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Mets claim INF García off waivers from Reds, Cordell cut

Oct. 26, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets claimed infielder Robel García off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on Monday and designated outfielder Ryan Cordell for assignment. The 27-year-old García didn’t play in the majors this year while being a part of the Reds’ 60-man player pool. The...

FILE - Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson takes a swing during a 1970 game at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. Fifty years later, Robinson still recalls details from the 1970 World Series. (AP Photo/File)

In the zone: Former Orioles player recalls 1970 World Series

Oct. 24, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Half a century later, Brooks Robinson recalls every part of the play: a bullet off the bat of Reds slugger Lee May that hugged the foul line and seemed a sure hit until — 15 feet past third base — Robinson lunged to his right to backhand the ball. Then, off balance and in...

FILE - This is a Jan. 8, 2020, file photo showing Cincinnati Reds vice president and general manager Nick Krall.  Krall has been named director of baseball operations for the team. The Reds announced Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, that Krall was being promoted to replace Dick Williams, who resigned Oct. 7 to assume a larger role in his family's development business. Krall will still hold the GM title but now will report directly to owner Bob Castellini. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Front office veteran Krall will run Reds baseball operations

Oct. 19, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds general manager Nick Krall has been named director of baseball operations for the team. The Reds announced Monday that Krall was being promoted to replace Dick Williams, who resigned Oct. 7 to assume a larger role in his family's development business. Krall will still hold...

Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price is retiring

Oct. 18, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price is retiring from a full-time coaching capacity. The 58-year-old Price spent one season with the Phillies. Under Price, the starters improved their ERA from 4.64 in 2019 to 4.08 this season. “Bryan provided a trusted voice and had...

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, right, celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Ronald Acuna (13) against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning in Game 2 Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020,  in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Freeman, Albies HR again, Braves hang on for 2-0 NLCS lead

Oct. 14, 2020 3:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered into the Braves bullpen in the ninth inning for the second straight night, and Mark Melancon once again caught the ball on the fly. Atlanta had a five-run lead at the time. By the time the reliever was summoned to the mound, the lead was down to two. Melancon...

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 7, 2010, file photo, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan acknowledges the crowd after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Reds' baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, in Cincinnati. Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan has died. A family spokesman says he died at his home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Danville, California. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

Oct. 12, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — At 5-foot-7, he was the smallest cog in the Big Red Machine. And to his star-powered teammates, Joe Morgan was a driving force, too. Morgan, the Hall of Fame second baseman who became the sparkplug of dominant Cincinnati teams in the mid-1970s and the prototype for baseball’s...

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 16, 1976, file photo, Cincinnati second baseman Joe Morgan tips his helmet to the fans as he rounds the bases after a homer in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati. Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan has died. A family spokesman says he died at his home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Danville, Calif. (AP Photo/File)

Remembering Joe Morgan: 'Symbol of all-around excellence'

Oct. 12, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

“One of the best five-tool players our game has ever known and a symbol of all-around excellence. Joe often reminded baseball fans that the player smallest in stature on the field could be the most impactful. ... Joe was a close friend and an adviser to me, and I welcomed his perspective on numerous issues...

Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer and sparkplug of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

Oct. 12, 2020 11:01 AM EDT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer and sparkplug of Big Red Machine, dies at 77.
In this Sept. 20, 2020, photo, tour guide John Erardi, right, talks with a tour group on the sidewalk outside the Cincinnati Reds Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The walking tour was one of the few groups of people on the street as the Reds and White Sox were inside just an hour before the game without fans because of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

With Americans anxious to go out, walking tours pick up pace

Oct. 10, 2020 5:00 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With an eerily quiet and empty stadium plaza behind him, the tour guide tried to help people picture what they would have seen there more than 160 years earlier. His audience of eight, all on foot, peered over masks at maps as he described hundreds of groceries, saloons, blacksmiths and...

FILE  - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Cincinnati Reds president of baseball operations Dick Williams smiles  during a news conference in Cincinnati. Williams has resigned to pursue interests outside of baseball. The 50-year-old Williams worked in Reds baseball operations for 15 years and has been president since 2016. The Reds said he is leaving to work more closely with family-owned and controlled North American Properties, which has an ownership stake in the Reds. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Dick Williams resigns as Cincinnati Reds president

Oct. 7, 2020 11:27 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds president Dick Williams has resigned to pursue other interests with his family's property development business, the team said Wednesday. The 50-year-old Williams worked in Reds baseball operations for 15 years and has been president since 2016. The Reds said he is leaving...