Robert Stephenson was placed on the injured list on Friday in a flurry of moves that also included the Cincinnati Reds acquiring RJ Alaniz on waivers.
Statcast has another new toy for baseball fans to play with: pitch movement leaderboards. How do Cincinnati Reds pitchers fare in the new metrics?
With three bullpen implosions in the past week, maybe it's worth considering whether David Bell has been economical enough with his relievers.
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.
Despite an onslaught of bees, the Reds blew out the Giants to tie the four-game series. Fans won both Chik-Fil-A and pizza for the Reds conquests.
Shortstop Jose Iglesias came through with a late home run to back up a solid pitching performance and give the Cincinnati Reds a win over the New York Mets.
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.