CINCINNATI REDS VS ST. LOUIS CARDINALS BASEBALL
Cincinnati Reds centerfielder Ryan Freel dives for a ball off the bat of St. Louis Cardinals David Eckstein in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 7, 2006. Freel was unable to make the catch resulting in a single for Eckstein. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel has been found dead in his Jacksonville, Fla., home in an apparent suicide, police say.
Cincinnati got catcher Ramon Hernandez from Baltimore Tuesday by trading utility player Ryan Freel and two minor leaguers.
Carlos Beltran's two hits and five RBI keyed the New York Mets' 12-6 rout of Cincinnati in the opener of a day/night double-header.
Led by Rick Ankiel's three hits and two RBI Wednesday, St. Louis downed Cincinnati 5-2.
Jonathan Sanchez produced his second consecutive strong start Friday in lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 3-1 victory over Cincinnati.
Joey Votto drove in five runs Thursday when the Cincinnati Reds blasted the Chicago Cubs 9-2.
Corey Patterson hit his fourth homer this season and doubled twice in a 14-hit attack Wednesday that boosted Cincinnati to a 12-4 blasting of Milwaukee.
The Cincinnati Reds sent relief pitcher Todd Coffey to the minors Thursday to make room for a “pesky little hitter,” Jason Ellison.
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ryan Freel Wednesday had successful surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee.
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