If you think the Reds are alone in making no off-season player acquisitions of any substance, think again. This has been a very slow hot-stove-league season around the baseball world. In particular, the so-called prizes of this year’s free agent class are all still looking for new teams. The top 10 free agents on the […]

The #Reds have signed RHP Jared Hughes to a 2-year deal with a club option for 2020. Welcome to Reds Country, @locatejared! pic.twitter.com/s8d9SbPjT9 — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) December 26, 2017 Hughes is 32. He pitched 6 years for the Pirates, who released Hughes prior to the 2017 season. Milwaukee picked up Hughes who made 67 […]

The regular season is over, and the focus will now shift to the playoffs and debating which players are worthy of MVPs, Cy Youngs, and numerous other awards. Since the Reds didn’t make the postseason, we’ll skip right to the latter. A 68-94 record for a second straight year doesn’t bring much to celebrate, but […]

In yesterday’s game preview, we shared a tweet from Joel Luckhaupt which showed the recent performance by Reds starting pitchers under the age of 25. In the wake of Sal Romano’s fantastic 8-inning, 6-strikeout, 0-walk performance Saturday, Luckhaupt updated his statistics this morning: UPDATE: Last 20 starts by #Reds under the age of 25 113 […]

The open audition for 2018 continues tonight at Great American Ball Park, as the Reds host the Pirates. Thanks to a combination of injuries and innings limits, the Reds pitching staff is now without Luis Castillo, Scott Feldman, Drew Storen and Wandy Peralta. That’s on top of Anthony DeSclafani and Brandon Finnegan, who have both […]

The Cincinnati Reds go for a series sweep against the Milwaukee Brewers in this afternoon’s (12:35 pm ET) series finale. The game also gives the Reds a chance to even their home record at 36-36. Losses the Reds have inflicted on Milwaukee the past two days have cost the Brewers the opportunity to make up […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (58-77) 7 9 0 Pittsburgh Pirates (63-72) 3 7 1 W: Asher Wojciechowski (4-3)  L: Gerrit Cole (11-9) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast Last Saturday, Gerrit Cole almost single-handedly beat the Reds by throwing seven shutout innings and hitting a solo homer for the only run of the game. That was […]

With the Reds looking up from the bottom of the NL Central standings, fans have spent much of the 2017 season speculating not about the postseason, but about which players would be dealt at the trade deadline. It seemed to be a foregone conclusion that the team would part ways with Zack Cozart, and pitchers […]

Reds fans were part of a fascinating and exciting weekend of baseball in Cincinnati as rookies Robert Stephenson, Luis Castillo and Tyler Mahle squared off against Pittsburgh. Overall, the Reds young arms held their own against the Pirates’ somewhat-featherweight offense. But for the second day in a row, the Reds offense struggled. They did walk […]

Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (61-68) 5 11 1 Cincinnati Reds (55-74) 9 9 0 W: Stephenson (2-4) L: Nova (11-11) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Strong start for Robert Stephenson, who seems to be showing some signs of progress finally. Bob Steve went 5.2 innings and struck out 11 hitters, […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (53-72) 1 8 0 Atlanta Braves (55-67) 8 12 0 W: Newcomb (2-7) L: Castillo (2-6) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good The Bad Not-So-Random Thoughts –Luis Castillo was fine, allowing just two runs in four innings, striking out eight. Unfortunately, though he only walked two batters, he […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (51-71) 13 12 0 Chicago Cubs (63-57) 10 12 1 W: Storen (4-2) L: Grimm (1-2) S: Iglesias (22) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –After a fairly pedestrian, and scoreless, first inning, Adam Duvall led off the top of the second with a single to right. Eugenio […]