Yes, we have known for a long time that Cincinnati’s pitching has been brutal this year. Yes, this staff broke the record for most home runs allowed in a single season. Yes, they’ve been almost impossible to watch at times. But do we really need to keep being reminded? Last week, FiveThirtyEight declared that the […]

The second half of the 2016 season began yesterday, and it couldn’t have gotten here quickly enough, right? I’m sure you’re all excited to see how the last 73 games of the season play out for the ol’ Redlegs. The reason I say that the second half couldn’t get here quickly enough is that it […]

After getting outscored 28-7 the last two games in Cleveland, the Cincinnati Reds (15-24) look to return the favor, as the Cleveland Indians (19-17) come to the Queen City for the next two nights to conclude the four game series. ROSTER MOVES The Reds optioned Jose Peraza and Layne Somsen to AAA Louisville. To fill […]

If you’ve watched a single second of a Reds game this year, you know just how bad the relief corps has been. Once the baseball is taken from the starter and the outfield gates open, fans are left holding their breath night in and night out. Numerous Cincinnati leads have evaporated with a reliever on […]

Cleveland came to bat in the bottom of the sixth inning with a 1-run lead. Rookie reliever Layne Somsen had thrown 23 pitches for the Reds in the fifth. Twenty-three. Not one of the six other members of the Reds bullpen had pitched two consecutive days. Yet Reds manager Bryan Price let Somsen start the […]

The Reds and their fans got an early glimpse of the Rebuild Binder tonight, with Jose Peraza starting his first game in a Cincinnati uniform. Peraza, who recently turned 22, was called up for three games to replace Billy Hamilton who is on bereavement leave. Peraza played centerfield. This wasn’t his major league debut though, […]

The Cincinnati Reds (13-19) play the Pittsburgh Pirates (17-14) for the 3rd three-game series¬†already this season. The Reds won two of three in their first series at GABP back in early April while the Pirates returned the favor at PNC Park just 10 days ago. Now these two teams are at it again downtown for […]

[Tom Diesman is on vacation this week, so we asked Warren Leeman to pinch hit. Warren is known in Redleg Nation as Shchi Cossack. Thanks, Warren!] The past week tested the mettle of Reds fans with the setbacks and injuries to key contributors. As always, such events also create opportunities and this week was no […]

The Reds play the LA Dodgers today at 4:05 p.m. ET at Camelback Ranch, a beautiful facility the Dodgers share with the Chicago White Sox. The game will be televised nationally on the MLB Network, you can watch the online stream on MLB.tv and the Reds radio broadcast is WLW-700. The Reds lineup will face […]

[This post was submitted by loyal Nation member Warren Leeman, otherwise known as Shchi Cossack. Thanks Cossack!] By my count from the Old Recliner, the Reds now have 38 players on the 40-man roster, so there is room to add players and make starting rotation moves necessary to begin the season.¬† Bryan Price previously identified […]

The Reds head on the road to play the Colorado Rockies. The only broadcast is online radio streaming at MLB.com. The game starts at 3:10 p.m. ET. Here is the lineup: Jake Cave CF Eugenio Suarez 3B Brandon Phillips 2B Scott Schebler LF Jordan Pacheco 1B Jesse Winker RF Brandon Allen DH Ivan De Jesus […]

Our Reds look to bounce back after their first spring training defeat, losing to the Giants 4-3 yesterday. Today’s game against the Chicago Cubs is the first the Reds will play away from the friendly confines of Goodyear Ballpark. The game in Mesa begins at 3:05 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on WLW-700, with […]