The first inning wasn't kind to either starter in Friday's series opener between the Reds and D-backs. Reds starter Dan Straily allowed two first-inning runs, but his counterpart, Archie Bradley, allowed three, giving up the only Arizona lead of the game as the Reds went on to win, 6-2. The Reds now have won four of their last five games.
Keyvius Sampson makes his first start of the 2016 season against the team he beat for his first Major League win when the Reds host the D-backs Saturday night at Great American Ball Park. The D-backs will start left-hander Robbie Ray, who is coming off a seven-inning shutout performance against the Dodgers in his last start.
Upon his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, Ken Griffey Jr.'s plaque in Cooperstown will rightly feature him in a Mariners cap. But there should also be a sense of pride for people in Cincinnati and from the Reds.
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When the Trade Deadline arrives on Aug. 1, Jay Bruce may no longer be with the Cincinnati Reds. Bruce's name has swirled in trade talks for much of the past year, and rumors have only intensified as he's hit .263/.314/.530, tacking on 19 home runs and 66 RBIs.
The Biloxi Shuckers got the better of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos lineup Friday, allowing just two hits in a 3-2 victory over Pensacola in front of 4,612 fans at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The Shuckers snapped a five-game losing streak with the win.
It was Travieso, who blinked first, when Biloxi catcher Jacob Nottingham hit a leadoff single in the eighth inning and came around to score to give the Shuckers a 1-0 victory Wednesday over Pensacola at Blue Wahoos Stadium.
Reds 2016 first round draft pick Nick Senzel belted his first professional home run and notched his first four-game game to lead the Dayton Dragons to an 8-3 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Monday night.
On a night when the Dodgers squandered repeated chances with runners in scoring position, the Cardinals made a little go a long way to outlast Los Angeles, 4-3, in 16 innings Friday in the opener of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.
Instead of stepping in to fill a rotation void this weekend, Tyler Lyons stepped up to lift the Cardinals to their fifth straight win by covering the bulk of the extra frames in the team's 4-3, 16-inning victory over the Dodgers at Busch Stadium.
Matt Holliday didn't need to sleep on it before he reached out to Mike Matheny with the request late Thursday night. Hours after being hit in the nose by a pitch, Holliday asked his manager to reconsider his lineup plans for Friday.
Greg Garcia thought he had struck out, but he hadn't
Greg Garcia thought he had struck out, but he hadn't
How much did the Cubs miss Dexter Fowler? A lot. Playing his first game since June 18, Fowler smacked a leadoff home run and a two-run double, finishing a triple shy of the cycle to back Jason Hammel and lead the Cubs to a 5-2 victory on Friday over the Brewers at Miller Park.
When Dexter Fowler checked in with Joe Maddon in his office Friday, the Cubs manager greeted him with, "You go, we go." That's the saying Maddon would give Fowler before each at-bat, and he has not used it since the outfielder has been on the disabled list. On Friday, Fowler was activated, Maddon sent him to the plate with his message, and the […]
Carl Edwards Jr.'s day started well. When the reliever boarded the team bus, Cubs manager Joe Maddon complimented him on his rose-printed shirt. After Friday's game, Maddon complimented Edwards on his outing.
With Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler activated from the disabled list before Friday's 5-3 win over the Brewers, Albert Almora Jr. was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make room. When Almora was playing for Iowa, he planned on marrying his longtime girlfriend Krystal in a civil ceremony in Des Moines, but on the date they had set, he was called up to the C […]
Mike Montgomery admitted he was shocked when he was called into the clubhouse during the Mariners' game Wednesday and told he'd been traded to the Cubs. The Cubs officially added the left-handed reliever to the roster Friday and optioned right-hander Spencer Patton to Triple-A Iowa.
Lance McCullers faced the game's most productive offense this month and dominated, twirling eight-plus strong innings against the streaking Angels to lead his Astros to a 2-1 victory at Minute Maid Park on Friday night.
Lance McCullers has been good at home before, but Friday night was something different. McCullers took it to another level against the Angels at Minute Maid Park, striking out 10 in a season-high eight-plus innings of work in Houston's 2-1 win over Los Angeles.
The Astros have been busy on the international market since the signing period began on July 2, and they are once again in the final stages of adding another international prospect to the organization. According to industry sources, the club is finalizing a $1.5 million deal with Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra.
The Pirates got a solid performance out of their ace on Friday night at PNC Park, but Phillies rookie Zach Eflin answered with a gem of his own, throwing his first career shutout in a 2-0 win over Gerrit Cole at PNC Park.
Dan Vogelbach sure knows how to make an introduction. Playing in his first game with Triple-A Tacoma since being traded from the Cubs to the Mariners on Wednesday, Vogelbach went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.