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Today marks day 10 of the Top 12 Games of the Reds Season series. The campaign may have ended abruptly, and in somber fashion, but there is still plenty to smile about when thinking about the past six months or so. We will be counting down the greatest contests from the year each day until we reach the number one spot.
But for now, here is No. 3 on the list:
May 13, 2012
Reds 9, Nationals 6
+ In perhaps the most thrilling victory all season long, Joey Votto's walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth seals a 9-6 win over Washington on Mother's Day. Votto homers three times in all, and adds a double for good measure, en route to a career day with which he tallies six RBI and four runs as well.
The start of the game is delayed for three hours and 36 minutes, but the finish is well worth the wait. Cincy outscores the Nationals 6-1 in the final two innings to escape being swept at home, and helps lift their record over the .500 m...
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Expectations were sky high entering the 2012 season for Mat Latos. The Reds dealt a king's ransom during the offseason to acquire the right-hander's services from San Diego, and all in hopes that he could be the No. 2 starter the team so desperately needed. After watching how is individual campaign unfolded, I would venture to say that his first season in Cincinnati can...
Steve Selsky was a 2011 33rd round draft pick out of Arizona who crushed the ball in limited action that season with the AZL Reds before spending just over a week with the Billings Mustangs. He hit a combined .311/.413/.585 with 17 walks and 24 strikeouts.
The Reds started Selsky off in Dayton and struggled some early on. In the month of April he went to the plate 81 times in the...
Peoria won its fourth game in a row to push its league-leading record to 11-4 on the season. They claimed an 8-2 victory over the Mesa Solar Sox yesterday behind some strong pitching from a Reds prospect. He was joined by four other players from the organization. Here's how they performed.
-RHP Tim Crabbe tossed four hitless innings, while walking one and...
Cincinnati Reds pitching coach Bryan Price interviewed for the Miami Marlins managerial job, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Saturday. Price coached a Reds staff that had a 3.34 ERA this season. Cincinnati won the National League Central with a 97-65 record and reached the NL Championship Series. Price, 50, interviewed for Marlins job in 2006, which was given to Joe Girardi...
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Check out this video compiled by the fine folks at MLB.com which features some of the top moments from the 2012 season. Among the memorable Reds moments include:
+ Homer Bailey's no-hitter
+ Joey Votto's monster individual performance on Mother's Day
+ Todd Frazier's "no-hands" homer
+ Barry Larkin...