The Cincinnati Reds (75-69) have not been playing their best baseball, but the Reds took over sole possession of the NL second wild card spot during the off-day yesterday when the Padres lost 9-1 to the Giants. The Reds control their own destiny now with a half game lead in a crowded race. The Reds magic number is 19.
The Cincinnati Reds got a big 3-run homer from Eugenio Suárez in their win in the series opener over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
It has only been four games, but the energy and passion from the 2021 Cincinnati Reds is palpable. Since a nightmare first inning on Opening Day, the Reds have played inspired baseball. They have competed in every at-bat. Each pitcher has stepped into their role and thrived. The Reds fell behind early tonight, but the offense kept grinding out at-bats until they finally broke through.
The first place Cincinnati Reds (2-1) will kick off a 3-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-2) tonight at 6:40 PM.
The Cincinnati Reds (60-68) will try to avoid being swept by the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates (54-75). The Pirates have not won three straight games since July 1-3, and they have not swept a series since late June.
The Cincinnati Reds (60-67) will try to rebound from a disastrous 9th inning loss yesterday. The Reds will play game 2 of their 11-game road trip against the Pittsburgh Pirates (53-75) tonight at 7:05 PM.
The Cincinnati Reds travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates in a Friday night match up to start a series between the two NL Central rivals.
Well, it was quite the interesting night in Cincinnati. I won't even attempt to break it down and will just direct you to Jeff Carr's recap. Somehow, someway the Cincinnati Reds (49-56) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (47-60) will try to play a baseball game about 14 hours later at 12:35 PM. The Reds are going for their third consecutive series win. Oh....and it's hug watch during today's game as the trade deadline will be right around the conclusion of today's game. Buckle up.
The Cincinnati Reds (49-55) will host the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-60) at 7:10 PM on the eve of the 2019 MLB Trade Deadline. The Reds have won 5 of the their last 7 games. Meanwhile, the Pirates have lost 9 straight games, their longest losing streak since 2011.
The Cincinnati Reds (48-55) continue their homestand with the first of three games against the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-59) tonight at 7:10 PM. The Reds are coming off back-to-back series wins and are now three games ahead of the Pirates for 4th place in the NL Central. The Pirates have lost 8 straight games and are just 2-14 since the all-star break.