2012 Postseason / Reds - General / Series Preview

NLDS Preview: Giants’ Hitting and Starting Lineup

The 2012 San Francisco Giants rank just above the middle of the National League in hitting, finishing seventh in team OPS (Reds were sixth). Keep in mind the Giants’ home field is severely favorable to pitchers, while the Reds play their games in a Little League park. Nonetheless, San Francisco hit more home scored more runs … Continue reading

2012 Reds / Reds - General

Titanic Struggle Recap: Reds win series vs. Pirates. Ho-hum.

Let’s recap today’s titanic struggle… FINAL Cincinnati Reds 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 WP:  Marshall (5-5, 2.55 ERA) LP:  Hanrahan (5-2, 2.72 ERA) S: Chapman (37) Boxscore POSITIVES • With the win, and a loss by the Washington Harpers, the Reds (96-63) would be tied with Washington for the best record in baseball and top seed … Continue reading

2012 Reds

Votto return update

Tom Groeschen (Enquirer) just posted an update on when you might expect JoeyMVP back in the lineup: Behind the scenes, the Reds believe Joey Votto could return during their series at Philadelphia next Monday-Thursday but that a more realistic goal is the St. Louis series (Aug. 24-26) in Cincinnati. Or 11 days, 2 hours and … Continue reading