The Cincinnati Reds look to take game 2 of their current series versus the Washington Nationals and in doing so set the stage for a possible series sweep.
The Nationals and Reds open a 3 game weekend series Friday night. This is the first meeting between the clubs in 2019 and should be very competitive
Robert Stephenson was placed on the injured list on Friday in a flurry of moves that also included the Cincinnati Reds acquiring RJ Alaniz on waivers.
Statcast has another new toy for baseball fans to play with: pitch movement leaderboards. How do Cincinnati Reds pitchers fare in the new metrics?
With three bullpen implosions in the past week, maybe it's worth considering whether David Bell has been economical enough with his relievers.
The Reds were hoping to finish off a winning week against the two best teams in the National League, but they had to settle for a 3-3 homestand. The Reds batters could not figure out Hyun-Jin Ryu, as he lowered his ERA to 1.52 after seven shutout innings against the Reds. Tanner Roark gave the Reds five solid innings, but the Reds bullpen had a rare poor performance, allowing six earned runs over four innings.
The Reds played a baseball game tonight, Friday, May 17, in which nothing of any importance happened. The Dodgers won; the Reds lost; and that's about it.
The Cincinnati Reds blew a late lead against the San Francisco Giants, seeing the chance at a sweep slip through their fingers.
Luis Castillo did not have his best command on Friday night, but he gave the Reds another dominating outing as he held the Giants scoreless for six innings. The Reds bats continued their recent surge of late, minus the no-hitter on Tuesday. Nick Senzel and Yasiel Puig lead the Reds with two hits and two runs batted in each. Road wins have been difficult for the Reds this season, but they have now won back-to-back road games and improved to 8-14 on the road.