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On Tuesday, freshly promoted outfielder Derrick Robinson made his first big league start for the Reds. He proceeded to go 1-for-3 with two strikeouts and was replaced in the seventh inning by Chris Heisey as part of a double switch.
The 25-year-old was called up April 5 after Ryan Ludwick was placed on the disabled list, and after spending six seasons in the minors, Robinson is finally getting his chance to show what he can do at the major league level.
But his presence on the Reds roster may have some fans wondering where he came from. So, in an effort to learn more about the team's newest addition, I decided to do a little research on his track record.
Robinson's story for the purpose of this article began in 2005 when he was a junior at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School in Gainesville, Fla. As a junior, Robinson batted .359 with 48 steals, leading his team to the state regional quarterfinals. He was also named 2nd-team All-State. As a senior, he increased...
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Louisville won 4-0. Box Score
Henry Rodriguez went 3-4 with 2 RBI.
Felix Perez went 1-4 with a run.
Mike Hessman went 1-4 with a 2-run HR (5).
Corky Miller went 1-4 with a double.
Tony Cingrani threw 6.1 shutout innings with a walk and 7 strikeouts.
Justin Freeman threw 1.2 shutout innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
Clay Hensley threw a shutout inning of relief.
Despite the offenseive show that the Reds have been putting on so far this season, last night’s game was a pitcher’s duel that the Cardinals won, 1-5. Bronson Arroyo had a perfect game going into the sixth, but suddenly he hit the wall and gave up 4 runs. Pinch hitter Matt Adams topped that scoring off with a home run. In the game wrap on Reds.com, Adams had this to...
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The Reds entered the top of the ninth inning against the Cardinals on Monday locked in a 4-4 tie. By the end of the half inning, they led by a score of 13-4.
How did this happen, you ask?
Well, I could tell you that the Reds scored nine runs after a walk, wild pitch, intentional walk, double, intentional walk, another walk, infield...
It's time for more web gems. Yesterday you saw a great defensive play by Brandon Phillips face an amazing leaping catch at the wall by Don Kelly of the Tigers. Kelly was able to overtake the 4-time reigning web gem through fan voting. Today however, Todd Frazier has shown up to avenge the loss by Phillips and reclaim glory for Cincinnati.
Frazier came up with his own nice...
(AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds are on a tear at the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals got a first-hand look in their home opener - especially in the ninth inning.
Shin-Soo Choo, Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce look to continue their hot hitting Tuesday night when the Reds try to win the first two games of a series at Busch Stadium for the first time in almost seven years.
For anybody who believes that over the years we have become a more crass, less refined and an increasingly boorish group of fans who attend MLB games at baseball parks, think again. A 1940 report from Life Magazine documents the pummeling of umpire George Magerkurth by Brooklyn Dodgers fan Frank Gernano following a game between the Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds on Sept. 16, 1940...
Oh 7 Games in and the Reds are 5-2 Frazier and BP looking great and for the first time we have a lead off hitter CHOOOOOOOOOOOO!
In this week’s show:
April 3 vs Angels Phillips 3-Run Homer and Votto Walkoff
April 4 vs Angels 3 HR (Choo, Fraizer, Heisey) Win 4-5
April 5 vs Nats 15-0 2HR each form Cozart and Fraizer HR from Choo and X Votto goes 3-4 Baliey goes 6
ST. LOUIS (AP) Brandon Phillips kick-started a nine-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking bloop double and Shin-Soo Choo made amends for two botched fly balls with a three-run double, and the Cincinnati Reds spoiled the St. Louis Cardinals' home opener with a 13-4 victory on Monday.
Mitchell Boggs (0-1), the stand-in closer for St. Louis, yielded six runs while getting only one...
There were some minor injuries updates that came out yesterday both on the field and from the clubhouse. The Reds got a scare, and the Diamondbacks are nicked up. Here are your injury quick hits.
Homer Bailey took a comebacker off his ankle in the the Reds' matchup against the Cardinals yesterday. Bailey had not been performing well up to that point and was taken out...
Lance Lynn struck out 10 in six sharp innings and rookie Matt Adams connected for his first career pinch-hit homer as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Reds starter Bronson Arroyo (1-1) retired the first 15 batters. The Cardinals broke through in the sixth, with Adams hitting a two-run homer and Allen Craig and Carlos Beltran also driving in...
ST. LOUIS (AP) Lance Lynn struck out 10 in six sharp innings and rookie Matt Adams connected for his first career pinch-hit homer as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Reds starter Bronson Arroyo (1-1) retired the first 15 batters. The Cardinals broke through in the sixth, with Adams hitting a two-run homer and Allen Craig and Carlos Beltran also...