The 24 national finalists in the 2015 Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run program presented by Scotts, the official youth skills competition of Major League Baseball, were announced yesterday live on MLB Tonight on MLB Network. These 24 boys and girls will compete at the National Finals and participate in activities during MLB All-Star Week.
The starting position players for the 2015 All-Star Game, named via the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, will be unveiled on Sunday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. (ET) on the "Esurance All-Star Starters Selection Show" on ESPN. The following evening, on Monday, July 6th at 7:00 p.m. (ET), the All-Star reserves, pitchers and Final Vote candidates for each league will be announced on the "Esurance All-Star Selection Show" on ESPN.
To kick off the final week of MLB All-Star Game voting, the Reds are asking fans to make a final push to #VoteReds, including a #VoteReds lunch at Great American Ball Park on Monday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m..
The 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders, part of Gatorade All-Star Workout Day, will introduce a new streamlined format this July featuring brackets and timed rounds, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby presented by Head & Shoulders will be held on Monday, July 13th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, home of the Cincinnati Reds, and broadcast live by ESPN and MLB.com beginning at 8:00 p.m. (ET).
Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-nominated artist ARIANA GRANDE will headline the Budweiser MLB All-Star Concert, part of the Pepsi Music Series, with musical guest, RIXTON, on Saturday, July 11th at Paul Brown Stadium during 2015 MLB All-Star Week.
The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is offering fans the opportunity to sponsor a brick to commemorate the five All-Star Games held in Cincinnati and support the Hall of Fame's efforts to preserve and promote Reds history.
Cincinnati Reds Senior Director of Amateur Scouting Chris Buckley tonight announced the selections of RHP Antonio Santillan (6-3, 210) from Seguin High School (Arlington, TX) with the team's second pick (49th overall) of the 2015 first-year player draft, followed by senior RHP Tanner Rainey (6-3, 215) from the University of West Alabama (hometown Folsom, LA) in Competitive Balance Round B (71st overall).
The Reds Hall of Fame bobblehead series continues in June with outfielder Billy Hatcher, whose four-game World Series-record .750 batting average was instrumental in the Reds' sweep of Oakland in the 1990 World Series.
All-Star manager Ned Yost of the defending AL champion Royals and NL All-Star manager Bruce Bochy of the defending World Series champion Giants today officially announced the managers who will serve as their coaches at Major League Baseball's 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park, the home of the Cincinnati Reds. Reds' manager Bryan Price to serve as a coach.
The Reds and Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati are hosting a food donation drive June 5-6 at GABP. Fans who donate a minimum of three non-perishable food items will receive a free ticket to an upcoming Reds game.