Category Archives: Reds

Bye-bye Johnny Cueto?

All good things must come to an end. Johnny Cueto was really good. Really good. And yet Wednesday was the last time the fans at GABP will see the right-handed ace start a game in a Cincinnati Reds uniform.

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Just when things were looking up, Reds take another fall

Baseball’s 162-game season can play tricks on the mind. The Cincinnati Reds in 2015 are a prime example. From June 16 through June 25, Bryan Price’s club appeared to have finally put it all together. It won six of eight … Continue reading

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Todd Frazier is a rare Reds bright spot

UPDATE: Todd Frazier hit two more homers Wednesday night, including a walk-off grand slam in Cincinnati’s 8-4 win over Detroit. He is now on pace to hit 55 homers this season. The Cincinnati Reds are playing subpar baseball, but not Frazier. In … Continue reading

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With the Reds, you can’t make this stuff up

To paraphrase a recently retired late-night talk show host, I wouldn’t give Bryan Price’s troubles to a monkey on a rock. All you needed to know about the Cincinnati Reds, the unlucky team that Price manages, happened in the bottom … Continue reading

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Random notes for Friday

Random notes for Friday: What now? That’s the question people are asking about former UK star John Pelphrey and no doubt what the now former Florida assistant coach is asking himself. Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that Pelphrey wants … Continue reading

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Reds win fourth straight but suffer a big loss

CINCINNATI – I was at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday afternoon to write a column on Ben Revere, the former Lexington Catholic star now in his third season with the Philadelphia Phillies. As for the game itself, the Reds … Continue reading

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How will the Reds replace injured Marlon Byrd?

Update: Louisville Bats report Ivan DeJesus, Jr. has been sent to Philadelphia If you missed it from Tuesday night, not only did the Cincinnati Reds blow a two-run eighth inning lead and lose to the Philadelphia Phillies, they also lost … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: John Calipari extension edition

Big Blue and SEC links for Wednesday: If you missed it, Kentucky is close to a contract extension for head basketball coach John Calipari. News leaked Tuesday night, just hours after the New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams. … Continue reading

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Anthony DeSclafani experiencing control problems

In Cincinnati’s 7-2 loss at Pittsburgh on Thursday night, Reds’ starter Anthony DeSclafani walked four batters in five innings, which continued an alarming trend. After exhibiting good control over his first three starts, DeScalfani has been wild in his last … Continue reading

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Two encouraging signs for the Reds

Cincinnati’s 7-1 win at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night pulled the Reds back to 13-13 for the season. It also provided Bryan Price’s club a couple of positive signs for the immediate future. One was starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen. Making his second … Continue reading

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