The Milwaukee Brewers won 86 games in 2017, a 13-game improvement over 2016. They finished one win short of the N.L. wild card play-in game. Despite that progress — dare one say, a winning culture — the front office and ownership proceeded to acquire a new centerfielder, a new right fielder, a new third baseman, […]

The Short Version: Cincinnati rides a seven-run third inning and a strong start from Luis Castillo to a sweep of the San Francisco Giants at Great American Ball Park. Final R H E San Francisco Giants (61-64) 4 8 1 Cincinnati Reds (55-69) 11 17 2 W: Castillo (7-10) L: Suarez (4-9) FanGraphs Win Probability […]

The Reds (54-69) and Giants (61-63) get together for the final game of this series, as the Reds try to complete the three game sweep and win the season series. First pitch is at 1:10 ET. Starting Pitchers Pitcher IP ERA xFIP K% BB% Luis Castillo 126.2 5.04 3.92 22.3% 7.4% Andrew Suarez 116.2 4.40 […]

After an intense pitching duel and a thrilling walk-off home run by Phillip Ervin in extra innings, the Reds (53-69) look to build off that momentum in the second game of the series tonight at GABP. First pitch will be at 7:10 ET. Starting Pitchers Pitcher IP ERA xFIP K% BB% Matt Harvey 111.0 5.19 […]

The Short Version: Reds get a strong start from Anthony DeSclafani, and the bullpen shut down the Giants long enough for Phillip Ervin to hit a walkoff home run in the 11th inning. Final — 11 innings R H E San Francisco Giants (61-62) 1 8 0 Cincinnati Reds (53-69) 2 11 0 W: Hernandez […]

The Reds (52-69) will look to end the four-game losing streak as they start a weekend series with the San Francisco Giants (61-61) tonight at Great American Ball Park. First pitch is at 7:10 ET. The Giants come to town trying to stay in the NL West race at 5.5 games back of first place. […]

Final R H E Cleveland Indians (69-51) 4 5 1 Cincinnati Reds (52-69) 3 10 0 W: Dan Otero (2-1)  L: Cody Reed (0-1) SV: Brad Hand (28) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast In a game that saw 15 hits and eight walks and lasted nearly three-and-a-half hours, only seven total runs were scored in the finale of the […]

Today is Wednesday which means the third and final game of the current series between the Reds and Indians is on tap tonight at GABP. The Reds chances of garnering the 2018 Ohio Cup are gone, washed down the Ohio river by a deluge of  Indians runs in the first 2 games of the series.  […]

The task is simple tonight for the Reds. They must put Monday’s meltdown behind them and  post a win in game 2 of the current series with the Indians to have any hope of taking the 2018 Ohio Cup away from them. What more incentive could the Reds need?Game time  is 7:10pm Eastern at GABP […]

Ian Happ was the 9th overall pick in 2015. The Cubs had Happ play 2B and all three OF positions in his time in the minor leagues. This season, Happ has 355 PA without having more than 36 starts at a single position. Kris Bryant was the 2nd overall pick in 2013. Bryant made 75 […]

Earlier this year, Matt Wilkes gave us an in-depth look at the collective arsenal for Reds pitching.  Today, we will look at the Reds offense and see who has been most effective at hitting each type of pitch. A quick refresher on the metrics that I used. There are two Pitch Type Linear Weights that […]

Strange night. The game was tied 2-2 at the start of the 6th inning and 9-2 at the end. Cleveland notched 18 hits and 2 intentional walks. In the 9th inning, relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen played right field and singled; and right fielder Brandon Dixon played relief pitcher and retired the top of the Cleveland lineup in […]