The Cincinnati Reds are now 3-18. The worst start in franchise history, worse than the 1931 Reds who began the season 4-17. Bad pitching and worse hitting has led to the team losing five straight and 12 of its last 13.
Yadier Molina hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and rookie reliever Jordan Hicks got Scooter Gennett to ground into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-3.
Michael Wacha kept up his strong pitching against Cincinnati, Yadier Molina hit two-run double in the first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals won 4-2 to spoil Jim Riggleman's debut as Reds interim manager.
Milwaukee center fielder Christian Yelich returned from the disabled list and made a snazzy sliding catch on a fly ball that deflected off the glove of left fielder Hernan Perez, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-0.
Carlos Martinez struck out a season-high 11 batters in seven shutout innings and Harrison Bader's two-run home run helped the St. Louis Cardinals complete their first four-game sweep in Cincinnati since 1949 with a 3-2 win.
The Reds are off to their worst start since the Great Depression. Greg Garcia hit a pair of homers for the first time in his career, sending St. Louis to a 6-1 victory. Cincinnati fell to 2-12, its worst 14-game start since 1931.
Scott Kingery hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 12th, two innings after Odubel Herrera robbed the Reds of a home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Cincinnati 4-3 to complete a three-game sweep.
Behind ace Max Scherzer, the Washington Nationals defeated the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 in the teams’ season opener on Friday. Despite the loss, Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey provided hope for a team facing a tough early schedule.
The Cincinnati Reds open their 2018 season against the visiting Washington Nationals on Friday. Can the Reds end their three-year streak of losing 90-or-more games? Will Joey Votto stay Joey Votto? Will the starting pitching improve?
Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall are not in their normal spots as the Cincinnati Reds open the 2018 season against the Washington Nationals on Friday at Great American Ball Park. The changes are part of team’s four-man outfield rotation.
Former Lexington Catholic baseball star Ben Revere was getting nervous as he worked out on his own, hoping some team would offer a deal. The Cincinnati Reds finally brought him aboard with a chance to win a spot as a backup.