Emotions ran high during last night’s doubleheader nightcap in Washington, D.C. Bryce Harper got hit in the knee by an Austin Brice 84-mph-curveball, and later, Jesus Reyes hit the first batter he faced in the majors, Spencer Kieboom. Pretty unlikely that either had any intent. But in the eighth inning, Phillies reliever Ryan Madson hit […]

Anyone know the last time the Reds swept a doubleheader? They have the chance beginning at 7:05 Eastern time at Nationals Park in the second game of a day-night doubleheader against the Nationals. The Reds took the first game 7-1, with Phillip Ervin starring on offense and Anthony DeSclafani pitching well over seven innings. Starting […]

The Reds play game two of a four-game road set against the Washington Nationals today at 1:05 Eastern time at Nationals Park. It’s the first half of a day-night doubleheader prompted by Friday night’s rainout. The Reds hope to break a three-game losing streak that has come on the heels of three straight wins against […]

Update #Reds will play a split doubleheader tomorrow. https://t.co/oMShNWqdNa — Bobby Nightengale (@nightengalejr) August 3, 2018 In the wake of the Reds’ third straight defeat Thursday night, Manager Jim Riggleman said he, General Manager Nick Krall and Executive Advisor Walt Jocketty would be discussing some matters, including Tyler Mahle’s fourth straight terrible start. There is […]

While some in Redleg Nation believe the passage of the trading deadline left the team in a state of limbo – notably, not unloading Matt Harvey, who will be a free agent after the year – your friendly neighborhood correspondent offers an opposing viewpoint. The trade of Adam Duvall gave the clear signal that Jesse […]

The results of the past couple of days – two convincing Pirates wins over the Reds — have helped to confirm a point that was already obvious – the Reds are in the toughest division in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh is one of four teams in the division that have records above .500. Having four […]

Three-game losing streaks have been foreign to the Reds since the first week of June, when they lost four in a row. The home team hopes to avoid three straight losses tonight in the middle game of a three-game weekend series against the Pirates. Before the game, outfielder Adam Dunn, pitcher Fred Norman and manager […]

The baseball regular season resumes on the banks of the Ohio River tonight, as two teams riding waves of resurgence go at it at Great American Ball Park. The Pittsburgh Pirates have won seven of their last eight, including a five-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers last weekend. Prior to the break, the Reds won […]

Dick Williams has found a trade partner with whom he is apparently comfortable with in Andrew Friedman of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The two have agreed to three trades in the past calendar year, the most recent of which was the one sending Dylan Floro to the Dodgers for a couple of young arms in […]

Following yesterday’s fifth straight win over the Cubs, our Nick Kirby put the words out into the Twitterverse that certainly have crossed my mind in recent weeks: THE REBUILD IS OVER https://t.co/PH08I2FUHY — ɴɪᴄᴋ ᴋɪʀʙy (@Nicholaspkirby) July 7, 2018 In recent days, more than one Reds player has been quoted as saying that they now […]

We’re all still wondering: Just how legitimate is the Reds’ recent hot streak? Since June 12, #Reds are 15-6, including 5 series wins, a split, and one series loss. They've had 3 series sweeps and avoided being swept. If they do the same thing over the next 21 games, they'll be sitting on a competitive […]

The Reds go for their seventh win in a row, and a four-game sweep over the Cubs, today at 1:10 Eastern time at Great American Ball Park. Cincinnati sits “only” 14 games below the .500 mark at 31-45. As recently as a couple of weeks ago, we would have never even dared to speak these […]