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The Blaze won their third straight Tuesday.
Rochester 5 Louisville 4
-The Bats (12-28) wasted a quality start from Pedro Villarreal who pitched 6.2 innings of three-run baseball. Nick Christiani (0-2) got a blown save and loss, giving up two earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Jordan Smith allowed no runs in 2/3 of an inning.
-DH Willie Harris was 1-3 with a double and an RBI. 3B Kris Negron added an RBI. RF Bill Rhinehart hit a solo home run (4).
Pensacola 2 Birmingham 0
-Tim Crabbe threw seven shutout innings for the Blue Wahoos (19-21). Curtis Partch (2-2) got the win tossing a scoreless inning with two strikeouts. Donnie Joseph struck out the side in the ninth for his seventh save.
-DH P.J. Phillips had a hit and scored on a pinch-hit, two-run homer (2) from RF Josh Fellhauer in the bottom of the eighth, which proved to be the winning runs.
Bakersfield 2 Stockton 1
-The Blaze (22-15) won game one of the doubleheader in dramatic fashion. Daniel Renken allowed one e...
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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...
Only three players rank ahead of Votto in the new rankings
If there's one thing we know about life, it's that it never goes exactly according to plan. And the folks that cover fantasy baseball over at ESPN.com know this as well. That is precisely why they recently wadded up their preseason Top 250 list and re-ranked it using what they know now. It's amazing...
NEW YORK - One day, the Reds promise, left-hander Aroldis Chapman will be a starting pitcher. But it cant happen yet, not when two of the teams top setup men remain on the disabled list. And not everyone with the team is certain it should happen it all.
I honestly dont think he can be as effective as a starting pitcher, right-hander Bronson Arroyo, one of the Reds starters, said...
Both accounts are excerpts taken from Redleg Journal, a must-have piece of historical literature for anyone who calls themselves a fan of the Reds:
"May 16, 1902 - The Palace of the Fans is dedicated in ceremonies before a game against New York. The Giants spoiled the day with a 5-3 win, scoring all of their runs in the ninth inning. Also, during the...
5/16 Game Review
Louisville lost 4-1. Box Score
Kristopher Negron went 1-3 with a walk, 2 steals (13) and a run.
Neftali Soto went 0-2 with 2 walks.
Felix Perez went 2-3.
Carlos Fisher threw 3 shutout innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
The Bats struggles continue as they managed just 5 hits on the game and only scored because of an error. Chad Reineke had 8 strikeouts...
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...
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...
Right-hander Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds has pitched pretty well in the his last three outings. He's given up a total of four runs, in fact. But he's gone six, five and five innings. In the last two, it's taken him 109 and 100 pitches to get through five. That obviously a problem for the bullpen. Latos was the victim of a blown save in the Thursday's 9-4...
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...
After a disappointing assignment to AAA right before opening day Todd Frazier now finds himself the de facto regular third baseman since Scott Rolen went on the DL. His two home runs led the Reds to a comeback victory in a series opener against the Mets last night.
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...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Todd Frazier homered twice, Brandon Phillips hit a tying single off Jon Rauch in the eighth and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 6-3 Wednesday night.
Pinch-hitter Jay Bruce drove in the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly one out after the Reds put together three straight hits off Rauch (3-2), ending with Phillips' single. Rauch retired Chris Heisey on...
A couple days ago Paul Daugherty of Cincinnati.com wrote a piece wondering if Kevin Youkilis would be a good fit for the Cincinnati Reds. He talks about how the Boston Red Sox third baseman is a native of the city could be the grinding power bat that the team needs. Well today John Fay also of Cincinnati.com has a quote from General Manager Walt Jocketty that killed any chance...
Todd Frazier went deep twice yesterday. When asked the other day if Frazier would play, Dusty Baker said, “It could be (Miguel) Cairo. I’ve got an idea what guys’ strengths and weaknesses are… We’ll see. It’s up to Frazier. Okay, who switched out my mint toothpicks with splinters! You know my T-picks kill the skunk breath!” Todd Frazier is a damn fine specimen...
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves jumped on Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto early Tuesday night and beat the Reds 6-2, giving the right-hander his first loss of the season.
Brian McCann homered and the Braves scored four runs in the third inning.
Cueto (4-1) led the major leagues with his 1.12 ERA before giving up six runs, five earned, on eight hits in four innings. He had allowed only...