Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (82-55) 7 11 0 Cincinnati Reds (57-80) 3 8 1 W: Liriano (10-7) L: Iglesias (3-7) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Move along, nothing to see here. The Bad –Even Raisel Iglesias has a bad start occasionally. Tonight, he surrendered five runs on six hits in […]

The Reds first deadline trade has been completed and Johnny Cueto is off to Kansas City where he’ll get a shot at being in the post season this year.  The Reds got a pretty good haul of three LH SP in Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb, and Cody Reed in return.  I’ll touch on where these […]

There was not much player movement this week down on the farm, but we’ll check in with a few select players and see how they are faring. AAA Louisville Bats OF Brennan Boesch didn’t take long to get his stroke back after being sent down to AAA.  Boesch is slashing .389/.488/.444/.933 in 10 G and […]

With calls for rain all weekend, the Reds (18-17) look to earn at least a split of the series early on without having to worry about the weather. For a team that can that gets on base at a decent clip (6th in the NL in Avg, 5th in OBS), the Giants have had a […]

Aroldis Chapman hadn’t given up a run all year before yesterday. He’s now surrendered the losing run in two consecutive games. That’s the law of being human taking a victory lap. But the pitching staff only allowed two runs which should be good enough. The Reds haven’t hit well enough to win. Billy Hamilton, Marlon […]

Going into today’s game, the Reds (14-14) are 7 games behind the Cardinals for the division lead and a half game behind the Cubs in second. In the wild card hunt, the Reds are tied with the Padres and the Braves for the second spot and sit a half game above the Nationals, Giants, Diamondbacks, […]

The Reds won two out of three this series and stand at 14-14 overall. They’ve beaten the Pirates 5 out of 6 games. These are the Pirates (13-15) that experts in the preseason said would leave the Reds in the dust. Accomplishing all that they have without Devin Mesoraco and Homer Bailey is commendable. The […]

It was two weeks ago when I first wrote about Devin Mesoraco’s tragic hip injury. Here’s the abridged version that leaves out the ugly medical details: (1) Hip impingements are related to bone growth and therefore generally not responsive to non-surgical treatments or management, so surgery is the likely course of action. (2) If it’s only […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (14-13) 3 10 2 Pittsburgh Pirates (12-15) 0 7 0 W: Leake (2-1) L: Cole (4-1) S: Chapman (6) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –How about this guy Mike Leake? Leake pitched eight shutout innings, allowing six hits and no walks. Leake has now tossed sixteen […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (13-13) 7 12 0 Pittsburgh Pirates (12-14) 1 3 0 W: Lorenzen (1-1) L: Locke (2-2) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Rookie hurler Michael Lorenzen picked up his first major league victory tonight, so Redleg Nation offers the kid our heartiest congratulations. Lorenzen was solid over […]

Anthony DeSclafani gave up six runs, including three home runs, as the Reds lost 6-3 to the Padres on Monday afternoon. The Reds did collect 13 hits in defeat, but were only able to score three runs. Chris Dominguez drove in two runs for the Reds, and is now tied for the team lead in […]

The Reds beat up on the Cleveland Indians 13-2 on Thursday, and improved to 11-9 this spring. The Reds collected 19 hits, dominating the Indians pitching. The Reds scored 7 runs off Indians starter Danny Salazar, who is competing for a spot in the Indians rotation.The Reds now have just seven games left in Arizona […]