The Reds meet the Giants at 3:45ET this afternoon to wrap up their 7 game west coast swing. They will be looking to salvage a victory from this series after falling 5-3 to the Giants last night.  Here is Matt Habel’s RLN recap of that action. Let’s hope the guys get the job done today because a […]

I’ll begin with a confession: Twice in the past 27 years, I actually considered becoming a Dodgers fan. The first time was as a 13-year-old in November of 1991, when Eric Davis was traded. As I touched on this in my introductory Redleg Nation column last year, I’ll let cut and paste do their jobs: […]

The first inning hadn’t even come to a close, and it already felt like a lost cause. Tyler Mahle was getting squeezed. Joey Votto couldn’t field. The pitch count ticked toward 30. The Dodgers drew first blood. The game seemed over before the Reds had gotten three outs. If you think I’m being overdramatic, consider […]

The Short Version: Hours after trading Devin Mesoraco for Matt Harvey, the Reds win their ninth game of the season. The trade is clearly a complete success. Final R H E New York Mets (18-16) 2 6 1 Cincinnati Reds (9-27) 7 12 0 W: Castillo (2-4) L: Vargas (0-3) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box […]

Today is May Day; but, given the Reds most recent meltdown, no one would fault manager Jim Riggleman if he was heard screaming “mayday! mayday! mayday!” during the seventh inning last night. However tonight is a new night and game; and, the Reds will attempt to set the ship right against the Brewers in game […]

The Short Version: Reds get some timely hitting, including four RBI from Eugenio Suarez, but the bullpen is unable to hang on to the lead (with an assist from some shaky umpiring). Cincinnati loses again. Final R H E Milwaukee Brewers (17-13) 6 9 0 Cincinnati Reds (7-22) 5 7 1 W: Woodruff (1-0) L: […]

The Short Version: Tyler Mahle pitches another outstanding game and, after taking a day off, the Reds offense returned on Sunday. You know what that means: for the first time in 2018, the Cincinnati Reds won a series against another major league baseball team! Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (7-21) 8 14 0 Minnesota […]

Final R H E Atlanta Braves (12-10) 7 11 1 Cincinnati Reds (5-18) 9 12 0 W: Jared Hughes (1-2)   L: Max Fried (0-1) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast   Tyler Mahle flirted with a no-hitter. The Reds now have a winning streak for the first time in 2018. But what happened in between those two […]

We’re at the half-way point of our fundraising week. Nothing like asking people for hard-earned money so they can read even more about their team’s historically awful start to the season. But that’s where we are! A word on the Jim Riggleman Era. When the Reds interim manager was interviewed before his first game leading […]

Fresh off a much needed win last night, the Reds face the Brewers tonight in the second of the current 3 game series at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Game time will once again be 7:40pm EDT.  Hopefully your personal sports world is a much happier place thanks to the Reds ending up on the good […]

That’s the way it’s supposed to work. Dominant pitching from Luis Castillo. Hitting up and down the lineup. Sure, the Brewers were without Ryan Braun (back), Christian Yelich (DL oblique), Eric Thames (groin), their starting catcher (DL calf) and backup catcher (DL shoulder). But even if all those guys were healthy, it wouldn’t have helped […]

The Short Version: There really is no short version. It was a 12-inning game and in all the confusion of extra innings and bunts and pinch-hitting pitchers, I originally forgot to write the short version. So here it is: Reds lose. Final — 12 innings R H E Cincinnati Reds (2-9) 3 11 1 Philadelphia […]