Cincinnati Reds

Trevor Bauer
Caleb Begley - Apr 29, 2022

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Trevor Bauer has been suspended by Major League Baseball for a total of 324 games, according to Jeff Passan. This is due to an alleged violation of MLB’s domestic violence policy. It is the longest suspension in the policy’s existence. Per ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez, “Bauer…was accused of sexual assault by a […]

Sonny Gray
Caleb Begley - Mar 13, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds have traded right-hander Sonny Gray to the Minnesota Twins, per Ken Rosenthal. As part of the trade, minor league right-hander Francis Peguero was also included as part of the deal. In return, the Twins have sent Chase Petty to Cincinnati. Petty was the 26th overall pick in the 2021 Draft and recently […]

Mets Reds
Matt Graves - Mar 9, 2022

Mets 11, Reds 4 (This game resulted from a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the New York Mets All-Time Team against the Cincinnati Reds All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.) Shortstop José Reyes had a day at the plate while Tom Seaver pitched a complete game, leading the New York Mets […]

Reds All-Time Team
Matt Graves - Feb 25, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds‘ all-time team is straightforward to pick. But, one of the biggest challenges was figuring out which position to place baseball’s all-time leading hitter. That particular player played more than 600 games as a Red all over the baseball field. Nevertheless, quite a few players were locks at certain positions. Most of the […]

Caleb Begley - Feb 14, 2022

Sometimes, comebacks are built upon a roller coaster, twisting and turning until one can no longer feel one’s constitution. Then, there are the times when comebacks are created from a single event, pushing a team further along the path to victory. Whether they be formed from singularities or pluralities, comebacks all have the common denominator […]

Brewers Reds
Drew Lutts - Aug 23, 2021

When the last week started, the Cincinnati Reds were nine games back in the division. This week, they have moved within 7 1/2 games of first place. In the meantime, they have caught the San Diego Padres in the Wildcard race and now lead by a single game for the second spot. On Tuesday, the […]

Drew Lutts - Aug 13, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds franchise is one of storied history. Many superstars and legends have come and gone from the rosters of old. Names like Joe Morgan, Pete Rose, Barry Larkin and Ken Griffey Jr.. all come to mind. There is one superstar though who doesn’t seem to get a lot of attention though, and that […]

Mychal Givens
Drew Lutts - Jul 28, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds have made another move to bolster their bullpen. Late Tuesday night they completed a trade with the New York Yankees for Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson. Wednesday morning, they acquired Colorado Rockies reliever Mychal Givens. In return, the Rockies received minor league right-handers Case Williams and Noah Davis. This is a huge […]

Yankees trade
Jeremy Breland - Jul 28, 2021

The New York Yankees have dealt relievers Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson, to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later (PTNBL). Cessa is a 29-year-old right-hander from Mexico who made his MLB debut with the Yankees back in 2016. Meanwhile, Justin Wilson is a 33-year-old lefty who has spent 10 years in […]

Benjamin Sabin - Jul 5, 2021

It is called such because it comes at the hitter with some mustard on it. Don’t worry this is not in the literal sense. That would be illegal, especially these days. Remember you aren’t allowed to apply a foreign substance to the baseball. What we are discussing in the case of a baseball with mustard […]

Benjamin Sabin - Jun 25, 2021

The idea is to minimize the spin on the ball, thus the ball dances unpredictably. And what is the name of this erratic dance partner? That’s right, we’re talking about the old butterfly with hiccups, the knuckleball. A Shady Past The Knuckleball’s origins are found under three shady limbs of a metaphorical two-hundred-year-old oak tree. […]

Cincinnati Reds
Drew Lutts - Jun 8, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals series was nothing more than a perfect weekend for one team. The Reds hit the ball very well; they pitched well enough to defeat their division foes in four straight. It marks the first time since 1990 that the Reds have swept the Cardinals in a four-game series. The starting rotation gave […]

Drew Lutts - May 25, 2021

Luis Castillo is an integral part of the Cincinnati Reds pitching rotation. Since his MLB debut, he has wowed everyone with an electric fastball and devastating changeup. For the last two years, Castillo has been one of the best pitchers in all of baseball. This year, however, he has taken a major step backward. We’re […]

Wade Miley
Drew Lutts - May 8, 2021

Wade Miley missed most of the 2020 season due to injury. Now Miley is etched in baseball history forever. On Friday night, Wade Miley became the 308th pitcher in MLB history to toss a no-hitter and the 17th in Cincinnati Reds history. He worked furiously all night long and threw a ton of strikes. Through eight […]

Joey Votto
Drew Lutts - May 1, 2021

It wasn’t pretty on Friday night for the Cincinnati Reds, but a win is a win. Coming into the weekend, Cincinnati was ahead of the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central by one game. After putting up eight runs, and almost blowing it entirely, the Redlegs held on. Powered by Joey Votto and his 300th […]

Joe Girardi

Joe Girardi Goes Nuts after Two Phillies Get Plunked but Both Teams Get Warned Welcome to Week Four of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each […]

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Rangers beat Angels
Nate Miller - Apr 29, 2022

Rangers 10, Angels 5   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 17 — It was a great night on Tuesday, as fans watched the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels by a final score of 10–5. Home runs by Corey Seager and Kole Calhoun made a big impact in front of a crowd of 17, 727 spectators. […]

Caleb Begley - Apr 29, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]

Nathan Melton II - Apr 29, 2022

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Los Angeles Angels are winning, and they’re winning big. For the first time in what seems like forever, the Angels pitching staff is shoving lineups left and right; up and down. The Halos offense is relentless, and the stars have all finally started to click […]

Jim Marshall - Apr 29, 2022

Jorge López has had a new calling as a closer. So far, this “new calling” has turned out to be a success for the Baltimore Orioles. As of this writing, the 29-year-old right-hander has four saves, three wins, and a 1.06 ERA. The former starter has seen his career change dramatically for the better. Always […]

liebler - Apr 29, 2022

If you’ve followed the Oakland Athletics at all this year, you’d know that the A’s bats have been a glaring weakness of the team. The A’s came into Monday’s action in Detroit as losers of nine straight–with a team batting average of .200. The team’s OBP hadn’t faired much better. The A’s packed their bags […]

Riley Stovka - Apr 29, 2022

Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […]

Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 16. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Rangers' bats
Nate Miller - Apr 29, 2022

Rangers 7, Angels 4   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 16 — The Texas Rangers‘ bats came to life on Monday, as they beat the Los Angeles Angels by a final score of 7–4. Rangers’ catcher Jonah Heim homered to help lead them to the win. On a night when the Angels jumped out to an early […]