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BBTN: Buster talks to Kurkjian and Hembo about censuring the Astros' World Series

Tim Kurkjian demands to talk baseball, so he and Buster hit on Miles Mikolas missing the start of the season, the continuing drama with Nolan Arenado and the Rockies, and the Reds and the Diamondbacks at the NL's most improved teams. Later, Hembo drops by to discuss Buster's proposal to censure the Astros' World Series.

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Bauer: 'Positive' reaction to playoff plan criticism

Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer says he has gotten a positive response to his criticism of a plan being considered by Major League Baseball to expand the playoffs, one that includes an extended break for top seeds and some teams choosing who they will play.

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Akiyama begins transition to major leagues with Reds

Shogo Akiyama got into the batter's box and took his first swing with the Cincinnati Reds at spring training. He barely made contact. "It was the worst start that could happen," Akiyama said. "It can only get better from here."

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Dietrich returns to Reds with minor league deal

Infielder Derek Dietrich agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds and will report to big league spring training, a chance to rejoin a team he helped with a torrid May last season.

Is playoff expansion good for MLB? (1:33)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Pres. Trump's tweet Saturday in support of Pete Rose getting into the Hall of Fame reiterated his long-held stance. Two examples: in July 2015 he posted a similar tweet and in a March 2016 campaign rally speech in Ohio he also advocated Rose's enshrinement in Cooperstown.

Banned For Life* (1:12)
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15dDon Van Natta Jr.

Rose uses Astros saga to ask for reinstatement

Pete Rose is again asking commissioner Rob Manfred to take him off MLB's ineligible list, citing a lack of punishment for Astros players in the sign-stealing scandal.

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Reds' Castellanos 'excited' for offensive potential

Nick Castellanos has 17 career at-bats in Great American Ball Park. Six times, he reached base on a hit. Three times, he touched them all after putting the ball in those oh-so-close outfield seats.

Olney: Castellanos upgrades the Reds' lineup (1:46)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Over the previous decade, the Reds committed just $121.1 million in free agency -- the lowest total of any team. This offseason they've now signed Nick Castellanos ($64 million), Mike Moustakas ($64 million), Shogo Akiyama ($21 million) and Wade Miley ($15 million).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.188th
Quality Starts0Tied-27th
Batting Average.24424th
On Base Percentage.31721st
Slugging Percentage.42221st