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Big wins and nitpicking

Terrific to win a series in Pittsburgh. Even better to do it without using Johnny Cueto. The Pirates have the second-best record in the NL and had a 7-game winning streak at home. 1,430 more words

Jay Bruce

Brandon Phillips and the Margin for Error

In 2013, Brandon Phillips had two excellent months to start the season. Through the end of May, Phillips had hit .296/.347/.481. Then, he was hit on the forearm, and his season took a turn for the worst as he hit .241/.288/.349 after the injury. 1,029 more words

Brandon Phillips

Can't win 'em all

It would be wrong to complain about the Reds offense lately. They’ve scored the third most runs this month in the National League. But tonight, they were stymied by Justin Nicolino who was making his first major league start. 385 more words

Joey Votto

Reds beat the Cubs in the 10th

The Reds offense was able to score three runs in the first inning off Cubs starter Jason Hammel, and chased him after just four innings. Reds ace Johnny Cueto however could not hold an early lead. 1,318 more words

Titanic Struggle Recap

Reds blow a 6-1 lead to the Padres

The Reds got off to a big start by scoring three times in the first inning, and were able to build a 6-1 lead. Michael Lorenzen allowed 3 runs over 6.0 innings, and then handed the ball off to the bullpen. 1,454 more words

Joey Votto

Reds vs Padres - June 6, 2015

In light of trying to forget the mess that was last night’s game, there are two very important things to remember about today. First and by far the most important, is today is the 71st anniversary of D-Day so take a moment to remember those soldiers who fought and died in Normandy and in World War II. 602 more words

Game Thread

Reds at Phillies - June 4, 2015

The Cincinnati Reds (22-29) play to avoid a series sweep at the hand of the Philadelphia Phillies (21-33) tonight at Citizens Bank Ballpark. Aaron Harang gets the start for the Phillies against his former club. 709 more words

Game Thread