My city is a city in which we throw a parade on the first day of baseball season. Also that parade features a giant fiberglass rooster, one which is carefully slotted into a car wash bay so as to look its best as it makes its way through the heart of downtown. My city is […]

Not much going on, but there are a few Cincinnati Reds-related items out there worth mentioning: –The Reds claimed a couple of guys — Richie Shaffer and Tyrell Jenkins — off waivers: Today the #Reds claimed off waivers from the #Phillies IF/OF Richie Shaffer; claimed off waivers from the #Rangers RHP Tyrell Jenkins. — Cincinnati […]

The Reds play the Arizona Diamondbacks today in Goodyear at 4:05 p.m. ET. You can hear it on WLW-700 radio. Here’s the lineup: Billy Hamilton CF Eugenio Suarez 3B Joey Votto 1B Brandon Phillips 2B Jay Bruce RF Devin Mesoraco C Zack Cozart SS Scott Schebler LF Brandon Finnegan P Today marks the first game […]

Twelve players who were on the Reds 25-man Opening Day 2015 roster are no longer with the organization: C: Brayan Peña IF: Kristopher Negron, Chris Dominguez OF: Brennan Boesch, Marlon Byrd, Skip Schumaker SP: Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, Jason Marquis RP: Burke Badenhop, Kevin Gregg, Manny Parra Five players who were chosen for the Opening […]

The World Series is now over, so that means free agency has officially begun. The Reds wasted no time making a bunch of moves this evening. Here they are: — The Reds declined Skip Schumaker’s $2.5 million option for 2016. The Reds will have to pay Skip $500k as a buyout. Skip finishes his two […]

The Reds (63-86) and the Cardinals (94-56) play again tonight in game two of this three game series in St. Louis. The Pirates and the Cubs also won last night, maintaining their spot as the top three winning teams in the majors. STARTING PITCHERS PITCHER ERA FIP HR/9 BB% K% Keyvius Sampson 7.09 4.77 1.1 […]

The Cincinnati Reds (60-82) start their last multi-city road trip of the season with a three game series in San Francisco. The San Francisco Giants (75-68) are on the outside looking in at the 2015 playoff picture. With 19 games left in their schedule, the Giants find themselves sitting 7.5 games behind both the Dodgers […]

Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (83-55) 5 7 1 Cincinnati Reds (57-81) 4 6 0 W: Happ (9-7) L: Sampson (2-4) S: Melancon (44) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –No Red had more than one hit, but Todd Frazier hit his 31st homer and drove in a second run with a […]

The Reds (52-74) travel to Milwaukee having been swept by the Dodgers over the week and 1-12 since August 14. For the entire month, our hapless team is 6-19 and have cemented themselves as a solid darkhorse in the race for the first pick in next year’s draft. Place your bets gentleman, this one may […]

Final R H E Los Angeles Dodgers (69-56) 7 10 1 Cincinnati Redlegs (52-73) 4 8 1 W: Anderson (8-8) L: Holmberg (1-4) S: Jansen (25) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Not a lot to say here, but kudos to Pedro Villareal for throwing 3.1 innings of one-hit, no-run baseball after the […]

Another day, another loss for the Cincinnati Reds. You can mark that down as seven straight losses. Even the cool “Los Rojos” jerseys for Tony Perez weekend couldn’t bring the Reds any good luck. David Holmberg pitched poorly again for the Reds. He gave up a home run to the second batter of the game, A.J. Pollack, […]

The Reds may not be hitting or pitching the ball especially well these days, but the club can still glove it a little bit. Among the 15 National League ball clubs, the Reds rank fourth in errors committed, fifth in Defensive Runs Saved, fifth in Ultimate Zone Rating, and seventh in ‘Def’, FanGraphs’ all-encompassing defensive metric. In sum, the […]