The Reds and Pirates meet this afternoon in a 12:35 matinee at GABP to close out the series and homestand for the Reds.  Last night was a tough 12 inning loss for the Reds. If you had to get to bed before the game ended you can check out the RLN recap here.  Despite the loss […]

Tonight the Reds will be looking to make it two in a row over the Pirates in the middle game of their current series at GABP. A Reds win tonight would secure a winning series for the Reds and set the stage for them to go for the sweep and a winning homestand on Thursday […]

Tonight the Reds (16-32; 5th place NL Central) open a three game series at GABP versus the Pirates (26-20; 4th place NL Central) to close out the current seven game homestand. With a sweep, the Reds could salvage a winning homestand. Starting Pitchers Righthander Matt Harvey makes the third start of his Reds career.  In […]

Last month I discussed what a starting pitching rotation needs to accomplish to successfully complete its role. The conclusion of the post was that the future of the Reds rotation was in the hands of their young arms. If you missed that post or want to refresh your memory, you can read it here. Today let’s take […]

The Reds meet the Giants at 3:45ET this afternoon to wrap up their 7 game west coast swing. They will be looking to salvage a victory from this series after falling 5-3 to the Giants last night.  Here is Matt Habel’s RLN recap of that action. Let’s hope the guys get the job done today because a […]

All good things end eventually and so it went for the Reds six game winning streak yesterday. However today is a new day and a chance for the Reds to start a new winning streak  against the Giants in game 2 of the current series at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Game time is 10:15pm […]

Tonight there is more late night baseball for those of us in the eastern time zone as the Reds (14-27, 5th place NL Central) ride their 6 game winning streak up the left coast to San Francisco to open a 3 game set with the Giants (20-21, 3rd place NL West) at AT&T Park. Game […]

The Reds have announced that Nick Krall, who has been with the organization since 2003, has been promoted to the position of General Manager. Krall’s promotion is effective immediately. Dick Williams will retain his position as President of Baseball Operations and oversee the club’s entire baseball operations department. In making the announcement of Krall’s promotion Dick Williams […]

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  That’s the task facing the Reds tonight as they seek to avoid being swept at home by the Brewers in the final game of the current series at 7:10 tonight. So far in this series, the Reds have been just good enough to barely lose. Meanwhile […]

Today is May Day; but, given the Reds most recent meltdown, no one would fault manager Jim Riggleman if he was heard screaming “mayday! mayday! mayday!” during the seventh inning last night. However tonight is a new night and game; and, the Reds will attempt to set the ship right against the Brewers in game […]

Tonight the Reds (7-21; 5th place NL Central) open a 9 game home stand with the first of three games versus the Milwaukee Brewers (16-13; 4th place NL Central).  Note that the starting time is 7:10pm as weeknight games  have returned to their traditional starting hour until September 6. The Reds will be looking to […]

As the Reds plunge through yet another season of sorting out their starting pitching situation, I have found myself wondering: Precisely what are the criteria the club should use in evaluating candidates and assembling the pitching rotation that will lead the next contending Reds team? Finding A Standard Let’s begin by looking to the Reds most recent […]