The Reds offense had another tough day. They didn’t score a run until the 9th inning, which broke a string of 18 consecutive scoreless innings against Pirates pitching this weekend. The Reds loaded the bases in the 9th, and had the go-ahead run on first base. However, Jose Peraza weakly grounded out to the pitcher […]

The Cincinnati Reds (55-75) and Pittsburgh Pirates (62-68) battle each other in the rubber match of the finale of this three-game series at 1:10 ET at Great American Ball Park. Starting Pitchers Pitcher IP ERA xFIP K% BB% Tyler Mahle 59.1 2.73 3.61 21.2% 5.4% Jameson Taillon 102.0 4.85 3.75 21.9% 8.2% *Mahle’s stats are […]

After a win last night that including good pitching and timely offense, the Cincinnati Reds (55-74) look to continue their dominance against the Pittsburgh Pirates (61-68) this season tonight at Great American Ball Park Note that first pitch is at 6:40 ET, instead of the usual 7:10 ET, due to the post-game concert featuring the […]

After salvaging a win Thursday night and avoiding a sweep to the Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds (54-74) start a three-game series this weekend against the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates (61-67) at GABP. First pitch is at 7:10 ET. The Pirates come into town having lost three of four to the Dodgers in Pittsburgh and nine of […]

The Reds showed flashes of a better future tonight behind two rookies. Robert Stephenson dominated the Pirates over 5.2 innings, allowing just 2 hits, and throwing just 81 pitches. Jesse Winker hit his second home run in as many days, and tonight it broke a 2-2 tie in the 7th inning. Adam Duvall gave the […]

The first place Cincinnati Reds are now 5-2 to start 2017! The Reds hitters were able to force Pirates stater Tyler Glasnow, who is the #7 prospect in the MLB, out after just 1.2 innings. The Reds hitters had patient trips to the plate, and scored two runs courtesy of bases loaded walks. The Reds […]

If you said that the Chicago Cubs ran away with the NL Central in 2016, that would be a major understatement. The Cubs were so dominant in the NL Central in 2016 that they clinched the division on September 16th. That was the quickest the Cubs ever clinched a division. The Cubs 103 wins are […]

The Cubs have not only clinched the NL Central, but they have now clinched home field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. Meanwhile, the Cardinals are still right in the middle of a three-way race for two wild-card spots. The Pirates however are all but eliminated. Chicago Cubs 99-56 – St. Louis Cardinals 81-74 18.0 GB […]

Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (72-74) 9 12 1 Cincinnati Reds (62-84) 7 9 0 W: Antonio Bastardo (3-0)  L: Tony Cingrani (2-5)  SV: Tony Watson (13) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Hitters After getting in a 3-0 hole early, the Reds answered with a run in the bottom of the first inning. Joey Votto […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (59-82) 8 15 1 Pittsburgh Pirates (69-71) 7 10 0 W: Josh Smith (3-1)  L: Trevor Williams (1-1)  SV: Tony Cingrani (17) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score In a high-scoring affair, the Reds were able to deal another blow to the Pirates’ wild card chances by taking an 8-7 win. The […]

The Reds lost their 82nd game on Thursday night, which officially means 2016 will be a losing season for the Reds. It will be the Reds third consecutive losing season. The Reds have now lost five straight games, and are 4-13 over their last 17 games. What was once looking like a promising finish to […]

The Cubs eliminated both the Reds and Brewers this week, and their magic number to clinch the NL Central is down to just 11! The Cardinals still hold the second wild card spot, and the Pirates are 3.5 games back from them despite losing six straight games. The NL wild card race is shaping to […]