Ken Rosenthal of FOXsports.com reported that Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty will remain with the team throughout at least next season. Some though Jocketty would make the move to Arizona to join Tony La Russa and the Diamondbacks.
The Cincinnati Reds fell to three games under .500 and nine games back of the NL Central leader Milwaukee Brewers with a 6-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals Monday evening.
Before the Cincinnati Reds being a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team activated Brandon Phillips, who has been on the disabled list since July 11th with a torn tendon in his glove hand.
Joey Votto was moved to the 60-day disabled list in order to make room on the roster for starting pitcher Dylan Axelrod, who was starting in place of Homer Bailey. Votto will be unable to be reinstated until September 4th.
Johnny Cueto pitched eight strong innings picking up his 15th win in the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. He becomes Major League Baseball's first 15-game winner.
With Homer Bailey heading to the 15-day disabled list, the Cincinnati Reds had to look for someone to start in his place for his scheduled start on Saturday evening against the Colorado Rockies. They found their guy in Dylan Axelrod, who was acquired in a trade with the Chicago White Sox in late July.
Alfredo Simon failed to secure a win for the sixth consecutive start since the All-Star Game. He lasted just five innings and gave up season-highs in hits, run, and earned runs.
After several votes Thursday, Rob Manfred was finally voted upon to succeed current Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. Manfred has been the MLB's choef operating officer since September of last year.