In this, the final week of the season, the angst level rises (if that’s possible) as the Reds build on the weekend series win at Pittsburgh and hope the Cardinals stumble against the Nationals, Cubs or better yet—both. While we lament the Reds’ Jekyll & Hyde offense, dubious game management and ever-present health issues, [...]
The trade deadline rapidly approaches, and I expect the rumor mill to start spitting out nonsense at any moment. The Reds could use some help in a couple of areas, and we’re already hearing that they’ll look for relievers (again), but get ready for the silly season.
That’s not why I’m gathering you here [...]
Let’s recap today’s titanic struggle….
FINAL Seattle 3 Cincinnati 1 W: J. Saunders (7-8) L: B. Arroyo (7-7) S: T. Wilhelmsen (18) BOX SCORE
POSITIVES –Chris Heisey had two doubles, and drove in Cincinnati’s only run. Todd Frazier had a double, and scored that run.
–The bullpen trio of Alfredo Simon, Manny Parra, and [...]
Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle….
FINAL Seattle 4 Cincinnati 2 W: A. Harang (4-7) L: M. Leake (7-4) S: O. Perez (2) BOX SCORE
POSITIVES –Joey Votto was the only Red with two hits, one of which was his fifteenth homer. Devin Mesoraco reached base twice in three ABs, with a single, a walk, [...]
Yesterday’s game was a wash, so the Reds start anew today at home with a series against the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners are only a Houston Astros addition to the division away from being a last place team so this is a good chance for the Reds to continue their good play that began [...]
The Cincinnati Reds and Seattle Mariners have played against one another only nine times, so Reds fans may be a bit unfamiliar with their weekend foe.
Ichiro doesn’t play for them. Neither does Ken Griffey Jr. for that matter. The Mariners (37-48) are in fourth place in the AL West and 12.5 games behind the [...]
Pretty cool article on ex-Red Aaron Harang and his tribute to Nuxie:
Aaron Harang gets the start for the Dodgers on Wednesday in Surprise against the Royals. He was one of a few Dodgers to change his uniform number this season, switching from 44 to 41. Since it was highly unlikely that non-roster invitee [...]