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Hal McCoy,
1/3 way through the season


Notes, stats, video highlights from the weekend for the Reds

Photo gallery: 2014 Redlegs Run

Fay: Votto nears rehab assignment

Sheldon: Price says LF will be shared

Reds in May: Here is a breakdown of stats from May

Interesting perspective on the Reds from Bronson Arroyo

Could Bronson be on the move in a trade?

Home Run Derby: Frank Robinson
The Reds hit four home runs on Sunday. It got me thinking about a classic TV show from 1960: Home Run Derby. The show pitted ML sluggers against each other in a home run contest. The weekly winner would get $2,000 and advance to the next round. The lose picked up $1,000. The show ran for 26 episodes. Classic TV.
Check out Reds OF Frank Robinson in this episode.

Down on the Farm
From Baseball Prospectus
In last week’s “Scout Quotes” article, it was mentioned by one industry source that Lorenzen had jumped to the top of the Reds system, above the mighty Robert Stephenson, one of the top right-handed arms in the entire minors. While I absolutely disagree with the opinion that Lorenzen is somehow a superior prospect to Stephenson, the reports so far this season have painted a much more pleasant picture of the former supplemental first round pick than I witnessed in camp. More HERE 

Xavier knocked out of NCAA tourney
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Xavier's 2014 baseball season ended in a heart-breaking extra-inning decision to Oregon, 11-8, in the NCAA Championships. The Musketeers close their season with a 30-29 record, while the Ducks improve to 44-19. More HERE 

Say what?
California HS baseball team bounced from tournament after taking Whiffle Ball batting practice.

Former Miami Redhawk sends Kings to Stanley Cup Finals
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez throws a shot at the net from the point that skips by Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford for the OT winner.
Martinez played for Rico Blasi and the Miami Redhawks for three seasons: 2005-06 to 2007-08.

The Brady Bunch
Ann B. Davis, "Alice", had died at 88