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Reds outslug the Rockies in a record-setting affair in Cincinnati

Votto rips one of nine homers hit between the Reds and Rockies on Sunday Sunday's affair between the Redlegs and Rockies featured a pitching matchup that pitted youth in 24-year old Mat Latos and experience in 49-year old Jamie Moyer. What transpired, however, is a record-breaking barrage of homers by the two clubs--nine in all to set a new all-time GABP record for most...
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May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/26/12: Split! Bats, Dragons win; Blue Wahoos, Blaze lose

Isn't today Sundae? Louisville 5 Indianapolis 4 -The Bats (16-34) got seven innings of two-run baseball from Sean Gallagher (4-3). Travis Webb tossed a scoreless inning. Jordan Smith got the save (4), despite giving up two earned runs in the ninth. -CF Joey Gathright had a hit, an RBI, and a stolen base. LF Felix Perez was 1-2, driving in and scoring a run. RF Danny Dorn...
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May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

25 Reds facts that will blow your mind

Baseball is a game full of numbers, statistics and other often dubious figures that help us measure the performance of a given player or team. And while they don't always tell the true story of what's going on, they're sure fun to research and toss around. With that in mind, here are 25 Reds-related facts (14 good, 10 bad, & 1 notable) that'll likely...
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May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Hey, high fives all around!

 Let the good times roll after the Reds rock Colorado on Saturday
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May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds Dominate Rockies 10-3

J.J Hoover picked up his first Major League win! The Cincinnati Reds extended their lead in the Central Division to 1.5 games as they put on an offensive show scoring 10 runs. Only 2 Reds position players failed to get a hit and score a run as the Rockies defense continued to struggle, and offered no help, behind starter Jeremy Guthrie. He gave up 6 runs over 5 innings...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/25/12: Reds organization gets swept from top to bottom

Sad baseball rears his gloomy head once again. Indianapolis 4 Louisville 1 -Pedro Villarreall (2-1) gave up three earned runs, four total, over 5.1 innings in the loss for the Bats (15-34). Kanekoa Texeira threw 1.2 scoreless innings, while Josh Judy struck out two in a perfect inning of relief. -LF-3B Willie Harris went 1-3 with an RBI and also stole a base. RF-LF Felix Perez...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Another look at Mesoraco's slam

Your browser does not support iframes. Here's another look at Devin Mesoraco's first career grand slam from Thursday night. His 4-run jack helped propel the Reds to a 6-3 victory and 4-game sweep over the Braves and thus, launching them past the Cardinals for first place in the NL Central. Thom Brennaman had the call. 
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Who's hot, who's not for the Redlegs

Joey Votto is being well, Joey Votto. The first-place Reds (25-20) have had a solid month of May so far (14-9)--aided by a recent string of six straight victories, of course. And you don't rip off a 6-game winning streak without some great individual production. Here are those players who are currently on a hot streak themselves lately, followed by some that...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Saturday notebook: Web links and quotes

Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone. I hope your 3-day celebration is filled with plenty of good food and great times. Here are some links from around the web, as well as some notable quotes from the week, to help kick-start your American bash: - Now that Aroldis Chapman is racking up saves from the closer role he makes for a must-have player among fantasy owners, says ESPN...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds win streak comes to a close at the hand of Rockies

Cueto struggled against the Rockies Friday. We all knew the Redlegs wouldn’t be able to run the table, and that inevitable end of the streak came on Friday night in a 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Now that the six-game winning streak is a thing of the past, let’s look at the good, bad and notable events from the first game of this series against the...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Another look at Frazier's walkoff

Your browser does not support iframes. Yep. It's still as awesome now as it was on Wednesday night. Let's keep the streak alive!
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Rainout makeup date announced

The Reds' game rained out at Great American Ball Park on May 1st versus the Cubs has been rescheduled for 1:10pm ET on Saturday, August 18th as part of a day/night doubleheader. The originally scheduled game will still begin at 7:10pm ET. Fans with tickets from the May 1st rainout game can use that same ticket at the gate for admission to the 1:10pm game with no...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Stark: Is Chapman a starter or closer?

