Found September 27, 2012 on
Red Hot Mama:
The Reds have already clinched and may be better off with the #2 seed than with the #1 seed. Meanwhile, the Brewers have to have a really spectacular showing the rest of the season to have a chance to sniff the second wildcard bid to the post season.
And it showed last night.
Bronson Arroyo had his worst outing in a long, long time. He worked 6.0 innings and allowed 4 runs (earned) on 8 hits and a walk. The bullpen was even more surprisingly bad. Logan Ondrusek, Sam LeCure, and Alfredo Simon each pitched and inning and each allowed 1 or more runs (Ondrusek allowed 2). Very weird.
Of course, it didn’t look like it was going to turn out this way at first. The Brewers made the mistake of not walking Joey Votto in the first inning, and he promptly doubled in Zack Cozart. That lead held until the third inning, but it would turn out to be all the offense the Reds were going to get. The Brewers wised up and walked Votto twice after that.
The loss brings the Reds’ record to 93-62. They are ...
BEST OF MAXIM
In Dusty We TrustyHall of Fame reporter Hal McCoy had the chance to sit down and chat with Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker when he was in the office yesterday, and it sounds like Baker is very close to returning.
Baker was upbeat, enthusiastic and effervescent during my short visit.
He looked fit and trim and the smile on his face was as wide as the room. His handshake was bone...
It is easy to forget that Mat Latos is still just 24-years-old. It is also easy, apparently, to overlook how impressive he has been since the second half of June.Latos started off his tenure in Cincinnati pretty miserably, with a 5.20 ERA in 14 starts. He was getting hit rather hard, and his home run rate escalated. He allowed 16 homers in less than a half season’s worth of starts...
Dioner Navarro drives in the Reds’ first two runs of the night.The Cincinnati Reds won the opener of their final home series of the 2012 season, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2.
Johnny Cueto started and pitched better than he has in a while. Cueto lasted 7 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and no walks while striking out 5. He weathered some concern over a potential leg issue...
Manager Dusty Baker was back to work Wednesday, but he did not manage in the Cincinnati Reds' 8-1 loss to the Brewers. Baker spent Wednesday afternoon in his office at Great American Ball Park. He is scheduled to join the team Monday in St. Louis for the final three games of the season and resume managing. "That's the plan," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty...
The Cincinnati Reds appear to have the right pitcher in the right ballpark as they start their final road trip of the year.
Homer Bailey has never lost at PNC Park, where Pittsburgh Pirates 16-game winner A.J. Burnett has dropped his last three outings heading into Friday night's opener of a three-game set.
The NL Central champion Reds (94-62) remain in a tight race with Washington...
Last week we heard Dusty Baker was transported to a Chicago area hospital after experiencing a couple medical issues. Initially, reports were that the 63 year old manager for the Cincinnati Reds was suffering from pneumonia. That was incorrect. Subsequent reports said he was just having issues with an irregular heartbeat. That was true. What wasn’t [...]
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Slumping Todd Frazier tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth inning, and Dioner Navarro followed with an RBI triple that sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory Thursday and dealt a major setback to the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff chances.
The Brewers slipped four games behind idle St. Louis for the final NL wild card with six games left.
With two outs in the ninth inning the Reds had yet to cross the plate in their regular season home finale Thursday. Three batters later they came away with a 2-1 victory over the Brewers for their 51st win this season at Great American Ball Park. Todd Frazier got the scoring started with his 19th HR. Dioner Navarro ended the contest with a walk-off triple.
PITTSBURGH -- Homer Bailey threw the 15th no-hitter in Cincinnati Reds history Friday night as the National League Central champions edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 at PNC Park. "It's one of those really special moments you'll remember for the rest of your life," said Reds bench coach Chris Speier, serving as acting manager while Dusty Baker recovers from a mini...
Congratulations to Homer Bailey and the Cincinnati Reds, who defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0. The Pirates secured their 20th season without a winning record by banging out a total of zero hits.
The Pirates were 60-44 on August 1st.
Today, the Bucs are 76-81, hitless, and an organization that must be paying for the sins of a Pittsburgh Steeler franchise that...
The Pirates open a three-game series with Cincinnati on Friday night at PNC Park. Right-hander A.J. Burnett will be on the hill for the Bucs. The Reds will toss righty Homer Bailey.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds threw the season's seventh no-hitter, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Friday night.
The seven no-hitters matches the modern record for most in a season, tying 1990 and 1991. There were eight no-hitters in 1884.
The last no-hitter for the Reds was a perfect game by Tom Browning on Sept. 16, 1988. This was the 15th...
Cincinnati Reds' pitcher, Homer Bailey, pitched a 1-0 no-hitter versus the Pittsburgh Pirates this evening.
Bailey's stat line was 9 innings, 0 hits, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts, in 115 pitches.
Here's the link to the video.
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