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Posted on 11. Apr, 2009 by .

 

The baseball world was shocked early Thursday morning when they lost a family member, 22-year old Los Angeles Angels rookie starting pitcher Nick Adenhart.  He was killed hours after his first start of the season when a minivan ran a red light and smashed into the car he was a passenger in. Just three years […]


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Posted on 06. Apr, 2009 by .

 
opening-day-2009

Enough Said...


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Posted on 06. Apr, 2009 by .

 

Today has to be the greatest sports day of the year.  Opening Day for the Major League Baseball season followed by the Division 1 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  I really cannot imagine anything better.   It all starts with the Cincinnati Reds Findlay Day Parade and ends with CBS playing “One Shinning Moment” after the champion […]


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Posted on 05. Apr, 2009 by .

 

Wow! What a Day!  From a personal standpoint, the exhibition game featuring the Cincinnati Reds and the Reds “Futures” went off without a hitch.  I cannot express how much I truly enjoyed the day, even if it did seem like a blur.  Things moved so fast and rapid, and there was no chance of slowing […]


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Posted on 04. Apr, 2009 by .

 

At 3:05 PM today, the Cincinnati Reds and the “Future” Stars of the organization will again play at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio in front of a sold out crowd.  Last night these two teams did battle as the “Futures” jumped out to an early 9-0 lead and cruised to a 12-4 victory. At […]


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Posted on 03. Apr, 2009 by .

 

As I talked about yesterday, the Cincinnati Reds play an exhibition game on Saturday at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio against a team made up of the Reds top prospects in the minor leagues.  Above is a picture of the jersey that the players on the “Futures” team will be wearing.  The back will […]


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Posted on 02. Apr, 2009 by .

 

For the first time in the history of the organization, the Cincinnati Reds will play two exhibition games against a collection of players made up from its own minor league system. Listed as a “Futures” game, the final 25 man roster will travel first to Carolina, then to Dayton to play a game against all […]


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Posted on 31. Mar, 2009 by .

 

Although spring training is not fully complete, it is time for me to head back north to prepare for the minor league season.  At Fifth Third Field in Dayton, we will be hosting a Future Stars game, between the Cincinnati Reds Major League Club and a collection of “Futures” from the minor league system, made […]


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Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by .

 

The word “conversion” is used a lot in sports.  In basketball, players try to convert the “old fashioned three point play” when getting fouled making a field goal.  In football, team stats are judged on converting on third down or a two point conversion. But in baseball, the word “conversion” can be used to mean […]


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Posted on 29. Mar, 2009 by .

 

With the Cincinnati Reds spring training career in Sarasota, Florida coming to an end, I thought I would give you a few pictures from the complex.  A few of these pictures are some behind the scenes items that the general public does not get a chance to enjoy.


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by Babe Ruth

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