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OFFICIAL UPDATES FROM THE REDS AND MLB ON 2020 SEASON

July 6, 2020 – REDS ANNOUNCE EXHIBITIONS, 60-GAME SCHEDULE

REDS, TIGERS TO PLAY EXHIBITIONS PRIOR TO SEASON

Teams To Play July 21 & July 22 Ahead of July 24 Opener

Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams today announced that the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers will play a pair of exhibition games before their July 24 season opener.

The teams will finish Summer Camp with a 6:40 p.m. game at Great American Ball Park on July 21 and a 6:10 start on July 22, followed by an off day on July 23.

The Reds and Tigers begin the 2020 championship season at 6:10 p.m. on July 24 at Great American Ball Park.

June 29, 2020 - TICKET POLICY UPDATE FROM THE REDS

All tickets for originally scheduled Reds 2020 regular season home games are no longer valid.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Major League Baseball season will be played with a revised regular season schedule. If fans are permitted to attend games based on the revised schedule at Great American Ball Park at any point this season, tickets will be sold for those games at a later date.

The Reds are offering fans holding tickets for games originally scheduled for the 2020 regular season the option to apply the value of those tickets towards tickets for the 2021 season or receive a refund. Digital tickets may not be visible in the MLB Ballpark App at this time, but we still have a record of your purchase.

Fans who purchased tickets directly from the Reds or Tickets.com for any Reds 2020 regular season home game have the following options:

Season Ticket Members (Plans of 13 games or more)

Option 1: Take no action

o A credit in the amount you paid for your 2020 Season Tickets will automatically be applied to the renewal of your 2021 Cincinnati Reds season tickets and parking (if applicable).

o RECEIVE A 10% BONUS CREDIT FOR CONCESSIONS TO BE USED IN 2021

  • Season Ticket Members who choose this option will also receive a bonus credit that can be used at GABP concession stands during the 2021 season.

*The bonus credit will be calculated as 10% of the value of your 2020 season tickets that is applied to your 2021 season ticket renewal. Additional details regarding the bonus credit redemption will be communicated at a later date.

Option 2: Request a refund

o You may request a refund for the purchase value of the season tickets and parking passes from 2020 regular season games. Please click the “Season Ticket Refund Request” button below to submit your request.

o All refund requests must be submitted by September 20, 2020

Questions? Contact us at membership@reds.com

Single-Game and Group Buyers (including: Pick 6 Plan, Flex Ticket Pack, and Holiday Gift Pack)

Option 1: Take no action

o Single Game, Group, and Pick 6 Plan Buyers

(A credit will be applied to your account equal to the purchase value of the tickets and when applicable, parking and All You Can Eat passes from the 2020 regular season games. This credit may be applied toward the purchase of tickets for any 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability.)

o Flex Ticket Pack & Holiday Gift Pack

(For redeemed vouchers: any voucher redeemed from a Flex Ticket Pack for a game scheduled for 2020 regular season will be added back to the Flex Ticket Pack purchaser’s account and may be redeemed for any 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability. Any voucher redeemed from a Holiday Gift Pack for a game scheduled for the 2020 regular season will be added back to the redeemer’s account and may be redeemed for any 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability.)

(For unredeemed vouchers: vouchers may be redeemed for any 2021 regular season home game, subject to availability.)

Option 2: Request a refund

o You may request a refund for the purchase value of the tickets and when applicable, parking and All You Can Eat passes from the 2020 regular season games. Click the “Single-Game and Group Refund Request” button below to submit your request.

o All refund requests must be submitted by September 20, 2020

Special exceptions apply.

Fans with tickets obtained online through Reds ticket donations, Reds Heads Kids Club, Reds Rookies Baby Club, Club Red, Costco, Straight A, Kid Glove, and Redsfest admission will be emailed a link to exchange their tickets for a comparable 2021 home game. This email will be sent at a later date, after 2021 single game tickets go on sale. Other fans with these types of tickets may exchange their tickets once the Great American Ball Park Box Office re-opens. Exchanges only for these select tickets; no credits or refunds will be issued. Holiday Gift Pack also not eligible for a refund.

Tickets that have been purchased from a secondary market reseller cannot be refunded, credited or exchanged by the Reds. Fans holding tickets that have been purchased through a secondary ticket reseller must consult their point of purchase (e.g. Stubhub) for information.

Questions? Email the Reds Box Office team at ticketservices@reds.com. If you purchased at least 15 tickets for an individual game, email the Group Sales Team at groups@reds.com.

NOTE: Refund buttons were removed at the September 20 deadline.

