The Reds were hoping to finish off a winning week against the two best teams in the National League, but they had to settle for a 3-3 homestand. The Reds batters could not figure out Hyun-Jin Ryu, as he lowered his ERA to 1.52 after seven shutout innings against the Reds. Tanner Roark gave the Reds five solid innings, but the Reds bullpen had a rare poor performance, allowing six earned runs over four innings.
The Cincinnati Reds pitching staff has taken a huge leap forward this season, and one major change is the way they're using the four-seam fastball.
Jose Iglesias has been an unlikely hero of the Reds lineup in the early going, but why? How has the light-hitting shortstop become a force at the plate?
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 Cincinnati Reds (15-22) will try to avoid being swept by Oakland A's (17-21) today at 3:37 PM. The Reds have scored runs in just 1 of the 22 innings so far in this series. The Reds now find themselves 7.5 games out of first place in the division.
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.
A full recap of this afternoon's big league baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals from Busch Stadium.