Found August 24, 2012 on
The Phils split the series with the Reds as they win in extra-innings in walk-off fashion as they come from behind to win 4-3.
The Reds took the lead in the first as, with the bases loaded, via singles by lead-off man Zack Cozart and Drew Stubbs, with Cozart stopping at second base, and a walk to Ryan Ludwick, moving up both runners, and with one man out, Todd Frazier hits an RBI ground out, 5-3, knocking in Cozart, giving the Reds a 1-0 lead, while Stubbs would move up to third base. The Reds added to their lead in the sixth as, with two men on, and with nobody out, Frazier hits a two-run double, knocking in Jay Bruce, who had started the inning off with a single, then moved up to second base on Ludwick’s single, and Ludwick, who had just singled, giving the Reds a 3-0 lead, before he moved up to third base on center fielder Laynce Nix’s fielding error. The Phils would get a run back in their half of the sixth as, with runners on second and third, and with nobody out, Nix hits a sa...
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The Reds won and ensured no less than a split of the 4-game series against the Phillies last night.
Bronson Arroyo faced the minimum number of batters through the first four innings, gave up a home run in the fifth to Domonic Brown and then went back to facing the minimum until the eighth inning. Prior to this, the Phillies had owned Arroyo, but he really demonstrated...
The Reds gave one of the greatest players in team history the ultimate honor on Saturday when they retired Hall of Famer Barry Larkin's No. 11 jersey.
CINCINNATI -- The huge '11' engraved on the skin part of the Great American Ball Park infield behind second base told everybody that this weekend was special.
For most of 19 years, '11' was the uniform number worn by Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin and after his retirement in 2004 the number disappeared from the roster.
Equipment manager Rick Stowe, realizing...
For the third time in a row, a Reds-Phillies game was decided by one run. Unfortunately, in this fourth game of the series, the decision was for the Phillies.
Johnny Cueto started for the Reds and had a pretty poor outing, by his standards. He pitched only 5.0 innings, allowing 2 runs (earned) on 5 hits and 3 walks.
The bullpen wasn’t exactly fresh when they were called upon...
CINCINNATI Todd Frazier's head crashed to the pillow at 4 a.m. and two hours later he was awakened by the pounding of drums and the clanging of cymbals outside his downtown condominium.
The Cincinnati Reds played an 11-inning night game in Philadelphia Thursday, so they were early-morning arrivals to their home city.
Those weren't the St. Louis Cardinals pounding and clanging...
The Cincinnati Reds optioned Devin Mesoraco to Triple-A Louisville before Thursday's 4-3, 11-inning loss to the Phillies. Mesoraco, the Reds' No. 1 prospect coming into the year, has caught two days out of five all season. But he has struggled at the plate -- .210 with five home runs and 14 RBI. He can still be on the postseason roster. "We're hoping so,"...
Let’s start off with some more Billy Hamilton talk. Yesterday two national prospect writers held chats and addressed some questions about Hamilton. Jason Parks at Baseball Prospectus had this to say:
ddufourlogger (Louisville, KY): Hey Professor! Tell me about what you see in Billy Hamilton. Besides the obvious! I see little reason for the Reds not to stick him in CF next...
8/25 Game Review
Louisville lost 5-1. Box Score
Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a double.
Devin Mesoraco went 1-3 with a double and a walk.
Henry Rodriguez went 2-4 with a double and RBI.
Chad Reineke allowed 3 earned (4 total) in 6 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts.
Pensacola won 4-3. Box Score
Billy Hamilton went 2-4 with 2 runs and a steal (149).
David Vidal went 1-4 with...
Before the season Cincinnati signed Dioner Navarro as an insurance policy for top prospect Devin Mesoraco who was going to spend his rookie season with the Reds. Navarro since has led Louisville in most important offensive stats and is now the parent team's backup catcher while Mesoraco goes back to tune up his swing over the final two weeks of the International League season.
Reds Double-A shortstop Billy Hamilton broke Vince Coleman's 29-year-old record for steals in a season with 146. Hamilton had four stolen bases in the first game of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos' doubleheader to best the record Coleman set in 113 games with the Macon (Ga.) Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals' Class-A affiliate. The major league record is 130 steals, set...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brandon Phillips hit his first home run in August, Mike Leake pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday to strengthen their hold on the top spot in the NL Central.
Phillips and Ryan Ludwick had three hits apiece and Jay Bruce added a two-run homer as Cincinnati regained a seven-game lead over...
8/23 Game Review
Louisville lost 6-1. Box Score
Willie Harris went 2-4 with 2 doubles, a walk and a run.
Felix Perez went 1-4 with an RBI.
Chris Valaika went 2-3 with a walk and a double.
Todd Redmond allowed 1 earned (2 total) in 6 innings with 6 strikeouts.
Todd Redmond was the tough luck pitcher who took the loss after a very strong start.
Pensacola won 6-0. Box...
Indianapolis 7 Louisville 5
Bats (50-83), Last place International League West, 29.5 GB
-Kanekoa Texeira started and gave up two runs, one earned, in 2.1 innings. Travis Webb (L 2-5, 4.70) allowed two earned runs in 1.2 innings for the loss.
-2B-LF Willie Harris was 2-5, with two solo home runs (3).
Montgomery 9 Pensacola 8
Blue Wahoos (63-65, 29-30),...
SWING AND A MISS
Trot out any 12-year old that has been over-publicized on ESPN during the current Little League and they would make this play. Even little Johnny Reserve who plays the bare minimum. Shoot, a fairly well-mannered golden retriever could have made this play. Miguel Cairo, a utilityman for the Reds, was playing first base Thursday night. In the 11th inning with the score tied, Phillies...
I'm just annoyed in general, so let's get this started.1. The Cincinnati Reds. You know, I think I dislike these assholes more than the Cubs right now. I didn't know it was possible, but my burning inferno of hatred has officially crossed state lines. They just will NOT LOSE!!! And it's infuriating!!! I cannot get behind this team. I suppose career ending...