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Video: Jeff Crews: Game of a Lifetime
Seen here is the amazing story of Ohio native and lifelong Reds fan Jeff Crews.
Crews passed away due to brain cancer on July 4 of this year, but not before witnessing Homer Bailey's no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants, the same day Crews and his family were also treated as guests at Great American Ball Park by Joey Votto.
Oh, did I mention Crews was also on hand in Pittsburgh when Bailey threw his other no-hitter last September? Yeah, not even Hollywood can write a script like this.
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The wife of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mat Latos says she filed a police report after being assaulted at Tuesday night's NL wild-card game in Pittsburgh and that security at PNC Park did nothing to help her.
Got punched in the head at least 3 times by a pirates fan so this has been cool.
-- Dallas Latos (@DallasLatos) October 2, 2013
Pittsburgh police can't arrest anyone...
Loyal readers are cognizant that I don’t believe Dusty Baker is a quality baseball manager. In fact, I’ve written about it multiple times – though not recently. Following his second consecutive early postseason exit Tuesday night, it’s high time for the axe to fall in southwest Ohio.
Do you need reasons why Baker should be fired? I’ve got them:
• Consider the Reds arguably...
The Reds have finally unveiled their 25-man roster for the do-or-die Wild Card game tonight in Pittsburgh.
Here is a look at who Dusty Baker will have at his disposal to try and eliminate Clint Hurdle's Pirates.
C - Devin Mesoraco
C - Ryan Hanigan
1B - Joey Votto
2B - Brandon Phillips
SS - Zack Cozart
3B - Todd Frazier
INF - Jack Hannahan
INF - Cesar...
Johnny Cueto is getting absolutely pounded early on in Pittsburgh, allowing three runs in the first three innings and getting so rattled by a raucous PNC Park crowd that he dropped the ball right out of his hand while preparing to throw a pitch. The score could be a lot worse than 3-0 through three if it weren't for Reds third baseman Todd Frazier. With two on and two out in...
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's monumental Wild Card game between the Reds and Pirates at PNC Park, fans of both teams will be going crazy, but for very different reasons, obviously.
For the Pirates, Tuesday's game marks the end of an unfathomable streak of futility, as Pittsburgh will play host to its first postseason game since 1992. One can only imagine the kind...
Cincinnati Reds' second baseman Brandon Phillips left Saturday afternoon's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fifth inning after fouling a ball off his left shin.
As reported by Mark Sheldon and Jeremy Warnemuende of MLB.com, Phillips hit a 1-0 fastball from Charlie Morton into his lower left leg near the ankle. Phillips backed
out of the box and was in obvious...
Liriano has been dominant at PNC Park this season
The 2013 edition of the one game National League wild card round is set to take place tomorrow night at 8:07PM. This is the second year the new playoff format has been introduced and this year features the Cincinnati Reds visiting PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. These two teams play out of the NL Central and a third...
The Cincinnati Reds have learned how to reach the postseason. Winning once they get there, however, remains elusive.
Johnny Cueto struggled with his command and a raucous crowd that relentlessly taunted him as the Reds fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Tuesday night in the NL wild-card game.
The Reds, who won 90 games and reached the playoffs for the third time in four years...
Brandon Phillips and the Reds take on the Pirates tonight in a one-game, winner-takes-all playoff.
Attacking the Reds` leadoff hitter and OBP extraordinaire.
After the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Wild Card Game tonight, a Pirates fan naturally jumped off the Roberto Clemente Bridge in celebration. Ummm, Ok dude. That probably wasn’t the smartest thing you have ever done in your life.
Check out the video…
The post Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Jumps Off Roberto Clemente Bridge After Wild Card Game...
When the Pirates started their weekend series with the Reds last Friday, it was clear that home field advantage was on the line. What we didn't know at the time was that by clinching home field advantage a day early with easy wins on Friday and Saturday, the Pirates also changed their mound opponent tonight from Mat Latos to Johnny Cueto (the Reds say that the reason they scratched...
The Reds faced a familiar foe in the wild-card play-in and their season-ending woes continued to limit their post season to only one game, a 6-2 loss at Pittsburgh. Johnny Cueto was ineffective and the Pirates never looked back after taking a second inning lead from two homers.
On the eve of the most important game the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates will have played all year, a debate rages on about the legitimacy of playing a winner-take-all Wild Card game in the first place.
It seems silly for teams to endure spring training and a grinding 162-game schedule only to be rewarded with one chance to win and advance. But that is exactly where all...