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Reds’ Ross Ohlendorf successfully appeals suspension

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that Cincinnati Reds reliever Ross Ohlendorf has successfully appealed a three-game suspension, with the suspension being revoked entirely. Ohlendorf had initially been suspended for hitting Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese with a pitch earlier this month, in the middle of a game when warnings had already been issued to both dugouts. Ohlendorf...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 hour ago

Reds prospect Rookie Davis impressing early

Amir Garrett is the most recognizable name on the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos roster. He’s already on the Cincinnati Reds’ 40-man roster and he played in last year’s Future’s Game. Garrett’s numbers haven’t gone unnoticed, but there’s another right-hander in the rotation worthy of some attention. Prior to getting injured, Rookie Davis was having a phenomenal start...
Via Today's Knuckleball
3 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds face rough road trip ahead

The road has not been kind to the 2016 Cincinnati Reds. The Reds have lost 14 road games so far this season. Out of the 17 road games they’ve played so far this season. Now the Reds will be hitting the road for the rest of the month. Along with the first two days in June. The trip will start Monday with a three game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Which means nights up...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Best Cincinnati Reds Ever: Eric Davis v. Vada Pinson

Second Round Matchup | No. 3 Eric Davis v. No. 6 Vada Pinson The next second round matchup in our “Best Red Ever” tournament features two premier Cincinnati Reds outfielders. Eric Davis may be considered the better player, but Davis never finished higher than ninth in the NVP voting — Pinson finished as high as third. Davis: Eric Davis’ first round win […] Best Cincinnati...
Via Blog Red Machine
16 hours ago

The Cincinnati Reds formula for losing games

The Cincinnati Reds almost have losing down to a science. In the course of the season the Reds have nearly twice as many losses than wins. To be exact the Reds will hit the road to Los Angeles with 29 losses so far this year. In just about every one of those losses, one of these four traits can be found.   1. The batters and bullpen shut down… The Reds bullpen can be criticized...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Alfredo Simon makes hitter look at 54 mph eephus pitch

Swinging and missing at a 93 mph fastball happens all the time, but sitting with your bat on your shoulder while a 54 mph pitch comes your way? That’s exactly what happened to one unsuspecting Shawn O’Malley of the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. That’s because Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon hit him with the devastating fastball-eephus combo and there was little O’Malley...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duvall unloads 457-foot HR in fourth inning

Reds' outfielder Adam Duvall his hit his share of home runs this season, but none of them were quite like the one he hit in the fourth inning off of Seattle's Wade Miley in Sunday's 5-4 loss.
Via Reds.com
20 hours ago

Diaz's 11-year wait ends with Reds callup

The locker in the Reds clubhouse previously used by reliever Jumbo Diaz on Saturday was occupied by a different Diaz on Sunday. And he goes by "Jumbo-ito."
Via Reds.com
1 day ago

Cincinnati Reds mix up bullpen, announce Tuesday’s starter

Some new faces are joining the Cincinnati Reds bullpen, while another will step into the starting rotation. The 2016 season has been a rough one for the Reds, particularly the pitching staff. The starting rotation has been decimated by injuries, while the bullpen has been historically bad. Tim Adleman was the latest starter to go […] Cincinnati Reds mix up bullpen, announce Tuesday’s...
Via Blog Red Machine
1 day ago

Reds promote 3 pitchers from Triple-A Louisville

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Reds promoted right-handed pitchers Dayan Diaz, A.J. Morris and Josh Smith from Triple-A Louisville before Sunday's game against Seattle. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Reds transferred RHP Anthony DeSclafani and OF Yorman Rodriguez to the 60-day disabled list. Another spot opened when the Reds designated RHP Steve Delabar for assignment...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Reds Have the Worst Bullpen Ever

The Cincinnati Reds just lost two games to the Cleveland Indians by a combined 21 runs, and on May 18 they were finally going to win a game. After trailing 4-1, the Reds had clawed their way to a 7-5 lead heading into the top of the ninth, so they brought in closer Tony Cingrani to close out the game. Reds fans hoped they would finally win a game against their in-state rivals, with...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds burned by homers vs. Mariners, lose 6th straight

There wasn’t much to get excited about for the Cincinnati Reds on Ken Griffey Jr. bobblehead day. As the Reds celebrated the career of a hometown favorite on Saturday afternoon, the team with which he spent most of his career — and had the most success — was busy winning for a second straight game. […] Cincinnati Reds burned by homers vs. Mariners, lose 6th straight - Blog...
Via Blog Red Machine
1 day ago

Tim Adleman goes on disabled list; 6 Reds starters out

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds put right-hander Tim Adleman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique Friday, leaving Cincinnati with six starters sidelined by injuries. Adleman injured his side on a pitch during the fourth inning of a 7-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, the Reds' eighth loss in nine games. Outfielder Steve Selsky was called up from Triple...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Phillips' Fake Tag Almost Gives Juan Uribe a Heart Attack

When a team is playing the last game of a four-game series and are likely to get swept, the game can get boring. That's the position the Cincinnati Reds were in Thursday night, trailing 6-2 in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians, when one of their players decided to have a little fun. RELATED: BBQ Restaurant Offers Rougned Odor Free Food For Life for Punching Jos...
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Adleman latest Reds starter hurt, leaves game after pitch

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds lost yet another starter to injury when Tim Adleman left after throwing a pitch in the fourth inning of a game against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Adleman reached for his left side after a pitch to Chris Gimenez. A trainer and manager Bryan Price went out to talk to him, and he left the field. The Indians had two runners aboard and led 2-0...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Reds' bullpen could be the worst in baseball history

Reds reliever Steve Delabar entered Tuesday's game against the Indians in the fifth inning with his team already down 8-0.Delabar came in with the runners on first-and-third and one out. After walking Jason Kipnis to load the bases, Delabar struck out Francisco Lindor. One more out and Delabar was out of the jam.Instead, the 34-year-old reliever walked four straight Indians with...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can We Say About This Reds Bullpen?

It’s important to remember that most everyone is trying their hardest. (Goodness, is this a sad start to a blog post about professional athletes). Disgruntled fans are quick to accuse Player X who’s making a ludicrous Y number of dollars to “play a kid’s game” or “just going through the motions,” but almost always, every player on a major league baseball field is either...
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Tony Cingrani close for the Cincinnati Reds?

The Cincinnati Reds bullpen finds itself in a state of turmoil. Like a gust of wind from the Ohio River striking the face of local residents, the Reds pitching staff is experiencing a time of collective wincing and head scratching. When J.J. Hoover was sent down to Triple-A Louisville, the Reds bullpen turned toward Tony Cingrani for answers. Cingrani, drafted by the Cincinnati...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Votto following Bryce Harper's advice to make baseball fun

When Bryce Harper said he wanted to make baseball fun again, his statement had far-reaching effects. In fact, Joey Votto says he has taken Harper’s advice. Votto homered in the first inning of the Reds’ victory over the Brewers on Friday and did a jump celebration with teammate Brandon Phillips, who follows him in the batting order: The Votto-Phillips home run high-five....
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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