Season Information
Team Name
2008 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
74-88 (.457)   GBL: -23.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 11 / 21
Runs For/Against
704 / 800   Diff: -96
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Ed Smith Stadium (Sarasota,Florida)
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
23
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
10
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
2008-12-15Laynce NixSigned by Reds to minor league contractOF-CF6-0190LL1980-10-30Houston,TX
2000-  4- 124-TEX
MLB2003-20132000-2013
2008-12-12Admiral SchleiTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Art Fromme and Ed Karger.C-1B5-8179RR1878-01-12Cincinnati,OH
MLB1904-19111904-1911
2008-12-12Arthur RhodesSigned by Reds (2-years)P6-2205LL1969-10-24Waco,TX
1988-  2-  34-BAL
MLB1991-20111988-2011
2008-12-12Art FrommeTraded by Cardinals with Ed Karger to Reds for Admiral Schlei.P6-0178RR1883-09-03Quincy,IL
MLB1906-19151906-1915
2008-12-12Ed KargerTraded by Cardinals with Art Fromme to Reds for Admiral Schlei.P5-11185RL1883-05-06San Angelo,TX
MLB1906-19111906-1911
2008-12-11David PattonTraded by Reds to Cubs for cash considerationsP6-3175RR1984-05-18Seattle,WA
2004- 12- 350-COL
MLB2009-20092004-2010
2008-12-11Terrell YoungSelected by Nationals from Reds in Rule V draftP6-3175RR1985-08-07Grenada,MS
2004- 10- 288-CIN
A+2004-2008
2008-12-09Brandon WaringTraded by Reds with Ryan Freel and Justin Turner to Orioles for Ramon Hernandez3B-1B6-4195RR1986-01-02Columbia,SC
2007-  7- 229-CIN
AAA2005-2014
2008-12-09Justin TurnerTraded by Reds with Brandon Waring and Ryan Freel to Orioles for Ramon Hernandez3B-DH5-11180RR1984-11-23Long Beach,CA
2006-  7- 204-CIN
MLB2009-20202003-2020
2008-12-09Ryan FreelTraded by Reds with Brandon Waring and Justin Turner to Orioles for Ramon Hernandez2B-OF5-10185RR1976-03-08Jacksonville,FL
1995- 10- 272-TOR
MLB2001-20091995-2010
2008-12-09Ramon HernandezTraded by Orioles to Reds for Ryan Freel, Brandon Waring and Justin TurnerC-1B6-0227RR1976-05-20Caracas,VZ
1994-  0-   0-OAK
MLB1999-20131995-2013
2008-12-04Mike LincolnSigned by Reds (2-years)P6-2211RR1975-04-10Carmichael,CA
1996- 13- 367-MIN
MLB1999-20101996-2010
2008-09-12Micah OwingsTraded by Diamondbacks as player to be named later with Dallas Buck to Reds for Adam DunnP-LF6-5220RR1982-09-28Gainesville,GA
2005-  3-  83-ARI
MLB2007-20122003-2016
2008-09-10Todd CoffeyClaimed off waivers by Brewers from RedsP6-5225RR1980-09-09Shelby,NC
1998- 41-1220-CIN
MLB2005-20121998-2016
2008-08-27Ricardo RinconReturned to Mets from Mexico City Reds (Mex)P5-10187LL1970-04-13Veracruz,MX
1997-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1997-20081997-2012
2008-08-18Yonder AlonsoSigned by Reds to Major League Contract1B-DH6-2215LR1987-04-08Miami,FL
2008-  1-   7-CIN
MLB2010-20192006-2019
2008-08-14Wilkin CastilloTraded by Diamondbacks to RedsC-1B-6-0170BR1984-06-01Bani,DR
2002-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2008-20192004-2019
2008-08-13Marcus McBethClaimed off waivers by Red Sox from RedsOF-P6-1180RR1980-08-23Enoree,SC
2001-  4- 131-OAK
MLB2007-20072000-2010
2008-08-11Adam DunnTraded by Reds to Diamondbacks for Dallas Buck and a player to be named later (Micah Owings)LF-1B6-6235LR1979-11-09Houston,TX
1998-  2-  50-CIN
MLB2001-20141998-2014
2008-07-31Danny RicharTraded by White Sox with Nick Masset to Reds for Ken Griffey Jr. and Cash considerations2B-SS5-11165RR1983-06-09La Romana,DR
2001-  0-   0-ARI
MLB2007-20092002-2018
2008-07-31Ken GriffeyTraded by Reds with cash consideratio to White Sox for Nick Masset and Danny RicharCF-OF6-3205LL1969-11-21Donora,PA
1987-  1-   1-SEA
MLB1989-20101987-2010
2008-07-31Nick MassetTraded by White Sox with Danny Richar to Reds for Ken Griffey Jr. and Cash considerationsP6-4190RR1982-05-17St. Petersburg,FL
2000-  8- 244-TEX
MLB2006-20152001-2016
2008-07-03Andy PhillipsClaimed off waivers by Reds from Mets1B-2B6-0205RR1977-04-06Tuscaloosa,AL
1999-  7- 231-NYA
MLB2004-20081999-2010
2008-06-29Rob MackowiakSigned by Reds to minor league contract3B-RF5-10168LR1976-06-20Oak Lawn,IL
