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Which Reds starters have the top groundball rates?

To win a baseball game a team needs to score more runs than the opposing team. Everyone knows that. The easiest way to score a run is by hitting a home run. It only requires one event, unlike every other way to score which requires at least two. Pitchers that tend to limit home runs also tend to be successful. There are several ways pitchers can limit home runs. The first, and most...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the favorites to fill out the Reds rotation?

The Cincinnati Reds rotation is going to look quite a bit different than it did last season. Johnny Cueto is going to be the teams top starter. Homer Bailey and Mike Leake are going to follow. The final two spots in the rotation are up for grabs, so to speak. Fortunately, there are a whole lot of options for the Reds to pick from. Below is a look at the players I think have even...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sebastian Elizalde remains on fire in winter league

Cincinnati Reds prospect Sebastian Elizalde continues to crush the ball in the Mexican Winter League. The league just wrapped up the first week of play and Elizalde leads the league in average, on-base percentage, slugging, OPS, hits, doubles, home runs and total bases. On Thursday he went 2-5 with a double, walk and a home run. On Friday night he went 2-3 with two doubles and a...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Season in Review: Louisville Bats

Louisville Bats Record: 68-75 Runs Scored: 586 Runs Allowed: 741 April The season began well for the Bats as they started out 2-0 by beating Toledo on the road in the first two games of a three game series before losing the final game. They would hover around the .500 mark for most of the month, even jumping ahead to a 9-7 record with back-to-back wins against Indianapolis on the...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds David Holmberg continues his turn around

After a very rough start to the 2014 season at the big league level where his ERA was 18.56 in the first two starts David Holmberg has put together three straight good appearances. The first was as a reliever where he tossed a shutout inning of work. It was a good sign as he had never had an appearance, over three previous starts in his career, where he hadn’t given up at least...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Dylan Axelrod exits with oblique strain

The Cincinnati Reds fell to the St. Louis Cardinals last night by the score of 5-0. The loss dropped the Reds to 67-77 on the season, fourth in the National League Central. The Reds managed just three hits off three Cardinals' pitchers. Shelby Miller picked up his ninth win of the season for the Cardinals. Reds starter Dylan Axelrod left the game in the first with a oblique strain...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Holmberg shows well in short notice audition

CINCINNATI -- David Holmberg didn't have time to think about the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup Monday night. That's probably a good thing. Holmberg had to relieve Reds starter Dylan Axelrod, who left after seven pitches because of a right oblique strain, and produced his best outing in the major leagues in a 5-0 loss to the Cardinals. Holmberg pitched 5 2/3 shutout innings against...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Axelrod leaves after 7 pitches vs Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds starter Dylan Axelrod strained his right oblique and came out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals after only seven pitches on Monday night. The right-hander was making his fourth start for Cincinnati, which got him from the Chicago White Sox for cash on July 16. He went 1-2 in his first three starts for the Reds. Left-hander David Holmberg replaced Axelrod...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds' Axelrod leaves after 7 pitches vs Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds starter Dylan Axelrod strained his right oblique and came out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals after only seven pitches on Monday night. The right-hander was making his fourth start for Cincinnati, which got him from the Chicago White Sox for cash on July 16. He went 1-2 in his first three starts for the Reds. Left-hander David Holmberg replaced Axelrod...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dylan Axelrod leaves start with strained oblique

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Dylan Axelrod is likely done for the season after leaving Monday’s start with a strained right oblique. Axelrod, 29, lasted only seven pitches before leaving his start against St. Louis. With only a few weeks left in the season and a disabled list stint on the horizon the right handers season figures to be over. strained right oblique for Axelrod #Reds —...
Via Tireball.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Live: Reds vs. Cardinals

Welcome to Reds Gameday Live! GAMEDAY INFO Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Where: Great American Ball Park Starting Pitchers: Dylan Axelrod vs. Shelby Miller GAMEDAY CHAT *** If chat or video do not appear right away, please click refresh ** BURST VIDEO  
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds begin series with division-leading Cards

The surging St. Louis Cardinals increased their NL Central lead after pounding one of their closest competitors over the weekend. A visit to Cincinnati isn't likely to slow them down. St. Louis looks to continue its march toward the postseason in Monday night's series opener against the woeful Reds. The Cardinals (79-64) are 4 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and five in front of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds begin series with division-leading Cards

