Anthony DeSclafani struck out a season-high nine to outduel Clay Buchholz and scored one of Cincinnati's two runs on Billy Hamilton's suicide-squeeze bunt to help the Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0.
Rookie Jeff McNeil homered in getting three more hits with his most unusual bat, leading Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets over the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of struggling teams.
Cincinnati Reds interim manager Jim Riggleman has done a terrific job with a team that started 3-18. The Reds have won nine of their last 10 games and 12 of their last 15. They are now 31-31 under the veteran Riggleman.
The United States Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law that outlawed sports gambling mostly outside the state of Nevada. Although states will be able to make their own sports gambling laws, that doesn't mean Major League Baseball will lift Pete Rose's ban.
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.
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?