1996- 53-1499-PIT
MLB2001-20081996-2009
2008-06-25Andy PhillipsClaimed off waivers by Mets from Reds1B-2B6-0205RR1977-04-06Tuscaloosa,AL
1999-  7- 231-NYA
MLB2004-20081999-2010
2008-06-13Henry AriasTraded by Royals to Reds to complete Mar 19 trade for Brad SalmonP6-3201RR1985-01-06Santo Domingo,DR
AA2006-2010
2008-05-30Jim BrowerTraded by Reds to White Sox for cashP6-2205RR1972-12-29Edina,MN
1994-  6- 169-TEX
MLB1999-20071994-2009
2008-05-30Tom ShearnContract sold by Reds to Samsung Lions (Korea)P6-4230RR1977-08-28Columbus,OH
1996- 29- 864-HOU
MLB2007-20071996-2008
2008-05-24Justin LehrContract sold by Reds to Doosan Bears (Korea)P6-1200RR1977-08-03Orange,CA
1999-  8- 243-OAK
MLB2004-20091999-2012
2008-04-29Juan CastroReleased by RedsSS-2B5-10187RR1972-06-20Los Mochis,MX
1991-  0-   0-LAN
MLB1995-20111991-2011
2008-04-08Giancarlo StantonReleased by RedsDH-OF6-5210RR1989-11-08Panorama City,CA
2007-  2-  76-MIA
MLB2010-20202007-2020
2008-03-19Brad SalmonTraded by Reds to Royals for a player to be named later (Henry Arias)P6-4215LR1980-01-03Pensacola,FL
1999- 21- 638-CIN
MLB2007-20071999-2010
2008-03-12Jose CapellanClaimed off waivers by Reds from GiantsP6-3170RR1981-01-13Cotui,DR
1998-  0-   0-ATL
MLB2004-20082001-2009
2008-03-06Bill BraySigned by Reds (1-year)P6-3215LL1983-06-05Virginia Beach,VA
2004-  1-  13-MON
MLB2006-20122002-2013
2008-03-06Gary MajewskiSigned by Reds (1-year)P6-2200RR1980-02-26Houston,TX
1998-  2-  59-CHA
MLB2004-20101999-2015
2008-03-04Edwin EncarnacionSigned by Reds (1-year)DH-1B6-1175RR1983-01-07La Romana,DR
2000-  9- 274-TEX
MLB2005-20202000-2020
2008-03-03Corey PattersonSigned by Reds to minor league contractCF-OF5-9180LR1979-08-13Atlanta,GA
1998-  1-   3-CHN
MLB2000-20111999-2013
2008-03-03Jerry HairstonSigned by Reds to minor league contract2B-SS5-10173RR1976-05-29Des Moines,IA
1997- 11- 345-BAL
MLB1998-20131997-2013
2008-02-25Jeff KeppingerSigned by Reds (1-year)2B-3B6-0180RR1980-04-21Miami,FL
2001-  4- 114-PIT
MLB2004-20132000-2014
2008-02-25Marcus McBethSigned by Reds (1-year)OF-P6-1180RR1980-08-23Enoree,SC
2001-  4- 131-OAK
MLB2007-20072000-2010
2008-02-25Ramon RamirezSigned by Reds (1-year)P5-11170RR1981-08-31Santiago,DR
1996-  0-   0-TEX
MLB2006-20142002-2017
2008-02-22Craig WilsonReleased by RedsC-1B6-2217RR1976-11-30Fountain Valley,CA
1995-  2-  47-TOR
MLB2001-20071995-2008
2008-02-21Josh FoggSigned by Reds (1-year)P6-2205RR1976-12-13Lynn,MA
1998-  3-  89-CHA
MLB2001-20091996-2010
2008-02-15Brandon PhillipsSigned by Reds (4-years, team option for 2012)2B-3B5-11185RR1981-06-28Raleigh,NC
1999-  2-  57-MON
MLB2002-20181999-2019
2008-02-09Craig WilsonSigned by Reds to minor league contractC-1B6-2217RR1976-11-30Fountain Valley,CA
1995-  2-  47-TOR
MLB2001-20071995-2008
2008-02-08Kent MerckerSigned by Reds to minor league contractP6-2195LL1968-02-01Indianapolis,IN
1986-  1-   5-ATL
MLB1989-20081986-2008
2008-01-31Matt BelisleSigned by Reds (1-year)P6-3195RR1980-06-06Austin,TX
1998-  2-  52-ATL
MLB2003-20181999-2018
2008-01-25Jeff FiorentinoClaimed off waivers by Athletics from RedsOF-CF6-1180LR1983-04-14Hollywood,FL
2004-  3-  79-BAL
MLB2005-20092002-2013
2008-01-23Jeremy AffeldtSigned by Reds (1-year)P6-4185LL1979-06-05Phoenix,AZ
1997-  3-  91-KCA
MLB2002-20151997-2015
2008-01-04Adam PettyjohnSigned by Reds to minor league contractP6-3190RL1977-06-11Phoenix,AZ
1998-  2-  73-DET
MLB2001-20081998-2010
2008-01-04Jim BrowerSigned by Reds to minor league contractP6-2205RR1972-12-29Edina,MN
1994-  6- 169-TEX
MLB1999-20071994-2009
2008-01-04Jeff FiorentinoClaimed off waivers by Reds from OriolesOF-CF6-1180LR1983-04-14Hollywood,FL
2004-  3-  79-BAL
MLB2005-20092002-2013
2008-01-04Andy PhillipsSigned by Reds to minor league contract1B-2B6-0205RR1977-04-06Tuscaloosa,AL
1999-  7- 231-NYA
MLB2004-20081999-2010
2008-01-04Andy GreenSigned by Reds to minor league contract2B-3B5-9170RR1977-07-07Lexington,KY
2000- 24- 729-ARI
MLB2004-20091997-2010
2008-01-04Jolbert CabreraSigned by Reds to minor league contractSS-3B6-0177RR1972-12-08Cartagena,CB
1990-  0-   0-MON
MLB1998-20081991-2012
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