Mike Leake pitched well and Josh Satin was the hero Sunday as the Reds beat the A’s 4-3. Satin hit a 3-run game-tying homer in the 8th and a walk-off RBI single in the 9th. Final R H E  Oakland A’s (13-8) 3 7 0  Cincinnati Reds (9-9) 4 6 1 W: Cingrani (1-0) L: Rodriguez (0-1) | Box Score | MLB.com Recap | AP Recap | […]

Discussing expectations for 2015, Brandon Phillips said, “Our goal coming to spring training is to win the World Series, and if we stay healthy and go out there and play small-ball and do the right things, I feel like we can achieve our goal as a team.” We know the Reds didn’t stay healthy in […]

Wednesday at Goodyear Ballpark the Reds’ bullpen coughed up a late lead — sound familiar? — and the team dropped its second game in a row. Final R H E  Kansas City Royals (8-1) 5 10 0  Cincinnati Reds (4-5-1) 2 8 1 W: Y. Pino (1-0) L: S. LeCure (0-1) | Box Score | MLB.com Recap | AP Recap | Pitching: Paul Maholm started and […]

The Reds’ 9th inning comeback fell short Tuesday, as they lost to the Brewers 5-3 on the road at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix, AZ. Final R H E   Cincinnati Reds (4-4-1) 3 7 0  Milwaukee Brewers (1-5) 5 9 1 W: K. Lohse (1-0) L: J. Cueto (0-1) SV: D. Goforth (1) | Box Score | MLB.com Recap | AP Recap | Pitching: Johnny Cueto gave up an earned […]

It was only the second day of actual baseball, but Wednesday’s Reds-Indians tilt held some intrigue because Anthony DeSclafani and Raisel Iglesias made their Reds “debuts.” One guy had a good day. The other guy did not. On the hitting side of things, Billy Hamilton flashed the skill set that makes his potential so enticing. Pitching: DeSclafani […]

Item #1: Mark Sheldon reports positive news about Homer Bailey’s progress. Bailey, who is coming off of surgery to repair a torn flexor mass, said things are going well but that he is still a little behind from his usual schedule. “I haven’t gotten off the mound,” Bailey said. “Usually, l like to get off the […]

Improvements have been few and far between this offseason, but this first week of February has had about as much activity as we’ve seen from the Reds’ front office since the Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon trades. Minor league deals have been doled out to Paul Maholm and Kevin Gregg, but Saturday also brought us […]

[This great report was filed by loyal Nation member Sam Howard, who attended the East Tour stop of the Reds Caravan last night in Athens. Thanks Sam! If any of the rest of you attend a caravan stop and want to file a report and/or pictures, please send them to redlegnation2014@gmail.com.] The last (and only […]

A cold front has swept through the heart of Redleg Nation—not only that of subzero wind chills turning Cincinnati and the surrounding landscape into the background scenery of Doctor Zhivago, but also the chilling effect the Marlon Byrd acquisition has had on the Reds’ fan base. Let’s bring up a topic that taps into the […]

Final R H E Chicago Cubs (59-72) 3 8 0 Cincinnati Reds (63-69) 0 3 1 W: Wood (8-11) L: Cueto (15-8) S: Rondon (22) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Photos | Game Thread The Reds lost the first of a three game series against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night, 3-0. It was the Reds 12th shutout of 2014. The Reds have […]

[This post was written by Jux Berg, who has his own website at Bergonsports.com and @bergonsports on Twitter. Thanks, Jux. — spm] An argument can be made that heading into 2014, Cincinnati’s roster was solid enough to return playoff baseball to Great American Ballpark. It just so happened that an incomprehensible ten out of Cincy’s […]

[This post was written by Warren Leeman, better known in these parts and the frozen tundra as Shchi Cossack. He’s decloaked for a moment at our request to elaborate on a comment he wrote a few days ago. — spm] The Old Cossack never throws in the towel on a season until the Reds are […]