What would benefit the Reds and Aroldis Chapman the most? Chapman as a starter or Chapman as a reliever? It's been a controversial argument for a few years now amongst the GABP corridors. And now thanks to a 6-game winning streak and the incredible dominance being displayed by Chapman, the national media are chiming in with their two cents as well. Jayson Stark of ESPN...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/24/12: Blue Wahoos with only win among minor leaguers

Donnie Joseph once again locked down a win for Pensacola. Indianapolis 2 Louisville 1 (15 innings) -Jeff Francis threw seven innings of one-run baseball, but the Bats (15-33) lost. Four pitchers combined to throw six innings of shutout relief including Carlos Fisher (0.2), Travis Webb (0.1), Nick Christiani (2.0), and Scott Carroll (3.0). Jordan Smith (1-2) took the loss allowing...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Joey Votto's SportsCenter promo

I thought you guys could use a chuckle on this Friday morning. Seen here is Joey Votto's promo for SportsCenter that first aired a year ago from this week. Man, that Mr. Redlegs sure knows how to grow 'em...if you know what I mean.
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated NL Central standings

  A Reds win and a Cardinals loss on Thursday allowed the red-hot Reds to move into sole possession of first place--a position they haven't been in since Opening Day (April 5th). Cincinnati looks to continue its hold on the division lead as they welcome the Colorado Rockies (16-27) to town for a 3-game set this weekend.
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds vs. Rockies series preview

The Reds are riding high as winners of their last six games and having won six of seven against two of the better teams in baseball in the Yankees and Braves. Can they keep things going as the Rockies come to town? The pitching match-ups for the series after the break. Friday, 7:10 Johnny Cueto (5-1, 1.97) vs. Christian Friedrich (1-1, 5.00) Cueto is...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Mesoraco grand slam propels Reds to four-game sweep, sixth straight win

"Yeah? So What? I hit a grand slam." A six-game winning streak and a four-game sweep of Atlanta was on the line as Cincinnati took the field Thursday evening. The Reds (25-19) put together another solid game to defeat the Braves (26-20) and moved into a tie for first place. Homer Bailey went to the mound for the Redlegs, and produced his seventh quality start...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds ink former MLBer Joey Gathright

The Reds purchased the contract of former MLB outfielder Joey Gathright from the Bridgeport Bluefish on Thursday, according to The Hour. Gathright has been assigned to Triple-A Louisville. The 31-year old appeared in 23 games for the Bluefish this season, posting a .240 batting average with two homers, 13 RBI, 20 runs scored, and nine stolen bases. Gathright has spent...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips is a magician with a glove

Your browser does not support iframes. Todd Frazier's walk-off homer will be the play that many remember the most about Wednesday's thrilling 2-1 victory over Atlanta, but this gem by Phillips shouldn't go unnoticed either. It very well may have saved a run and perhaps even more.
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton on the updated Keith Law Top 25 prospects list

Billy Hamilton made the list at #25. ESPN Insider Keith Law has provided an update to his preseason Top 100 prospects rankings, giving us his list of the Top 25 current prospects. You have to be an ESPN Insider subscriber to read the entire article. It was a little troubling as I scrolled through the list and didn't see any Reds prospects on the list, but have no fear, the...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/23/12: 16 hits not enough for Dragons

The Dragons suffered two blown saves in their loss.  The Louisville Bats (15-32) were off on Wednesday. They travel to Indianapolis on Thursday for a 7:05pm start time. Mississippi 5 Pensacola 2 -Tim Gustafson (2-1) gave up five earned runs on eight hits in five innings for the Blue Wahoos (22-24). Chris Manno struck out three in two scoreless innings, while Mark Serrano...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds anatomy: Putting together a lineup using sabermetrics, common sense

by: Mason Kibler Staff Writer Dusty Baker has been known to ‘switch it up’ more than just about any other manager in baseball. So far in 2012, things have stabilized a bit, and most guys seem to fall into one or two slots--in Dusty’s eyes. Sabermetrics says a lot of things about how a lineup should be set--essentially having nothing to do with speed. The main concept...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Frazier's bomb helps Reds walkoff to fifth straight win

"Party Rock is in the house tonight!" The Redlegs entered Wednesday night riding a season-best 4-game winning streak. However, a shot at no. 5 and another series win lay before them as they took aim at the visting Braves. And thanks to more outstanding pitching and a Todd Frazier solo blast in the ninth, the Reds (24-19) were able to lay claim to both. Frazier...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kruk: 'Reds are team to beat in Central'

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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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