The Milwaukee Brewers have signed former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Norris Hopper to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, a source said Thursday.
The Cincinnati Reds strengthened their bullpen Friday by agreeing to a $4 million, two-year contract with left-hander Arthur Rhodes.
The Reds activated right-hander Josh Fogg from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and placed outfielder Norris Hopper on the DL because of a torn ligament in his right elbow.
Right-hander Homer Bailey was sent back to the minors Wednesday, the Cincinnati Reds' latest attempt to turn around their prized prospect.
Christopher Harris has the fantasy spin on the latest spring training news, including Jay Bruce's hopes for a starting gig and Chase Headley's battle for the left field job in San Diego.
The Cubs won't be the best team in the playoffs, but they still believe they can do what the 2003 team couldn't.
Norris Hopper singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, and the Reds beat the Diamondbacks 5-4.
Center fielder Ryan Freel was taken off the field on a stretcher after colliding with a teammate and tests came back normal Monday during the Cincinnati Reds' 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Cincinnati Reds center fielder Ryan Freel was injured after colliding with right fielder Norris Hopper on Monday and placed on a stretcher before taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer -- one of three off left-hander Rich Hill -- and the Cincinnati Reds won a rain-shortened game against the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday night.