2:05 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2019
12 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: Deal for Derek Dietrich opens up a lot of possibilities

The Cincinnati Reds signed former Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich to a minor league contract. This opens up a lot of possibilities for the Reds, not just this season, but beyond. The Cincinnati Reds and former Miami Marlins’ infielder Derek Dietrich agreed to a minor league. According to The Athletics’ Ken Rosenthal, the deal […] Cincinnati Reds: Deal for Derek Dietrich opens up a lot of possibilities - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
14 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: Predicting the team’s bench players

With David Bell thinking of carrying 13 pitchers on the Cincinnati Reds roster, that’ll limit the team to 4 bench players. Who’s going to make the cut? David Bell, the first-year skipper for the Cincinnati Reds, recently said that he hasn’t yet decided on how many pitchers he plans to carry on the roster, but […] Cincinnati Reds: Predicting the team’s bench players - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
20 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: Matt Kemp should be traded before Opening Day

Recently acquired power hitting outfielder Matt Kemp still possess a dangerous bat. However, at this stage of his career, he would be best served finishing his playing days in the American League, not with the Cincinnati Reds. The Cincinnati Reds outfield has undergone a serious makeover this offseason.  Beginning with the decision to non-tender Billy […] Cincinnati Reds: Matt Kemp should be traded before Opening Day - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Raisel Iglesias is the best pitcher on the team

Is relief pitcher Raisel Iglesias, who had 30 saves last year, the best pitcher on the Cincinnati Reds? New manager David Bell seems to think so. The Cincinnati Reds new manager David Bell looks to implement a new strategy this coming season. He’s going to take one the game’s best closers, Raisel Iglesias, and take […] Cincinnati Reds: Raisel Iglesias is the best pitcher on the team - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 17, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel should start the season in Triple-A

Spring training is finally here after a long offseason and there is still a big question looming in the Cincinnati Reds organization; when should No. 1 prospect Nick Senzel make his major league debut? Nick Senzel is the No. 1 prospect in the Cincinnati Reds organization and his major league debut is probably the most […] Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel should start the season in Triple-A - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 16, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel should be on the Opening Day roster

The debate over whether or not Nick Senzel belongs on the Opening Day for the Cincinnati Reds is garnering a lot of headlines recently. Let’s explore why Senzel SHOULD be on the 25-roster to start the season. The case for Nick Senzel to be a member of the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day roster continues to […] Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel should be on the Opening Day roster - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 16, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Who will lead the team in home runs this season?

The Cincinnati Reds brought in some extra pieces and are loaded with offensive talent. Who will lead the team in home runs during the 2019 season? The Cincinnati Reds have no shortage of offensive power for the upcoming season. The Reds smacked 172 homers last season, falling just below the National League average of 179. […] Cincinnati Reds: Who will lead the team in home runs this season? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 15, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Vegas predicts 77.5 wins for the team this season

According to Las Vegas, the Cincinnati Reds will show improvement next season in the win column. However, 77.5 wins seems a bit low, don’t you think? The Cincinnati Reds won 67 games in 2018. According to Odds Shark, the team is projected to win 77.5 games in the upcoming season. While it’s nice to see […] Cincinnati Reds: Vegas predicts 77.5 wins for the team this season - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 15, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Joey Votto will bounce back this season

Baseball players go through slumps and have down years. The best of those players bounce back and some even thrive. Joey Votto is primed for a “bounce back” season with the Cincinnati Reds. Many hitters in Major League Baseball strive for a slash line of .287/.417/.419 and some might even consider that a career-year. Those […] Cincinnati Reds: Joey Votto will bounce back this season - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Will the team carry three catchers on the roster?

Tucker Barnhart and Curt Casali are essentially locks for the Cincinnati Reds roster, but is there a chance the team carries three catchers into the season? The Cincinnati Reds, surprisingly, have a plethora of catchers in Goodyear, Arizona during Spring Training. Tucker Barnhart and Curt Casali are virtual locks to be on the roster in […] Cincinnati Reds: Will the team carry three catchers on the roster? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Cincinnati Reds news: Michael Lorenzen’s role, starting rotation set, more

The Cincinnati Reds began Spring Training in Goodyear, Arizona yesterday. Pitchers and catchers reported to the Reds’ facility and David Bell spoke to the media. Baseball is back Reds fans! The Cincinnati Reds converged on Goodyear, Arizona as Spring Training began yesterday with pitchers and catchers reporting to the Reds facility. Pitchers and catchers weren’t […] Cincinnati Reds news: Michael Lorenzen’s role, starting rotation set, more - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Matt Kemp says the offense is among the best

Newly acquired outfielder Matt Kemp recently said the Cincinnati Reds offense is one of the best in the National League. Is he right? People outside of Cincinnati might laugh, but newly acquired outfielder Matt Kemp wasted no time endearing himself to his new fan base. The former Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star stated that he believes […] Cincinnati Reds: Matt Kemp says the offense is among the best - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 12, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Mahle will battle for the last spot in the rotation

Spring training 2019 will be critical for several pitchers in the Cincinnati Reds organization. Tyler Mahle will be in a battle for the final spot in starting rotation. Tyler Mahle had pretty high expectations around him coming into his rookie season last year with the Cincinnati Reds. Even though he had only seen 4 games […] Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Mahle will battle for the last spot in the rotation - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 12, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: How Zach Duke’s signing impacts Amir Garrett

Zach Duke’s addition to the bullpen provides new Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell with a veteran left handed option.  However, Duke’s presence may also allow for fellow southpaw Amir Garrett to have maximum impact. The signing of Zach Duke to a one-year deal worth $2 million is another excellent move by the Cincinnati Reds front […] Cincinnati Reds: How Zach Duke’s signing impacts Amir Garrett - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 11, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Remembering legendary slugger Frank Robinson

The baseball world lost a legend. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1956-1965, passed away last week at the age of 83. Frank Robinson, who played the first 10 years of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, passed away this past week after a reportedly long battle with cancer. […] Cincinnati Reds: Remembering legendary slugger Frank Robinson - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More