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ST. LOUIS -- Jay Bruce homered and had five RBIs and the Cincinnati Reds got a dominant effort from Homer Bailey to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-0 on Wednesday night and avoid a three-game sweep.
The Reds came out swinging a few hours after Brandon Phillips' expletive-filled tirade at a Cincinnati Enquirer reporter sparked by scrutiny of his .310 on-base percentage, and after manager Dusty Baker criticized his team for falling short while dropping four of five.
The Cardinals lead the NL Central by a half-game over Pittsburgh after losing for the third time in 12 games, and the Reds are 3 12 games back.
Bailey (9-10) capped a six-run first against Adam Wainwright (15-8) with the Reds' sixth hit and his first RBI of the season. He allowed five hits in 7 13 innings with seven strikeouts and is 4-0 in his past six starts.
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Emotions were running high in Cincinnati's clubhouse before Wednesday's series finale against the Cardinals, and understandably so. The Reds were in danger of getting swept in humiliating fashion to their division rivals, and more importantly, losing more ground in the pursuit of first place.
So, after Tuesday's 6-1 defeat to the hands of the Cardinals, All-Star second...
NUMBERS DON'T LIE
Brandon Phillips cussed out a Cincinnati reporter who questioned his move in the team's lineup to the number two spot.
I didn’t hear about this until some 18 hours after it happened. When I did, I took a tour of the Reds blogs to see what reaction was. There was a whole lot of “everyone already knows about this” and “there’s nothing to say that hasn’t already been said.” I, as you may have noticed, have been busy with a life outside of baseball lately, though, and was actually looking...
ST. LOUIS -- Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips verbally blasted a beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer before Wednesday night's game against the Cardinals.
With media crowded in the visiting manager's office for Dusty Baker's pre-game presser, Phillips came to the door and unleashed a profanity-laced tirade. Baker was in the process of discussing a shakeup of...
Whether you like the man or not, what Brandon Phillips did before Wednesday's game against the Cardinals is really hard to defend. The Gold Glove second basemen disrupted an interview in the clubhouse and used an expletive-filled, verbal attack on Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans after the latter sent out a pair of tweets about Phillips' on-base percentage...
What's better than watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park?
Watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park while enjoying a hot dog that you only paid one dollar for. That's what.
The Reds have announced they will hold a "Dollar Hot Dog Night" in celebration of record-setting fan support. The event will take place next Thursday (Sept. 5) during...
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Chris Heisey put his power on full display Wednesday night by depositing a home run into the upper deck of Busch Stadium.
Heisey's ninth home run of the season came in the top of the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas and effectively gave the Reds a 10-0 lead.
It's not everyday you see a ball end...
The end of August also means the end of the season for most minor league teams across the country. Such is the case for several of Cincinnati's minor league affiliates, too. And while some prospects will pack up their bags and head home for awhile, others will take their talents to the Arizona Fall League to work on improving their game.
Here are the Reds prospects who...
Johnny Cueto has been on the disabled list three times this season, but he hadn't traveled with the team to continue his rehab, until now.
As reported by Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, the reason that Cueto has joined the team on the road is so he can work with pitching coaches Bryan Price and Mack Jenkins, head trainer Paul Lessard and strength coach Matt Krause.
Brandon Phillips is apparently quite sensitive about his on-base percentage and would prefer reporters don't tweet about it.
Before Wednesday's game versus the St. Louis Cardinals, the Cincinnati Reds second baseman barged into the media's interview with manager Dusty Baker to berate Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans. Phillips didn't like that...
Reds reliever Sean Marshall is hoping to return this season as he recovers from a sprained left shoulder that has landed him on the disabled list most of the year. Marshall has stepped up his rehab and throwing according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.
"I'm pushing it and trying my best," left-hander Marshall said on Tuesday. "I want to help the team out, especially...
COLUMBUS, OH- The last time Bats' starter Chad Rogers faced the Columbus Clippers, he allowed six runs. This time, a seemingly different Chad Rogers toed the rubber and shut down the Clippers in a 2-1 win for the Louisville Bats.
In the aforementioned matchup with Columbus earlier this month, Rogers was shelled by the Clippers. Allowing six runs on six hits in 5.1 innings,...
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker is tired of losing to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Baker was extremely frustrated after Cincinnati fell 6-1 at St. Louis on Tuesday night for its eighth loss in the last 10 games against the Cardinals.
''They're beating us pretty well and we've got to change it,'' Baker said.
The Reds are 4-10 against the NL Central leaders...
After 2 good weeks the Reds have a tough one and fall back in the standings. With the last month of the season coming up and with it the last chances to play the teams in front of us it’s time to buckle down.
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