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The Blaze are two games back in North
Division of the California League.
Norfolk 4 Louisville 2
-It was a deja vu loss for the Bats (10-22) who dropped their fourth straight contest. Jeff Francis (2-4) allowed all four earned runs in his seven innings. Scott Carroll and Travis Webb each tossed a perfect inning with a strikeout.
-CF Denis Phipps provided the only offense, hitting a two-run home run in the sixth. RF Bill Rhinehart went a perfect 3-3 on the night.
Mississippi 3 Pensacola 2 (12 innings)
-It took 12 innings and seven pitchers again, but Pensacola (15-17) lost this time. Mark Serrano started and threw five scoreless innings, with just two hits. Donnie Joseph got back to his ways, tossing two scoreless innings. Chris Manno (0-1) took the loss, doing his best Alfredo Simon imitation by allowing the winning, walk-off run to score via a wild pitch.
-1B Joel Guzman had two hits including a solo homer. C Koyie Hill provided the second RBI, walking to force in the tyi...
BEST OF MAXIM
Who needs an Ace? Not the Reds, they already have one.
Reds kept their series win streak alive in dramatic fashion, perhaps a bit too
dramatic, taking two of three in Milwaukee after a 2-1 victory over the Brewers
on Wednesday afternoon. It was more than just any victory, though, as this one
felt a little bit bigger. All the info after the break…
5/7 Game Review
Louisville lost 4-2. Box Score
Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a run.
Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a HR (4) and 2 RBI.
Bill Rhinehart went 3-3.
Corky Miller went 1-3.
Scott Carroll threw a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout.
Travis Webb threw a perfect inning of relief with a strikeout.
The offense continues to struggle. Corky Miller pushed his average...
The Reds' offense has been getting better lately. But it has been doing so with little help from the fourth spot.
After Sunday's 5-0 victory over the Pirates, the cleanup hitters are batting .171 with 10 RBI. They are last in the National League in average, slugging percentage and RBI.
A quick fix would to move Jay Bruce to the spot, but manager Dusty Baker has no plans...
Despite Donnie Joseph allowing his first run and blown save,
the Blue Wahoos were victorious in 12.
Indianapolis 4 Louisville 2
-Brett Tomko pitched another solid game for the Bats (10-21), striking out six over six innings and allowing two earned runs. Josh Judy (1-2) took the loss giving up two earned in 1/3 of an inning.
-2B Chris Valaika was 2-4 with a double, an RBI...
ESPN released the latest edition of their weekly MLB Power Rankings on Monday and the Redlegs came in solid at no. 12. That's an improvement of five spots from last week's ranking (17th) -- only the Angels and Orioles made bigger jumps during that span (+6).
The team's rise in the poll was undoubtedly aided on the strength of a 3-2 record, which included a...
Cincy did something on Monday night that they had done just one other time in the past ten months, and that's win a game played on the first day of the week. The Reds took advantage of another great start by Bronson Arroyo (2-1) in upending the host Brewers (12-17) by a tally of 6-1. Dusty Baker's bunch was previously 1-10 in their past 11 games played on Monday (dating...
From the Reds...
CINCINNATI (May 9, 2012) — The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum’s 2012 Big Red Machine bobblehead series, presented by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, continues in May with the release of the George Foster bobblehead, the second in the six bobblehead collection.
The George Foster bobbleheads are free with full-price paid admission to the Reds Hall...
The bats for the Cincinnati Reds went quiet on Saturday night vs. the Pirates but they came to life Sunday afternoon as the Reds won 5-0 and took the series from Pittsburgh. Mat Latos struck out a career high 11 batters on Sunday and looked like the frontline starting pitcher the Reds traded for this offseason.
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I guess Mat Latos really is a better pitcher in May than April.
In his first start in May, Latos, who is horrible, just horrible, in his career in April, had his best start as … [visit site to read more]
The Cincinnati Reds are now without a left-handed bat off the bench. The club activated Miguel Cairo from the disabled list before Monday's game. To clear a roster spot, Cincinnati outrighted Willie Harris to Class AAA Louisville. Harris was the only left-handed hitter on the bench, but he's struggled so badly that the Reds kept Todd Frazier at Harris' expense. ...
5/8 Game Review
Louisville lost 11-4. Box Score
Felix Perez went 1-3.
Denis Phipps went 1-3.
Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a run.
Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a run.
Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
Mike Costanzo went 2-4 with 2 doubles, 2 RBI and a run.
Corky Miller went 1-4 with an RBI.
Carlos Fisher threw 2 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.
Josh Judy threw...
Like the Cincinnati Reds in 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers are having some difficulty in the early stages of their NL Central title defense.
The injury-plagued Brewers will try to get headed in the right direction during their first matchup with the Reds this season, a three-game series that opens Monday night at Miller Park.
Milwaukee claimed its first division title since 1982 last...
Jay Bruce hit a three-run home run and Bronson Arroyo pitched solidly into the seventh inning, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Bruce's ninth home run capped a five-run fourth inning off Marco Estrada (0-2). It extended his hitting streak to 10 games and Bruce is batting .405 (15 for 37) with six home runs and 12 RBIs during...
I don't know how to accurately describe the frustration that this game caused me watching it. The Pirates were very patient with Mat Latos in the first inning and drew three walks and were a nice Todd Frazier snag of a Casey McGehee line drive away from making breaking the inning open. Instead, they got nothing out of the first and never really threatened to score again all afternoon...
The 'Big Three' came through with back-to-back-to-back hits
during the fourth inning of last night's 6-1 victory. Jay Bruce
cashed 'em in with his 9th homer of the year -- a 463-ft bomb
that nearly cleared the stadium in right center.