The trade market is rife with starting pitching talent — much more so than in recent years. For a Cincinnati team desperate to improve its rotation, this is welcome news. The free-agent market for starters is fairly top-heavy, giving the Reds a lot of competition to overcome to sign a big name such as Patrick […]

The Cincinnati Reds (49-63) are having a rough road trip, as they have lost 4 of 5. The Reds will hope for better fortune at Citi Field against the New York Mets (45-64), starting tonight at 7:10 PM. The Reds and Mets have gone in complete opposite directions since the Harvey for Mesoraco trade. The […]

The Reds hot offense was slowed down by Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard. The Thor lookalike made it through eight innings for the first time in his big league career, and he allowed just one run in the process. Syndergaard didn’t walk a single batter, and struck out five. He only had 89 pitches when he […]