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1/26/2015 | Reds lock up Mesoraco with four-year pact

The Reds and All-Star catcher Devin Mesoraco avoided arbitration on Monday by agreeing to a four-year, $28 million contract.

1/26/2015 | No more winter in Punxsutawney for Mesoraco

It's not quite time for Spring Training yet, but Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco and his wife already packed up their belongings and left their hometown of Punxsutawney, Pa. for Cincinnati.

1/25/2015 | Reds close out caravan with 'select-a-seat' event

Despite it being late January, the field at Great American Ball Park appeared ready and a smattering of Reds fans were looking for their seats Sunday. Of course, no baseball games were to be played on this day. It was all for the club's annual "select-a-seat" event for new and returning customers seeking season tickets for the 2015 season.

1/24/2015 | Price enjoys give-and-take with passionate fans

One of the benefits of events like Reds Caravan is the direct dialogue between fans and team members.

1/24/2015 | Frazier flies jet simulator, sings at caravan stop

Reds Caravan made a stop Saturday at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force base.

1/23/2015 | Castellini eager for start of new Reds season

Coming off a tough 2014, Reds president and CEO Bob Castellini can't wait for the start of Spring Training: "We know we are contenders."

1/22/2015 | Trades lead to rare Reds rotation openings

A big strength of the club over the past four seasons, it's been a while since there were spots up for grabs in the Reds' rotation. And there isn't just one, but two, places for the taking among a handful of candidates.

1/22/2015 | Reds confident in Votto's health entering spring

With the Reds set to open Spring Training in about one month, there is continued optimism about the health status of first baseman Joey Votto.

1/21/2015 | Phillips won't let others wake him from living the dream

Brandon Phillips is trying not to let anyone get in his head. Not the media -- Philips put a moratorium on press sessions during the 2014 season -- not the rumormongers who speculate on the season ahead, and, most of all, not himself. He's just here to play.

1/20/2015 | Mijares could be Reds' latest low-risk, high-reward hurler

One area where many payroll-limited clubs often spend less and hope to get more is the bullpen. Sometimes, formerly successful pitchers that encountered a period of struggles can find a groove once again. With limitations on payroll but needs to improve, the Reds went this route with the signing of left-hander Jose Mijares to a Minor League contract on Dec. 14.

1/20/2015 | Pipeline Perspectives: Winker will be Minors batting champ

The only thing that could keep Jesse Winker from really competing for a batting title is if he hits so well the Reds decide in the second half that he's needed in Cincinnati. But a much more likely scenario is the outfield prospect raking all year in the Minors, across Double- and Triple-A, and then perhaps getting a September callup.

1/19/2015 | PGA champ Watson buys into Reds' Double-A club

PGA Tour golfer and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson purchased a minority ownership stake in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the Reds' Double-A affiliate.

1/19/2015 | 'Nasty Boys' integral part of 1990 Reds' identity

Nearly 25 years ago, the Reds that swept the A's in the Fall Classic featured a future Hall of Fame shortstop in Barry Larkin, a superstar outfielder in Eric Davis, a strong starting rotation and a fiery manager in Lou Piniella. And there was the ever-intimidating trio known as "The Nasty Boys," -- Rob Dibble, Norm Charlton and Randy Myers.

1/16/2015 | Reds exchange arb numbers with trio of All-Stars

The Reds' winter arbitration focus is now directed toward getting deals done with three All-Stars, in third baseman Todd Frazier, closer Aroldis Chapman and catcher Devin Mesoraco. Friday was the deadline for clubs and unsigned arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures ahead of a potential hearing.

1/16/2015 | Leake, Reds avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

For the third time in as many winters, Reds starting pitcher Mike Leake avoided arbitration with the club. On Friday, ahead of a deadline for clubs and players to exchange salary figures, Leake and Cincinnati agreed to a one-year deal worth $9.775 million.

1/16/2015 | Cozart, Reds agree to terms on 1-year deal

Ahead of a deadline for teams and arbitration eligible players to exchange salary figures for potential hearings, the Reds and Zack Cozart agreed to terms on a one-year, $2.35 million contract.

1/14/2015 | Hoover focused on bouncing back in 2015

Last Thursday, when Cincinnati experienced frigid temperatures in the single digits and wind chills around zero degrees, it didn't stop Reds reliever J.J. Hoover from getting outside and throwing. Hoover, 27, is fully aware that this will be a critical Spring Training for him to regain his role in the Reds' bullpen after a down 2014 season.

1/12/2015 | Can Cozart hit enough to be everyday shortstop?

Zack Cozart was Gold Glove-caliber in the field during 2014, but he also endured the worst offensive season of his career. Therefore, it wasn't a coincidence in December when the Reds added an offensive-minded shortstop in Eugenio Suarez.

1/12/2015 | Several prospects part of Reds' 19 NRIs

The Reds on Monday announced the 19 non-roster players who will be part of Spring Training, with pitchers and catchers set to report to Goodyear, Ariz., on Feb. 18.

1/8/2015 | Reds eager to write a new story in 2015

No club is looking forward to getting to Spring Training and turning the page more than the Reds. So far there's every reason to think it'll be a new season in both tone and substance.

1/8/2015 | Reds claim Minors righty Sampson off waivers

The Reds claimed right-handed pitcher Keyvius Sampson off waivers from the Padres on Thursday. Sampson's addition gives Cincinnati a full 40-man roster.

1/8/2015 | Spring workout dates announced for all clubs

Spring is officially on the horizon. Major League Baseball announced the first Spring Training workout dates for all 30 of its clubs on Thursday. Pitchers and catchers for the reigning World Series champion Giants -- along with the Phillies, Pirates and Reds -- will be the first to work out, with a Feb. 19 start date. Thirteen other clubs will work out pitchers and catchers for the first time the following day.

1/7/2015 | Reds' pitchers and catchers to report Feb. 18

The Reds revealed on Wednesday that their pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Spring Training at Goodyear, Ariz., on Feb. 18. Physicals will be taken on the morning of Feb. 19, followed by an afternoon workout. The full squad report date is Feb. 23, with physicals and the first full-squad workout on Feb. 24.

1/7/2015 | Prospect Garrett thriving since choosing baseball

For a few years, Amir Garrett tried to be a college basketball player and a professional baseball player -- at the same time. Garrett found he wasn't being fair to himself in either sport because he wasn't fully committed to one or the other. That changed in 2014, when Garrett decided to focus on baseball full time. At the time, he didn't know what would happen. Looking back, the Reds' left-handed pitching prospect is happy with his choice.

1/7/2015 | On the Cusp: Cincinnati Reds

Bernie Pleskoff takes a look at which Reds prospects could see the big leagues in 2015, including the team's top two prospects, Robert Stephenson and Jesse Winker.

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