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Things started going badly in this one–again because of Homer Bailey’s inconsistencies.
He came out with 96 MPH stuff, some of the best velocity I’ve seen him have a in a long time and after retiring what seemed like the first two hitters of the game with ease, he came unraveled a little bit. He loaded the bases and Lucroy singled home a couple of runners and the route was on. It summed up Homer Bailey’s entire Cincinnati career. Come out with electric stuff, but for some reason you lack the ability to just get guys out and everything was labored.
After the Brewers loaded up the sacks again later in the game and Aramis Ramirez cleared then to make it 6-0, I decided it was time to head to the gym and prepare mentally for the loss. While I was on the elliptical for an hour I listened to Marty and when the Reds are losing Marty really loses focus. Bruce homered again to stretch his streak to 11 games. Brandon Phillips ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Billy Hamilton and Tony Cingrani of the Bakersfield Blaze were named the Reds Minor League Player and Pitcher of the month of April. Double-A starter J.C. Sulbaran was named the Southern League Pitcher of the week. His teammate, closer Donnie Joseph finally gave up a run, but his ERA still stands at a miniscule 0.56. To check last week's review, go here. Here's the rest...
Johnny Cueto is among several
Cincy players who are heating up in May
The month of April can be deceiving in many ways as it relates to the performance of MLBers. Players can get off to hot starts only to fizzle out in the remaining five months of the season. Or on the other hand, a player may also labor through a rough April only to turn it on as the weather gets warmer...
Who needs an Ace? Not the Reds, they already have one.
Reds kept their series win streak alive in dramatic fashion, perhaps a bit too
dramatic, taking two of three in Milwaukee after a 2-1 victory over the Brewers
on Wednesday afternoon. It was more than just any victory, though, as this one
felt a little bit bigger. All the info after the break…
5/10 Game Review
Louisville lost 4-1. Box Score
Kristopher Negron went 1-3 with a dobule and a walk.
Neftail Soto went 2-4 with a run.
Dioner Navarro went 3-3 with an RBI.
Chad Reineke allowed 2 earned in 6 innings with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts.
Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.
The Bats offensive woes continue. Nick Christiani has thrown 9.2 consecutive...
ESPN released the latest edition of their weekly MLB Power Rankings on Monday and the Redlegs came in solid at no. 12. That's an improvement of five spots from last week's ranking (17th) -- only the Angels and Orioles made bigger jumps during that span (+6).
The team's rise in the poll was undoubtedly aided on the strength of a 3-2 record, which included a...
From the Reds...
CINCINNATI (May 9, 2012) — The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum’s 2012 Big Red Machine bobblehead series, presented by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, continues in May with the release of the George Foster bobblehead, the second in the six bobblehead collection.
The George Foster bobbleheads are free with full-price paid admission to the Reds Hall...
The Blaze are two games back in North
Division of the California League.
Norfolk 4 Louisville 2
-It was a deja vu loss for the Bats (10-22) who dropped their fourth straight contest. Jeff Francis (2-4) allowed all four earned runs in his seven innings. Scott Carroll and Travis Webb each tossed a perfect inning with a strikeout.
-CF Denis Phipps provided the only offense...
The Cincinnati Reds are now without a left-handed bat off the bench. The club activated Miguel Cairo from the disabled list before Monday's game. To clear a roster spot, Cincinnati outrighted Willie Harris to Class AAA Louisville. Harris was the only left-handed hitter on the bench, but he's struggled so badly that the Reds kept Todd Frazier at Harris' expense. ...
5/8 Game Review
Louisville lost 11-4. Box Score
Felix Perez went 1-3.
Denis Phipps went 1-3.
Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a run.
Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a run.
Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
Mike Costanzo went 2-4 with 2 doubles, 2 RBI and a run.
Corky Miller went 1-4 with an RBI.
Carlos Fisher threw 2 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.
Josh Judy threw...
5/9 Game Review
Louisville won 6-5. Box Score
Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a double and RBI.
Bill Rhinehart went 1-3 with a walk and solo HR (2).
Danny Dorn went 0-2 with 2 walks and 2 runs.
Chris Valaika went 2-4 with a run.
Mike Costanzo went 1-3 with a run and RBI.
Pedro Villarreal allowed 2 earned (5 total) in 5.2 innings with no walks and 7 strikeouts.
Nick Christiani threw...
Friday, May 11, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Washington Nationals, 7:10 p.m.
Fireworks Friday: Postgame fireworks featuring a “Girls Night Out” soundtrack, presented by Furniture Fair. (Fireworks begin 15 minutes after game ends)
Girls Night Out: Pregame activities in the Fan Zone include a chocolate dipping station, free massages by Massage Envy, free jewelry cleaning by Richter...
Every now and then I'll find myself perusing around YouTube for some good, Reds-related video I can post on the blog. And this is what I happened to find in my latest search.
Seen here is prime NL Rookie of the Year candidate Zack Cozart discussing his road to recovery from Tommy John surgery. This video clip was obviously produced and aired prior to the start...
With the off day and the Reds seemingly on a roll I thought I would take a post to look at how the Reds are faring so far this season.
First, the Reds have arguably the best pitcher in Baseball at the top of their rotation. With a 1.12 ERA, Cueto is the second best staring pitcher in baseball (based on ERA alone.) He has 4 wins compared to the 0 wins Dempster (1.02 ERA) has. Cueto...
The 'Big Three' came through with back-to-back-to-back hits
during the fourth inning of last night's 6-1 victory. Jay Bruce
cashed 'em in with his 9th homer of the year -- a 463-ft bomb
that nearly cleared the stadium in right center.