Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

The Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers face off on Wednesday in Cincinnati as they continue their series. The Reds are -120 favorites over the Dodgers. The Cincinnati Reds can’t seem to get the bats going as they dropped another home game on Tuesday. Billy Hamilton and Devin Mesoraco each had two hits and Joey Votto had a hit as the Reds scored one run on nine hits. Starting pitcher Mike Leake allowed nine hits and five runs while striking out seven over 5.1 innings to take the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Reds start Johnny Cueto who has lost three of his last four starts. For the season Cueto has allowed 54 hits and 21 earned runs while striking out 97 over 96 innings for a 5-5 record and a 1.97 ERA. The Los Angeles Dodges continue to try and close the gap in NL West and they Read More

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Friday in Arizona for game two of their series. The Diamondbacks are -115 favorites over the Reds with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Arizona Diamondbacks continue to try and salvage their season and get back into the race as they beat the Reds on Thursday. Aaron Hill had three including a home run and martin Prado and A.J. Pollock both had two hits as the Diamondbacks scored four runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Josh Collmenter went the distance allowing three hits and striking out five over a complete game shutout to get the win and raise his record to 4-2. For Friday’s game the Diamondbacks start Bronson Arroyo who spent the last eight years with the Reds. For the season Arroyo has allowed 66 hits and 28 runs while striking out 34 over 60.2 innings for Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and the San Diego Padres face off on Thursday at Great American Ballpark in game one of a double header as they continue their series. The Reds are -160 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set 8. The Cincinnati Reds were in a battle on Tuesday but they gave up the winning run late and were unable to counter. Brandon Phillips had three hits and Joey Votto and Billy Hamilton had hits but the Reds scored just one run on seven hits. Starting pitcher Mike Leake allowed just two hits and a runs while striking out five over 8.0 innings but didn’t get a decision as Aroldis Chapman took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Reds start Johnny Cueto who hasn’t lost in over a month. For the season Cueto has allowed 30 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 68 over 63 Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates face off on Tuesday at PNC Park for the 2013 National League Wildcard Playoff. The Pirates are -122 favorites over the Reds with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The Cincinnati Reds struggled down the stretch and while they had a shot to win the N.L. Central, they ended up being the road team in the N.L. Wildcard. The Reds lost their last three games of the season, all to this same Pirates team, but they did have several wins in Pittsburgh this season. In their final series, Cincinnati simply struggled to score runs, something they will need to turn around in a hurry. The Reds were 4-6 in their last 10 games, losing their last five and they were 41-41 on the road this year. As a team, the Reds hit .249 with Joey Votto at .305, Shin-Soo Choo hit .285, Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets

The Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets face off on Monday in a MLB game that has some meaning. The Reds are -240 favorites over the Mets with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Cincinnati Reds are looking to stay in the hunt for the National League Central title and while they look to be a lock to make the postseason as a Wildcard but they are going to give it their all to win the division. The Reds are 7-3 in their last 10 games, 48-26 at home this season, and they are 2.5 games behind the Cardinals in the N.L. Central standings. As a team the Reds are hitting .250 with Joey Votto hitting .308, Shin-Soo Choo hitting .283, and Jay Bruce hitting .267. For game one against the Mets the Reds start Johnny Cueto who is their number one pitcher and who is making Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Monday at Wrigley Field as they play game one of their series. The Reds are -130 favorites over the Cubs with an over/under run total set at 8. The Chicago Cubs are having a rebuilding year so while they have flopped much of the time they have also had some string moments. The Cubs are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 23-33 at home this season, and they are 18 games back in the NL Central standings. As a team the Cubs are hitting .241 with Junior Lake hitting .317, Dioner Navarro hitting .287, and Wellington Castillo hitting .278. The Cubs pitching staff has an ERA of 3.97 with the starters at 3.88 and the bullpen at 4.17. For game one against the Reds the Cubs start their All Star, Travis Wood, who has lost two of his last three Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals face off on Friday for game one of their important National League Central series. The Reds are -122 favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Cincinnati Reds return home from a West Coast road trip and they have work to do if they want to catch the Pirates in the division race. While the Reds look comfortable for the NL Wildcard they are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 32-17 at home this season, and they are six games off the lead in the NL Central. As a team the Reds are hitting .251, with Joey Votto hitting .317, Shin-Soo Choo hitting .283, and Jay Bruce hitting .278. The Reds pitching staff has a 3.30 ERA, with the starters at 3.26 and the bullpen at 3.38. For game one against the Cards Cincinnati starts Bronson Arroyo, Read More

San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds

The San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Monday at AT&T Park for game one of their series. The Giants are -115 favorites over the Reds with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The San Francisco Giants aren’t playing well but with the rest of the NL West not playing much batter the Giants are still very much in the mix. The Giants are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 27-21 at home this season, and they are 5.5 games back in the National League West. As a team the Giants are hitting .264 with Buster Posey hitting .323, Marco Scutaro hitting .309, and Gregor Balnco is hitting .270. The Giants opponents are hitting .248 and the San Francisco pitching staff has an ERA of 4.06 with the starters at 4.53 and the bullpen at 3.19. For game one against the Reds the Giants start Tim Read More

Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants

The Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants meet on Wednesday in Cincinnati for game three of their series. The Reds are -174 favorites over the Giants with an over/under run total set at 9. The Cincinnati Reds had a huge night on Tuesday as the knocked off the Giants and starting pitcher Homer Bailey threw a no-hitter. Just one walk stood between Homer Bailey and a perfect game as he struck out nine facing 27 batters en route to his second no-hitter of his career to raise his record to 5-6 on the season. Brandon Phillips hit a home run, Shin-Soo Choo had two hits, and Joey Votto added a hit as the Reds scored three runs on seven hits in all. For Wednesday’s game the Reds start Tony Cingrani who has been working out of the bullpen for the past several weeks. For the season Cingrani has allowed Read More

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates close out their series in Cincinnati as they meet on Thursday at Great American Ballpark. The Reds are -180 favorites over the Pirates with an over/under run total set at 8. The Reds are battling for position in the NL Central as they continue to chase the Cardinals but at the same time they are battling for wildcard positioning as well. On Wednesday the Reds beat the Pirates as Jay Bruce hit a home run and Shin-Soo Choo, Todd Frazier, and Ryan Hanigan each had two hits as the Reds scored two runs on 10 hits in all. On the mound starter Bronson Arroyo allowed six hits and a run while striking out three over 7.0 innings to not factor in the decision as many Parra got the win to go to 1-1 on the year. For Thursday’s series finale the Reds start Read More