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MIAMI (AP) -- Homer Bailey pitched a six-hitter to earn his first victory since April 5, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to four games by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 Tuesday night.
Xavier Paul hit a three-run double for the Reds, who took advantage of consecutive bases-loaded walks by Ricky Nolasco. Brandon Phillips, who began the night tied for the NL lead in RBIs, drove in two runs.
Bailey (2-3), who threw a career-high 125 pitches, tied his major league best with 10 strikeouts and walked none in his fourth complete game. He retired the final eight batters, and his last pitch was a 97 mph fastball.
The right-hander, who has had spotty run support this season, lowered his ERA at night to 1.80. His ERA in three daytime starts is 7.16.
The Reds climbed a season-best seven games above .500 as they began a nine-game trip. The Marlins, who have the NL's worst record, lost their third game in a row and fell to 5-12 at home.
A brief, uncharacteristic bout ...
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The Cincinnati Reds have never lost a road game against the Miami Marlins when they have faced Ricky Nolasco.
The problem is that Cincinnati's Homer Bailey is struggling away from home.
Those starters match up Tuesday night in Miami when the surging Reds and Marlins begin a three-game set that will complete the season series.
Cincinnati (22-16) has won seven of nine and has to...
MIAMI Nearly four hours before Tuesday nights first pitch and a full 90 minutes before batting practice, several Miami Marlins were on their home turf performing drills under a bright sun thanks to the open roof.
Clearly, a rough start to Miamis season and a just-completed 3-7 road trip hadnt diminished the players desire to improve.
Perhaps the Marlins were buoyed knowing 14...
You have no chance to get him out make your time.The Cincinnati Reds grabbed the series win from the Miami Marlins yesterday, thanks to a monster performance from Shin-Soo Choo.
Choo, who’s looking more and more like the best free-agent signing of the off-season of any team anywhere, was 4-5 on the game, and was involved in 3 of the Reds’ 4 runs. In the first inning, Choo scored...
Marlins catcher Jeff Mathis has been activated from the disabled list after recovering from a broken right collarbone that caused him to miss the first six weeks of the season.
Mathis was acquired November in the trade that sent shortstop Jose Reyes and four others to Toronto. Mathis was injured in the first spring training game in February.
A .198 career hitter, Mathis joins a...
Donald Lutz got his first big league home run with some style yesterday. His 3-run dinger in the second inning put the Reds on the path for a 1-5 win and a series sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers.
The win gave the Reds a 4-2 homestand and puts their record at 22-16. Even that is only good enough for second place in the NLC, though, where the Cardinals have 1 more win and...
Ricky Nolasco had a rare off-night in terms of control walking two with the bases loaded in the Miami Marlins 6-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. Known for his exceptional control, it was a strange sight to see the Marlins’ ace allow those two run scoring free passes during a five run second inning. The loss was the third in a row for Miami and the team continued...
The Redlegs took care of business this weekend by sweeping the Brewers in a three-game series at Great American Ball Park. It was a great showing by Dusty Baker's club as they smothered Milwaukee with timely hitting, excellent defense, and good pitching. They will look to build on the positive momentum when they visit Miami beginning Tuesday night.
The Marlins are reeling...
Miami Marlins first-year manager Mike Redmond isn't one to make out mock lineups while riding in a taxi, during dinner at a restaurant or in the middle of night.
''I try not to think about it all the time,'' Redmond said, flashing a wry grin. ''I've saved that fun for when I get to the ballpark.''
He uses the word ''fun''...
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The Reds and Shin-Soo Choo are rolling right now.
On Wednesday, Cincinnati extended their winning streak to a season-best five games with a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. The offense was fueled by Choo, who pounded out two home runs, to go along with a two singles and three runs scored.
It marked the ninth multi-home run game...
The Miami Marlins have released pitcher David Aardsma. He should catch on to another organization pretty quickly and get a chance at the majors soon; a good reason why it is being rumored that he is the one that decided to opt out of his minor league deal with the organization.
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Homer Bailey pitched a six-hitter to earn his first victory since April 5, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to four games by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 Tuesday night.
Xavier Paul hit a three-run double for the Reds, who took advantage of consecutive bases-loaded walks by Ricky Nolasco. Brandon Phillips, who began the night tied for the NL lead in RBIs, drove...
The Miami Marlins put together eleven hits on Wednesday but couldn’t score one run as they were shut out 4-0 by Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds. With a run coming in the first inning, Miami trailed all game to fall to 11-29 on the year. The Marlins continue to stay on a pace that could come close to the worst record in MLB history.
Alex Sanabia looked like he may not make...
Johnny Cueto is in the midst of a rehab assignment following a strained lat muscle he suffered a month ago. The injury was thought to be minor originally, but the Cincinnati Reds excersied caution and eventually placed Cueto on the disabled list. After some bullpen sessions, a set back here and there, and a couple minor league rehab starts, Cueto feels ready to make his big...
Big Z is back.
Right-hander Carlos Zambrano, the emotional, controversial former Cub, has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Phillies.
Zambrano, who turns 32 on June 1, spent last season with the Marlins, going 7-10 with a 4.49 ERA. He reportedly agreed to terms last week with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League, but never signed a contract, according...
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The reports about Carlos Zambrano signing a minor league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies were true, they just were a little early. On Wednesday the team announced that it had signed the 31-year-old Zambrano to a minor league deal.
Carlos Zambrano will begin his return to the majors by reporting to Clearwater, FL for extended spring training. Known for his...