Cincinnati Sports Links – Morning Reads for 7/7/2014


Mar 3, 2014; Goodyear, AZ, USA; A fan reads a magazine during the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Seattle Mariners at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Morning reads to help you catch up on all the Cincinnati sports news of the past 24 hours:

Mark Sheldon breaks down the Reds’ All-Star selection on the team’s official site.

Tim Sullivan at The Courier-Journal says Jay Bruce never let his slump get to him. previews this week’s Cubs-Reds series.

  • Bryan Rose, on, tells us how a clean locker caused Joey Votto rumors to swirl.
  • looks at Reds’ prospect Gavin LaValley.

    The flap over an overturned inside-the-park home run gets the rundown from Adam McCalvy on the Reds’ site.

    Andrew Dunn sizes up the edges of the Bengals’ 53-man roster on Bleacher Report.

    Megan Stamper looks at Bengals’ position battles on iSportsWeb.

    Justin Rogers at The Flint Journal says a loss to the Bengals helped shape the Detroit Lions’ off-season.