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The Reds broke another winning streak yesterday afternoon by losing to the Pirates 6-2.
Homer Bailey has officially started a streak of his own: yesterday was his second bad outing in a row. He … [visit site to read more]
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Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2012. This chart is from the catcher’s point of view. Click here for a general guide to pitch types and classifications...
The Reds took two out of three against the Pirates last weekend and three out of four against the Padres which extended their run of wins to 22 out of their last 26 games. That is insane! Only one other Reds team had previously won 22 out of 25, the 1975 Big Red Machine. Go figure.
In this week’s show:
David and I reminisce about our time at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field
Entering his start at Milwaukee on Tuesday, Johnny Cueto ranked second among all National League pitchers in ESPN.com's Cy Young Predictor, trailing only Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey by one point. Furthermore, his score of 129.2 was the fourth-best among all Major League Baseball pitchers regardless of league affiliation.
The CYP, co-authored by Bill James and Rob...
8/6 Game Review
Louisville won 4-2. Box Score
Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a run.
Mike Costanzo went 1-4 with a run.
Willie Harris went 3-4 with a double, HR (1), 3 RBI and 2 runs.
Corky Miller went 2-2 with a walk and an RBI.
Tim Gustafson allowed a run in 6.1 innings with a walk and 4 strikeouts.
Nick Christiani allowed an unearned run in a hitless inning with 2 walks.
Tony Cingrani leads all Reds minor leaguers
in several pitching categories
While the big club has been pancaking opponents at will lately, the Reds minor league players have been hard at work too. Especially the guys appearing on one or more of the following organizational leaderboards.
Here's a look at the top performers by category this season. The team they...
CINCINNATI -- As so often opens in a keenly-contested, hot-button baseball series, one small thing can grow and bloat and explode into something big.
There is that possibility this weekend during the Cincinnati Reds-Pittsburgh Pirates series, a three-game argument for supremacy in the National League Central.
All was calm and all was bright for the Reds with two outs in the ninth...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Scott Rolen tripled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Cincinnati Reds won their fifth straight game, 5-4 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
The Reds have won 15 of 16 and opened a 5-game lead over Pittsburgh in the NL Central.
It was 4-all when Rolen led off the eighth with a line drive off the right-center field wall, beating...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A.J. Burnett remained undefeated against the Cincinnati Reds this season and Starling Marte hit a tiebreaking two-run triple to help the Pittsburgh Pirates salvage the finale of their three-game series with a 6-2 win on Sunday.
Neil Walker hit a two-run home run and All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen added a solo shot as Pittsburgh snapped Cincinnati'...
Scott Rolen tripled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Cincinnati Reds won their fifth straight game, 5-4 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
The Reds have won 15 of 16 and opened a 5 1/2-game lead over Pittsburgh in the NL Central.
It was 4-all when Rolen led off the eighth with a line drive off the right-center field wall, beating the relay with...
8/4 Game Review
Louisville won 4-3. Box Score
Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a 2 run HR (9).
Didi Gregorius went 1-4 with a double.
Mike Costanzo went 2-4 with a solo HR (8).
Willie Harris went 1-3.
Brian Peacock went 1-2 with a double, RBI and a run.
Sean Gallagher allowed 3 runs in 6 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.
Nick Christiani threw 2 perfect innings with 2 strikeouts...
The Reds just left for a roadtrip starting with tonight’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, but there are a couple deals in place for when they get back.
Lower-Level Field Box Discount August 14-16
<img src="http://www.red-hot-mama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/hdr_redswin_offer_phillips_649x171-350x99.jpg" alt="Brandon Phillips didn't have as much to...
It was another frustrating night in Cincinnati for the Pirates, as they came up short in both the beanball/intimidation/whatever-you-want-to-call-it battle as well as, you know, the game itself. The Bucs are in danger of being swept in the weekend series, and they now trail the Reds by 5.5 games. Their wild-card edge for the second spot is also down to just 2.5 over the Cardinals...