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Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

Oct. 9, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a different time, it was an attractive little two-bedroom home, constructed in the early 1940s out of red brick and owned by one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond, a towering yet tragic figure who lived the last half of his life and went to his grave as a pariah,...

LEADING OFF: A's choose Manaea, Rays start Morton in WC game

Oct. 2, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THAT'S WILD Oakland tabbed left-hander Sean Manaea (4-0, 1.21 ERA) to start the AL wild-card game against Tampa Bay. The 27-year-old Manaea was sidelined last year when the Athletics lost the wild-card game to the Yankees, and missed most of this season...

Reds fire hitting coach Turner Ward after 1 season

Oct. 1, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have fired hitting coach Turner Ward after one season. President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams announced Ward's dismissal Tuesday. Ward was hired as part of first-year manager David Bell's staff last offseason after three years as hitting coach with the Los...

Reds take only small steps in 6th straight losing season

Sep. 30, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The bases were loaded and the 27,774 fans were on their feet begging for a hit that would allow retiring broadcaster Marty Brennaman to proclaim one final, glorious time: "This one belongs to the Reds!" It never happened. Jose Peraza flied out routinely to end the eighth-inning rally,...

Hurdle fired, Reds beat Pirates 3-1 in season finale

Sep. 29, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates will head into the offseason searching for a new voice after firing Clint Hurdle. The Cincinnati Reds may have found theirs during a season that offered tangible proof that years of rebuilding might finally be producing forward momentum. The evidence came in a 3-1 victory over...

Iglesias lifts Reds to 4-2 win over Pirates in 12 innings

Sep. 29, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — R.J. Alaniz didn't hesitate when asked if he was more excited about getting his first career hit or victory. "The hit," said the Cincinnati Reds rookie relief pitcher, who hadn't even taken batting practice since his senior of high school 10 years ago. "Definitely the hit. Just see the...

Tour, talks mark 100th anniversary of "Black Sox Scandal"

Sep. 28, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Baseball history buffs can delve next week into the Cincinnati side of the 1919 World Series known infamously as the "Black Sox Scandal." Cincinnati's public library system has organized events featuring historians to mark the 100th anniversary of the Reds' first World Series victory. The...

Newman homers twice as Pirates rally past Reds 6-5

Sep. 27, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Last September was a nightmare for Kevin Newman. This one is going much better. Newman hit a two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Jake Elmore set up Newman's game-ending swing with a leadoff...

Brewers beat Reds 5-3, extend winning streak to 7 games

Sep. 27, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Orlando Arcia doubled with the bases loaded, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook off the fizz from their playoffs-clinching celebration to close on the NL Central lead Thursday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 for their seventh straight victory. The Brewers earned at least a wild card with a...

And this one belongs to Marty: Brennaman calls final game

Sep. 26, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — And this one belongs to Marty Brennaman. Tears and all. With fans applauding his every mention, the Hall of Fame broadcaster called his final Cincinnati Reds game Thursday, ending a 46-year career that featured so many big stars and historic moments — Hank Aaron, the Big Red...