Beginning tonight for five consecutive Mondays, Fox Sports Ohio will be airing Cincinnati Reds baseball games. The first three Mondays include classic games from the 2011 season, including the walk-off opening day win against the Milwaukee Brewers. The fourth Monday will wrap up the “Reds Classic Rewind” schedule with this Barry Larkin game from 1999.
REDS CLASSIC REWINDS
Monday 2/6 7pm March 31, 2011 – Opening Day: Reds v. Milwaukee Brewers.
After trailing the entire game, the Reds notch a walk off win when Ramon Hernandez’ slams an opposite-field 3-run HR giving the Reds a 7-6 win.
Monday 2/13 7pm July 15, 2011 – Reds v. St. Louis Cardinals
The Reds claim a 6-5 win in front of a sellout crowd at GABP in their first game after the All-Star Break. A back-and-forth game is capped off with Brandon Phillips’ second career walk off home run, a 2-run shot off Fernando Salas.
Monday 2/20 7pm August 13, 2011 – Reds v. San Diego Padres
A 13-1 Reds win over San Diego at GABP! This game marked several Reds’ season-highs: most runs in a game, 13; most total bases, 35; and most home runs, 7. It was also the largest winning margin of season, 12. Jay Bruce collects 2 hits for the 4th straight game, with a homer, 3 runs and 2 RBI. A few days later Jay is named the NL Player of the Week for the second time in 2011. Homer Bailey was the winning pitcher, 7IP, 7K.
Monday 2/27 7pm May, 7 1999 – Barry Larkin Replay
Larkin went 3-for-4, with 2 RBI, including a walk-off double.
The 5th game on the schedule is Monday, March 5th, live from Spring Training! The Reds will be battling the Cleveland Indians at 3:00pm from Goodyear Arizona.
Fox Sports Ohio is also producing a new 30-minute show, 5 days a week from Spring Training, beginning Monday, March 12th.
Finally, FOX Sports Ohio is excited to announce a NEW nightly show, Reds Live – Spring Training 2012, that will air Monday thru Friday from March 12th to the 30th. Each weeknight starting at 6:30pm, Reds fans will get 30 minutes of Reds Spring Training news, notes, interviews and features. Jim Day, Chris Welsh, and Jeff Piecoro will host the show from the Reds Spring Training complex with appearances by Jeff Brantley, Jim Kelch, and Thom Brennaman. Various features of the show will also be available on FOXSportsOhio.com