Found April 18, 2013 on
Red Hot Mama:
At 5:30 p.m. yesterday the Reds and Phillies took the field to complete the game from the day before. Only the bottom of the ninth needed to be played for a regulation game, so the Reds were up to bat first in front of a crowd of literally tens of people. It makes sense that people didn’t come out: it might have taken a little as one pitch to finish off the game in a walk-off, and then they would have had nothing to do till the next game started but walk around trying to find signal for their phones.
It was more than one pitch, but it was still only about 10 minutes for Zack Cozart to single, Joey Votto to walk, Brandon Phillips to reach on an error, and Jay Bruce to single in the winning run. Do those other guys count as stranded runners?
That set up the Reds to try for the sweep an hour later. This match-up didn’t look as favorable, with Mike Leake going out against a pretty hot pitcher for Philly. But the offense put the hurt on John Lannan, touching him for 6 runs ...
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When one door closes, another door opens.
Such is the case with Johnny Cueto and Tony Cingrani -- the latter of which figures to replace Cueto's spot in the rotation once the time comes.
On Monday, the Reds promoted RHP Justin Freeman from Triple-A Louisville to provide some help to a weary bullpen. However, Cingrani is expected to make Cueto's next scheduled start...
Tony Cingrani will make his Major League debut tonight for the Cincinnati Reds against the Miami Marlins in Cincinnati. I will be in attendance thanks to an awesome deal on tickets through stubhub (section 134 for $9 – this section begins at $40.00 right now through Reds.com with their dynamic pricing).
The Reds drafted Tony Cingrani in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft...
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It took all of nine minutes for the Reds (7-7) to upend the Phillies (6-8) in a suspended game on Tuesday.
On Monday, the two clubs played 8 1/2 innings of scoreless baseball before Mother Nature unleashed a torrential downpour over Cincinnati. The umpiring crew cleared the field and called for a delay, which eventually turned into rescheduling...
Louisville won 5-4. Box Score
Jason Donald went 2-5 with a solo HR (1) and 2 runs scored.
Neftali Soto went 3-4 with a walk, RBI and a run.
Felix Perez went 2-5 with a solo HR (3).
Pedro Villarreal allowed 3 runs in 6 innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts.
Jose Diaz threw a hitless inning with a walk.
Clay Hensley threw a shutout inning with a walk and a strikeout.
Smith is off to a slow start in Pensacola. In his first two starts he threw 5.2 innings combined with 11 earned runs, 15 hits, 3 walks and 6 strikeouts. He rebounded in his most recent start going 5 full innings with just 2 earned, 2 runs, 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. I went back and watched his first and last starts this week. His fastball velocity is down a little bit from...
MLB News: On Thursday the Cincinnati Reds recalled reliver Tony Cingrani from Triple-A Louisville, swapping out Justin Freeman for him. Cingrani gets his first major league start Thursday night after dominating Triple-A talent early on this year. Freeman, who was called up a few days ago had enough time to enjoy a quick cup of coffee and nothing else.
Fantasy Ramifications: Not that...
CINCINNATI Brandon Phillips kneels in the on-deck circle and watches pitchers refuse to throw strikes to Joey Votto, watches them issue walk after walk after walk.Its the Fear Factor.And the ever-visible Brandon Phillips coast-to-coast smile goes international, an around the globe smile.More rib-eye steaks and I do love steak, said Phillips, referring to RBIs in the baseball vernacular...
This will be one of if not the best home run of the season--and yes, I am saying that with a 145 or so games left for all 30 MLB teams. In Thursday night's contest against the Miami Marlins Reds third baseman did something that you don't see many people do. He promised the team's batboy, Ted Kremer, a home run.
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Big deal right...
Cincinnati Reds right-handed starting pitcher Johnny Cueto hit the disabled list earlier this week due to a lat strain. Initially, the team was optimistic that he would only be required to miss a few starts. However, Cincinnati still doesn't know when Cueto will resume throwing, according to John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer.
Reds trainer Paul Lessard told reporters that...
@mattmf86 writes up Tony Cingraniread more
When the Reds game ended tonight, Todd Frazier’s OPS sat exactly on the beautiful .900 number.
He has become a middle of the order hitter, and he’s done it his way just like Sinatra. The Toddfather’s way is **** swings. Borderline flailing at pitches. Wasting a guy’s best stuff with your worst. When he’s not suspecting it and his back is turned, you pull out your Tommy...
Tomorrow Tony Cingrani will take the mound for the Reds. I will have up a “what to expect from Tony Cingrani” article tomorrow morning with a full scouting report. I bought my tickets this morning to go see the game which should be an excellent pitching match up between our guy and the Marlins super prospect Jose Fernandez. I can’t wait, just hope that the weather holds off...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jay Bruce hits a pair of bases-loaded singles that sent the Cincinnati Reds to a couple of wins on Wednesday, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Phillies in the conclusion of a suspended game and 11-2 in the later one.
The Reds completed their first sweep of the Phillies since 1996.
First, they finished their game suspended overnight by rain. Several hundred fans were in...
How does the Cincinnati Reds ticket office sell seats to a Tuesday night game in April? They invite dog owners to bring th…
Louisville won 8-3. Box Score
Jason McDonald went 2-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
Mike Hessman went 1-3 with a run and an RBI.
Henry Rodriguez went 2-4 with a double and 2 runs.
Felix Perez went 3-4 with a HR (2) and 4 RBI.
Denis Phipps went 2-4 with 2 doubles and a run.
Konrad Schmidt went 2-4 with an RBI.
Josh Fellhauer went 1-4 with a solo HR (1).
Jose Arredondo threw 2 perfect...