The season is now over. It was not great. It was really, really not great. Mostly because of pitching. I wrote about that here. But there is one aspect of the team fans should feel good about. Because of injuries and slumps, it wasn’t so apparent at the end of the season, but the offense […]

The Short Story: Anthony Desclafani allowed 3 runs through 5 innings; but, a 2 run home run by Eugenio Suarez had the Reds in the game. Then in the sixth inning, Wandy Peralta loaded the bases with no outs; and when the dust cleared, the Pirates had added 2 more runs. With the help of shaky […]

As the Cincinnati Reds mercifully open their season-ending three-game series against the Pirates tonight at 6:40 Eastern time at Great American Ball Park, pretty much everyone is glad that this forgettable season is coming to an end. It’s the fourth straight season with 90-plus losses, a team record. There are some positive signs buried in […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (66-91) 0 4 2 Miami Marlins (62-93) 6 14 0 W: Trevor Richards (4-9)  L: Michael Lorenzen (3-2) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast Twelve. That’s the number of runs the Reds have scored in their last 10 games. The club continued its end-of-season spiral on Sunday, dropping its third straight game […]

In a season that likely will see the Cincinnati Reds lose 90 games for the fourth time in a row, many will look at 2018 and see a lost year. But if you paid close enough attention, it’s easy to find some good things that came from a team mired in last place. 1). In […]

The Reds and Brewers conclude their 2018 season series tonight with game 3 of the current set at Miller Park. With a win, the Reds can record a series victory over the Brewers and pull to an even 3-3 on their current road trip  before moving on to Miami for 4 games to conclude the […]

As the season slowly and mercilessly winds down to an end, we can start to take a closer look at the one positive aspect of this Reds team: the offense. Other than a few lulls induced in part by injuries to key players, the bats showed up this year and continued to show steady improvement […]

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 […]

Tonight the Reds meet the Pirates in the middle game of the current three game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Reds can still win the series and complete a winning road trip if they can reverse their fortunes and win the remaining two games of the series. Game time tonight is 7:05. Starting […]

Behind a brilliant pitching performance from Luis Castillo, the Reds shut out the Cardinals 4-0 in game two of the series Saturday night. They go for the series win this afternoon at Busch Stadium. First pitch is set for 2:15 ET. If the Reds win today, they will have won each of their last three […]

The Short Version: Luis Castillo strikes out a career-high 11 as the Reds shut out the stupid Cardinals in their dumb little ballpark. Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (58-78) 4 10 0 St. Louis Cardinals (76-60) 0 2 0 W: Castillo (8-11) L: Poncedeleon (0-1) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Luis […]

The Short Version: Well, that game was ridiculous. In a back and forth affair, the Brew Crew edged out the Redlegs in a slugfest that resembled a beer league softball game. Final — 10 innings R H E Milwaukee Brewers (74-60) 13 22 0 Cincinnati Reds (57-76) 12 14 1 W: Jeffress (7-1) L: Iglesias […]