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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 Washington -- with a 9-6 win on Sunday, and hit the road for two games in Atlanta. Then, it's off to New York for two games against the Mets followed by three interleague games at Yankee Stadium.
Won't even have to change hotels.
"I've never done that," manager Dusty Baker said.
Few have. It'll be only the seventh time that a team played back-to-back series in the same market since interleague play started, according to STATS LLC. There are five shared major league markets -- New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, the Bay Area and BaltimoreWashington. Interleague play made those lon...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Reds (18-17) got 11 hits against the Braves (23-14) Tuesday night, but not when they mattered. Johnny Cueto had an un-Cuetolike start, giving up 6 runs on 8 hits with only two strikeouts in only 4 innings of work. Alfredo Simon, JJ Hoover and Jose Arrendondo all gave up no runs in relief, but it still wasn't enough to topple red hot Atlanta lineup.
- Joey Votto...
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...
Todd Frazier gave Reds fans plenty to smile about Wednesday.
For a time tonight it looked like the Reds were going to go
through another night sleep walking at the plate. Then the Mets bullpen came
into play and the Reds’ bats came alive in the eighth inning to secure a 6-3
win and move to 19-17 on the season. All the info on the night’s festivities
after the break...
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...
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...
Usually Monday is for the Minor League Team Progress Report, but that is pushed until tomorrow as there was a whole lot of things going on that weren’t covered between Friday and today. First thing to get to is the recent slew of transactions through the organization.
Mike Costanzo – promoted to the Reds
Miguel Rojas – promoted to Louisville
Wirfin Obispo – promoted to...
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...
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...
Hasn't been the best of times since Bryce Harper cut off his skullet, eh? Friday night: 0-5, smacks himself in the eye with his bat. Saturday: 0-4, finishes his day by striking out on three pitches against Aroldis Chapman. Then on Sunday, Harper lost a Jay Bruce fly ball in the twlight/mist/clouds/sky in the 8th inning (video here). Ball lands ~15 feet behind him on the warning...
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...
The Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton and the Reds’ Joey Votto both delivered big on Mother’s Day. And not just to Mom either.
The two combined for a pair of walk-off grand slams, which hasn’t occurred in over 14 years. The last two to do so were Mo Vaughn of the Red Sox and Steve Finley of the Padres. For Stanton, his slam came in much more dramatic fashion, finishing off an unlikely...
Joey Votto is looking to build on his best - and most dramatic - performance of the season for the Cincinnati Reds.
The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves are trying to continue their own impressive production at the plate.
On the heels of his first three-homer game in more than four years, Votto and the Reds visit the Braves for the first of two meetings Monday night.
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...
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...
The Reds split the series with the Braves by losing the game they should have won yesterday. Cueto only lasted four innings and the offense only came up with two runs. I turned off Adventure Time for this??
Headed to New York to give the 20-16 Mets a visit. Mike Leake (0-5, 7.11 ERA) will face off against Johan Santana (1-2, 2.92 ERA). Maybe I’ll make plans...