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The Reds (32-27) faced off against the Tigers (28-32) tonight to wrap up a three game series. Despite a quality start from Homer Bailey and an offensive explosion from Todd Frazier, the Reds gave up a 4 run lead to completely implode against the Tigers and losing their grasp on their lead in the National League Central and allowing the Tigers to take the series 2 to 1.
- Todd Frazier has come alive against the Tigers this series, having his best offensive performance today. He had two hits for a career high 4 RBI's. Including a two run homer. Frazier improves to .275 on the year.
- Homer Bailey with another quality start. 6.2 IP, 3 runs, 2 walks and 7 strikeouts.
- Zack Cozart also gets two hits and drives in an RBI.
- Devin Mesoraco also homered but still has much improving to do at the plate
- Brandon Phillips crossed the plate twice on two hits, but also had a fielding error on a tough chopper to second.
- Alfredo Simon pitched an awesome 8th i...
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There are and have been for some time now, several fans on Twitter, calling for the head of Reds’ manager Dusty Baker on a pike like they were some Lord from Game of Thrones or something. Some have said they have wanted him fired since the day he was hired, and some have just recently jumped on the bandwagon. After last night’s bullpen debacle on national television...
The Reds gave up an early lead on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball last night when they ended up losing to the Tigers, 7-6. The box score makes it look like Jose Arredondo and Sean Marshall put in terrible performances, unable to get a single out, but in both cases they only got one batter before Baker yanked them. It was bullpen mismangement like we haven’t seen out of Baker...
Todd Frazier and his 2 RBI weren't enough to beat the Tigers
On a day of highly anticipated elimination games in the NBA and NHL, there was a very intriguing baseball game to watch. The Cincinnati Reds (32-26) hosted the Detroit Tigers (27-32) in a 4 o'clock game that allowed for many viewers to watch the game and also watch the playoff games in the other sports...
Believe it or not, the 83rd MLB All-Star Game is officially just 30 days away. As fans continue to stuff the ballot boxes with their personal selections (okay more like scroll and click on their computers via web voting) the experts are chiming in with their picks as well.
And being that the Reds are currently one of six division leaders, one would have to expect that they...
Beginning yesterday (Friday) at Noon ET through the end of the game on Sunday night, the Reds and Tigers will be squaring off in a Hashtag Battle on Twitter. It's #VoteTigers vs. #VoteReds. Fans are encouraged to tag all of their tweets either #VoteTigers or #VoteReds. The tagged tweets will be counted and the "losing" team (fewest tagged tweets) at...
6/9 Game Review
Louisville won 9-6. Box Score
Joey Gathright went 1-4 with a walk and a run.
Felix Perez went 2-5 with a run.
Willie Harris went 2-5 with a double, 2 RBI and a run.
Mike Costanzo went 1-2 with a double, 3 walks and 2 runs.
Dioner Navarro went 2-4 with a walk.
Bill Rhinehart went 2-4 with a HR (6), 3 RBI and 2 runs.
Cody Puckett went 1-4 with an RBI and a run.
Mat Latos came to the Reds for a package containing three of the top Reds prospects. Even though he's off to a slow the start the Reds will be relying heavily on him over the remainder of the season. After years of non-productivity the Cincinnati farm system is now paying dividends. Nine of the current roster spots can be traced back to prospect promotions and trades in the last two years.
There’s a secondary headline in a story on Reds.com today about how Dusty Baker is mentoring his guys through their struggles … [visit site to read more]
- Drew Stubbs will likely be out of the lineup for at least a few more days due to a strained oblique. The team is reluctant to put their center fielder on the disabled list after he was injured when swinging at a pitch last Tuesday against Pittsburgh. Stubbs experienced some tenderness after a workout on Saturday, but is confident he'll be back sooner rather than later....
There is a debate in Reds country about the opposing teams packing our home turf. The Detroit Tigers fans were very loud and very proud, particularly on Sunday night. Here we go again.
In this week’s show:
The weekend series vs the Tigers
Was Jose Valverde throwing spitballs? You decide for yourself!
Last week MLB held the Rule 4 Draft, also known as the Amateur Draft. In the first...
Nothing beats a good old-fashioned spitball. Apparently, spitballs aren't just a thing of the past, as Tigers closer Jose Valverde may have throw one during Sunday's game against the Reds. While we can't really be certain, Valverde appeared to spit into his glove before delivering a 1-2 pitch to Cincinnati's Devin Mesoraco, which has led to widespread speculation...
Austin Jackson hit a two-run double off Aroldis Chapman during Detroit's four-run eighth inning and the Tigers rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday night.
Virtually unhittable all season, Chapman (4-2) entered with two on in the eighth and the Reds leading 6-3. He gave up a single to pinch-hitter Brennan Boesch that loaded the bases and hit Matt Young...
There appears to be no way to stop
this guy from hitting.
After experiencing a great month of May record-wise, the Redlegs (32-27) have fallen on tougher times in June. They've lost four out of six on their current homestand and have allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to gain a share of the division lead. The blame for this recent downward spiral can be spread across the...
The Reds (and 21 other teams) had an off-day yesterday. For the Reds, it was their third day off in the last two weeks. It’s like watching baseball in France.
The Red Hot Family used the off-day to catch our local AAA team, the Indianapolis Indians (a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate). The Indians utterly spanked the Rochester Red Wings (a Washington Nationals affiliate...
Bachelor party in Cincinnati complete, and no one died.
We witnessed a couple of 10-inning beauties, one a 5-4 loss to the Pirates where Aroldis Chapman gave up the first run of his 2012 season. Last night’s 6-5 win in extras over the Tigers was one of the more exciting games I’ve been to in a long time.
Pretty good sports Saturday on tap. Not just a full slate of baseball on...