The Cincinnati Reds (27-52) have lost five of six, but they are hoping that the return of Nick Lodolo to the Reds rotation can be a positive boost. It won't get any easier against the NL East leaders as the Mets have Max Scherzer on the mound tonight at 6:40 PM.
Cincinnati picked up a win to open the series in Chicago but they couldn't follow up and lost the rest of the series.
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.
The Cincinnati Reds entered play on Friday having lost seven straight games, but Graham Ashcraft held the Giants in check through a career high eight innings to stop the Reds skid.
The Cincinnati Reds (23-40) will return home for a 6-game homestand starting against the Milwaukee Brewers (35-30) tonight at 6:40 PM.
Tyler Mahle threw nine shutout innings for the Cincinnati Reds, but the Reds needed to play 12 innings to seal the victory.
The Cincinnati Reds fell behind by three runs early for a second straight day. For a second straight day, the Reds had a big comeback victory. The Reds are now 19-17 since May 7th.
Luis Castillo gave the Reds six very strong innings, but his offense, defense and the home plate umpire let him down on this night. The Cardinals scored both of their runs in the first inning off Castillo, courtesy of a missed call that should have been strike 3 to end the inning, followed by two Reds errors.