Lots of interesting decisions are going to be made today with respect to the composition of Cincinnati’s 40-man roster: The deadline to protect players on the 40-man roster is Friday. Those eligible for the Rule 5 Draft include anyone not on the 40-man roster who was signed as an 18-year-old in 2012, or at 19 […]

The post-World Series realignment on the fringes of the Cincinnati Reds roster continues: Two more players came off of the Reds’ 40-man roster on Friday. The A’s claimed right-handed reliever Josh Smith off waivers, while the Reds outrighted utility player Ivan De Jesus Jr. to Triple-A Louisville. The 29-year-old Smith appeared in 41 games over […]

Final R H E Chicago Cubs (102-58) 4 8 1 Cincinnati Reds (68-93) 7 10 0 W: Adleman (4-4) L: Lester (19-5) S: Iglesias (6) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Joseph. Daniel. Votto. Joey went 3-5 today with 2 doubles and 3 RBI. He’s now hitting .327/.436/.554. Even better, Votto is now […]

Scary moment in last night’s game when Jose Peraza, who had just singled, was hit in the face by a pickoff throw. It’s was actually one of the strangest things you’ll ever see, as both Peraza and the Angels first baseman, CJ Cron, were hit in the face with the same pickoff throw. The ball […]

How about a quick snapshot of what the Reds have been doing since the All-Star break, while we’re waiting for an update on Homer Bailey’s arm? The Reds have played 40 games in the second half of the season, which represents about 1/4 of the full year. Their record in those games: 23-17. Over the […]

Final R H E Los Angeles Dodgers (67-54) 2 10 0 Cincinnati Reds (52-69) 9 12 0 W: Adleman (2-1) L: Norris (6-10) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –In the bottom of the seventh, Michael Lorenzen came to the plate to hit for himself after he got the Reds out of a […]

Final R H E St. Louis Cardinals (56-50) 5 10 2 Cincinnati Reds (43-62) 7 11 0 W: Diaz (1-1) L: Oh (2-2) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –With the Reds down 5-4 in the bottom of the ninth, Joey Votto led off with a single to right field. Adam Duvall followed […]

Final — 13 innings R H E Cincinnati Reds (26-40) 8 11 2 Atlanta Braves (19-46) 9 19 3 W: Ogando (2-1) L: Simon (2-7) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Joey Votto reached base four times, with two hits, two walks, a run scored, and an RBI. Brandon Phillips had three hits. […]

In his first year as general manager for the Reds, Walt Jocketty traded Adam Dunn to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Remember the Dallas Buck Era? Dunn had become a fixture in Great American Ball Park’s left field. And while the word fixture might conjure up Dunn’s aptitude playing defense in left field, one thing is for […]

Final R H E New York Mets (89-67) 8 13 1 Cincinnati Reds (63-92) 1 7 2 W: deGrom (14-8) L: Sampson (2-6) Box Score |Fangraphs Positives: –Joey Votto continued his on base streak with an RBI single in the 6th after two strikeouts to start the game. Votto’s streak now sits at 44 games […]

Final R H E New York Mets (86-67) 6 <b12 0 Cincinnati Reds (63-89) 4 11 0 W: Goeddel (1-1) L: Parra (1-2) S: Familia (42) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Four Reds had two hits: Ivan DeJesus Jr. (2-5, run scored), Joey Votto (2-3, walk), Brandon Phillips (2-4, 2 RBI), Eugenio […]

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 […]