Family affair: Rebuilding Reds pick David Bell to lead them
CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bell buttoned his Reds jersey with the No. 25, the same one worn by his grandfather and his father. Buddy Bell stood in the back of the room, watching the scene as a proud papa. In the front row was young Gus Bell, named for the grandfather who was a star in Cincinnati.
The Reds reached into their family roots for their next manager, one who is expected to help lead the club out of its rebuilding doldrums.
Reds hire former Red Sox manager John Farrell as scout
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds hired former Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell as an internal scout who will evaluate players already in the system.
Farrell was fired by the Red Sox after they lost in the Division Series for the second straight year, falling to the Houston Astros. Buddy Bell, who was hired by Cincinnati as a vice president and adviser in the offseason, reached out to Farrell about the scouting role.
ONA — The line of red-clad baseball fans stretched from the center of the Huntington Mall all the way to middle of the food court where it forked into a Y formation.
Andy and Karri Fischer's home is officially on the map. Just ask the Cincinnati Reds.
As the 2018 Reds Caravan was rolling down I-64 Friday toward Charleston, it took a detour to the Fischers' home in Huntington to marvel at the most amazing collection of Reds' memorabilia imaginable.