The Short Version: In the penultimate game of the 2017 season, the Reds laid yet another egg. Please let this season end soon. Please? Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (67-94) 0 8 1 Chicago Cubs (92-69) 9 10 0 W: Lester (13-8) L: Stephens (2-1) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –The […]

The Short Version: Robert Stephenson pitched six innings of one-hit, shutout ball, and the Reds played longball in the sixth inning — with home runs by Eugenio Suarez and Scooter Gennett — to secure a series sweep over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Final R H E Pittsburgh Pirates (68-82) 2 3 0 Cincinnati Reds (66-84) 5 […]

In yesterday’s game preview, we shared a tweet from Joel Luckhaupt which showed the recent performance by Reds starting pitchers under the age of 25. In the wake of Sal Romano’s fantastic 8-inning, 6-strikeout, 0-walk performance Saturday, Luckhaupt updated his statistics this morning: UPDATE: Last 20 starts by #Reds under the age of 25 113 […]

In another non-competitive contest, the Reds (61-82) dropped their third straight game against the Mets (63-79) last night. The loss was their ninth straight in Citi Field, and they again scored only one run — bringing their series total to a whopping four. We’ll see if Cincinnati can at least keep viewers from falling asleep by […]

Last Friday, as MLB rosters expanded to 40, the Reds called up Ariel Hernandez and Zach Vincej. Tomorrow, the Reds will call up four more pitchers, two lefties and two righties: On Tuesday, #Reds are expected to recall from Louisville RHP Rookie Davis, LHP Amir Garrett, LHP Cody Reed and RHP Jackson Stephens. — Jeff […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (58-77) 7 9 0 Pittsburgh Pirates (63-72) 3 7 1 W: Asher Wojciechowski (4-3)  L: Gerrit Cole (11-9) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Thread | Statcast Last Saturday, Gerrit Cole almost single-handedly beat the Reds by throwing seven shutout innings and hitting a solo homer for the only run of the game. That was […]

Reds call up Ariel Hernandez, Zach Vincej; release Lisalverto Bonilla — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) September 1, 2017 With September comes cooler weather and expanded rosters. Most of the players you would expect to be called up from the minors are already here (Tyler Mahle, for example). The Louisville Bats have four more Triple-A games, […]

[This post was written by loyal Nation member Ron Smith, a regular commenter under the name Old-school. We asked Ron to elaborate on a comment he made a couple days ago that we considered very thought-provoking. And he did! Thanks, Ron!] “We’ve just come to a point where we’re not going to lose anymore” –Bob […]

New York Yankees shortstop (and former Cincinnati Red) Didi Gregorius is out for 6-8 weeks with a shoulder strain. In the wake of that injury, the Yanks are trying to decide whether to pursue an option outside the organization to pick up the slack until Gregorius returns. Enter Zack Cozart, according to this report: While […]

Notes from morning batting practice • Joey Votto, Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart and Devin Mesoraco hit with the first group. After that were the other guys who were starting in the afternoon game. • Even in batting practice, no one hits like Votto. No pop-ups, no ground balls, nothing soft. Just hard-hit balls all over […]

The Cincinnati Reds (0-0) will play their first official spring training game today! The Reds take on the Giants at 3:05 PM at Scottsdale Stadium. Today’s game will not be broadcast on TV, but is available on 700 WLW (you can find the full schedule of TV and radio broadcasts here) Starting Pitcher The Reds […]

Arizona Fall League LH SP Seth Varner has been added to the Peoria Javelinas roster to bring the total of Reds prospects playing in the AFL to eight.  The Reds eight prospects are listed below with some stats for each level they appeared at this season.  The Javelinas begin play next week on Tuesday, October […]