Recap of the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Cincinnati Reds. Reds win 3-0 behind two home runs and strong pitching from Tanner Roark.
The Reds got off to a great start in Queens when they scored four runs in the second inning. However, starting pitcher Tanner Roark was unable to hold that lead as walks burned him tonight. Jesse Winker hit a 415 foot blast in the top of the ninth off Mets closer Edwin Diaz to give the Reds a 5-4 lead. Raisel Iglesias finished off the Mets with two scoreless innings, including striking out the final four hitters.
Our question of the week: What grade would you give manager David Bell after one month and why?
Only Votto could do this, turn the very ordinary into the extraordinary with the flick of his bat.
The Short Version: Nice pitching can't be overcome by complete lack of offense. Where have we heard that one before? Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (5-12) 2 3 0 Los Angeles Dodgers (1... Read More...
Tyler Mahle struggled early and the Reds trailed 4-0 after two innings. That would be more than enough for Kenta Madeda and the Dodgers as the Reds offense could never get anything going tonight. The Reds have now lost 3 straight games immediately following their four game win streak.
If it feels for all the world as if the image of Tucker Barnhart clinging to the leg of Puig was metaphor for the Reds desperate hold on to the rest of the National League Central, just remember this: it’s only April.
How Reds manager David Bell is bridging the gap between the Reds old school approach to baseball and a new modern, analytical one.
Yasiel Puig, and Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell have been suspended for their involvement in Pittsburgh against the Pirates on Sunday.
Another season, another slow start for the Reds. But David Bell isn't Bryan Price, and despite the Reds record, he's proved himself as a capable manager.