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Milwaukee Brewers' Tyrone Taylor runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Brewers rally in 7th, bolster chances with 3-2 win over Reds

Sep. 22, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Facing a loss that could have deeply dented their playoff chances, the Milwaukee Brewers pulled one out behind an infielder who hasn't been able to crack the starting lineup lately. Eric Sogard doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and Milwaukee rallied Tuesday night for a...

Tampa Bay Rays' Peter Fairbanks delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LEADING OFF: Rays, Indians try to clinch; Cole, Gray on hill

Sep. 22, 2020 2:55 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ONE AND DONE Tampa Bay can clinch its first AL East crown since 2010 with a win at the New York Mets or a Yankees loss to Toronto. Blake Snell (4-1, 3.05 ERA), the 2018 AL Cy Young Award winner, gets the ball as the Rays look to become the second team...

Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez, left, celebrates after hitting a two-run home run with teammate Mike Moustakas, right, in the sixth inning during a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Cincinnati, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Eugenio Suárez homers, surging Reds beat Brewers 6-3

Sep. 21, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds aren't wilting in their first exposure to September playoff pressure in many years. Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer, Luis Castillo won his fourth straight start, and streaking Cincinnati moved above .500 for the first time since opening day, beating the Milwaukee Brewers...

Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber smiles walking to the dugout in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

LEADING OFF: Yankees' Cole, Reds' Gray take the mound

Sep. 21, 2020 9:56 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: HE'S BACK Cincinnati right-hander Sonny Gray is expected to come off the injured list and start the second game of the Reds' series against Milwaukee. Gray (5-3, 3.94 ERA) hasn’t appeared in a game since Sept. 10 because of a strained back. He...

Cincinnati Reds' Tucker Barnhart (16) celebrates with Shogo Akiyama (4) after hitting a home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Reds inch closer to playoffs with 4-1 win over Pirates

Sep. 15, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tucker Barnhart hit a home run and Brian Goodwin prevented one with a leaping catch as the Cincinnati Reds extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Michael Lorenzen (2-1) looked sharp in a spot start, helping...

San Diego Padres Wil Myers is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants' in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)

LEADING OFF: Padres host Dodgers; Twins in Chicago all week

Sep. 13, 2020 8:28 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: ___ DIVISION DUST-UP The Padres and Dodgers open their final series this season, perhaps San Diego’s best chance to close in on the eight-time reigning NL West champions. Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw (5-1, 1.98) faces emerging Padres right-hander...

Cincinnati Reds' Tyler Stephenson, left, scores on a wild pitch by St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Andrew Miller, right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Miller hit batter, walk, wild pitch lifts Reds over Cards

Sep. 13, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andrew Miller loaded the bases with a hit batter, followed with a tying four-pitch walk, then threw a wild pitch that put Cincinnati ahead in a three-run seventh inning as the Reds kept up their slim playoff hopes with a 10-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. St. Louis, second in...

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Reds' Sonny Gray goes on injured list with strained back

Sep. 13, 2020 2:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pitcher Sonny Gray was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday because a strain in the right side of his mid-back, a move retroactive to Friday. Gray allowed five runs, six hits and three walks over 3 1/3 innings at the Chicago Cubs on Thursday,. He is 5-3 with a...

Chicago Cubs' Nico Hoerner (2) is safe at home past the tag of Cincinnati Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Hoerner, Happ, bullpen lead Cubs past Reds 8-5

Sep. 11, 2020 3:07 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras had four hits to tie a career high, rookie Nico Hoerner added three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs overcame an early three-run deficit to top Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Thursday on a long, wet night at Wrigley Field. Ian Happ drove in two runs and Hoerner, Kris...

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers to a Chicago Cubs batter during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Bauer outduels Darvish as Reds blank Cubs 3-0

Sep. 10, 2020 12:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Bauer tossed three-hit ball into the eighth inning to outpitch Chicago Cubs ace Yu Darvish and lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory Wednesday night. Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the first inning as Darvish's seven-start winning streak was snapped. Bauer (4-3) struck...