Hunter Greene finished off his 2022 season with his fifth consecutive brilliant performance. Greene dominated a hot Cubs team over six innings to end the Reds six-game losing streak.
The Reds have now lost five straight games to the Pirates. They need to go 3-5 or better over the final 8 games to avoid 100 losses.
Graham Ashcraft and Connor Overton struggled in their returns to the mound for the Reds. The Brewers have won four straight games to really start putting some pressure on the Phillies and Padres for the final wild card spot.
Hunter Greene was absolutely electric in his return to the Reds rotation. He shut down the Cardinals down for six innings, striking out eleven batters without allowing a walk.
The Reds got off to a 4-1 lead in the top of the 5th, but that was short-lived. Albert Pujols hit career home run #698 in the bottom of the 6th inning to tie the game at 4. The Reds would take the lead back in the top of the 7th on a Kyle Farmer solo home run, but the Cardinals scored two runs right back in the bottom of the 7th on a poorly hit double from Nolan Arenado. That would prove to be the final score in a 6-5 defeat for the Reds.
The New York Mets just continue to roll, with their latest victims being the Cincinnati Reds. The Mets have now won 14 of their last 16 games. The Reds suffered their first series loss of the second half. They will try to salvage a game in the series finale tomorrow afternoon at 1:10 PM.
Justin Dunn allowed a home run to the second batter he faced, making his first start in 14 months in the big leagues. Dunn was able to settle in, and work through 4.2 innings on a strict pitch count limit. The Reds offense could not find a way to get much going on the evening. Even worse, the Reds lost both Jonathan India and Mike Moustakas to injuries in the fourth inning.
Robert Dugger replaced the departed rotation spot of Tyler Mahle, and his first start back with the big league club did not go well. Dugger allowed a pair of home runs and four walks in just four innings. The Reds offense struggled for a fifth straight game as they lost players at the trade deadline. The Reds have scored just 9 runs over the last 5 games.
The twenty-two year old phenom Hunter Greene gave the Cincinnati Reds six brilliant innings, allowing just one run with 9 strikeouts. Nick Senzel delivered his first career walkoff hit in the 10th inning to give the Reds their fourth walkoff win since Sunday. The Reds have clinched their first series win at home since the end of May.
It has been a trying season for the Cincinnati Reds - especially for the Reds bullpen. When it was announced that it would be a bullpen game for the Reds in the second game of today's double-header, there was c... Read More...
Luis Castillo shut down the Cubs for six innings at Wrigley Field on Tuesday evening and struck out 11 batters in the Cincinnati Reds win.
The struggles for Mike Minor with the Cincinnati Reds continued on Saturday night in San Francisco. Minor allowed three home runs in the pitcher friendly Oracle Park - in route to a 9-2 loss to the Giants.