This afternoon the Cincinnati Reds hit the road in Arizona to take on the Colorado Rockies at 3:05pm ET. Today’s game is scheduled as a 9-inning matchup.
Reds (1-5-1) and Rockies (4-2) Lineups
|1||Kyle Farmer||SS||Raimel Tapia||LF|
|2||Jesse Winker||LF||Chris Owings||2B|
|3||Nick Senzel||CF||Ryan McMahon||3B|
|4||Aristides Aquino||DH||C.J. Cron||1B|
|5||Tyler Naquin||RF||Josh Fuentes||DH|
|6||Tyler Stephenson||C||Sam Hilliard||CF|
|7||Jonathan India||2B||Elias Díaz||C|
|8||Max Schrock||3B||Yonathan Daza||RF|
|9||Cheslor Cuthbert||1B||Alan Trejo||SS|
|10||Tejay Antone||SP||Kyle Freeland||SP|
Reserve players on today’s Reds roster:
|Cam Bedrosian||Nicky Delmonico|
|Jesse Biddle||Kyle Holder|
|Jeff Hoffman||Alejo Lopez|
|Riley O’Brien||Errol Robinson|
|Héctor Pérez||Alfredo Rodriguez|
|Deivy Grullón||TJ Friedl|
|Chris Okey||Mark Payton|
|Dwight Smith Jr.|
Where to watch/listen/follow the game
The game will be live on the Reds on Radio Network. The broadcast will be on 1360 WSAI AM. There is no television option available for the game today.
Reds links and news
Luis Castillo threw on the backfields today
Luis Castillo threw about 35 pitches over two innings, and he had three strikeouts. Fastball velocity looked good.
— Charlie Goldsmith (@CharlieG__) March 8, 2021
There were plenty of big leaguers in the intrasquad game*. Noé Ramirez and Brandon Finnegan were also scheduled to be on the mound. Shogo Akiyama, Tucker Barnhart, Alex Blandino, Narciso Crook, Rocky Gale, Jose Garcia, Scott Heineman, Mark Kolozsvary, Chris Okey, Errol Robinson, and Chuckie Robinson were all also scheduled to participate.
*It was a controlled environment type of “game”. There were no base runners for Castillo, for example.
The Jim Day Podcast with Joey Votto
Today marks the start of the new season of The Jim Day Podcast and he kicks things off by sitting down with Reds first baseman Joey Votto. You can listen to it online here, or you can subscribe to The Jim Day Podcast on whatever your favorite podcasting app happens to be.
Final: Reds 6 – Rockies 4
The Cincinnati Reds picked up their second win of the spring on Monday afternoon.
Tejay Antone got the start and tossed 3.0 shutout innings without a walk and he picked up three strikeouts along the way. Jeff Hoffman followed him and tossed 3.0 shutout innings of his own without a walk and he added four more strikeouts to the Cincinnati Reds total. Cam Bedrosian took over in the 7th inning, holding a 6-4 lead, and he struck out three batters while walking one in his inning of work. Bedrosian has struck out six of the seven hitters he’s faced this spring. Jesse Biddle came out for the 9th and picked up the save with the only base runner coming on a catchers interference call.
Jesse Winker went 1-1 with two walks and a run scored while getting the start in left field. Nick Senzel went 1-2 with a walk and a run scored. Jonathan India went 1-1 with two walks and a steal of home on a double-steal that was executed along with Max Schrock. For his part at the plate, Schrock went 2-3 with an RBI. Kyle Holder took over for Kyle Farmer at shortstop and went 1-2 with a double. Alfredo Rodriguez went 1-1 with an RBI after taking over at second base.
You can see the entire box score for the game here.
The Reds will take on the Dodgers at 8:05pm ET. The game will be on MLB Network, so plan accordingly.