Dec 26 2017 - Jared Hughes RHP Jared Hughes signed a two-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, the team announced. The deal is reportedly worth $4.5 million. There is also a $3 million club option for 2020 with a buyout of $250,000.
Dec 15 2017 - Zack Cozart INF Zack Cozart agreed to a three-year contract, the Los Angeles Angels announced Friday. The Angels did not disclose financial terms, but the deal is worth a reported $38 million for Cozart to likely start at third base. Cozart, 32, played seven major league seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. He set career highs in 2017 with a .297 batting average, 80 runs scored, seven triples, 24 home runs, 55 extra-base hits, 240 total bases and a .933 OPS, while also matching his 2013 career high with 63 RBIs. He earned his first All-Star selection after being chosen as a starter for the National League via fan balloting. Cozart owns a career batting average of .254 with 375 runs, 143 doubles, 22 triples, 82 home runs and 280 RBIs in 743 games.
Oct 12 2017 - Rookie Davis RHP Rookie Davis is expected to be sidelined into spring training after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum and remove a bone spur in his right hip earlier this week, the team announced. The surgery was performed on Monday by Dr. Bryan Kelly in New York. Davis posted a 1-3 mark with an 8.63 ERA in six starts and one relief appearance this season. The 24-year-old's last start spanned just three innings, as he allowed five runs in a 9-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Oct 1 2017 - Deck McGuire RHP Deck McGuire (1-1) earned his first big league win in his sixth appearance and second start. He worked five innings, allowing two hits and no runs while striking out a pair. He also collected his first career RBI in the fifth inning.
Oct 1 2017 - Joey Votto 1B Joey Votto's last-ditch bid for a National League batting title fell short, but he still went 2-for-4 to close with a .320 average for the season. Rockies first baseman Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-2 against the Dodgers to unofficially close at .331. Votto made his 162nd start of the season, just one of two big league players to start every game this season. He reached base 321 times and reached safely in his final 32 games and in 61 of his last 62 overall.
Oct 1 2017 - Bronson Arroyo RHP Bronson Arroyo said on Sunday that he'll wrap up a 16-season big league career. Arroyo, on the disabled since June 19 with a shoulder injury, was 148-137 with a 4.28 ERA in 419 big league games. He played for the Pirates, Red Sox, Reds and Diamondbacks, rejoining Cincinnati this season where he went 3-6 with a 7.35 ERA in 14 games this season (all starts). He was saluted on the Wrigley Field scoreboard in the third inning and stepped out of the dugout to acknowledge cheers from Cubs fans.
Oct 1 2017 - Adam Duvall LF Adam Duvall was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles for the first time since June 29 at Milwaukee. He reached 99 RBIs for the season and also notched 71 extra base hits in 2017. Duvall ended up batting .249 and a team-high 31 home runs.
Sep 30 2017 - Zach Vincej INF Zach Vincej got his first career hit on a leadoff single in the eighth inning against Cubs RHP Pedro Strop on Saturday. Vincej is hitting .125 and has played in eight major-league games.
Sep 30 2017 - Adam Duvall LF Adam Duvall went 3-for-3 Saturday against the Cubs for his first three-hit game since June 8 against St. Louis. He also had 35 doubles in a season for the first time in his career. He is the first Reds player to hit at least 35 doubles since Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier in 2015.
Sep 30 2017 - Jackson Stephens RHP Jackson Stephens (2-1, 4.68 ERA) gave up four runs and four hits, struck out five and walked three in four innings Saturday against the Cubs. His five strikeouts were his most since he struck out eight Cubs in his major-league debut on July 1 at Wrigley Field.
Sep 30 2017 - Joey Votto 1B Joey Votto has started every game this season. If he starts Sunday, he would be the first Reds player to start every game in a non-strike regular season since Pete Rose in 1975. Votto leads the majors in reaching base 319 times this season after getting hit by a pitch by Cubs LHP Justin Wilson on Saturday. The 319 times also ties his franchise record set in 2015. He has reached safely in 31 consecutive games. Votto had his second three-strikeout game of the season. The other was Aug. 18 at Atlanta.
