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 […]

The time between now and the July 31 trade deadline may prove as consequential as any two weeks of the Reds multi-year rebuilding process. The team is close to being a contender. That seemed unimaginable in April. But we Reds fans now sense in our bones the wait is months, not years, for a team in […]

Imagine a tall ladder. It’s full of people trying to get to the top.  There’s a guy toward the middle, but he’s slipping down, rung by rung. This struggling guy, let’s call him Louis. Below Louis is another guy climbing up. We’ll name him Red. Imagine Red working his way relentlessly up the ladder. As […]

There have been numerous pitchers with sweeping breaking balls and blazing fastballs throughout baseball history. For those who love watching nasty pitching, there’s arguably no better time to be a fan of the game than now. Twenty different players have hit 100 mph on the radar gun this year (including the Reds’ own Tanner Rainey), […]

The Reds road show moves on to Cleveland tonight for the opening of a 3 game series which also begins the 2018 Ohio Cup. The Reds (39-51; 5-5 last 10) hope to reverse the bad karma of the final two games in Chicago which saw them morph a potential sweep into a series loss. The […]

The Short Version: Jim Riggleman’s Cincinnati Reds bungle and bunt their way to another come-from-ahead loss and drop a series to the Cubs that they easily could have swept. Baseball is fun! Final — 10 innings R H E Cincinnati Reds (39-51) 5 8 2 Chicago Cubs (51-36) 6 11 2 W: Farrell (3-3) L: […]

Well how about that. After two tough losses, the Reds fought back to win the final two games of the series, splitting the four games against the Brewers. They outscored Milwaukee 20-5 the past two days. A week ago Wednesday, after success against teams like the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers, the Reds strapped […]

The Reds missed big chances to put up crooked numbers in the 4th, 5th, and 6th innings. They didn’t miss their chance in the 7th inning, scoring eight runs, capped off by a Michael Lorenzen pinch-hit grand slam. The Reds ended a streak of seven consecutive losses to the Brewers. The Reds set a team […]

The Short Version: Jose Peraza and Scooter Gennett were the big bats, and the Reds bullpen turned in a magnificent performance to give the Cincinnati Reds their ninth win in ten games. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (34-46) 6 11 1 Atlanta Braves (45-34) 5 7 1 W: Stephens (2-0) L: Freeman (2-4) S: […]

The Reds will get back on their horse and try start a new winning streak tonight versus the Braves at Sun Trust Park in the middle game of the current 3 games series and road trip tonight at 7:35ET. For those who couldn’t hang in until the finish of last night’s 11 inning streak ending […]

Top prospect Nick Senzel tore a tendon in the index finger of his right hand in last night’s Louisville Bats game, as reported this morning by our Steve Mancuso. The injury will require season-ending surgery, the Reds announced. — Nick Senzel (@LilSenzii) June 23, 2018 Reaction among Reds fans was predictable: — Cincinnati […]

The Short Version: The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Cubs thanks to the big bat of Eugenio Suarez. The good guys have now won five in a row, and eight of their last ten. Are you not entertained? Final R H E Chicago Cubs (42-31) 3 4 1 Cincinnati Reds (30-45) 6 12 1 W: Castillo […]