Reds http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati Reds find new ways to connect with fans http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-reds-find-new-ways-connect-fans <p>If just watching the game isn't enough for you, the <a href="http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=cin" target="_blank">Cincinnati Reds</a> want to keep you engaged with new technology at Great American Ball Park. This year the team has invested in:</p><ul><li>Instant Replay</li><li>Reds Connect Zone</li><li>iBeacons</li></ul><p>At ballparks throughout the country teams are making <strong>instant replay</strong> available on the main video board. At Great American they are also on smaller monitors throughout the stadium.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 24955 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Reds find new ways to connect with fans Aroldis Chapman to have surgery today, plate inserted in head http://wvxu.org/post/aroldis-chapman-have-surgery-today-plate-inserted-head <p><em>Update: </em></p><p>Aroldis Chapman is having surgery Thursday to insert a plate and screws above his left eye after being struck in the head by a batted ball Wednesday night, according to Rob Butcher, the Reds' director of media relations.</p><p>Chapman, the Reds' left-handed closer, was injured in a game with the Kansas City Royals, when he was struck above the left eye by a Salvador Pena line drive. Chapman had fractures above his left eye and nose.</p><p>Team physician Timothy Kremchek said Chapman suffered a mild concussion but his vision was not affected.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:23:42 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 24461 at http://wvxu.org Aroldis Chapman to have surgery today, plate inserted in head Reds exhibit covers history of baseball's oldest professional team http://wvxu.org/post/reds-exhibit-covers-history-baseballs-oldest-professional-team <p>The Reds started the first professional baseball team in 1869, so without a doubt there's a lot of history surrounding them. The <a href="http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/cin/hof/">Reds Hall of Fame </a>opens an exhibit today, <em>Kings of the Queen City</em>, which showcases the team's greatest moments and biggest names.<br /><br />The centerpiece of the exhibit is a graphic timeline covering 145 years of Reds history.&nbsp; The timeline also has an interactive touch-screen screen monitor with audio and video clips.<br /> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 23084 at http://wvxu.org Reds exhibit covers history of baseball's oldest professional team Play Ball! Spring Training Almost Here http://wvxu.org/post/play-ball-spring-training-almost-here <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>With snow on the ground and temperatures well below freezing, it seems as if Opening Day is a long way off. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 22055 at http://wvxu.org Play Ball! Spring Training Almost Here Dusty Baker out as Reds Manager http://wvxu.org/post/dusty-baker-out-reds-manager <p>Here&#39;s what the Reds had to say about Dusty Baker leaving the team:</p><p>Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty has announced the team will make a managerial change heading into the 2014 season.</p><p>The new manager will replace Dusty Baker, who went 509-463 in his 6 seasons in Cincinnati. There was no announcement regarding changes on the coaching staff.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:17:42 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 18037 at http://wvxu.org Dusty Baker out as Reds Manager