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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Reds pitcher Gray using spring to try out new things

Mar. 7, 2020 7:44 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The experimental aspect of the Cactus League was fully on display Saturday when Reds right-hander Sonny Gray tossed a changeup on a 2-0 count, only to see his rare offering deposited by the Royals' Ryan McBroom over the center field fence at Surprise Stadium. It was part of a third...

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Sonny Gray pain free in second season with Reds

Feb. 27, 2020 2:47 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Sonny Gray had an All-Star season despite soreness in his throwing elbow. Surgery has left him pain-free heading into his second season with the Cincinnati Reds. The right-hander pitched with bone chips all season but managed to make 31 starts. He had the bone chips removed after the...

Cincinnati Reds baseball player Luis Castillo (58) works out during the teams' first spring training practice, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Reds' Luis Castillo aims for Cy Young after breakout season

Feb. 19, 2020 2:45 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz (AP) — Luis Castillo accomplished two of his goals last year: He was the Reds' opening day starter and made the All-Star team. He's aiming higher in 2020. With an upgraded offense behind him, Cincinnati's best starter thinks he's capable of winning the Cy Young Award. “I try to set...

Cincinnati Reds' Nick Castellanos waits for interviews to begin during a news conference announcing his signing with the baseball club, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Cincinnati. Castellanos signed a $64 million, four-year deal with the Reds. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

$165 million later, Reds see themselves as a contender

Feb. 7, 2020 12:13 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager David Bell hears the buzz around town. Reds fans who haven't had much to cheer for six years are ruminating not only about a return to winning, but a spot in the 2020 postseason. A $165 million spending spree changed everything. Cincinnati was one of the biggest players in the...