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Miguel Gonzalez pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs off Dylan Axelrod in a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Gonzalez had a season-high eight strikeouts, walked one and allowed only one hit through the first seven innings — a line drive single to Ryan Ludwick in the fifth. The Reds added two singles in the eighth before leaving the bases loaded, and Jay Bruce singled with two outs in the ninth. The Reds will look to avoid being swept by the Orioles tonight in the 3rd and final game of the series. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame scheduled for 6:35 and the first pitch at 7:05. [more...]

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Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night. Baltimore endured two rain delays totaling more than two hours and withstood an eighth-inning grand slam by Jay Bruce to notch its seventh win in nine games. Norris allowed four hits, struck out seven and walked one to pick up his 12th win. Bruce’s third career slam, off Darren O’Day, got the Reds to 5-4. The two teams will square off again tonight at Camden Yards. The game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame set for 6:35 and the first pitch at 7:05 [more...]

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Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs and the Cincinnati Reds earned a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Matt Latos pitched into the eighth and gave up four runs while fanning a season-high 10 batters. Aroldis Chapman escaped a two-on threat in the ninth for his 28th save and Devin Mesoraco went 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI and scored a run. [more...]

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Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Arismendy Alcantara hit a two-run shot and Anthony Rizzo connected for his 30th homer for the Cubs, who have won four in a row for the first time since June 30-July 4. Cincinnati was shut out for the 12th time this season. Cueto struck out eight in 6 1-3 innings in his second straight loss after winning seven consecutive decisions. Cincinnati will look to even the series tonight versus Chicago and will send Matt Latos the mound. Tonight’s game can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pre game set for 6:40 and the first pitch at 7:10. [more...]

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Alfredo Simon pitched seven strong innings to earn his first win in eight starts since the All-Star break and Todd Frazier homered as the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Simon, who was 0-5 since pitching in the All-Star Game, opened with six shutout innings before yielding a run in the seventh. He allowed five hits with one walk and six strikeouts over seven innings. Manny Parra and Jumbo Diaz pitched the eighth. Logan Ondrusek allowed Evan Gattis’s 20th homer leading off the ninth and Jonathan Broxton gave up Jason Heyward’s RBI single before coaxing Justin Upton into grounding into a base-loaded forceout for his seventh save for the Reds, who salvaged a split of the four-game series after dropping the first two games. [more...]

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Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta’s decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night. Atlanta put it away early, sending 11 batters to the plate in the third for five runs. Jason Heyward got it started with a single off David Holmberg and drew a bases-loaded walk that finished the rally.  Cincinnati and Atlanta will square off again tonight inside Great American Ballpark. The game can be head live on 970WATH and 97.1FM with pregame set for 6:40 and the first pitch at 7:10. [more...]

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Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 last night to complete a three-game sweep. Reds starter Johnny Cueto was off-kilter from the get-go and missed a chance to become the majors’ first 16-game winner. He allowed five runs in five-plus innings. The Cardinals have won eight of nine and swept the Reds at home for the first time since 2008. Cincinnati has lost 10 of 12, with Cueto getting the two wins. Cincinnati will look to end its current losing streak when they welcome Atlanta to Great American Ballpark for a 4-game series. Tonight’s game versus the Braves 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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Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams’ single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover then plunked Jay to force in Bourjos with the winning run. Pat Neshek pitched one inning of scoreless relief as the Cardinals won for the fifth time in six games and remained 2 1/2 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central. The Reds have lost four in a row. The final game of the series can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM tonight with pregame scheduled for 6:45 and the first pitch at 7:15. [more...]

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Jhonny Peralta’s 10th-inning single, his third hit of the game, drove in the winning run to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.n Jay Bruce homered, doubled and knocked in four runs for the Reds, giving him nine RBIs in four games. Brandon Phillips returned from left thumb surgery wearing a brace and was 0 for 4 with a walk. Logan Ondrusek entered with one out in the 10th and gave up consecutive singles to Matt Holliday, Matt Adams and Peralta. Ondrusek was activated from the disabled list earlier in the day. Peralta’s RBI single in the first was just his second in 32 at-bats against the Reds this season. He also doubled and scored the tying run on A.J. Pierzynski’s hit off Jumbo Diaz in the eighth. Game two of the series can be heard live on 970WATH and 97.1FM tonight with pregame scheduled for 7:45 and the first pitch at 8:15. [more...]

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