Cincinnati Reds News and Rumors

  • Finnegan Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings in Reds' 4-2 Win

    Finnegan Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings in Reds' 4-2 Win

    nytimes.com Updated Sep 25 (yesterday)
    Brandon Finnegan pitched five scoreless innings in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
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  • Extra Bases: In Red Sox’ Magical Season, Rick Porcello Has Been…

    Extra Bases: In Red Sox’ Magical Season, Rick Porcello Has Been the Hidden Ace

    nytimes.com Sep 25 (yesterday)
    Porcello rediscovered his sinking two-seam fastball before delivering a breakout season.
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  • Straily, Votto Lead Reds to 6-1 Win Over the Brewers

    Straily, Votto Lead Reds to 6-1 Win Over the Brewers

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 24 (yesterday)
    Dan Straily kept up his domination of the Milwaukee Brewers this season.
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  • Game Over: The 2016 Cincinnati Reds

    Game Over: The 2016 Cincinnati Reds

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)
    Sorry, Cincinnati Reds, your World Series trophy is in another castle. Probably one built out of all the home run balls your pitching staff gave up this season. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, right? The Reds made it clear they were in rebuilding…
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  • Cubs win 97th, inch closer to NL's No. 1 seed

    Cubs win 97th, inch closer to NL's No. 1 seed

    MLB.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    Led by Miguel Montero's three hits and three RBIs, a three-game series sweep came without much difficulty as the Cubs claimed their 97th victory -- 9-2 over the Reds on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.
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  • Cubs defeat Reds, clinch NLDS home field

    Cubs defeat Reds, clinch NLDS home field

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 20 (6 days ago)
    The postseason is two weeks away, and even though the National League Central-champion Cubs are waiting for other teams to get in, pitcher Jon Lester's foot is nowhere close to lifting off the gas. Not only did Lester pitch seven robust innings to pick …
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  • Braves 5, Mets 4: Mets Lose Second Straight to Braves as Jay Br…

    Braves 5, Mets 4: Mets Lose Second Straight to Braves as Jay Bruce’s Struggles Continue

    nytimes.com Sep 20 (6 days ago)
    Bruce, an All-Star with the Reds who has hit .176 in 40 games since joining the Mets late in the season, was pulled for a pinch-hitter during a rally that fell short.
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  • Oxygen, please: Ross scores from 1st on 2B

    Oxygen, please: Ross scores from 1st on 2B

    MLB.com Sep 20 (6 days ago)
    After starting pitcher Jon Lester drilled a line-drive double to right-center field in the second inning of the Cubs' 6-1 win Tuesday night against the Reds at Wrigley Field, catcher David Ross scored the game's first run from first base. As the 39-year…
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  • Cubs battle back with power surge vs. Reds

    Cubs battle back with power surge vs. Reds

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 20 (7 days ago)
    As the Cubs spend the next two weeks preparing themselves for the postseason, the National League Central champions were given a chance to inch closer to their 100th win against a Reds team they've had their way with most of this season. By erupting for…
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  • Chapman nails down 9th vs. Reds after rally

    Chapman nails down 9th vs. Reds after rally

    MLB.com yahoo.com Sep 20 (7 days ago)
    As the Cubs spend the next two weeks preparing themselves for the postseason, the National League Central champions were given a chance to inch closer to their 100th win against a Reds team they've had their way with most of this season. By erupting for…
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  • Votto Homers, Barnhart Plates 4 in Reds 7-4 Win Over Pirates

    Votto Homers, Barnhart Plates 4 in Reds 7-4 Win Over Pirates

    nytimes.com Sep 18
    Joey Votto smacked his 25th homer, Tucker Barnhart tied his career high with four RBIs and the Cincinnati Reds snapped the Pittsburgh Pirates' four-game winning streak with a 7-4 victory on Sunday.
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  • Bucs' big bats fuel doubleheader sweep of Reds

    Bucs' big bats fuel doubleheader sweep of Reds

    MLB.com Sep 17
    After cruising to a victory in Game 1, Pittsburgh capped a highly productive day at the plate with a 7-3 win in Game 2 on Saturday night over Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.
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  • Rodriguez Homers Twice, Pirates Beat Reds 7-3 for DH Sweep

    Rodriguez Homers Twice, Pirates Beat Reds 7-3 for DH Sweep

    nytimes.com Sep 17
    So many things went right that the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn't pick just one pleasing moment.
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  • Pirates-Reds doubleheader delayed by rain

    Pirates-Reds doubleheader delayed by rain

    MLB.com Sep 17
    The Pirates and Reds began a planned full day of baseball with a rain delay. The start of the first half of the clubs' day-night doubleheader on Saturday was pushed back shortly before Game 1 was set to begin.
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  • Bucs' 10th-inning rally sinks Reds in slugfest

    Bucs' 10th-inning rally sinks Reds in slugfest

    MLB.com Sep 16
    Sean Rodriguez, Francisco Cervelli and Jordy Mercer were a combined 0-for-12 after nine innings Friday night. But after seeing the middle of the order power through the first nine , the bottom of the Pirates lineup' pulled it together in extras, enginee…
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  • Reds place Hamilton, Reed on disabled list

    Reds place Hamilton, Reed on disabled list

    MLB.com Sep 16
    The Reds placed center fielder Billy Hamilton and left-handed pitcher Cody Reed on the 15-day disabled list Friday. Both moves were retroactive to Sept. 5.
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  • Inbox: What will be Price's fate with Reds?

    Inbox: What will be Price's fate with Reds?

    MLB.com Sep 15
    What is manager Bryan Price's fate with the Reds? Beat reporter Mark Sheldon answers questions in the latest Inbox.
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  • Brewers Avoid Sweep Behind Guerra, Beat Reds 7-0

    Brewers Avoid Sweep Behind Guerra, Beat Reds 7-0

    nytimes.com Sep 14
    Junior Guerra pitched six shutout innings, Scooter Gennett and Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
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  • Straily leads Reds to win with career-high 8 innings

    Straily leads Reds to win with career-high 8 innings

    The Reds usually wear their red jersey tops only for day games at Great American Ball Park, but that hasn't been the case for when Dan Straily has made his last several home starts.
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  • Reds claim shutout win of Crew with 3-run 1st

    Reds claim shutout win of Crew with 3-run 1st

    Despite an improved second half, the Reds' pitching staff still has the second-highest ERA in the National League.
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  • Video - Buster's Blog: MLB's Stance On Pete Rose 01:32

    Buster's Blog: MLB's Stance On Pete Rose

    Feb 12
    With the All-Star Game in Cincinnati this season, Buster Olney questions whether its time for Major League Baseball to reconsider its stance on Pete Rose.
  • Video - Reds Dash Pirates' Division Hopes 00:41

    Reds Dash Pirates' Division Hopes

    Sep 28
    Johnny Cueto pitched eight strong innings and drove in the go-ahead run to lead the Reds past the Pirates 4-1.
  • Video - Santiago's Grand Slam Lifts Reds In 10 00:48

    Santiago's Grand Slam Lifts Reds In 10

    Sep 27
    Ramon Santiago hit a game-winning grand slam in the 10th inning to lead the Reds past the Pirates 10-6.
  • Video - Pirates Top Reds 00:48

    Pirates Top Reds

    Sep 26
    The Pirates captured their 10th win in 12 games with a 3-1 victory over the Reds.