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Red Hot Mama:
I wanted to write a game wrap for this afternoon’s tonight’s rain-delayed game, but there are really only two things to … [visit site to read more]
BEST OF MAXIM
Lutz (@braunerhulk) had a hulk of a night.
Louisville 5 Lehigh Valley 1
-Game one of the doubleheader saw Sean Gallagher (2-3) throw six innings of one-run baseball, and drive in a run for the Bats (12-26). Travis Webb added a perfect seventh inning.
-RF Bill Rhinehart had a double, two RBI, and a run scored. CF Denis Phipps and 1B Neftali Soto each knocked in a run too, as...
Saturday was a night to forget for all teams in the Cincinnati Reds organization as five squads set out in search for victories and none emerged successful.
Lehigh Valley 5, Louisville 3 F/10
- The Bats (11-26) dropped a 10-inning affair to the visiting Iron Pigs. The loss marked the eighth in their last nine games. Jeff Francis got the start and lasted 6.1 innings while...
Reds third baseman Scott Rolen went back on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of more soreness in his left shoulder, a chronic problem late in his career.
The 37-year-old infielder had surgery to clean out the shoulder last August, but hasn't fully recovered his swing. He was batting only .174 with two homers and 11 RBI when he called the team on Saturday and suggested...
Tonight’s Cincinnati Reds’ game against the Washington Nationals will feature a 2012 Joey Votto bobblehead doll giveaway. Or as I’ve taken to calling it, the Vottohead doll.
<img src="http://www.red-hot-mama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2012-joey_votto_bobblehead-272x550.jpg" alt="" title="It's not a doll! It's an action figure!"...
Usually Monday is for the Minor League Team Progress Report, but that is pushed until tomorrow as there was a whole lot of things going on that weren’t covered between Friday and today. First thing to get to is the recent slew of transactions through the organization.
Mike Costanzo – promoted to the Reds
Miguel Rojas – promoted to Louisville
Wirfin Obispo – promoted to Louisville...
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker is big on the running game. "Speed kills," he said. However, the Reds are next to last in the National League with 15 stolen bases. They did not attempt a steal Monday in a 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves. "I always like to run," Baker said, "but you can't run into outs. Part of it is we don't have a bunch...
Joey Votto hit a grand slam in the ninth inning for his third home run of the game, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a rain-delayed 9-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Votto hit solo homers in his first two at-bats and finished a big day with his second career slam with two outs in the ninth.
Washington came into the game with only 15 homers allowed all season,...
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Here's the last of Joey Votto's three home runs on Sunday. I'm still in awe. The guy is simply amazing.
Well, it's a good thing Bryce Harper got his frustrations out on Friday night. Harper suffered through another tough night at the plate on Saturday (0-4, 1K, 5 LOB), capped off by a three pitch strikeout to Aroldis Chapman (99 MPH foul, 87 MPH foul, 100 MPH whiff).
(Screengrabs via MASN/MLB.TV)
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I knew trailing 6-5 in the 9th, that if the Reds could get Joey Votto to the plate that they would win the ballgame.
All that needed to happen was Chris Heisey reaching base. By the way I had seen Votto going earlier in the day, it didn’t matter how hard Henry Rodriguez was throwing. His fastball was simply too straight to sneak past Votto three times...
Now that the Reds’ series victory streak was snapped at the
hands of the Nationals over the weekend that just means that its time to start
a new one, right? Well, they will just have to wait on that, at least in the
traditional sense as they’re on the road for two games at Atlanta. It’s quick
and hopefully fun, just like this preview.
The latest press release from the Reds...
CINCINNATI (May 12, 2011) – Major League Baseball recently announced the 30 winners of the 2012 Honorary Bat Girl program, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment of “Going to Bat” in the fight against the disease.
The winner of the Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the...
Hasn't been the best of times since Bryce Harper cut off his skullet, eh? Friday night: 0-5, smacks himself in the eye with his bat. Saturday: 0-4, finishes his day by striking out on three pitches against Aroldis Chapman. Then on Sunday, Harper lost a Jay Bruce fly ball in the twlight/mist/clouds/sky in the 8th inning (video here). Ball lands ~15 feet behind him on the warning...
COLUMBUS, OH – FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to air the Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams Game on Saturday, May 19 at 4:30pm, or following Reds Live postgame show after the Reds-Yankees game.
The baseball game took place this past Saturday, May 12 at Huntington Park. It featured a dream team of MLB legends, including Johnny Bench, Frank Thomas, and Reggie Jackson, playing six innings against...
The Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton and the Reds’ Joey Votto both delivered big on Mother’s Day. And not just to Mom either.
The two combined for a pair of walk-off grand slams, which hasn’t occurred in over 14 years. The last two to do so were Mo Vaughn of the Red Sox and Steve Finley of the Padres. For Stanton, his slam came in much more dramatic fashion, finishing off an unlikely...