The Short Version: Cincinnati rides a seven-run third inning and a strong start from Luis Castillo to a sweep of the San Francisco Giants at Great American Ball Park. Final R H E San Francisco Giants (61-64) 4 8 1 Cincinnati Reds (55-69) 11 17 2 W: Castillo (7-10) L: Suarez (4-9) FanGraphs Win Probability […]

Strange night. The game was tied 2-2 at the start of the 6th inning and 9-2 at the end. Cleveland notched 18 hits and 2 intentional walks. In the 9th inning, relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen played right field and singled; and right fielder Brandon Dixon played relief pitcher and retired the top of the Cleveland lineup in […]

The 2018 battle for the Ohio Cup resumes tonight at GABP as the Reds (52-66; 4-6 last 10) meet the Indians (66-51; 7-3 last 10) in the first game of a 3 game set. The Reds took 2 of 3 from the Indians in Cleveland back in July and need to at least repeat that […]

Hunter Greene gets most of the hype among Reds pitching prospects. Robert Stephenson and Cody Reed are the big names vying for chances in Triple-A. But down in Double-A Pensacola, Tony Santillan is quietly having a breakthrough season. In the process, he’s becoming someone who could conceivably contribute to the big-league club as soon as […]

Despite the New York Mets losing record, chances were pretty good the Reds would have to play a good game tonight if they hoped to win with Noah Syndergaard on the mound. They didn’t. They’re now 6-11 in the second half.  I’m guessing there’s ever-growing room on the Jim Riggleman bandwagon now. Those national writers […]

The Cincinnati Reds (49-63) are having a rough road trip, as they have lost 4 of 5. The Reds will hope for better fortune at Citi Field against the New York Mets (45-64), starting tonight at 7:10 PM. The Reds and Mets have gone in complete opposite directions since the Harvey for Mesoraco trade. The […]

The Short Version: Reds waste some good pitching, and drop a narrow contest against the Nationals. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (49-63) 1 7 0 Washington Nationals (57-54) 2 8 0 W: Roark (6-12) L: Castillo (6-9) S: Herrera (3) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Effective outing for Luis Castillo: 5.1 […]

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 […]

It is matinee time this afternoon as the Reds look to salvage a split in this 2 game series with the Tigers prior to moving on to DC where they will face the Nationals in a 4 game set. Today’s game time is 1:10pm Eastern. Recall that FoxSports Ohio has wall to wall Reds this […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (48-59) 1 5 0 Detroit Tigers (46-62) 2 3 0 W: Matthew Boyd (6-9)  L: Homer Bailey (1-8)  SV: Shane Greene (22) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast The Hitters Phillip Ervin had a nice day at the plate (though it wasn’t so nice in other aspects), going 2-for-4 with a double and a […]

Tonight the Reds open a 10 game road trip with the first of two games versus the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. The Reds (48-58; 5th place NL Central) are 5-5 in 10 games since the All Star break. After being swept by the Pirates in their first post break series, they  have bounced back […]

A couple of things have happened lately that concern the Reds and who starts games on the mound. Homer Bailey has returned and Robert Stephenson has been lights-out in Louisville. Also, Matt Harvey is on the way out. Yes, really. No, there is no good argument for keeping him. Given these things, it seemed a […]