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The folks over at ESPN.com released its weekly batch of Major League Baseball Power Rankings on Monday. Although the Boston Red Sox claimed the top spot, three teams from the National League Central Division sat among the top seven, including the Reds.
Cincinnati used the strength of a 4-2 homestand this past week to creep up one spot to No. 7 in the updated rankings. Meanwhile, the Pirates and Cardinals each fell one spot to second and third, respectively.
The Reds began last week on a high note by taking the first three games from the reigning World Series champion Giants before getting rained out on Thursday. However, they failed to carry over the positive momentum into the weekend series, dropping two out of three at home against the Mariners.
Dusty Baker's bunch will hit the road for a three-game set in Milwaukee and a four-game series in Atlanta before taking a few days off for the All-Star Break next week.
At 50-38, the Reds continue to hold a comfortable lead...
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A Cincinnati Reds fan who was dying of cancer got to see a final baseball game, with an assist from Joey Votto.
Jeffrey Crews of suburban Dayton was in the stands July 2, the day Homer Bailey of the Reds pitched a no-hitter. Two days later, Crews died at home of brain cancer at 62.
His wife, Colleen, says her husband decided to spend his last weeks with family and friends rather...
Cincinnati Reds left fielder Xavier Paul is out of the lineup again on Sunday after missing Saturday's game following treatment on his injured right shoulder. Mark Schmetzer and Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reported that Paul was in the trainer's room rather than the main area of the clubhouse prior to the Reds' win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Paul sustained the...
Here’s a picture from the no hitter against the Pirates last September. I picked this one because 1) I’m already tired of seeing the pictures from last Tuesday, and 2) they’re wearing the away colors, like they will be tonight.When Homer Bailey threw his last no hitter (last Tuesday), the Reds were 7-3 in their last 10. Today, they’re 5-5. It doesn’t sound like much of...
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The Reds may have wound up on the losing side of things Sunday afternoon to the Mariners. However, the day was a happy occasion for at least two Reds fans.
Seen here is a gentleman getting down on one knee and popping the question to his girlfriend in between innings at Great American Ball Park.
As you can see, she says yes, and the...
Cincinnati Reds catcher Ryan Hanigan is out of the lineup for the opener of a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Manager Dusty Baker says Hanigan is ''sore'' and declined to elaborate. He also says Hanigan was analyzed by a doctor Monday afternoon.
Hanigan is batting a career-low .196 in 45 games this season. He missed time earlier in the season with...
Joey Votto couldn't believe it at first. And neither could anyone else in Miller Park when Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez robbed a potential go-ahead home run to seal a 4-3 victory Monday night for Milwaukee.
The jaw-dropping play came with two outs, and one runner aboard, in the top of the ninth when Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez allowed a deep drive off the...
Reds' left fielder Xavier Paul has been out of the lineup since he last started on Friday due to a sore right arm, but he could return before the series against the Brewers is over.
#reds notebook: Hanigan; Xavier Paul could return Wednesday and an update on coach Mark Berry http://t.co/vSz3H63TCE
— Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) July 9, 2013
Paul banged his arm on the top...
In the spirit of the upcoming All-Star Game, the Eye on Baseball crew over at cbssports.com decided to put together a mini All-Star team for each of Major League Baseball's six divisions. On Tuesday, they turned their attention to the National League Central.
Obviously, only players who play for one of the division's five teams were eligible. So, one might be led to believe...
This was a great catch by the Brewers Carlos Gomez denying Cincinnati's Joey Votto a
2 run home run in the top of the ninth.
And here's Gomez after the game.
Video: Gomez robs Votto for final out
"Any time Votto hits a ball up in the air like that, you're not sure. The ball carries well...
CINCINNATI (AP) --Joe Saunders pitched seven efficient innings and Nick Franklin and Justin Smoak each homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
A day after the Reds scored 13 runs, they managed just six hits and a run off Saunders. The left-hander allowed only two baserunners to reach third in the first six innings and retired 11 consecutive...
Homer Bailey was unhittable his last time out.
That hasn't been the case when the Cincinnati Reds right-hander has faced the Milwaukee Brewers.
Six days after tossing baseball's first no-hitter of the year, Bailey gets the ball Monday night when these NL Central foes play at Miller Park for the first time this season.
After going 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA in his previous three...
Two new prospect lists and some Major League news that should make any Reds fan bang their head off of a wall.
With the game on the line, Carlos Gomez saved Francisco Rodriguez’s bacon by ending the game on this robbery of a Joey Votto go-ahead two-run homer.
How good was it? Good enough that Votto literally didn’t believe it.
K-Rod was impressed too.
The staff at FOX Sports Ohio has been debating a topic recently, and we would like your input.
As the All-Star Game approaches, we've been looking at past seasons and asking ourselves "who were the greatest RedsIndians players ever to play each position?" Trust us, making the list wasn't easy - we went through several drafts and researched players of the past.
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If you don’t know it by now Carlos Gomez is a human highlight reel. Just ask Joey Votto who bid for a go-ahead two-run homer in the ninth inning. Milwaukee Brewers up 4-3 in the top of the ninth inning, two outs and a man on first. Cincinnati Reds all-star first baseman, Joey Votto at the plate with a 2-2 count. Brewers closer, K-Rod throws a fastball...