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CINCINNATI - Reds outfielder Jay Bruce figured it was only a matter of time. Cincinnati squandered several scoring opportunities through the first eight innings on Tuesday, going 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and leaving 14 on base. Bruce reversed that trend with one mighty swing in the bottom of the ninth. Bruce's three-run, walk-off home run off Josh Edgin snapped a scoreless tie and lifted the Reds to a dramatic 3-0 victory over the New York Mets in the opening game of a three-game series at Great American Ball Park. "We just couldn't get that hit to bust it open," said Bruce, his face still splattered with shaving cream from the postgame celebration. "If you keep getting guys on base, something's going to happen. Fortunately it did." With the victory, the Reds improved to 20-8 since injured first baseman Joey Votto left the lineup on July 16. Votto was placed on the disabled list a day later and has yet to return. With Pi...
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This has been the year of the rookie. Superstar youngsters like Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and Manny Machado have all stepped into prominent roles for their respective teams. Trout is even in the MVP discussion this year, leading the AL in batting average, and pushing the Angels towards the playoffs.
All the successes of these players, among others, are prompting everyone else to...
The score remained 0-0 in the bottom of the ninth until Jay Bruce came through with the 4th walk-off homer of his career to give the Reds the win in the series opener with the Mets.
Mat Latos started for the Reds and was lights-out. … [visit site to read more]
If you missed the first eight and a half innings of the game between the Reds (70-46) and Mets (55-61) on Tuesday, you didn't miss much. However, if you missed the bottom of the ninth, you owe yourself an apology.
That's because with two on and nobody out, Jay Bruce belted his 23rd homer of the season to propel Cincy to a 3-0, walk-off victory before 26,113 delighted...
Jay Bruce homered tonight in the 9th inning (to left field) in a 0-0 tie game to win the game for the Cincinnati Reds 3-0. The win was the Reds 70th of the season. It was Bruce’s 123rd career home run. While some may have come in bigger moments when the spotlight shined brighter, we’re not sure that he’s ever truly hit a bigger one.
This season hasn’t altogether gone as...
After taking a double shut-out into the ninth inning, Jay Bruce hit a walk-off 3-run home run to beat the Mets 0-3. Mat Latos totally kicked ass through 7.0 IP for the Reds’ fourth win in a row.
Tomorrow the Reds continue the series with the Mets, and it could be an ugly one. R.A. Dickey (RHP, 15-3, 2.72 ERA) leads the charge for the Mets, and he’s been on...
The Cincinnati Reds and Jay Bruce are both streaky.
When both are hot, Cincinnati is awfully difficult to stop.
Bruce, who has homered in three straight games, looks to help the Reds post their fifth winning streak of at least six games this season Thursday night while completing their second consecutive sweep of the New York Mets.
Scott Rolen and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back home...
The opener between the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets at Great American Ball Park was scoreless until the game's final pitch.
The Reds could again have some trouble offensively going up against R.A. Dickey, who seems to have returned to form following a rough patch.
The NL Central leaders hope to carry some momentum from a thrilling win into Wednesday night and prevent Dickey...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds won their fourth game in a row, beating the New York Mets 3-0 Tuesday night.
The NL Central leaders and the Mets were a combined 0 for 18 with runners in scoring position before Bruce connected with no outs.
Brandon Phillips drew a leadoff walk in the ninth from Manny Acosta (1-3), New...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Scott Rolen and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back home runs, and Mike Leake pitched his second complete game of the season, helping the Cincinnati Reds extend their win streak to five with a 6-1 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Jay Bruce homered for the third consecutive game, helping the first-place Reds improve to 21-8 since All-Star first baseman...
Scott Rolen and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back home runs, and Mike Leake pitched his second complete game of the season, helping the Cincinnati Reds extend their win streak to five with a 6-1 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Jay Bruce homered for the third consecutive game, helping the first-place Reds improve to 21-8 since All-Star first baseman Joey Votto was forced...
My latest piece for Full Spectrum Baseball looks at the minor league system of the Cincinnati Reds, including ultra-hyped speedster Billy Hamilton.
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Well last week wasn’t the best in Reds history both on and off the field however they managed to pick their game back up and took 3 of 4 against the Cubbies. We had a very special guest join us as well on the podcast. Kristine from the Fox Sports Ohio Girls
In this week’s show:
David and I look back at the week that was in Milwaukee and Chicago
Cy Young debate and Chapman’s...
Charlotte 5 Louisville 3
Bats (48-78), Last place International League West, 26.5 GB
-Nick Masset started and struck out four over two innings, allowing one earned run. Chad Reineke (L 5-8, 4.27) gave up three earned runs in five innings.
-DH Dioner Navarro and LF Willie Harris each recorded an RBI. 3B Mike Costanzo drove in and scored a run.
Mobile 4 Pensacola...
Cincinnati has risen from low expectations to the team of destiny in a single summer. How?
On July 13th, in a moment of accidental prophecy, I wrote the following paragraph: If the Reds have hopes of chasing 1990 and reviving the ghosts of championships past, this season can’t rest solely on the shoulders of Joey Votto. That’s the beauty of baseball; you can’t do this thing...