Glorious.  The Reds have beaten the Chicago Cubs in three games. They are 5-0 on the home stand, outscoring opponents 37-17. They’ve won 9 of their last 11 games and a mere 14 games out of first place. They go for the 4-game series sweep and perfect home stand tomorrow afternoon. Scott Schebler will return […]

From the Reds: Top prospect IF Nick Senzel on Tuesday will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn tendon in his right index finger…he suffered the injury last night…in 44 apps for Louisville Senzel hit .310 with 12 doubles, 2 triples, 6 HR, 25 RBI and 8 stolen bases. — Reds Media Relations (@RedsPR) June […]

It was the summer of 2013. Dusty Baker’s Cincinnati Reds won 90 games and qualified for the postseason for the third time in four seasons. In contrast, the Chicago Cubs finished 66-96, posting the second-worst record in baseball. The Cubs chose a third baseman out of the University of San Diego with the second pick […]

This game was over when Joey Votto blasted a grand slam in the third inning. The Reds have won 5 out of the last 7 and are 20-and-23 since May 1. The Reds are 5-1 in inter-league games this year. They go for a sweep against Detroit in this short series tomorrow afternoon (12:35 ET). […]

The Reds failed to extend their 3-game winning streak, falling to the Pirates in the struggle for 4th place in the NL Central. Joey Votto missed a game-tying extra-base hit by one foot with two outs in the 9th.  Cincinnati Reds 2 (25-44) • Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (34-35) Box Score || Win % || Reds Pitcher Statcast || Reds Hitter Statcast Matt Harvey was OK. He gave […]

Billy Hamilton stole second off Yadi Molina on the first pitch.  Hamilton had entered the game in the 7th inning to pinch run for Ryan Ludwick. Todd Frazier drove in Hamilton for the game’s only score. Chris Heisey took Ludwick’s place in left field. Homer Bailey, for the second time in a week, shut out […]

The Kansas City Royals present a dystopic Ghost of Baseball Future for the Reds. Arguably, the Reds new front office used the 2014-2015 Royals as a template for the early phase of the team’s rebuild, assembling a roster around speed and contact hitting. With tonight’s win, the Reds staved off being tied with the Royals […]

Imagine three young players get called up for a month or so. It’s for that clichéd cup of first experience as a major leaguer. Here’s what they produce:  Player 1 hits .283/.320/.403 wRC+ of 94 (in 41 games, 169 PA) Player 2 hits .224/.320/.466 wRC+ of 118 (in 57 games, 200 PA) Player 3 hits […]

At first I was afraid, I was petrified. Anthony DeSclafani was making his first start in a Reds uniform since September, 2016. And I’d heard all the pessimism on the radio. It had been so long since AD had pitched. There was the oblique injury. The elbow injury. The oblique again. The Reds have seemed so […]

After the Reds chose Jonathan India (3B, UF) in the first round last night, they returned to the Sunshine State and selected Lyon Richardson in the 2nd round, the #47 pick overall. Richardson is a right-handed high school pitcher in the Tampa area. In his senior season, in 48 innings he struck out 90 batters, […]

The Reds chose University of Florida infielder Jonathan India with their first round selection, fifth overall in the 2018 MLB Amateur Draft. India sounds a lot like Nick Senzel. He also famously hit a home run in April against Auburn pitcher Casey Mize, who was tonight’s #1 pick overall. India and his Gator teammates are […]

With tonight’s loss the Reds are 1-1 in June, 3-5 on this road trip and 12-11 since May 8. They finish the Left Coast swing tomorrow (6:10 p.m ET start) and head home for a 6-game home stand against the Rockies and stupid Cardinals.  The Reds are also now forty games into the Jim Riggleman […]