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COLUMBUS, OH- The last time Bats' starter Chad Rogers faced the Columbus Clippers, he allowed six runs. This time, a seemingly different Chad Rogers toed the rubber and shut down the Clippers in a 2-1 win for the Louisville Bats.
In the aforementioned matchup with Columbus earlier this month, Rogers was shelled by the Clippers. Allowing six runs on six hits in 5.1 innings, Rogers suffered his third loss of the season.
With Rogers again on the hill, the Clippers were looking for a repeat performance of that August 8 meeting.
That was not at all the case.
From the first pitch, Rogers was absolutely brilliant.
He started his evening by flying through the Clippers order in three perfect innings. He then walked Ezequiel Carrera to start the fourth but immediately picked him off and completed his fourth-straight one-two-three inning.
In the fifth, David Cooper broke up his no-hit bid with a leadoff single, but Rogers quickly thwarted the rally with no harm done.
After a perfect sixth ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Emotions were running high in Cincinnati's clubhouse before Wednesday's series finale against the Cardinals, and understandably so. The Reds were in danger of getting swept in humiliating fashion to their division rivals, and more importantly, losing more ground in the pursuit of first place.
So, after Tuesday's 6-1 defeat to the hands of the Cardinals, All-Star second...
NUMBERS DON'T LIE
Brandon Phillips cussed out a Cincinnati reporter who questioned his move in the team's lineup to the number two spot.
I didn’t hear about this until some 18 hours after it happened. When I did, I took a tour of the Reds blogs to see what reaction was. There was a whole lot of “everyone already knows about this” and “there’s nothing to say that hasn’t already been said.” I, as you may have noticed, have been busy with a life outside of baseball lately, though, and was actually looking...
ST. LOUIS -- Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips verbally blasted a beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer before Wednesday night's game against the Cardinals.
With media crowded in the visiting manager's office for Dusty Baker's pre-game presser, Phillips came to the door and unleashed a profanity-laced tirade. Baker was in the process of discussing a shakeup of...
Whether you like the man or not, what Brandon Phillips did before Wednesday's game against the Cardinals is really hard to defend. The Gold Glove second basemen disrupted an interview in the clubhouse and used an expletive-filled, verbal attack on Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans after the latter sent out a pair of tweets about Phillips' on-base percentage...
What's better than watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park?
Watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park while enjoying a hot dog that you only paid one dollar for. That's what.
The Reds have announced they will hold a "Dollar Hot Dog Night" in celebration of record-setting fan support. The event will take place next Thursday (Sept. 5) during...
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Chris Heisey put his power on full display Wednesday night by depositing a home run into the upper deck of Busch Stadium.
Heisey's ninth home run of the season came in the top of the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas and effectively gave the Reds a 10-0 lead.
It's not everyday you see a ball end...
Circle your calendar for next weekend, folks. The key cogs from the Big Red Machine era are set to get together in Cincinnati to pay homage to Joe Morgan's statue dedication.Here is a press release from the Reds...
The starting eight members of the 1975-76 Cincinnati Reds World Series Championship teams will reunite Sept. 6 and 7 as part of Joe Morgan Weekend. This is...
Come on, Brandon Phillips. You’re better than that.
Phillips is in the midst of another productive season and the Reds still have an outside chance of winning the National League Central. At the very least, Cincinnati should be able to secure one of the NL’s two wild card spots. So can someone explain why Phillips is concerned about a sportswriter pointing out the three-time...
Brandon Phillips is apparently quite sensitive about his on-base percentage and would prefer reporters don't tweet about it.
Before Wednesday's game versus the St. Louis Cardinals, the Cincinnati Reds second baseman barged into the media's interview with manager Dusty Baker to berate Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans. Phillips didn't like that...
Reds reliever Sean Marshall is hoping to return this season as he recovers from a sprained left shoulder that has landed him on the disabled list most of the year. Marshall has stepped up his rehab and throwing according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.
"I'm pushing it and trying my best," left-hander Marshall said on Tuesday. "I want to help the team out, especially...
Neftali Soto had two hits in a Louisville Bats win on Thursday night.
As the calendar flips to September and the rosters expand, the Reds bring up an outfielder with game-changing speed and the steals to prove it.
Amid some inconsistent hitting during a rough stretch of games, the Cincinnati Reds turned in a big day at the plate in their last contest.
They may not need to score as many runs with Bronson Arroyo on the hill.
Arroyo tries to win a career high-tying fifth consecutive start as the visiting Reds open a three-game set against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.