Sep 30 2017 - Jackson Stephens RHP Jackson Stephens (2-0, 3.86 ERA) is scheduled to make his seventh major league appearance and fourth start -- his second against the Cubs. In last Sunday's 5-4 loss at Boston, he was in line for this third victory but became a victim of a blown save. He made his major league debut on July 1 against the Cubs and earned a 5-3 victory while working five innings and allowing three runs on six hits, striking out eight and walking just one. He also had his first hit and RBI in that memorable game.
Sep 30 2017 - Jesse Winkler LF Jesse Winker went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and run scored. He has hit safely in seven straight starts, going 9-for-28 for a .321 average.
Sep 30 2017 - Joey Votto 1B Joey Votto continued his push for a National League batting title with a 2-for-4 afternoon and his 100th RBI. He moved into a tie for second in the NL with the Dodgers' Justin Turner with a .321 average after Friday's loss. Colorado's Charlie Blackmon tops the league with a .328 average. Votto has reached base in 29 straight games, the longest active streak in the majors.
Sep 29 2017 - Robert Stephenson RHP Robert Stephenson had a no decision in a five-inning outing on Friday but has a 2.74 ERA in his last eight starts, allowing more than two earned runs just once in that stretch. The 2.74 ERA ranks seventh in the NL since Aug. 19. He allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits, walked two and had no strikeouts, his first career start without one.
Sep 28 2017 - Zack Cozart SS Zack Cozart expects to be back in the lineup Friday when the Reds visit the Chicago Cubs. Cozart sat out Thursday after his quad tightened up running from first to third a night earlier.
Sep 28 2017 - Stuart Turner C Stuart Turner singled in the fifth inning, snapping an 0-for-17 slump at the plate. Turner started for the sixth time this month, as Tucker Barnhart got a day off. The rookie is batting .135 in 35 games for Cincinnati this season.
Sep 28 2017 - Patrick Kivlehan 3B Patrick Kivlehan hit his ninth home run of the season Thursday, a solo shot off Milwaukee's Brent Suter -- his first since Aug. 12, which also came at Milwaukee. Kivlehan finished the day with two hits for the first time since June 24.
Sep 28 2017 - Billy Hamilton CF Billy Hamilton set a career high Thursday with his 59th stolen base of the season. He needs one more steal to become the Reds' first 60-steal player since Eric Davis in 1986.
Sep 28 2017 - Jared Hughes RHP Jared Hughes picked up his fifth victory of the season Thursday. Hughes has not allowed a run in 12 September appearances, lowering his ERA from 3.60 to 3.07.
Sep 28 2017 - Tucker Barnhart C Tucker Barnhart tied his career high Wednesday by hitting his seventh home run of the season. Barnhart had just two home runs in 62 games prior to the All-Star break but has hit five in the 56 games since.
Sep 28 2017 - Joey Votto 1B Joey Votto had two hits and a walk Wednesday, including his 36th home run of the year. He's reached base three times in a game 51 times this season, leading all of baseball, and has reached base in 28 consecutive games. Votto needs one more home run to match his career high set in 2010.
Sep 28 2017 - Homer Bailey RHP Homer Bailey threw seven scoreless innings Wednesday, his longest outing since a seven-inning shutout on Aug. 7, 2014. Bailey, who missed most of the last two seasons recovering from shoulder and elbow injuries started 18 games in 2017, going 6-9 with a 6.43 ERA.
Sep 28 2017 - Zack Cozart SS Zack Cozart left the Wednesday's game in the fourth inning because of tightness in his right quad. He said he doesn't expect to play Thursday in the series finale at Milwaukee but should be available Friday when the Reds travel to Chicago to face the Cubs. Cozart was on the DL July 29-Aug. 6 with a strained right quad.
Sep 27 2017 - Drew Storen RHP Drew Storen underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday and will miss all of the 2018 season, manager Bryan Price said Tuesday. Storen went 4-2 with a 4.45 ERA in 58 appearances this season, his first with the Reds who signed him to a one-year, $3 million contract last winter.