Category Archives: Reds

Looking at the Reds’ pitchers starting the second half

The Reds start the traditional second half of the season Friday night at Yankee Stadium in New York, with Mike Leake taking the mound. Here is a look at how the Reds pitchers hit the All-Star break.

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Looking at the Reds’ bats at the break

For my Thursday column, wrote a review of the Reds’ first half with a look-ahead to the second half. Bryan Price’s club picks up play again Friday night when Cincinnati opens a three-game series against the Derek Jeters in Yankees … Continue reading

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The 13 Cincinnati Reds who have visited the DL

If you haven’t heard the news, the Reds will be without second baseman Brandon Phillips for approximately the next weeks as Phillips is scheduled to undergo surgery on a torn ligament in his left thumb. Phillips was placed on the … Continue reading

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Reds drawing closer, closer, closer

On June 22, Cincinnati sat 8.5 games back of division leader Milwaukee in the National League Central. Now on July 10, the Reds enter Thursday afternoon’s game with Chicago just 2.5 games behind the Brewers. Trends: Milwaukee has lost eight of … Continue reading

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Reds five-spot for broken bats that die as warriors

A five-spot from the Reds’ doubleheader sweep of Cubs on Tuesday: 1. Reds overcame a 5-0 deficit to win the thrilling night-cap 6-5, first time Cincinnati has triumphed from more than a two-run deficit all season. It was Reds’ firsts doubleheader … Continue reading

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Reds finally place Joey Votto on disabled list

The Reds finally placed Joey Votto on the disabled list today before Cincinnati was to play Chicago in a doubleheader with the Cubs. The placement is retroactive to Sunday. Walt Jocketty has taken flak from upset Reds fans who have … Continue reading

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Healthy and humming, Reds meeting expectations

Say hello to the second-place Cincinnati Reds. For the sake of accuracy, the Reds (43-38) are percentage points in front of St. Louis (44-39) for second place in the National League Central, 6.5 games behind division leader Milwaukee. And yet, … Continue reading

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Devin Mesoraco powers way into record books

Though the Reds lost 7-3 to the Cubs last night in Chicago, Devin Mesoraco placed himself in the team record book by becoming the sixth Red to homer in five consecutive games. Adam Dunn was the last Red to pull … Continue reading

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Reds option Tony Cingrani, call up Jumbo Diaz

In advance of tonight’s opener of a three-game series with American League East leader Toronto, the Reds have optioned former starting pitcher Tony Cingrani to Louisville and called up reliever Jose “Jumbo” Diaz. The 278-pound Diaz, who at one time … Continue reading

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A three-spot on the surging Reds

Three notes on the Reds’ 6-5 win over the Pirates last night. 1. Todd Frazier is definitely the team’s first-half MVP, or at least with the bat. (Alredo Simon has to be the pitching MVP.) It was Frazier’s homer in … Continue reading

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