With another 90-loss season in the history books and no discernible improvement from the Reds’ pitching staff, the conversation surrounding the Reds for the next five months will center around trade rumors and free agent signings. But before those talks begin, it’s time to put a bow on the 2018 campaign and what we learned […]

The Short Version: Reds win next-to-last game of the season behind a strong start from Michael Lorenzen. Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (81-79) 0 6 0 Cincinnati Reds (67-94) 3 7 0 W: Lorenzen (4-2) L: Taillon (14-10) S: Iglesias (30) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Very nice outing for Michael […]

The 66-94 Reds host the 81-78 Pirates in this season’s penultimate game at Great American Ball Park today at 4:10 Eastern time. In this series of season-ending game previews, we took a look at what we’ve learned this year about the position players on Friday. Tomorrow we’ll review what we’ve learned this year about the […]

Marlins caveat applies to be sure, but Cody Reed followed up his five shutout innings against the Cubs with six more against Miami. Reed is making a strong case for inclusion in the 2019 Reds starting rotation. Luis Castillo, who used to be in the Marlins system, pitches for the Reds tomorrow night. Cincinnati Reds […]

Sure, it was just one game. Four innings. But Michael Lorenzen’s performance tonight was a much-needed dose of “maybe next year can be better” for Reds fans. He looked as overpowering and dominant as any Reds starter this year. Lorenzen had Brewers hitters off balance and retired the last seven batters he faced. He commands […]

After Eugenio Suarez allowed a grounder to roll between his legs, right after he and Scooter Gennett couldn’t be bothered to hold on to the ball on simple, consecutive tag plays, and right after Suarez airmailed a throw to first base, it occurred to me last night that watching the Reds had become morbid habit, […]

Having made the 100 mile trip north up the west  shore of Lake Michigan from Chicago to Milwaukee, the Reds take on the Brewers in the first  game of a three game set tonight. The Brewers (85-65) hold the #1 position in the NL wildcard chase 3 games clear of the Dodgers and Cardinals who […]

The Reds swept the Chicago Cubs in a four games series in Cincinnati in June. Since then, before today, the Reds were 1-8 against the Cubs. Today’s win makes the Reds 8-11 for the season series. That’s the best record for the Reds against any NL Central opponent. The Reds are 24-46 in the division […]

The Short Version: Behind a strong start from Luis Castillo, the Reds win 3-2 to run the season series against Los Angeles to a pristine 6-0. The victory means that it is impossible for the Cincinnati Reds to lose 100 games this year. What a time to be alive. Final R H E Los Angeles […]

You might recall the Reds sweeping a 4-game series from the Dodgers earlier this season. It kicked off the Era of Good Feels that lasted just long enough to undermine the Reds’ resolve to do what they needed to at the trade deadline. Raisel Iglesais had three saves in that series, the same number he’s […]

The Short Version: The Reds were down 6-1, scored five runs in the fifth, but an Eric Hosmer homer in the ninth lifts the Padres to the victory. Final R H E San Diego Padres (57-88) 7 10 1 Cincinnati Reds (61-83) 6 9 0 W: Stammen (7-2) L: Iglesias (2-4) S: Yates (7) FanGraphs […]

The Reds (59-78) wrap up the long NL Central road trip with a trip to PNC Park to take on the sinking Pittsburgh Pirates (66-71). This three-game series starts with an afternoon Labor Day game. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET. After trading half their farm system (OK, maybe a slight exaggeration) for Chris […]