The Cincinnati Reds (61-99) will look to finish the 2022 season with a winning streak. The Reds ended their 6-game losing streak with a 3-1 last night over the Chicago Cubs (73-87). The Reds have not won two consecutive games since their 3-game winning streak back on September 7-9. The Reds need to win both today and tomorrow to avoid their first 100 loss season in 40 years.
The Cincinnati Reds (59-91) will play the second game of a four-game series at Great American Ballpark against the Milwaukee Brewers (80-70) tonight at 6:40 PM. The Brewers enter play 2.5 games out of the final NL wild card spot.
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.
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 hope to achieve their first 3 game winning streak of the season Tuesday versus the Milwaukee Brewers
The Cincinnati Reds fell behind 3-0 early on Thursday night with an assist to some tough luck to opener, Luis Cessa. The Reds for all their flaws, never quit. Aristides Aquino had looked as bad as you possibly could in his first two trips to the plate, but battled back from an 0-2 count to make it a 1-run game in the 6th inning.
The Cincinnati Reds came to agreements on contracts for the 2022 season with Luis Castillo, Luis Cessa, Jeff Hoffman, and Kyle Farmer.
There was a lot that went wrong for the Reds pitching staff in 2021, but Cincinnati also had some things go very right for them, too.
Luis Castillo set the tone early and often with a dominant performance. He gave the Reds 6.1 innings of shutout baseball in arguably his biggest start of the season. Luis Cessa and Michael Lorenzen finished the job for a big Reds victory. The win just happened to be the Reds 77th win of the season, which is their most in as a season since 2013.
Ozzie Albies' two-out, three-run 11th inning homer off Lucas Sims gave the Atlanta Braves an 8-6 win over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday at Truist Field in Atlanta.