Found August 03, 2012 on
Red Hot Mama:
The Reds won yesterday afternoon to take the last three games in the four-game series against the Padres. Johnny Cueto didn’t have his best stuff, but he still ate some innings and performed well enough to keep the Reds in it.
Ryan Ludwick, who had been dominant in the two previous games, sat yesterday, giving some other guys a chance to be heroes. Among them was Todd Frazier with 3 RBI. Final score: Padres 4, Reds 9.
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CINCINNATI This is a tale of how two baseball parks affected the baseball career of Ryan Ludwick, one tearing it down and the other rebuilding it.
San Diego's Petco Park nearly destroyed it.
Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park resurrected it.
Ludwick was considered a productive offensive player as a St. Louis Cardinal. He hit .299 with 37 homers and 113 RBI in 2008...
The month of July was very kind to the Cincinnati Reds. They were able to overtake the Pirates for first place in the NL Central after posting a 19-7 record during the 31-day span. That win total tied the Oakland A's for the most wins in MLB during July and was the partial result of a 10-game winning streak the Reds ripped off from 7/19-7/29. Even without Joey Votto in...
The Reds had to come back from deficits twice, but they finally put the game in the win column. After losing the first game in the series to end the win streak at 10, winning the third game officially starts a new streak. Final score: Padres 4, Reds 6.
The Reds and Padres finish out the 4-game set today at 12:35 p.m. in Great American Ball Park. Johnny Cueto...
Todd Frazier led the way Thursday afternoon.
The Reds (64-41) beat the Padres (44-63) by a score of 9-4 in their final tune-up before a crucial, weekend showdown with the second-place Pittsburgh Pirates.
Johnny Cueto (W 14-5, 2.52) gave up four earned runs over 7.1 innings, with nine strikeouts, to move into a tie for the National League lead in wins at 14. Ross Ohlendorf...
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Todd Frazier's 13th homer of the year on Thursday is just the latest notch on his resume with which is drawing serious consideration for National League Rookie of the Year honors. Here's a peek at how he ranks among league rookies in the following categories:
Average: 3rd (.275)...
Ryan Ludwick homered and drove in four runs for the second consecutive game, and the Cincinnati Reds kept rolling along with a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Ludwick drove in the go-ahead run twice to lead the Reds (63-41) to their 19th victory in 22 games. Despite playing without sluggers Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips, they moved 22 games over .500 for...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Ryan Ludwick homered and drove in four runs for the second consecutive game, and the Cincinnati Reds kept rolling along with a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Ludwick drove in the go-ahead run twice to lead the Reds (63-41) to their 19th victory in 22 games. Despite playing without Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips, they moved 22 games over...
Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and Johnny Cueto overcame a pair of rare long balls to pitch into the eighth inning Thursday and lead the surging Cincinnati Reds to their 13th win in 14 games, 9-4 over the San Diego Padres.
Scott Rolen had three hits, Frazier had three RBIs and Jay Bruce drove in two runs, helping push the Reds to 23 games over .500 (64-41) for the first time since...
At the beginning of July, the Reds visited San Diego for a four-game series with the Padres. They lost the first game and won the next three. Yesterday afternoon, the Reds finished another four-game series with the Padres in Cincinnati with the exact same result: lost the first and won the last three.
That’s a winning percentage I can get on board with, even though this time...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and Johnny Cueto overcame a pair of rare long balls to pitch into the eighth inning Thursday and lead the surging Cincinnati Reds to their 13th win in 14 games, 9-4 over the San Diego Padres.
Scott Rolen had three hits, Frazier had three RBIs and Jay Bruce drove in two runs, helping push the Reds to 23 games over .500 (64-41) for...
Earlier this season a lackluster offense kept manager Dusty Baker shuffling his lineup. Ryan Ludwick was hitting only .201 in mid June before going on a tear to raise his average over .260 and increasing his home run total to a team second-best 19. He drove in four last night as the Reds continue to roll wihout their best hitter, Joey Votto.
Just like the final series before the All-Star break, the Padres took game one from the Reds only to drop the final three in the long series. The series saw plenty of offense supplied by the Friars as they totaled 25 runs over the series, scoring at least four runs per game.
Former Friar Ryan Ludwick shined against San Diego pitching, going 6-12 with two homer runs and 10 RBIs in...
CINCINNATI Minus Joey Voto. Minus Brandon Phillips. Minus Ryan Ludwick. Minus Devin Mesoraco.
Despite more minuses than a row of subtraction problems, the Cincinnati Reds continue their relentless march of excellence.
They were missing 51 home runs and 281 RBIs from their regulars in Thursday afternoon's lineup, but they nonetheless pounded the bejabbers out of the San Diego...