It’s still early, but the Reds have a little positive momentum toward 2019. Dick Williams and new manager David Bell have crafted a forward-looking common message. Other than a broadcaster or two, the Reds no longer seem like Shakespeare’s graying Lear howling at cliff’s edge at the shifting currents of baseball. Bell has made clear he […]

The Cincinnati Reds are now 2-12 to start the second half of the season. Yikes. Robert Stephenson showed that his first start back from Louisville a week ago where he showed control was a facade. Stephenson walked seven batters in just 4.1 innings. Chris O’Grady, pitching against the Reds for the second time in less […]

The Cincinnati Reds (40-57) look to avoid a three-game sweep against the Miami Marlins (44-51) in the final game of this home stand at Great American Ball Park. First pitch is at 1:10 EDT. Starting Pitchers Pitcher IP ERA xFIP K% BB% Sal Romano 12.0 7.50 6.14 18.3% 16.7% Tom Koehler 50.0 7.92 5.43 18.2% […]

Robert Stephenson was sent down to AAA-Louisville to throw strikes. He did that mostly tonight, walking just two batters in 5.1 innings. Stephenson however made two mistake pitches, both to Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, and he capitalized with a pair of 2-run home runs. The Reds had a lot of base-runners tonight, collecting 8 hits […]

The Cincinnati Reds (40-56) will try again to find some kind of offense needed to win a game in the second game of this weekend series against the Miami Marlins (43-51) at 7:10 EDT at Great American Ball Park. Last night, Homer Bailey pitched well to keep the Reds in the game, but the team […]

After going 1-6 through the first seven games of the 10-game home stand and being outscored 58-16 in those six losses, the Cincinnati Reds (40-55) try to salvage what’s left of it as they welcome the Miami Marlins (42-51) to town for a three game series at Great American Ball Park. First pitch is at […]

Jose Fernandez entered play today as one of the most dominating pitchers in baseball, and one of the toughest to hit a home run against. Fernandez 0.65 HR/9 is good for the 7th best in the majors. Ramon Cabrera entered play today with 0 home runs in 100 at-bats in 2016. Cabrera only had 22 career […]

The Cincinnati Reds (50-69) will go for a series win against the Miami Marlins (62-58) tonight at 7:10. If the Reds win tonight, it would be their 8th series win out of 10 attempts since the all-star break. The Reds dropped the first game of the series 6-3, but have bounced back with 6-3 and […]

The Reds got another solid effort from Homer Bailey. He allowed just one earned run over five innings, and the Reds bullpen took care of business the rest of the way. Brandon Phillips delivered a big two RBI single in the seventh inning to give the Reds a 3-2 lead, and that would be the […]

The Cincinnati Reds (49-69) and the Miami Marlins (62-57) have split the first two games of their four game series in Cincinnati. The two teams will square off in the third game of the series tonight at 7:10. The Reds will be looking for their 50th win of 2016. The Marlins enter play today just […]

The Reds got off to a big start on Tuesday evening, in route to a 6-3 win over the Marlins. Ivan De Jesus Jr. walked with the bases loaded in the first inning to get the Reds on the board. Tucker Barnhart followed that with a grand slam, to push the Reds lead to 5-1. […]

The first half is mercifully over. The Reds finished the first half with a record of 32-57. The 57 first half losses are the most in Reds history. The Reds .360 first half win percentage is the third worst in Reds history, and the worst since 1934. Cody Reed and the Reds looked good in […]