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  1. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has never been to an Opening Day in Cincinnati. Manfred is excited to experience one for himself, now that he has the honor of being the grand marshal of the 100th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade on March 28.
  2. Since Jesse Winker suffered a season-ending shoulder injury on July 23, he’s gained a lot of company in the corner-outfield spots.
  3. New Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig has been in camp for about a week, often hitting on his own on the backfields. With the first full-squad workout taking place on Monday, Puig was able to warm up, throw and hit with his teammates.
  4. Upon the passing of his physical on Tuesday, the Reds signed infielder/outfielder Derek Dietrich to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league camp for Spring Training.
  5. Reds manager David Bell has great corner outfield depth, but he doesn’t have a regular center fielder. Determining who will get to play where and sorting out the log jam should be a challenge for Bell in his first season as a skipper in the big leagues.
  6. The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs.
  7. Even before the Reds underscored their determination to improve by making major offseason acquisitions for the club, first baseman Joey Votto was already working to improve his hitting and his overall game.
  8. Who do the Reds have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cincy’s Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline’s Prospect Watch.
  9. Puig wraps up memorable offseason
  10. Utility player and Rule 5 selection Connor Joe has been working with the catchers since Reds Spring Training opened. What makes that a little more interesting is that Joe has never caught a game professionally.