Found June 20, 2012 on Red Hot Mama:
What a tough break for the Reds. They held their own in a pitcher’s duel all the way into extras, only to have their once-ace give it away in the 10th. Mike Leake started for the Reds and gave ‘em all he could. He went beyond his normal pitch count through the 7th, hoping his offense would break the 1-1 tie. In his 7.0 innings pitched, he allowed 1 run (earned) on 6 hits and a walk, but alas, he wasn’t eligible for the win when he left the game. Sean Marshall came in for the 8th and 9th … [visit site to read more]

Bronson Arroyo sings Adam Sandler song

Reds’ pitcher and stuck-in-the-90s poster child Bronson Arroyo played the Fan Cave recently. I thought there was no way the Fan Cave could top the Brandon Phillips eating weird gourmet foods … [visit site to read more]

Daily Brief: Reds on wrong end of broom

Last Game Swept. Two series ago, the Reds swept the Indians while playing in Cincinnati. Yesterday, they gave up the trifecta to the Indians in Cleveland, and didn’t even look good doing it. The final score was 1-8, and the only solace the Reds can take is that they would have lost only 1-5 if not for the most blatant missed call of the decade in the 7th inning. Frankly, that’s...

Game 68: Reds 1, Indians 8

Before Cleveland, the Reds were on a 6-game winning streak. After Cleveland, they own a 3-game losing streak. The latest in the string of putrescence was last night’s 1-8 loss. Bronson Arroyo started for the Reds and managed to get himself out of trouble every inning until the 4th, when his start ended. In 4.0 innings, Arroyo allowed 5 runs (earned) on 8 hits and 2 walks. Alfredo...

List of events and activities for Reds Hall of Fame induction weekend

Your browser does not support iframes. From the Reds: The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum has an exciting weekend planned to celebrate the Reds Hall of Fame Class of 2012: Sean Casey, Dan Driessen and the late John Reilly. Fans can attend meet and greets with new inductees and returning Hall of Famers and alumni on Friday and Saturday at the museum. All meet...

Game 56: Reds 9, Indians 10

Last night’s game for me was like Las Vegas: exhaustingly active but ultimately disappointing. The Reds dropped the first of the series with the Indians 9-10. Mat Latos took the mound and was just terrible. In 4.0 innings pitched he allowed 7 runs (earned) on 8 hits, including 3 home runs. Before the game Chris Welsh and George Grande were talking about how Latos could eventually...

Votto gets 1M All-Star votes this week

It’s All-Star vote status report day: my favorite days in June! Joey Votto increased his lead over the second-place vote getter in the first base field. The person he’s beating has changed, though. Freddie Freeman of the Braves has overtaken Lance Berkman of the Cardinals for second place. But whereas Votto had 2.47 times as many votes as Berkman last Tuesday, he has 2.64 times...

Chapman's back issue is minor; pitch selection is major

INSIDE PITCHLeft-hander Aroldis Chapman is fine physically although Reds manager Dusty Baker mentioned earlier this week that Chapman had some lower back pain."I don't see it as an issue," pitching coach Bryan Price told the Cincinnati Enquirer before Wednesday's 8-1 loss to Cleveland. "He's gone in there and gotten treatment for his lower back, but he...

Another day, another one-run loss for the Reds

Chapman is now 0-3 with two blown saves in his previous seven outings Tuesday's edition of the Battle of Ohio at Progressive Field unfolded much differently than Monday's 19-run, 27-hit slugfest. Instead of offense, stingy pitching was on full display by the Redlegs and Indians. However, the end result on Tuesday was just the same for the Reds (38-29) as they fell...

Cincinnati Reds pitchers make drastic improvement

For the past few years the Reds have been a hitting club, looking to win with offense rather than defense. Coming into this season it was supposed to be the same old thing, the bats carried the team while the pitching staff did just enough to get by. Apparently no one gave the pitchers the memo. Johnny Cueto in particular has been outstanding up to this point, leading the starters...

MINOR details 6/18/12: Bats win; Mustangs start season with loss

The Mustangs got their season under way with an ugly loss. Louisville 9 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Bats (23-49), Last place International League West, 19.0 GB -Sean Gallagher (W 5-4, 5.04) pitched five innings of two-run baseball for the win. Bill Bray struck out one in 1.1 innings of scoreless ball. Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings, and Jordan Smith added...

Minor League Game Review – 6/19/12

6/19 Game Review Louisville won 4-2. Box Score Joey Gathright went 2-4 with a run. Mike Costanzo went 1-4 with an RBI. Dioner Navarro went 1-4 with a solo HR (3). Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a double and a run. Cody Puckett went 2-2 with a walk, HR (8) with 2 RBI. Ryan Feierabend allowed 2 runs in 5.2 innings with 4 walks and 3 strikeouts. Scott Carroll threw a shutout inning...

Minor League Game Review – 6/20/12

6/20 Game Review Louisville won 5-3. Box Score Mike Costanzo went 1-3 with 2 walks and 2 runs. Cody Puckett went 1-2 with 2 walks and 2 runs. Felix Perez went 3-3 with 2 doubles, an RBI and a run. Corky Miller went 1-2 with 2 walks and 2 RBI. Miguel Rojas went 0-2 with 2 walks and an RBI. Wirfin Obispo threw a hitless inning with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Bill Bray (rehab) threw...

Hitters are pulling a fast one on Reds' Chapman

Left-hander Aroldis Chapman has gone from unhittable to questionable. Chapman took the loss Tuesday, giving up a two-run walk-off home run to Asdrubal Cabrera in a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Cleveland Indians. The Reds had taken a 2-1 lead in the top of the 10th when Chris Heisey scored on a wild pitch. "The game goes from jubilation to a down in one swing," Reds manager...

Reds HOF induction to be televised

Press release from FOX Sports Ohio: The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum has an exciting weekend planned in celebration of the Reds Hall of Fame Class of 2012: Sean Casey, Dan Driessen and the late John Reilly. The official induction of Casey, Driessen, and Reilly into the Reds Hall of Fame will take place at Great American Ball Park before the 4pm Cincinnati Reds – Minnesota...

Mat Latos implies Indians were relaying signs from second base

Pitchers Mat Latos and Derek Lowe opposed each other for the second time in a week, and much like their last game, a controversy ensued. The Indians beat the Reds 10-9 on Monday in the first of a three-game series in Cleveland, and Latos thinks some funny business was going on. The Reds starter got hammered for seven runs including three home runs over four innings, and he implied...
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