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Stomach bug, loss to Reds put damper on clinch celebrations at Busch

ST. LOUIS -- When the Pirates beat the Brewers on Sunday afternoon, the Cardinals were assured of making the postseason long before they took the field to face the Reds on Sunday night. But the only festivities in the Cardinals' clubhouse involved a group of rookies donning skimpy cheerleader-like outfits for the trip to Chicago. For numerous reasons, the Cardinals chose not...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds. St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals clinch 4th straight playoff spot but lose to Reds

  The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds. St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the National League Central was sliced to 2-1/2 games over the Pirates. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals clinch playoffs, then collapse in 7-2 loss to Reds

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds. St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers as...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds. St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals clinch playoffs, then collapse in 7-2 loss to Reds

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds. St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates. Bruce hit two of Cincinnati's four homers as...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds State of the Farm: Catcher

To view all articles from the State of the Farm Series you can click here. Today marks the start of the annual State of the Farm series where I look at each position on the field each Friday, go in depth with how each position is currently looking and giving it a grade based on that information. The Cincinnati Reds seem to have the starting catcher position seems locked up for a...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Toolkit: Sample Sizes Part 1

With the season winding down, the leaves changing, and fantasy 'ships on the line, I posted a question over on the Reddit Fantasy Baseball sub last week.  I asked what fantasy baseball topic redditors would most like to hear about on these electronic pages.  There were many great responses and although I only committed initially to writing about the subject that got the most...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Mesoraco, a shining star for ‘14

Devin Mesoraco Cincinnati Reds – Photo Credit – Keith Allison In 2007, the Cincinnati Reds drafted a high school catcher from Punxsutawney Pennsylvania. With the 15th pick in the amateur draft, Devin Mesoraco is proving his value. After seeing the Reds send Ryan Hanigan to the Tampa Bay Rays, Devin was given the starting catching position for the Reds. After learning and sharing...
Via Hot Stove MLB
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds looking to 'wreck other people's chances'

The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals are looking to get back to business after watching the lowly Cincinnati Reds even this four-game set. John Lackey takes the mound opposite Alfredo Simon as these division rivals go at it again Wednesday night in Cincinnati. The Cardinals (80-65) took Monday's opener by a 5-0 score but couldn't keep up the following day, falling 9...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds looking to 'wreck other people's chances'

The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals are looking to get back to business after watching the lowly Cincinnati Reds even this four-game set. John Lackey takes the mound opposite Alfredo Simon as these division rivals go at it again Wednesday night in Cincinnati. The Cardinals (80-65) took Monday's opener by a 5-0 score but couldn't keep up the following day, falling 9...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mesoraco has proven Reds right

CINCINNATI -- The ball flew into the left field stands at Great American Ball Park with authority. Most everything Devin Mesoraco does comes with authority. The Reds catcher isn't rah-rah. He's take command. He doesn't get cheated at the plate and he's continuing to grow into the position behind it. Mesoraco drove in three runs, two on his 23rd home run of the season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mesoraco homers, powers Reds in win vs. division-leading Cards

  Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4½-game lead over Pittsburgh. St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds top Cardinals 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4-game lead over Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mesoraco homers and drives in three to lead Reds over Cardinals, 9-5

CINCINNATI -- Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4-game lead over Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds top Cardinals 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4-game lead over Pittsburgh...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mesoraco homers, leads Reds over Cardinals 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4 1/2-game lead over Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mesoraco homers and drives in three to lead Reds over Cardinals, 9-5

CINCINNATI -- Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and doubled home a run, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Louis Cardinals. The NL Central leaders lost for only the second time in 11 games and maintained their 4-game lead over Pittsburgh...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time for the Cincinnati Reds to play their call ups

The Cincinnati Reds 2014 season is over. While they aren’t eliminated yet, they are eliminated. Last night they lost 14-5 to the New York Mets. The team is 11 games back of first place. They are not making the playoffs. Even if the team were to win out, the odds still aren’t good that they would make the playoffs. Yet in last night’s loss, the lone position player call up that...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The longest homers of the week

The king has returned. Long live the king. 1. Giancarlo Stanton vs Shelby Miller, 470 feet (August 11th) If Giancarlo signs with the Marlins long-term, they need to name that “Budweiser Balcony” in honor of him. 2. Devin Mesoraco vs Brad Hand, 447 feet (August 10th) Devin Mesoraco is having one hell of a year, huh? I can’t wait for next year’s Home Run Derby at Great American...
Via The Outside Corner
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Injuries A’ Plenty

In Episode 111, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league.. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: A recap of major injuries around the league How high Devin Mesoraco should be valued Whether Rubby De La Rosa has earned a rotation spot for next year An...
Via Baseball Professor
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mesoraco's grand day continues breakout season

CINCINNATI --€“ One thing evident about Devin Mesoraco when he's at the plate: the guy doesn't get cheated. He might not always get the ball, but he does not get cheated of his opportunities. Mesoraco got to the ball twice Sunday for home runs, including his third grand slam of the season, as the Reds beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 and avoided a three-game sweep. Mesoraco drove...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins can't solve Mesoraco, who has 6 RBI in Reds win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Devin Mesoraco hit his third grand slam of the season and drove in six runs, and the Cincinnati Reds salvaged the finale of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins with a 7-2 win on Sunday. Brad Hand walked Todd Frazier with the bases loaded in the fifth to break a 2-all tie. Mesoraco followed with his second home run of the game and 20th of the season, a...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins can't solve Mesoraco, who has 6 RBI in Reds win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Devin Mesoraco hit his third grand slam of the season and drove in six runs, and the Cincinnati Reds salvaged the finale of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins with a 7-2 win on Sunday. Brad Hand walked Todd Frazier with the bases loaded in the fifth to break a 2-all tie. Mesoraco followed with his second home run of the game and 20th of the season, a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mesoraco hits grand slam in Reds' win over Marlins

CINCINNATI (AP) Devin Mesoraco hit his third grand slam of the season and drove in six runs, and the Cincinnati Reds salvaged the finale of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins with a 7-2 win on Sunday. Brad Hand walked Todd Frazier with the bases loaded in the fifth to break a 2-all tie. Mesoraco followed with his second homer of the game and 20th of the season, a 371...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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