect Andrew Abbott saw that Triple-A teammate and outfielder T.J. Hopkins was getting his first big league promotion. Besides being happy for Hopkins, Abbott had one other thought. “He’s my roommate in Louisville, so I was like, ‘I’ve got to

Ups and downs of the Reds' loss to the Brewers

June 4, 2023

CINCINNATI -- This week's four-game series with the first-place Brewers offered a young Reds club a nice opportunity. Win or sweep the series, and it could possibly take first place in the National League Central division. Instead, Cincinnati has dropped the first three games -- including Sunday's 5-1 loss to

Elly De La Cruz at it again with 117.3 mph rope

June 4, 2023

Thirty-two balls have been hit at least 116 mph this year at the Major League and Triple-A levels. Seven of those came from Elly De La Cruz's bat. The only other batters to break 116 multiple times this season are: Giancarlo Stanton (4), Jake Burger, Jo Adell and Ronald Acuña

Ashcraft aims to 'learn and adjust' while fighting through funk

June 3, 2023

CINCINNATI -- The cascade of boos directed towards Graham Ashcraft in the third inning vs. the Brewers on Saturday was a new thing for him through one-plus big league seasons. But it underscored what was already quite obvious. The Reds' starting pitcher remains a long way from fixing whatever has

Williamson reaches new territory by pitching into 7th

June 2, 2023

CINCINNATI -- During the first inning on Friday, the Reds paid tribute to their former All-Star outfielder, Jesse Winker, with a video montage that thanked him for his time with the club from 2017-21. Winker, a visiting player for the first time at Great American Ball Park, waved in appreciation.

'Feeling really good,' Votto set to restart rehab assignment

June 2, 2023

CINCINNATI -- Feeling that his surgically repaired left shoulder is more physically ready than it was in his first attempt to play, Reds first baseman Joey Votto is headed back to Triple-A Louisville to begin a new rehab assignment on Saturday. Votto was with the Reds on their six-game road

Zac Brown Band bassist serenades crowd at Reds' ALS Night 

June 2, 2023

CINCINNATI -- John Driskell Hopkins has been the longtime bass player for country super-act Zac Brown Band, but Friday was the perfect time and place for "Hop" to take center stage. Before the Reds played the Brewers on ALS Night at Great American Ball Park, a 5-4 loss in 11

You haven't seen anyone in the Majors go home-to-third faster than Elly in '23

Reds' No. 1 prospect shows off elite run tool in mad dash for Triple-A Louisville
June 2, 2023

Top-ranked Reds prospect Elly De La Cruz's game is defined by speed. MLB Pipeline’s No. 4 overall prospect, De La Cruz boasts high exit velocities off the bat, zips the baseball from the left side of the infield to first inexplicably fast and also can get around the bases quicker

Steer honored as NL Rookie of the Month

June 2, 2023

The month of May has come and gone, but before we move on to June, it’s time to honor last month’s standout players. Here are the Players of the Month presented by Chevrolet, Pitchers of the Month, Rookies of the Month and Relievers of the Month Award winners for May,

Greene's 250th K places him in elite group

June 2, 2023

BOSTON -- Hunter Greene followed a strong outing last week with a dominant start on Thursday in which he reached a career milestone. In the series finale against the Red Sox, Greene recorded eight strikeouts over six innings, giving up one run on two hits and three walks in the

Mock draft: Predicting all 30 teams’ first pick

June 1, 2023

When MLB moved the Draft to All-Star Week in 2021 in an attempt to increase the event's popularity, the shift also added a month to the process. So rather than clubs having their boards mostly set by now, everything is in flux with the Draft still five-plus weeks away. The

Mustache June? Steer keeping 'stache while Reds keep winning

June 1, 2023

BOSTON -- Spencer Steer shows no signs of slowing down … and despite the calendar flipping to June, neither does his Mustache May. Steer continued his strong season with a go-ahead two-run homer en route to a 5-4 Reds victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night at Fenway Park