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Yesterday | Boston Herald

Baseball Notebook: Red Sox have a few backup plans to Jon Lester

Believe the Red Sox when they say they intend to make an effort to re-sign Jon Lester .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, John Lackey, Max Scherzer

Saturday | New York Post

How Reds react to second-half swoon will be major factor in offseason

The offseason is an annual stress test for 30 teams. Nevertheless, even with a month left in the regular season, we can begin to see which organizations will face extreme challenges this winter.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Aroldis Chapman, Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki, Brandon Phillips

Saturday | Post-gazette.com

Pirates notebook: Good and bad from Charlie Morton's rehab start

Pirates starting pitcher Charlie Morton threw 73 pitches in four innings of a rehab start Thursday for the Class AA Altoona Curve, but that doesn't mean he necessarily is close to returning to the majors soon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlie Morton, Baseball Players, Josh Harrison, Andrew Lambo, Pedro Alvarez, Gerrit Cole

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Why did Bryan Price take out Mike Leake with 82 pitches?

Mike Leake held the Pirates scoreless through seven innings, but Bryan Price said the decision to take him out was easy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Price, Baseball Players, Zack Cozart, Brandon Phillips

Chicago Cubs

Harrison, Volquez take center stage for Bucs

Josh Harrison repeatedly backed right-hander Edinson Volquez with his glove at third base, so it was only appropriate that he ended up there after the biggest swing of the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Edinson Volquez, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jose Tabata, Tony Watson

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jose Tabata, Travis Snider, Edinson Volquez, Devin Mesoraco

Brew Crew Ball

What we learned: August 29, 2014

It's the last weekend of play in the minor leagues. Nashville, Huntsville, and Wisconsin all end their regular seasons on Monday, Brevard County ends on Sunday, and Helena goes a little longer, until Friday of next week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Hendricks, Baseball Players, Shelby Miller, Tsuyoshi Wada, Travis Wood, Edinson Volquez

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Reds at Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent the last week gaining ground on the two teams they trail in the National League Central .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Edinson Volquez

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBS Sports

Reds run away with easy victory over Cubs

Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Logan Ondrusek, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, Jorge Soler, Dee Gordon, Jumbo Diaz

Blog Red Machine

Cincinnati Reds Take Series, Lay Lumber against Cubs

Bringing the lumber to the yard for an afternoon tilt against the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds hammered their way to a 7-2 victory over their up-and-coming rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Logan Ondrusek, Starlin Castro, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Billy Hamilton

ABC News

Hamilton, Reds Swipe 6 Bases, Steal Win From Cubs

Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Logan Ondrusek, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, Jorge Soler, Dee Gordon, Jumbo Diaz

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Pirates

Volquez faces Reds in bid to continue hot streak vs. division

The Pirates have helped erase memories of their seven-game losing skid by taking series from the two teams ahead of them in the National League Central in the last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Edinson Volquez, Pedro Alvarez, Pittsburgh Pirates

Blog Red Machine

Cubs vs. Reds: RHP Jacob Turner vs. RHP Mat Latos

RHP Jacob Turner vs. RHP Mat Latos The Miami Marlins were fed up. The golden jewel of the Anibal Sanchez / Omar Infante trade, Jacob Turner was a first-round pick with nothing but upside.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Omar Infante, Anibal Sanchez, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Johnny Cueto

Cincinnati.com

Report: Reds to trade at least 1 pitcher this offseason

Report: Reds to trade at least 1 pitcher this offseason Reds right-handed pitchers Mat Latos and Mike Leake were both reportedly placed on revocable waivers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

BleacherReport

Cincinnati Reds : An Early Free-Agency and Offseason Primer

While the Cincinnati Reds are not technically out of the wild-card race yet, things are looking worse by the day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zack Cozart, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Brandon Phillips, Jay Bruce, Devin Mesoraco

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Soler keeps Cubs' assembly line moving

Jorge Soler runs the bases after hitting a two-run homer on the Memphis Redbirds in the sixth-inning at Principal Park in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Johnny Cueto, Alfonso Soriano, Yoenis Cespedes, Randy Wells

Call to the Pen

Finding value in Homer Bailey

Jul 28, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Great American Ball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cincinatti Reds

Phillips likely not leaving Reds any time soon

Tuesday should be just another day in the regular season for Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Phillips, Nick Masset, Danny Richar, Joey Votto, Shin-Soo Choo

Blog Red Machine

Why Joey Votto Should Sit Out Until 2015

The last time Joey Votto was in the Cincinnati Reds lineup was back on July 5. The last time he hit a home run? May 10. It has been a living nightmare for Joey Votto in 2014, with seemingly nothing going the way he planned.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joey Votto, Baseball Players, Cincinnati Reds, Major League Baseball, Johnny Cueto, Robinson Cano

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/24

Ervin Santana had another great night on the mound last night, as he went 7 innings, collected 7 Ks, and only allowed 1 run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Jason Heyward, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

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