What the Reds listen to: A list of walk-up songs

From Jay-Z to the Doobie Brothers: A wide variety of artists provide the soundtrack of the season

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

If you have a hard time identifying the music that plays when different Cincinnati Reds batters approach the plate or when pitchers take the mound, you’re not alone.

Only small snippets of the walk-up music are played during the short walk from the batter’s box to the plate, and often they are new songs.

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The Reds released a list of all the songs on Monday. Here’s what the Reds are listening to:


Michael Lorenzen: "Amazing Grace."


Homer Bailey: "It Ain't All Flowers," by Sturgill Simpson.

Tucker Barnhart: "Getting Warmed up," by Jason Aldean.

Adam Duvall: "Burning Man," by Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne.


Brandon Dixon: "Start A Fire," by Stephen, featuring IN-Q.


Matt Harvey: "Ain't That a Kick In The Head," by Dean Martin (RJD2 Remix).


Alex Blandino: "'O3 Bonnie & Clyde" by Jay-Z featuring Beyonce.

Anthony DeSclafani: "Encore," by Jay-Z.

Amir Garrett: "God's Plan," by Drake.

Billy Hamilton: "I'm Upset," by Drake; and "Air Forces," by Young Jeezy.

Scooter Gennett: "Psycho," by Post Malone, featuring Ty Dolla Sign.

David Hernandez: "Now It's Personal," by Kid Ink.

Raisel Iglesias: "Superbien," by El Taiger.

Wandy Peralta: "Dura," by Daddy Yankee.

Sal Romano: "I Get the Bag," by Gucci Mane; and "Lemon," by N.E.R.D. featuring Rihanna.

Jesse Winker: "Wasted," by Lil Wayne.

Joey Votto: "Hard Knock Life," by Jay-Z.

Reggaeton/Latin Pop

Luis Castillo: "X (Equis)" by Nicky Jam, featuring J. Balvin; and "Mi Forma De Ser," by Ala Jaza.

Wandy Peralta: "Danza Kuduro," by Don Omar.

Jose Peraza: "Siguelo Bailando," by Ozuna.

Eugenio Suarez: "Bandolero," by Don Omar, featuring Tego Calderon; "Criminal," by Natti Natasha, featuring Ozuna; and "No Te Vas," by Nacho.


Austin Brice: "My Own Summer," by Deftones.

Curt Casali: "Safari Song," by Greta Van Fleet.

Matt Harvey: "It's Your Thing," by the Isley Brothers.

Tyler Mahle: "Rooster," by Alice In Chains.

Scott Schebler: "Listen to the Music," by the Doobie Brothers; and "One Foot," by Walk the Moon.


Billy Hamilton: "Before I Let Go," by Frankie Beverley & Maze; "Return of the Mack," by Mark Morrison.

Vallenato (Colombian folk music)

Jose Peraza: "Por Un Beso de Tu Boca," by Silvestre Dangond.

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