The Cincinnati Reds host the Seattle Mariners this afternoon in the final game of spring training. Hunter Greene will take the mound with first pitch set for
4:05pm ET who knows because the game started well before the listed start time.
Mariners (9-6-2) and Reds (9-7-1) Lineups
Reserve players on today’s Reds roster
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 in the greater Cincinnati area. No television option.
Reds links and news
Shogo Akiyama has been released
It’s a busy afternoon for the Reds, who officially released outfielder Shogo Akiyama on Tuesday afternoon. They will still owe him his $8M salary for the 2022 season.
Andrew Knapp has been released
The Reds released Andrew Knapp this afternoon. He was reassigned to minor league camp on Sunday and had an opt-out in his contract if he didn’t make the big league roster, but the team released him prior to his opt-out so he could try to catch on somewhere else.
Max Schrock to the 60-day injured list
Cincinnati will place Max Schrock on the 60-day injured list on Thursday due to his calf strain.
Game Recap: Reds 12 – Mariners 9
Another slugfest in Arizona with the Reds coming out on top in the final game of spring training, finishing 10-7-1.
After a tough start to the game that saw Hunter Greene give up two solo home runs he settled in and struck out four batters in the final two innings, giving up three hits in 4.0 innings and just two runs. Stevie Branche pitched a shutout final inning with two strikeouts to seal the victory.
The Reds got home runs for Jonathan India, Nick Senzel, Tyler Naquin, and Brandon Drury. Tyler Stephenson doubled, as did 18-year-old Ariel Almonte. Mike Moustakas singled in his lone at-bat of the day and finished the spring with a .320 average. 17-year-old Leonardo Balcazar went 1-2 with two stolen bases and two runs scored.
You can see the box score for the game here.
The Next Game
The Reds are off on Wednesday and then they will open up the regular season on Thursday night in Atlanta on ESPN2.