The surging St. Louis Cardinals increased their NL Central lead after pounding one of their closest competitors over the weekend. A visit to Cincinnati isn't likely to slow them down. St. Louis looks to continue its march toward the postseason in Monday night's series opener against the woeful Reds. The Cardinals (79-64) are 4 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and five in front of the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trip to Cincinnati unlikely to slow Cardinals' surge

The surging St. Louis Cardinals increased their NL Central lead after pounding one of their closest competitors over the weekend. A visit to Cincinnati isn't likely to slow them down. St. Louis looks to continue its march toward the postseason in Monday night's series opener against the woeful Reds. The Cardinals (79-64) are 4 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and five in front of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Trip to Cincinnati unlikely to slow Cardinals' surge

The surging St. Louis Cardinals increased their NL Central lead after pounding one of their closest competitors over the weekend. A visit to Cincinnati isn't likely to slow them down. St. Louis looks to continue its march toward the postseason in Monday night's series opener against the woeful Reds. The Cardinals (79-64) are 4 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and five in front of the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals-Reds Preview

The surging St. Louis Cardinals increased their NL Central lead after pounding one of their closest competitors over the weekend. A visit to Cincinnati isn't likely to slow them down. St. Louis looks to continue its march toward the postseason in Monday night's series opener against the woeful Reds. The Cardinals (79-64) are 4 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh and five in front of the...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez goes the distance as Orioles top Reds 6-0

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Miguel Gonzalez pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs off Dylan Axelrod in a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Gonzalez (8-7) had a season-high eight strikeouts, walked one and allowed only one hit through the first seven innings -- a line drive single to Ryan Ludwick in the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzalez goes the distance as Orioles top Reds 6-0

BALTIMORE (AP) Miguel Gonzalez pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs off Dylan Axelrod in a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Gonzalez (8-7) had a season-high eight strikeouts, walked one and allowed only one hit through the first seven innings - a line drive single to Ryan Ludwick in the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod tries to build on strong outing

The Baltimore Orioles are building a seemingly insurmountable lead atop the AL East behind impressive success at home. Another matchup with the sputtering Cincinnati Reds appears unlikely to slow them down. The Orioles look to win an eighth straight series at Camden Yards and hand the Reds a ninth loss in 10 road games Wednesday night. Baltimore (80-57) leads the East by a season...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod tries to build on strong outing

The Baltimore Orioles are building a seemingly insurmountable lead atop the AL East behind impressive success at home. Another matchup with the sputtering Cincinnati Reds appears unlikely to slow them down. The Orioles look to win an eighth straight series at Camden Yards and hand the Reds a ninth loss in 10 road games Wednesday night. Baltimore (80-57) leads the East by a season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Savvy Axelrod has impressed Reds in two starts

CINCINNATI -- Dylan Axelrod's first two innings didn't foretell of a very long or very successful afternoon. It took him 58 pitches to dispatch of the first nine Chicago Cubs he faced and although he had kept the Cubs off the scoreboard he had to work extra to do so. Axelrod's day lasted just five innings but they were five shutout innings as he earned his first win with the Reds...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Axelrod recalled for start against Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have recalled right-hander Dylan Axelrod to start against the Cubs on Thursday. Axelrod was obtained from the Chicago White Sox for cash on July 16. He started Aug. 17 against the Rockies and was optioned back to Triple-A Louisville the next day. Axelrod left the game with a lead but a blown save gave him a no-decision. The Reds optioned right-hander Daniel...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds recall Dylan Axelrod for Thursday start

The Cincinnati Reds have recalled Dylan Axelrod from Triple-A Louisville. Axelrod will be on the mound in Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago Cubs. His last outing came ten days ago when he held Colorado to two runs over six innings of work. Prior to being picked up by the Reds, Axelrod spent much of the season at Triple-A Charlotte for the Chicago White Sox. Overall between...
Via Tireball.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/22/14

Louisville lost 5-2. Box Score Steve Selsky went 1-2 with a double, walk and a run. Neftali Soto went 2-4 with a run. Felix Perez went 1-3 with an RBI. Tucker Barnhart went 1-3 with a walk. Ross Perez went 1-3. Dylan Axelrod allowed 2 runs in 7 innings with 2 walks and 8 strikeouts. Game Notes Columbus scored single runs in the first and the third inning to grab a 2-0 lead. The...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will get the call to start for the Reds on Thursday?

With the postponement of the Reds and Rockies game over the weekend, it set up a situation where the Reds are going to need another starting pitcher for the game on Thursday at home against the Braves. Obviously the first thing to look at when trying to determine who will get the call is to look at the 40-man roster, since those players won’t require a roster move to call them...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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