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Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning on Tuesday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the completion of a game that spanned two days and 10 home runs. The NL Central rivals put on a record-setting show Monday night before the game was suspended in a 7-all tie after six innings because of rain. They combined for 10 homers in those six innings, the most for a game in Great American Ball Park’s 12 year history. [more...]

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The last time the Reds and Pirates faced each other, Pittsburg won 6-2 and sent Cincinnati home from the playoffs earlier than expected. The two teams met Monday night for the first time, since last year’s wild-card game, when they opened a three-game set at Great American Ballpark. Neil Walker and Gaby Sanchez hit back-to-back homers twice, and Pittsburgh and Cincinnati combined for 10 homers in only six innings before rain forced a suspension with the score tied at 7-all. Given the conditions, it was a shocking slugfest, one already in the record book with at least three innings left. It’ll be resumed in the top of the seventh inning tonight at 5:30 p.m. Pittsburgh hit six solo shots and Cincinnati had four homers, most of them into a heavy rain. Already, it’s the most homers in a major league game since 2006 and the most combined homers for a game in Great American Ball Park’s 12-year history. Pittsburgh also had three sets of back-to-back homers, only the third time that’s happened in major league history. Todd Frazier, Ryan Ludwick and Joey Votto have connected on 2-run homeruns and Devin Mesoraco also went deep for Cincinnati. [more...]

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The major league baseball season is a 162-game marathon, but Cincinnati Reds fans are becoming a little concerned over the Reds’ worst start since 1995. Cincinnati, which dropped the first two games of a three-game series with Tampa Bay over the weekend, has lost all four series it has played in 2014. The Rays pitching staff stymied the Reds winning the first game 2-1 Friday at Great American Ballpark, before shutting them out 1-0 Saturday afternoon. Cincinnati did score a season high 12 runs on Sunday and beat Tampa Bay 12-4 to avoid a 3-game sweep. Devin Mesoraco went 2-for-3 with a homerun and 4 RBI’s and Chris Heisey blasted an 8th inning grand slam to lead the Reds, who start an important 3 game home stand with the Pittsburg Pirates tonight. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pre game scheduled for 6:40 and the first pitch at 7:10. [more...]

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Billy Hamilton had three hits and Devin Mesoraco blasted a 2-run homerun to support a strong outing from Mike Leake in the Cincinnati Reds’ 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Hamilton, who went 0-for-12 with seven strikeouts in Cincinnati’s season-opening series with St. Louis, finished 3-for-4 with a walk, two steals and scored twice. The rookie centerfielder and the Reds will look to carry the momentum into their weekend series with the Tampa Bay Rays, which begins tonight at Great American Ballpark. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame set for 6:40 and the first pitch at 7:10. [more...]

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No games had been easy for the Cincinnati Reds this year, especially against the Cardinals. All five games with St. Louis had been decided by 2 runs or less until Wednesday’s series finale at Busch Stadium. Catcher Devin Mesoraco hit a 2-run homerun in the 4th inning to help lead the Reds to a 4-0 win and avoid being swept. Billy Hamilton scored a run for Cincinnati in the 5th on a sacrifice fly by Jay Bruce, and then again in the 9th on an RBI single by Brandon Phillips. Hamilton went 3-for-4 at the plate, stole two bases and scored twice. Mesoroco was 2-for-4 with one homerun and 2 RBI’s. Reds starter Mike Leake was impressive tossing 8 shutout innings, while striking out three and walking only one. Cincinnati is off tonight but will return to Great American Ballpark for a weekend series versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Friday’s game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame set for 6:40 and the first pitch at 7:10. [more...]

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The Major League season is certainly a marathon, but the Reds are barely away from the starting line and have already seen their share of empty rallies and lost opportunity. Pushing runs in during clutch time has already eluded the Reds early and often and Tuesday night’s loss to the Cardinals was no different. St. Louis scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 2nd, 2 more in the 6th and 1 in the 7th to beat Cincinnati 7-5 and take a 2-0 lead in the series. The Reds got on the board early scoring 3 runs in the first inning off a Jay Bruce triple to deep center and a sacrifice fly by Ryan Ludwick. The Reds added a run in the 2nd on an RBI single by Billy Hamilton, and another in the 5th, but were shutout for the remainder of the game. Devin Mesoraco, who was activated from the disabled list on Monday, went 2-for-3 and scored a run. Reds starter Homer Bailey lasted just 5 innings and gave up 4 earned runs on 9 hits. [more...]

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The Cincinnati Reds lost to NL Central rival St. Louis for the 3rd time in 4 games since the season began. Michael Wacha outdid Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Reds 5-3 on Monday. St. Louis bunched three hits and a walk over the first five hitters to take the early lead against Cingrani, who allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings last week in Cincinnati. The Reds scored once in the top of the 5th off a Roger Bernadina double to deep center, and two more in the ninth, but it wasn’t enough to top the Cards on their opening day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Cincinnati will look to rebound from the loss tomorrow night and will send Homer Bailey to the mound. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pre game set for 7:45 and the first pitch at 8:15. [more...]

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First year manager Bryan Brice and the Cincinnati Reds are off to somewhat of a rocky start. After dropping 2-out-of-3 games in New York over the weekend, the Reds have now lost back-to-back series to begin the 2014 season. Alfredo Simon pitched seven impressive innings yesterday however in his first start in more than two years, helping Cincinnati beat the New York Mets 2-1 to salvage a win in the three-game series. Joey Votto had a sacrifice fly and Ryan Ludwick a tiebreaking single off Jonathon Niese, which allowed Chris Heisey to score the go-ahead run in the top of the 6th inning. Simon gave up just 4 hits, 1 earned run and struck out 6. Many Parra pitched the 8th and 9th to pick up his first ever save. Cincinnati will look to build off Sunday’s win as they travel to St. Louis this afternoon to take on the Cardinals. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame set for 3:45 and the first pitch at 4:15. [more...]

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After watching his team endure an injury-riddled spring training, and then be shutout by the Cardinals on opening day, first year manager Bryan Price was finally able to celebrate after the Reds earned a 1-0 victory over St. Louis late last night. Cincinnati had gone 17 straight innings without scoring a run to start the season before Chris Heisey hit a bases loaded RBI single in the bottom of the 9th to win the game. Reds starter Tony Cingrani was impressive retiring the first nine batters he faced and threw 7 shutout innings while striking out 9 and walking 2. The game was delayed almost 3 hours due to rain, but it didn’t take long for fans at Great American Ballpark to stand up and cheer. With two outs in the bottom of the first inning, All-star first baseman Joey Votto launched a double to right center field for his 1000th career hit. The Reds offense, however, continued to sputter and had only collected 3 hits heading into the last inning. Ryan Ludwick and Todd Frazier led off the 9th with back-to-back singles, which set up Heisey’s game winning hit with one out off reliever Carlos Martinez. [more...]

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The Columbus Blue Jackets were not able to pick up a win last night, but they did earn a valuable point in their quest to make the playoffs for just the 2nd time in franchise history. Colorado scored twice; including a power-play goal at 4:27 of overtime and the Avalanche beat the Jackets 3-2 at Nationwide Arena. Columbus, which is hanging on to the second wild-card spot and eighth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, will travel to Philadelphia Thursday to take on the Flyers. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pre game at 6:45 and the drop of the puck at 7:00. [more...]

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