Up close & personal w/ Devin Mesoraco & Logan Ondrusek

On Wednesday, May 23rd, FOX Sports Ohio hosted a luncheon at Montgomery Inn at The Boathouse in Cincinnati. After networking and enjoying a BBQ lunch, guests were treated to a fun question and answer session with Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco and Reds pitcher Logan Ondrusek.

Attendees also had the opportunity to take photos with the players and get autographs. The event was mediated by Reds Live host Jim Day.

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The FOX Sports Ohio Girls also attended the event and were able to have some one-on-one interview time with both players and Jim Day.

Join Jeff Phelps on a Classic Ride

Over the past few Cavaliers off-seasons, FOX Sports Ohio’s Jeff Phelps has taken fans on a ride in search of classic cars. FOX Sports Ohio is excited to announce the third season of Phelps’ classic car show, “Cruise-In”, presented by RK Motors Charlotte, premiering Monday, May 21st at 8pm.

This weekly 30 minute show will take viewers on a trip down an automotive memory lane. As host, Phelps will visit car shows, cruise-ins and individual collectors looking for great cars and great stories. As he talks with classic car owners about their pride and joys, the show will feature the personal story behind each unique automobile.

"We're absolutely thrilled to get our third season started on FOX Sports Ohio. With the continued support of the folks at RK Motors Charlotte, we've been able to tap into the passion of the classic car hobby, and bring it to FOX Sports Ohio on ‘Cruise-In’,” stated Phelps. “We've had great response from both viewers and classic car owners. People love going to car shows and talking about cars, and that's what "Cruise-In" is all about. We take viewers to the car shows, and share all the great stories."

“Cruise-In” begins Monday, May 21st at 8pm with a new 30-minute show every following Monday for 20 weeks – all in high definition. FOX Sports Ohio will also replay each episode numerous times throughout the week.

Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams game on Sat. May 19 featuring MLB legends Johnny Bench, Frank Thomas, Reggie Jackson, and more!

FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to air the Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams Game on Saturday, May 19 at 4:30pm, or following Reds Live postgame show after the Reds-Yankees game.

The baseball game took place Saturday, May 12 at Huntington Park. It featured a dream team of MLB legends, including Johnny Bench, Frank Thomas, and Reggie Jackson, playing six innings against the winner of the Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams contest, Columbus resident Tim Wisecup and his ten friends.

Last fall, fans had the chance to visit mlb.com/pepsimax to vote for which of four finalists they wanted to host the Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams Team, and now Wisecup will have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play ball against the starting Dream Team comprised of:
  • Catcher – Johnny Bench
  • First Baseman – Frank Thomas
  • Second Baseman – Edgar Martinez
  • Third Baseman – Wade Boggs
  • Shortstop – Ozzie Smith
  • Outfielders – Reggie Jackson, Rickey Henderson, Dave Winfield
  • Pitcher – Pedro Martinez
  • Relief Pitcher – Dennis Eckersley  
Appearances were also made by Joe Charboneau, Lenny Barker, and Kent Mercker.

FOX Sports Ohio’s telecast on Saturday, May 19 will be a one-hour version of the game. It will air at 4:30pm, or following the Reds Live postgame show after the Reds-Yankees game. George Grande called play by play and David Maetzold and Natalie Taylor served as dugout reporters, interviewing MLB legends and Wisecup.

In addition to the May 19 broadcast, replays will air on the following dates:
  • May 20 at 7pm
  • May 26 at 3pm
  • June 2 at 12pm

Lunch Bunch Sweeptsakes

Have you ever wanted to have lunch with a Cincinnati Reds player, a FOX Sports Ohio broadcaster, and the FOX Sports Ohio Girls? Now is your chance with FOX Sports Ohio’s Lunch Bunch Sweepstakes, presented by Cincinnati Bell Fioptics.

FOX Sports Ohio and Cincinnati Bell Fioptics will be giving away lunch for two with Reds outfielder Drew Stubbs, Reds Live host Jim Day, and the FOX Sports Ohio Girls Hallie, Kristine, and Sara. The winner will also win a 46” HDTV.

Beginning Monday, May 7, Reds fans can “like” the FOX Sports Ohio Girls on Facebook at www.facebook.com/foxsportsohiogirls and enter the sweepstakes at the “Lunch Bunch” tab for the chance to win.

The Lunch Bunch Sweepstakes runs through Wednesday, May 23. The official rules are located on FOXSportsOhio.com.

Free Agent Fridays!

When the Cincinnati Reds are in town, kick off your weekend with Free Agent Friday at Great American Ball Park. The FOX Sports Ohio Girls are hosting these Singles Nights at every Friday home game, featuring singles mixers, drink specials, music and more in the Fan Zone. The fun starts when gates open at 5:40.

Here's a video from the Girls' first Free Agent Friday on April 27.