Found May 14, 2012 on Red Hot Mama:
The Reds continued their role as NLE spoiler tonight by knocking the Braves back into second place behind the Nationals by winning 3-1. It was Homer Bailey on the mound to start things off against a formidable Braves’ offense. He worked 6.2 innings, allowing 1 run (earned) on 6 hits and 2 walks. Logan Ondrusek and Aroldis Chapman then came on to put in .2 inning apiece, with Ondrusek being the lucky one to be on the mound when the win came. Sean Marshall closed it out for the save. Though … [visit site to read more]

Minor details 5/12/12: A night to forget for all Reds teams

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...

MINOR details 5/14/12: Donald Lutz smash!

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...

Monday news and notes

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...

Reds aren't exactly burning up the basepaths

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...

Votto hits 3 HRs, including walk-off slam

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,...

When Bryce Harper whiffed on a 100 MPH Aroldis Chapman fastball

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) Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Video: Another look at Votto's walkoff slam

Your browser does not support iframes. Here's the last of Joey Votto's three home runs on Sunday. I'm still in awe. The guy is simply amazing.

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[Box Score] [] 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...

Reds vs. Braves "series" preview

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. ...

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- A little extra money in the wallet? Check. Those earplugs for sleeping in the hotel? Got em. The Cincinnati Reds hit the road on Sunday night for an unusual seven-game trip, one that has them playing two teams in the same city back-to-back. Yes, it's going to be a New York, New York kind of week. Cincinnati completed a brief homestand -- three games against...

Game 33: Nationals 6, Reds 9

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]

When Bryce Harper lost one in the tough sky

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...

FOX Sports Ohio To Air Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams Baseball Game

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...

Marlins, Reds both win with walk-off grand slams on Mother’s Day

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...

Reds-Braves Preview

Joey Votto is looking to build on his best - and most dramatic - performance of the season for the Cincinnati Reds. The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves are trying to continue their own impressive production at the plate. On the heels of his first three-homer game in more than four years, Votto and the Reds visit the Braves for the first of two meetings Monday night. Cincinnati...
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