The Cincinnati Reds offense went off on Sunday afternoon as they beat up on the Milwaukee Brewers 11-5 and racked up all of the extra-base hits possible. This afternoon the Reds will play two games in split-squad action. They will take on the Chicago Cubs at home at 3:05pm EST. They will also take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on the road at 3:10pm EST.

Cubs vs Reds

Cincinnati Reds (3-5-1) Starting Lineup

  1. Jesse Winker – Left Field
  2. Scooter Gennett – Second Base
  3. Yasiel Puig – Designated Hitter
  4. Eugenio Suarez – Third Base
  5. Scott Schebler – Center Field
  6. Derek Dietrich – First Base
  7. Jose Peraza – Shortstop
  8. Tucker Barnhart – Catcher
  9. Jose Siri – Right Field
  10. Tony Santillan – Starting Pitcher

Also scheduled to pitch today for the Cincinnati Reds: Michael Lorenzen, Zach Duke, David Hernandez, Jared Hughes, Raisel Iglesias, Amir Garrett, and Jackson Stephens.

Reserve players on todays roster:

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Chicago Cubs (6-4) Starting Lineup

  1. Albert Almora – Center Field
  2. Daniel Descalso – Second Base
  3. Javier Baez – Shortstop
  4.  Victor Caratini – Catcher
  5. Mark Zagunis – Right Field
  6. Jim Adduci – First Base
  7. Ryan Court – Third Base
  8. Phillip Evans – Left Field
  9. P.J. Higgins – Designated Hitter
  10. Alec Mills – Starting Pitcher

Where to Watch/Listen/Follow the game

The game will be live on the Reds on Radio network. In Cincinnati it will be available on 700 WLW. There is no video available for this game.

The Final | Cubs 9 – Reds 1

Things didn’t go well for Cincinnati at home in Goodyear. The bullpen ran into problems, allowing eight runs between the 6th, 7th, and 8th innings. Michael Lorenzen tossed two shutout innings. Zach Duke and Jackson Stephens both tossed a shutout inning of relief. Raisel Iglesias also made his first appearance of the spring, allowing a run in his inning of work.

Offensively there wasn’t much going. The team had three hits. Scooter Gennett went 1-3, and Jose Peraza went 1-2. Aristides Aquino came up as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the 9th and smacked a solo home run for the only Reds run of the game. You can see the entire box score for the game here.

Reds vs Diamondbacks

Cincinnati Reds (3-5-1) Starting Lineup

  1. Jose Iglesias – Shortstop
  2. Phillip Ervin – Right Field
  3. Matt Kemp – Left Field
  4. Mason Williams – Center Field
  5. Kyle Farmer – Catcher
  6. Connor Joe – Third Base
  7. Taylor Trammell – Designated Hitter
  8. Christian Colon – Second Base
  9. Jordan Patterson – First Base
  10. Tanner Roark – Starting Pitcher

Also scheduled to pitch today for the Cincinnati Reds: Tanner Roark, Alex Wood, Keury Mella, Jimmy Herget, Bobby Boshers, Cody Reed, and Anthony Bass.

Reserve players on todays roster:

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Arizona Diamondbacks (5-3) Starting Lineup

  1. Ildemaro Vargas – Second Base
  2. Socrates Brito – Center Field
  3. Eduardo Escobar – Third Base
  4. David Peralta – Left Field
  5. Steven Souza Jr.– Right Field
  6. Christian Walker – First Base
  7. Alex Avila – Catcher
  8. Yasmany Tomas – Designated Hitter
  9. Jazz Chisholm – Shortstop
  10. Luke Weaver – Starting Pitcher

Where to Watch/Listen/Follow the game

This game is only available to be followed via the box score/gameday online. You can either do that at Reds.com or via the gameday app on your favorite mobile device. There is no listening or watching option, short of buying a ticket and entering the stadium.

The Final | Reds 3 – Diamondbacks 3

This game went a bit better than the contest against the Cubs. Matt Kemp and Courtney Hawkins both had solo home runs for Cincinnati. Kyle Farmer went 2-3 with a double. Connor Joe added a double, going 1-2 with a walk in the game.

On the mound Tanner Roark had a strong outing, throwing 3.0 shutout innings with just one hit allowed. Anthony Bass, Cody Reed, and Jimmy Herget each threw a shutout inning of relief. You can see the entire box score for the game right here.

5 Responses

  1. matthew hendley

    2 games and it looks like they are giving Joey V a day off, I hope there is nothing wrong.

    • CFD3000

      Jim Day tweeted Sunday afternoon a picture of Votto taking BP outdoors, saying that it was a typical shot – everyone else gone home, Votto still working. It appears that he’s fine.

  2. j reis

    listening to the game on wlw today gave me flash backs from the last 5 years . getting our brains beat in by the cubs with Marty getting more cynical inning by inning. yuck

    • TR

      It’s a spring training game and time for Marty to wrap up his HOF Red’s career this season.

    • VaRedsFan

      What could he possibly say about getting blasted 9-1