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The Outside Corner:
San Francisco Giants
What's the worst possible thing that can happen after your team loses a playoff team when your opponent's ace exits the game after just eight pitches? Well, you go out the next night and shut out, picking up just two hits. That's what happened on Sunday, as the Reds smashed the Giants 9-0 to take a 2-0 lead in their series.
A night after six Reds pitchers held the Giants to two runs, Bronson Arroyo came out like a man on a mission, throwing 4 2/3 perfect innings before finishing his night with seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit and one walk, striking out four Giants hitters over the course of his outing. The Giants would put three runners on in the final two innings against the Reds bullpen, but the game was already more than decided at that point.
As for the Reds offense...well, they beat the tar out of the ball. Their scoring started in the second against San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner, who ended up pitching just 4 1/3 innings and allowing four ...
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Picture courtesy of Marko Realmonte.After two games in the National League Division Series, the San Francisco Giants find themselves with their backs to the wall. Two huge disappointment games, and the G-Men find themselves on life support to continue their playoff run. Meaning just one more loss to the Reds, and they can call it a season.It’s going to take 3 straight wins in...
The Arizona Fall League begins today. Here are the players who will be participating for the Reds as part of the Peoria Javelinas:Tim Crabbe – RHPDrew Hayes – RHPCurtis Partch – RHPJosh Ravin – RHPDidi Gregorius – SSDonald Lutz – 1B/OFBilly Hamilton – OFThe biggest story of course is Billy Hamilton making the move to the outfield. As the Reds top position prospect,...
Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto left his Game 1 start against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in the first inning because of back spasms.
The Red said he is day to day. The right-hander threw a second strike to No. 2 hitter Marco Scutaro and walked off the mound in obvious pain. A trainer and manager Dusty Baker rushed out to check on him, and the 19-game winner came out...
The Cincinnati Reds have the chance to close out their first round of the play-offs with just one more win over the San Francisco Giants tonight. The Red’s look unstoppable and the pitching staff looks uninhabitable at times. If the Reds get a performance out of tonight’s starter that is anything close to the job Bronson Arroyo did in the teams 9-0 victory, it’s going to...
Reds fans had no complaints about staying up late for game two of the NLDS in San Francisco thanks to starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo and a 9-0 win. Arroyo’s seven innings and the hard-swinging offense never allowed the Giants to even get close to a comeback.
Ryan Ludwick set the tone for the game in the top of the second inning, launching a home run into center field...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer, Jay Bruce added a solo shot, and the Cincinnati bullpen took care of the rest as the Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. The Reds survived the loss of ace Johnny Cueto, who exited in the first inning due to back spasms. Phillips, who had three hits, also...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Brandon Phillips enjoys the playoff spotlight. The Cincinnati second baseman hit a two-run homer, added an RBI single and finished 3-for-5 as the Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. "The whole world is watching," Phillips said. "This is a good time to be famous. You can be famous...
Today marks the beginning of the State of the Farm series for 2012. Each Monday I will look at one position and the state of it throughout the farm system. I will go in order of positions, starting with catcher and working around the diamond until we get to the pitchers where I will look at both starting pitching and relief pitching.
The position that was arguably the Reds strongest...
From the Reds...CINCINNATI (Oct. 8, 2012) – Reds Hall of Famer Tom Browning will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Tuesday, Oct. 9 Reds vs. San Francisco Giants National League Division Series Game 3 at Great American Ball Park. Ballpark gates open at 3:37 p.m. for all fans, full team introductions on the field will be at 5:15 p.m. and the first pitch is scheduled...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto left his Game 1 start against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night in the first inning because of back spasms.
The Red said he is day to day. The right-hander threw a second strike to No. 2 hitter Marco Scutaro and walked off the mound in obvious pain. A trainer and manager Dusty Baker rushed out to check on him, and the...
Ryan Ludwick homered off Madison Bumgarner to give Bronson Arroyo and the Cincinnati Reds a 1-0 lead over the San Francisco Giants after three innings Sunday night in Game 2 of the NL division series.
The Reds won 5-2 the previous night in the opener of the best-of-five matchup.
Arroyo retired the first nine batters he faced, including consecutive strikeouts of Brandon Belt, Gregor...
Last GameThe Reds had yesterday off to make the trip home, but there was still a game of some interest to the Reds happening. The Cardinals hosted the Nationals for game two of their series. The Cardinals do not have the home-field advantage and had squandered their first chance in front of the “best fans in baseball” so it was particularly urgent to them to get the second game...
Homer Bailey played catch in the sun-splashed outfield at Great American Ball Park, his usual routine the day before a start. Nothing different at all, as far as the Texan let on.
''You guys,'' he said afterward, ''it's just another game.''
Uh-uh. Not buying it. Everyone knows the Cincinnati Reds pitcher has a chance to exorcise a lot of bad...