Shin-Soo Choo http://wmub.org en Cincinnati Reds: Spring Training Update http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-reds-spring-training-update-0 <p>Spring training for the <a href="http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=cin"><strong>Cincinnati Reds</strong></a> is fully underway in <a href="http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/spring_training/home.jsp?c_id=cin"><strong>Goodyear, Arizona</strong></a> so it’s time to get a sense of the 2013 season from <strong>Fox 19 Sports Director <a href="http://www.fox19.com/story/2897721/brian-giesenschlag">Brian Giesenschlag</a></strong>. He just returned from Goodyear, so he’s in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong> with some thoughts on the coming year, and the two main stories from this year’s spring training: moving <strong>Aroldis Chapman</strong> to the starting rotation and the addition of <strong>Shin Soo Choo</strong> as the leadoff hitter.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 10515 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Reds: Spring Training Update Reds acquire a lead-off hitter in Shin-Soo Choo http://wmub.org/post/reds-acquire-lead-hitter-shin-soo-choo <p>The Cincinnat Reds found the lead-off hitter they were looking for Tuesday when they dealt center fielder Drew Stubbs and infield prospect Didi Gregorious to the Cleveland Indians for veteran outfielder Shin-Soo Choo and utility infielder Jason Donald.</p><p>Gregorius, a shortstop&nbsp;who appeared in eight games for the Reds in a September call-up, was immediately dealt by the Indians to the Arizona Diamonbacks.</p><p>Reds general manager Walt Jocketty&nbsp;said the 30-year-old Choo&nbsp;"can fill the missing parts in our lineup&nbsp;both offensively and defensively."</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:56:40 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 6997 at http://wmub.org