June 24, 2020 – REDS ANNOUNCEMENT ON PRESEASON WORKOUTS

REDS TO PREPARE IN CINCINNATI FOR 2020 SEASON

To Work Out At Great American Ball Park And Prasco Park

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams today announced that the team will work out locally at two sites in preparation for the start of the 2020 Major League Baseball season.

The players are scheduled to report to Cincinnati for preseason workouts on July 1, with the Reds' first game of the season slated for July 23 or July 24. The 2020 schedule includes 60 regular season games and is to be announced.

The Reds have been working with city, county and state officials for the necessary permits to begin playing regular season games at Great American Ball Park without fans and will continue to work with these officials in hopes of fans returning to the ballpark as soon as possible.

“It just wouldn’t be summer in Cincinnati without Reds baseball,” said Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus. “While we may not be able to gather at the ballpark, we can still come together as a community to cheer on the Reds.”

"It is time to bring America's pastime back to Cincinnati," said Mayor John Cranley. "Cincinnati needs this to lift our spirits. Let's bring the Reds back to where it all started."

In addition to using Great American Ball Park, the team is finalizing plans to use a state of the art facility located on the corporate campus of Prasco Laboratories in Mason. That facility is home to two fields, Prasco Park and Legacy Field.

The facility serves as the home complex of the Cincinnati Spikes, a non-profit, select, traveling baseball team, and includes a weight room, training room, cafeteria, meeting rooms and multiple clubhouses. Prasco is lighted and can be used to train at night. In addition, Legacy Field is a fully synthetic field.

During preseason workouts, the team anticipates utilizing both facilities. Once the regular season begins, the facility in Mason would be the team’s designated Alternate Training Site, which will house the players not on the active roster.

"We are very excited about the possibility of training at Prasco," Williams said of the state-of-the-art facility just north of Cincinnati. "The facilities are first rate and have been a home to many of our region’s best young players. From the moment MLB gave teams the ability to decide where to conduct preseason training, we were committed to finding a facility in close proximity to our home stadium. It will be exciting for the players to prepare here in our home market for this unique season. We are very grateful to the Arington family for working with us to make this a reality.”

The Reds expect 60 players to report for preseason workouts, with approximately 35 players based out of Great American Ball Park and 25 players practicing at the two fields in Mason. When the season starts, it is anticipated there will be 30 players on the active roster at Great American and 30 players working out at Prasco Park.

The Reds' workouts at Great American Ball Park and in Mason will be closed to the public, per Major League Baseball rules.

June 23, 2020 – STATEMENT FROM REDS CEO BOB CASTELLINI

“Amidst a unique and challenging year for the world and our sport, we look forward to getting the 2020 MLB season underway and the return of Reds baseball to Great American Ball Park. We are extremely grateful to our fans for their support, and are excited for this competitive team to take the field.”

June 23, 2020 – ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MLB ANNOUNCES 2020 REGULAR SEASON

Players to Report for Training by July 1st Ahead of Baseball’s July 23rd-24th Openers; MLB Plans to Schedule 60-Game Regular Season

Commissioner of Baseball Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Major League Baseball anticipates beginning its 2020 regular season approximately one month from today, on July 23rd or July 24th.

The announcement follows confirmation today that the MLB Players Association has accepted the health and safety protocols that will guide MLB’s return to play and that players will be able to report for training by July 1st. The health and safety of players and employees will remain MLB’s foremost priorities in its return to play. MLB is working with a variety of public health experts, infectious disease specialists and technology providers on a comprehensive approach that aims to facilitate a safe return.

MLB has submitted a 60-game regular season schedule for review by the Players Association. The proposed schedule will largely feature divisional play, with the remaining portion of each Club’s games against their opposite league’s corresponding geographical division (i.e., East vs. East, Central vs. Central and West vs. West), in order to mitigate travel. The vast majority of Major League Clubs are expected to conduct training at the ballparks in their primary home cities.

Commissioner Manfred said: “Major League Baseball is thrilled to announce that the 2020 season is on the horizon. We have provided the Players Association with a schedule to play 60 games and are excited to provide our great fans with Baseball again soon.”

May 14, 2020 – STATEMENT FROM THE REDS

The COVID-19 pandemic has rewritten the course of the 2020 MLB season. We are continuing to modify our operations to adapt to this new reality, including a combination of pay reductions and temporary furloughs for employees that will take effect June 1st. These changes involve under 25% of our employees being placed on temporary furloughs. Like many other industries negatively impacted by COVID-19, we respect the sacrifices being made by our staff at this time. The Reds are confident that baseball will be back, and that the culture the Reds have created as an organization will withstand this unfortunate disruption to our normal course of business. We continue to be prepared and ready for Reds baseball to return to Great American Ball Park.