Found June 19, 2012 on
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Joey Votto continues to pace all National League first basemen in fan voting for the 83rd Annual MLB All-Star Game. The league released an updated leaderboard on Monday in which revealed Votto holding a monumental lead at 1B over the next top vote-getter.
Votto currently leads the majors in average, doubles, on-base percentage, walks, WAR, and OPS.
Here's the most up-to-date tally in voting among NL first basemen:
1) Joey Votto, Reds, 2,108,725.
2) Lance Berkman, Cardinals, 851,373.
3) Freddie Freeman, Braves, 828,759.
4) Brandon Belt, Giants, 563,708.
5) Bryan LaHair, Cubs, 514,809.
Teammate Brandon Phillips remains in second place behind Atlanta's Dan Uggla among NL second basemen. Here's a look at the leaders for that position:
1) Dan Uggla, Braves: 1,341,088
2) Brandon Phillips, Reds: 885,250
3) Omar Infante, Marlins: 737,715
4) Jose Altuve, Astros: 700,640
5) Rickie Weeks, Brewers: 642,184
The only ot...
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It’s All-Star vote status report day: my favorite days in June!
Joey Votto increased his lead over the second-place vote getter in the first base field. The person he’s beating has changed, though. Freddie Freeman of the Braves has overtaken Lance Berkman of the Cardinals for second place. But whereas Votto had 2.47 times as many votes as Berkman last Tuesday, he has 2.64 times...
Reds’ pitcher and stuck-in-the-90s poster child Bronson Arroyo played the Fan Cave recently. I thought there was no way the Fan Cave could top the Brandon Phillips eating weird gourmet foods … [visit site to read more]
After sweeping the Tribe last week in Cincinnati, the Reds trip to the Mistake by the Lake got off to a rocky start Monday night as Mat Latos only goes 4 innings and gives up a few longballs.
In this week’s show:
Derek Lowe vs Dusty Baker, Round 2 was Much Ado about Nothing
People need to stop tweeting Dallas Latos when her husband pitches poorly
We caught back up with Louisville...
The Reds (38-27) met the Mets (35-32) in their last game of a three game series this Father's Day afternoon. Johnny Cueto not only had a great outing on the mound (7.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER 1 BB, 8 SO) but also got the first multiple base hit of his career on a stand up double in the 3rd inning. Cueto continues to prove he's one of the best pitchers in the National League. Great...
Last night’s game for me was like Las Vegas: exhaustingly active but ultimately disappointing. The Reds dropped the first of the series with the Indians 9-10.
Mat Latos took the mound and was just terrible. In 4.0 innings pitched he allowed 7 runs (earned) on 8 hits, including 3 home runs. Before the game Chris Welsh and George Grande were talking about how Latos could eventually...
What a tough break for the Reds. They held their own in a pitcher’s duel all the way into extras, only to have their once-ace give it away in the 10th.
Mike Leake started for the Reds and gave ‘em all he could. He went beyond his normal pitch count through the 7th, hoping his offense would break the 1-1 tie. In his 7.0 innings pitched, he allowed 1 run (earned) on 6 hits and...
Chapman is now 0-3 with two blown saves in
his previous seven outings
Tuesday's edition of the Battle of Ohio at Progressive Field unfolded much differently than Monday's 19-run, 27-hit slugfest. Instead of offense, stingy pitching was on full display by the Redlegs and Indians. However, the end result on Tuesday was just the same for the Reds (38-29) as they fell...
The Mustangs got their season
under way with an ugly loss.
Louisville 9 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
Bats (23-49), Last place International League West, 19.0 GB
-Sean Gallagher (W 5-4, 5.04) pitched five innings of two-run baseball for the win. Bill Bray struck out one in 1.1 innings of scoreless ball. Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings, and Jordan Smith added...
Left-hander Aroldis Chapman has gone from unhittable to questionable. Chapman took the loss Tuesday, giving up a two-run walk-off home run to Asdrubal Cabrera in a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Cleveland Indians. The Reds had taken a 2-1 lead in the top of the 10th when Chris Heisey scored on a wild pitch. "The game goes from jubilation to a down in one swing," Reds manager...
6/19 Game Review
Louisville won 4-2. Box Score
Joey Gathright went 2-4 with a run.
Mike Costanzo went 1-4 with an RBI.
Dioner Navarro went 1-4 with a solo HR (3).
Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a double and a run.
Cody Puckett went 2-2 with a walk, HR (8) with 2 RBI.
Ryan Feierabend allowed 2 runs in 5.2 innings with 4 walks and 3 strikeouts.
Scott Carroll threw a shutout inning...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Scott Rolen has been activated from the disabled list, and the third baseman is in the Cincinnati Reds' lineup for the opener of a series against the Cleveland Indians.
Infielder-outfielder Kristoper Negron was optioned to Triple-A Louisville to make room for Rolen, who had been out since May 12 because of a sore right shoulder. Rolen is batting seventh in the...
Pitchers Mat Latos and Derek Lowe opposed each other for the second time in a week, and much like their last game, a controversy ensued.
The Indians beat the Reds 10-9 on Monday in the first of a three-game series in Cleveland, and Latos thinks some funny business was going on.
The Reds starter got hammered for seven runs including three home runs over four innings, and he implied...
+ “I mean, you’re throwing a projectile 90-plus miles an hour. Evidently they were trying to throw him inside after he hit that ball to left center field, a pitch low and away. No, we didn’t think there was any intent. Every time somebody gets hit now, people think there’s intent. In the umpire’s opinion, if there had been, then he would have issued a warning...
CLEVELAND (AP) - No matter how well the Cincinnati Reds have played, they continue to struggle in Cleveland.
The Reds look to avoid a sixth consecutive road loss to the Indians when the interleague rivals continue their series Tuesday night.
Cincinnati (38-28) outscored Cleveland 24-9 while sweeping the Indians at home last week and had little trouble scoring runs Monday, but its...
Citi Field (Flushing, NY)
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N.Y. Mets (35-32)010000000171
W: J. Cueto (8-3) L: C. Young (1-1)
S: S. Marshall (9)
HR: CIN - None NYM - None
Johnny Cueto gave up just one run and struck out eight to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 win over the New York Mets, completing a three-game sweep at Citi Field.