With 81 games in the books, the Cincinnati Reds second half of the 2018 season starts tonight against the first place Milwaukee Brewers. Sal Romano will be making his 16th start of the season against the Brewers Chase Anderson. LINEUPS BREWERS 1. Brad Miller (L) 2B 2. Eric Thames (L) RF 3. Jesus Aguilar (R) […]

The Cincinnati Reds (41-57) kickoff a 10-game road trip with a single game in Cleveland (51-45) to make up for the May 25th rain out. The Reds still wish the division race was still as close today as it was when these two teams last met. At that time, the Reds were in 4th place […]

The Cincinnati Reds (33-44) look sweep the Milwaukee Brewers (41-39) in tonight’s conclusion of a three game series. It’s has been a nice payback for the Redlegs who were outscored 53-26 by the Brewers the last time that these two clubs played back in two April series. With the Cubs also losing the past two […]

The Cincinnati Reds (31-43) finish their seven game road trip with one game in St. Louis (34-40) as a make-up game from April 26th. The Reds were living high two weeks ago with a four game series sweep over the Redbirds, which put them within one game of the .500 mark. Unfortunately, the Reds have […]

The Cincinnati Reds play in Wrigley for the final time this season, though will get to face this Cubs team one more time next week in Cincinnati. STARTING PITCHERS PITCHER ERA FIP HR/9 BB% K% Robert Stephenson 4.97 6.21 2.1 10.0% 19.1% John Lackey 3.42 3.85 1.2 7.0% 24.7% Robert Stephenson is making his 6th […]

The Cincinnati Reds try to improve their 3-11 season record against the Chicago Cubs in game number two of this three game series in Chicago. STARTING PITCHERS PITCHER ERA FIP HR/9 BB% K% Josh Smith 4.97 5.46 1.8 10.4% 18.9% Jon Lester 2.40 3.45 1.0 6.7% 24.9% Josh Smith is making his first start of […]

The Cincinnati Reds, eliminated from everything, travel to Wrigley Field for the final time this season to play a three game series against the best-record-in-baseball Chicago Cubs. STARTING PITCHERS PITCHER ERA FIP HR/9 BB% K% Jason Hammel 3.60 4.44 1.3 7.8% 20.9% Tim Adleman 4.21 5.89 1.9 8.3% 15.7% Tim Adleman takes the mound for […]

Nick Kirby is away on his honeymoon this week. You are stuck with me for one more week. NL CENTRAL STANDINGS The Cubs officially clinched the division Thursday night on a Cardinals loss to the Giants. TEAM W L WPCT GB CHC 94 55 .631 – STL 78 71 .523 16.0 PIT 74 75 .497 […]

The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates play two today to make up a game rained out back on May 10th. There’s a lot of rain in the forecast today, too, so hopefully they will get these games in. While the Reds are on the verge of mathematical elimination from the playoffs, the Pirates are […]

With the St. Louis Cardinal’s loss last night to San Francisco, the Cubs officially clinched the NL Central division crown for the first time since 2008. However, the St. Louis loss also put them a full game behind the Mets for the 2nd wild card spot. If they fail to overtake either the Mets or […]

The Cincinnati Reds (62-82) go for the sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers (64-81) this evening in the final game of this three game series. It’s the last time the Brewers will be at GABP this season. Tonight’s pitching matchup features a pair of “old rookies” contributing more than either team expected from either of them […]

Nick Kirby is on his honeymoon this week. For some reason, they asked me to fill-in for his weekly “Intelligence” column, which is an oxymoron of the highest degree. NL CENTRAL STANDINGS With their win last night, the Cubs eliminated the Pirates from the NL Central division race. Their magic number to clinch the NL […]