Marlins caveat applies to be sure, but Cody Reed followed up his five shutout innings against the Cubs with six more against Miami. Reed is making a strong case for inclusion in the 2019 Reds starting rotation. Luis Castillo, who used to be in the Marlins system, pitches for the Reds tomorrow night. Cincinnati Reds […]

Sure, it was just one game. Four innings. But Michael Lorenzen’s performance tonight was a much-needed dose of “maybe next year can be better” for Reds fans. He looked as overpowering and dominant as any Reds starter this year. Lorenzen had Brewers hitters off balance and retired the last seven batters he faced. He commands […]

The Short Version: The Reds jump out to an early lead, but the bullpen wastes an excellent start by Matt Harvey. Final R H E Cincinnati “Not the Big” Reds “Machine” (63-85) 2 9 1 Chicago Fuzzy Cubbies (86-61) 3 7 1 W: Maples (1-0) L: Hernandez (5-1) S: De La Rosa (1) FanGraphs Win […]

The Short Version: Behind a strong start from Luis Castillo, the Reds win 3-2 to run the season series against Los Angeles to a pristine 6-0. The victory means that it is impossible for the Cincinnati Reds to lose 100 games this year. What a time to be alive. Final R H E Los Angeles […]

The Short Version: The Reds were down 6-1, scored five runs in the fifth, but an Eric Hosmer homer in the ninth lifts the Padres to the victory. Final R H E San Diego Padres (57-88) 7 10 1 Cincinnati Reds (61-83) 6 9 0 W: Stammen (7-2) L: Iglesias (2-4) S: Yates (7) FanGraphs […]

The Short Version: Luis Castillo strikes out a career-high 11 as the Reds shut out the stupid Cardinals in their dumb little ballpark. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (58-78) 4 10 0 St. Louis Cardinals (76-60) 0 2 0 W: Castillo (8-11) L: Poncedeleon (0-1) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Luis […]

The Short Version: Cody Reed and the bullpen pitch well, but the Reds drop another close extra-innings affair. Final — 11 innings R H E Milwaukee Brewers (75-60) 2 6 0 Cincinnati Reds (57-77) 1 6 0 W: Soria (1-0) L: Brice (2-3) S: Hader (11) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Joey […]

The Short Version: Well, that game was ridiculous. In a back and forth affair, the Brew Crew edged out the Redlegs in a slugfest that resembled a beer league softball game. Final — 10 innings R H E Milwaukee Brewers (74-60) 13 22 0 Cincinnati Reds (57-76) 12 14 1 W: Jeffress (7-1) L: Iglesias […]

The Short Version: Reds lose. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (56-74) 6 12 2 Chicago Cubs (75-53) 10 12 0 W: Quintana (11-9) L: Castillo (7-11) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Curt Casali doubled, homered, and drove in three runs. Preston Tucker hit a pinch-hit homer. Eugenio Suarez had two hits […]

The Short Version: Scooter Gennett breaks a ninth-inning tie with his 19th homer of the season — against his former team, no less — and the Reds win their fourth game in five days. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (56-70) 9 14 0 Milwaukee Brewers (70-58) 7 11 2 W: Iglesias (2-1) L: Jennings […]

The Short Version: Reds get a strong start from Anthony DeSclafani, and the bullpen shut down the Giants long enough for Phillip Ervin to hit a walkoff home run in the 11th inning. Final — 11 innings R H E San Francisco Giants (61-62) 1 8 0 Cincinnati Reds (53-69) 2 11 0 W: Hernandez […]

Final R H E Cleveland Indians (69-51) 4 5 1 Cincinnati Reds (52-69) 3 10 0 W: Dan Otero (2-1)  L: Cody Reed (0-1) SV: Brad Hand (28) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast In a game that saw 15 hits and eight walks and lasted nearly three-and-a-half hours, only seven total runs were scored in the finale of the […]