Local kid strikes the Reds twice

Cubs rookie Kyle Schwarber hit two home runs for the Cubs, as they beat the Reds 5-4 in 13 innings on Tuesday evening. Schwarber grew up in Middletown, Ohio, and grew up rooting for the same Reds he beat up on ... Read More...

Mike Leake’s bookends

It's the right decision to trade Mike Leake. It's the right decision to trade Mike Leake. It's the right decision to trade Mike Leake. It's the right decision to trade Mike Leake. It's the right dec... Read More...

The next closer

Here's the conventional wisdom about J.J. Hoover: Hoover had two pretty good years (2012, 2013) in the Reds bullpen, then was terrible last year. Marty Brennaman recently referred to Hoover's 2014 season as ... Read More...

Game of Groans

A second inning of Burke Badenhop proved to be a bridge too far. With Aroldis Chapman resting peacefully in Savelandia, the Cubs got back-to-back hits in the bottom of the 11th inning to plate the winning ru... Read More...

Reds drop to Cubs in ninth

The Reds dropped the third game of the series after splitting the first two. They play the finale tomorrow at 8 p.m. Reds 3, Cubs 4 | FanGraphs Info | John Fay: Reds shouldn't fire Bryan Price ... Read More...

Uncle

Other than live sporting events on TV or online, I get my news via Twitter now. Other methods are molasses-slow by comparison. With no local or national televised broadcast of today's game, that's the way I fir... Read More...