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Six games remain in the Reds most recent 10-game home stand at Great American Ballpark. There's still time to see what each game has to offer. Check out some of the highlights.
4:10 p.m. Saturday vs. Phillies
Reds Cap: The first 20,000 fans will receive a Reds cap, presented by FOX Sports Ohio.
Players Favorite Things Basket Raffle: The Reds Wives will be selling $5 raffle tickets for the "Players Favorite Things" basket raffle. Baskets are filled with food and gifts from their home state, gift cards, books and DVDs plus four tickets to an upcoming Reds game and an autographed jersey. Raffle tickets will be sold inside the main gates to GABP starting when gates open at 2:40 p.m. to the end of the seventh inning.
1:10 p.m. Sunday vs. Phillies
Kids Brandon Phillips Growth Chart: The first 8,000 children 14 and younger will receive a Brandon Phillips Growth Chart, presented by CollegeAdvantage.
Play Sun Smart: During pre-game ceremonies, children from local Boys and Girls Clubs will deliver sunscreen to the dugouts as part of MLB's Play Sun Smart campaign. Play Sun Smart is dedicated to preventing skin cancer and promoting early detection and is organized by the American Academy of Dermatology, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
God Bless America: Eighteen-year-old Marlana VanHoose from Denver, Ky. will sing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch. Marlana is blind, has cerebral palsy and was recently featured on ESPN's E:60.
7:10 p.m. Monday vs. Dodgers
Police & Fire Appreciation Night: Many of the pre-game ceremonies will feature members of local police, fire, sheriff and EMT departments including Cincinnati firefighter John Winfrey singing the national anthem.
7:10 p.m. June 10 vs. Dodgers
• Joe Nuxhall Print: The first 20,000 fans will receive a print commemorating the 70th anniversary of Joe Nuxhall's Major League debut with the Reds on June 10, 1944.
• Reds Racing Night with Dale Earnhardt Jr.: The third annual Reds Racing Night presented by Kroger will feature driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. participating in pre-game ceremonies. The Kroger Fan Zone will be packed with a collection of racing show cars, displays and simulators. Fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #RedsRacing on Twitter and Instagram to win prizes.
7:10 p.m. June 11 vs. Dodgers
Military Appreciation Night: The game is the second in a series of military appreciation games this season, presented by GovX.com. The Reds will celebrate the United States Army's 238th birthday with many activities including a giant U.S. flag in the outfield, enlistment recognition ceremony and members of the Army participating in a first pitch, honorary captain and national anthem. Reds players and coaches will debut the new camouflage jerseys.
• Honorary Captain: Buddy LaRosa will serve as Honorary Captain of the Game in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first LaRosa's pizzeria in 1954.
12:35 p.m. June 12 vs. Dodgers
Ryan Freel Award: The family of former Red Ryan Freel will participate in pre-game ceremonies and Ryan's daughters will deliver the official game ball. The Freel family and the Reds Community Fund partnered to create the "Ryan Freel Award," given annually to a young person from the Reds Rookie Success League who exhibits the "heart and hustle" characteristics similar to those that Freel had.
• First Pitch: Professional Bull Riders Brandon Davis and Tyler Kijac will throw out ceremonial first pitches. Davis and Kijac will compete in the Professional Bull Riders Blue DEF Velocity Tour at U.S. Bank Arena on June 14.
Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 12:10:49 GMT
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot. He was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital Medical Center but his identity and conditionFull Story >
A man walked into the Engine 5 firehouse in Over-the-Rhine Wednesday morning, saying he was shot.Full Story >
Monday, July 21 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-07-21 12:22:54 GMT
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources found the lake to have 3,000%Full Story >
State officials issued an ultimatum at East Fork State Park last month, saying swimming in the lake is at your own risk. Full Story >