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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, Cesar Hernandez, middle left, Carlos Santana, right, and Jose Ramirez, middle right, celebrate after a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. The Indians won 4-2. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Reyes backs Bieber with homer, Indians beat Reds 4-2

Aug. 4, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Shane Bieber overcame two solo home runs to pitch into the eighth inning, Franmil Reyes hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians snapped a four-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Reyes capped the Indians' comeback from a 2-0 deficit with...

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto (19) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Cincinnati, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Votto's homer lifts Reds over Indians 3-2; still no Francona

Aug. 4, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto hit a two-run, go-ahead homer, Nick Castellanos also connected and the Cincinnati Reds beat Cleveland 3-2 Monday night as the Indians played again without ill manager Terry Francona. Sonny Gray shook off a tough start to the game to complete six strong innings, and Cincinnati...

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer (27) celebrates after the final out of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Cincinnati won 4-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

7-inning doubleheaders debut in MLB, Reds sweep Tigers

Aug. 2, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Bauer made short work of the Detroit Tigers, capping Major League Baseball's first seven-inning doubleheader with a shutout. Bauer threw a two-hitter in Cincinnati's 4-0 victory in the second game Sunday. The Reds beat the Tigers 4-3 in the opener. MLB recently decided to use...

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Turnbull, most Ls last year, gets 1st W, Tigers top Reds

Jul. 31, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Spencer Turnbull and the Detroit bullpen combined on a three-hitter, Austin Romine and Travis Demeritte each drove in two runs and the Tigers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 Friday night. Turnbull led the majors in losses last season as a rookie, going 3-17 and dropping his last 13 decisions....

Cincinnati Reds' Mike Moustakas runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Cincinnati, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Moustakas, Senzel homer in return, Reds beat Cubs 12-7

Jul. 29, 2020 10:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Nick Senzel homered in their returns from a COVID-19 scare, Nick Castellanos added a grand slam, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a four-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 12-7 Wednesday night. Sonny Gray (2-0) extended his major league record to 35 consecutive...

Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) reacts with Anthony Rizzo (44) after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Báez homers twice, Cubs stay hot with 8-5 win over Reds

Jul. 28, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two homers, a deft dive to score another run, and a couple smooth-as-ever defensive plays. Vintage Javier Báez, in time to keep the Cubs' surge going. The sensational shortstop led the way offensively Tuesday night and Alec Mills went six solid innings for an 8-5 victory over the...

Cincinnati Reds' Mike Moustakas (9) hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Friday, July 24, 2020. The Reds won 7-1. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Opening impression: Moustakas leads Reds over Tigers 7-1

Jul. 24, 2020 9:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas drove in four runs in an emphatic first impression, teaming with fellow Cincinnati newcomers Shogo Akiyama and Nick Castellanos to turn the Reds' long-delayed opener into a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday. The Reds tried to make themselves relevant again by...

Cincinnati Reds center fielder Shogo Akiyama watches team baseball practice from the dugout at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Friday, July 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Reds hope search for leadoff hitter ends with Akiyama

Jul. 15, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds hope their long-running search for a consistent leadoff hitter comes to an end with Shogo Akiyama. The first Japanese-born player in franchise history signed a three-year, $21 million deal during the offseason and is part of the team's extensive overhaul. Mike Moustakas,...

Cincinnati Reds players take the field for an intra-squad game during team baseball practice at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Sunday, July 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Reds know all about interrupted seasons, ready for this one

Jul. 14, 2020 2:27 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Through player strikes and a lockout, the Cincinnati Reds have experienced notable moments with interrupted seasons. They think they're in good shape heading into the latest. The Reds were one of the biggest offseason spenders, committing $165 million to five players in a roster...

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, right, tries unsuccessfully to avoid a tag by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez during the second inning of a baseball game in Boston. The Cardinals and the Red Sox would have had one of their rare regular-season series this week. They have met in four different World Series. They would have played a three-game series at Fenway Park this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

What Would Have Been: Red Sox-Cards and a CWS title

Jun. 22, 2020 2:15 AM EDT

Most of the games played between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals have been in the World Series. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, they would have been playing a regular-season series next weekend at Fenway Park. There also would have been a College World Series title won in Omaha, Nebraska. The...