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Bats back Latos early as Reds hold off Cubs

Bats back Latos early as Reds hold off Cubs

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
A four-run fourth inning supported Mat Latos nicely before the Reds had to hang on for a 7-5 victory over the Cubs. Cincinnati has won three of its last four games and stopped Chicago's four-game win streak.
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  • Cutting edge: Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick makes the team, but he…

    Cutting edge: Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick makes the team, but he…

    bengals.com 6 hours ago
    Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick makes the team, but he'll still get plenty of snaps Thursday night. To borrow a phrase from the great novelist Charles Dickens, who was a reporter before he bolted off ...
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  • Hamilton becomes youngest Red to steal 50 bases

    Hamilton becomes youngest Red to steal 50 bases

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton added another remarkable feat to an already impressive rookie campaign. In the fourth inning of Wednesday's game against the Cubs, the speedster stole his 50th base of the season, swiping third base with two outs and l…
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  • Soler goes deep in first Major League at-bat

    Soler goes deep in first Major League at-bat

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Jorge Soler didn't waste any time proving he was ready for the Major Leagues. The Cubs' No. 5 prospect homered in his first big league at-bat in the second inning Wednesday, crushing a 2-1 pitch from the Reds' Mat Latos to center field. Following Luis V…
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  • With Burfict in, Bengals now just over cap

    With Burfict in, Bengals now just over cap

    CINCINNATI -- Now that Vontaze Burfict's contract extension is official, the Cincinnati Bengals project to be slightly over the salary-cap limit for this season. With the approximate $5.5 million cap hit the Bengals will take in 2014 on Burfict's newly …
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  • Tez: signed, sealed, delivered

    Tez: signed, sealed, delivered

    bengals.com 14 hours ago
    Updated: 8:10 p.m. The 1,000-1 longshot paid off for both sides Wednesday when Bengals Pro Bowl WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict signed his extension that keeps the heart and soul of the Bengals No...
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  • Is Bengals' Marvin Lewis a tier-2 coach?

    Is Bengals' Marvin Lewis a tier-2 coach?

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    CINCINNATI -- Posed a question similar to the one in the headline above, 30 NFL insiders answered, just barely, in the affirmative. Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis may only be five losses from going .500 in a head-coaching career that ranks second…
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  • Defense continues stand

    Defense continues stand

    bengals.com 23 hours ago
    When the lights snapped, crackled, and popped Sunday night in Arizona, Wallace Gilberry liked how the Bengals defense responded.
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  • Wood Helps Cubs Beat Reds 3-0

    Wood Helps Cubs Beat Reds 3-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Travis Wood got his first win in months and impressed his former pitching coach along the way.
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  • Hobson's Choice: Xs and Os add up so far

    Hobson's Choice: Xs and Os add up so far

    bengals.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Hue Jackson (above) and Paul Guenther have had big starts as the new coordinators. What do you think of our new offense and defense coordinators ? I'm hoping they will be great. Mary Penter, Re...
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  • Cincinnati Bengals cut-down analysis

    Cincinnati Bengals cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Most significant move: Few of the Cincinnati Bengals' cuts were too surprising, but quarterback Matt Scott's release mighthave been the most significant because he had been viewed as the No. 3 quarterback on the roster behind Andy Dalton and Jason Campb…
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  • Bengals give Matt Scott the heave-ho as part of cuts to 75

    Bengals give Matt Scott the heave-ho as part of cuts to 75

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Matt Scott played his guts out for the Bengals. As it turns out, it wasn’t enough. The quarterback was waived as part of the Bengals’ moves to get them to the 75-man limit. He became expendable when the Bengals took a flier on Tyler Wilson (assuming he …
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  • Tez, Geno looking at Sept. 7

    Tez, Geno looking at Sept. 7

    bengals.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Pro Bowl WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict won’t talk about his contract (“No comment”), but before Tuesday’s practice he echoed head coach Marvin Lewis and said he’ll be ready to play the regular-se...
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  • Bengals drop Ryan Whalen and four others

    Bengals drop Ryan Whalen and four others

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The Bengals began whittling down their roster by parting ways with a 2011 draft pick. Wide receiver Ryan Whalen, a sixth-round pick that year, was one of five players let go by the team as they make their way to a 75-man roster by Tuesday afternoon’s de…
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Back-To-Back Treasures 02:13

    Mint Condition: Back-To-Back Treasures

    Aug 27
    Heritage Auctions' Chris Ivy breaks down the value of Johnny Vander Meer's final-out baseballs from his back-to-back no-hitters in 1938.
  • Video - Soler Homers In Debut 00:58

    Soler Homers In Debut

    Aug 27
    Jorge Soler homered in his first at-bat but the Cubs fell to the Reds 7-5.
  • Video - Cubs Blank Reds 00:29

    Cubs Blank Reds

    Aug 26
    Anthony Rizzo and Arismendy Alcantara both homered in the Cubs' 3-0 win over the Reds.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals preseason highlights 02:04

    Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals preseason highlights

    Aug 25
    The Arizona Cardinals show off multiple exciting plays but it is not enough as the Cincinnati Bengals prevail in a 19-13 victory in Week 3 of preseason action.

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