Found June 21, 2012 on Red Hot Mama:
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 Simon’s line doesn’t look too much better. In the next 2.2 innings, he allowed 3 runs (0 earned) on 3 hits … [visit site to read more]

Daily Brief: Reds on wrong end of broom

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Reds acquire former first round pick from the Indians

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

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Bronson Arroyo sings Adam Sandler song

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