Michael Lorenzen (Photo: Doug Gray)

Cincinnati Reds drop Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-1, pull within half-game of playoff berth

Nice to be scoreboard-watching in mid-September, isn't it? The Cincinnati Reds continue to inspire hope in their faithful fans at Redleg Nation and beyond, tonight winning their fourth straight and fifth of their past six tonight with a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. There are a number of games still underway which will all have an effect on the playoff seeding race.
Nick Senzel (Photo: Doug Gray)

Pittsburgh Pirates continue domination of Cincinnati Reds with 9-6 win

The Pittsburgh Pirates have now won 23 of the last 32 games they have played against the Cincinnati Reds after tonight's 9-6 victory. Keep in mind that Pittsburgh has finished fourth or fifth in the National League Central Division for each of the past three seasons. For the Reds, a too-little-too-late comeback attempt was futile.
Mike Moustakas

Cincinnati Reds’ best lineup lowers the boom on Chicago Cubs pitching in 12-7 win

Now that's more like it. Starting what is clearly their best lineup for the first time since Opening Day, the Cincinnati Reds scored a convincing 12-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs to break a four-game losing streak. Mike Moustakas, Nick Senzel and Tucker Barnhart returned to the lineup from absences of varying reasons and powered the Reds to a 9-0 lead after six innings.
Jesse Winker (Photo: Doug Gray)

Cincinnati Reds rookies lead big comeback that falls just short against Chicago Cubs

In a season in which we did not expect rookies to be key figures for the Cincinnati Reds, they were the bright spots on this evening. Catcher Tyler Stephenson and righthander Tejay Antone both made their major league debuts in notable fashions. Unfortunately, that happened because the Reds got behind very early, 6-0, after two innings, as the Chicago Cubs rode that early margin to an eventual 8-7 win. The loss dropped Cincinnati to a 1-3 record in their first four games.