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Harper's slam could be prelude to wild NL playoff race

Aug. 19, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

Bryce Harper's game-ending grand slam and sprint around the bases gave a jolt to the Philadelphia Phillies and could be the prelude to a fascinating National League playoff scramble. As thrilling as the win was for the Phillies , the 7-5 final Thursday night was a kick in the gut for the Chicago Cubs, since both...

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st

Aug. 18, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — An inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals lineup cranked out just enough offense Sunday to stay in first place. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 to split a strange four-game series in...

Reds put Votto on IL with back strain, recall O'Grady

Aug. 18, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 10-day injured list with lower back tightness that has kept him out of Cincinnati's last three games. The move is retroactive to Thursday. In a corresponding move, the Reds recalled utility player Brian O'Grady from Triple-A Louisville...

Aquino, Reds drop Cards into first-place tie with 6-1 win

Aug. 17, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino keeps hitting historic home runs. Cincinnati's red-hot rookie had a three-run homer, Nick Senzel added a leadoff shot and the Reds dropped the St. Louis Cardinals back into a tie with Chicago for first place in the NL Central Division with a 6-1 victory on Saturday. With...

Cardinals take over first place with 13-4 romp over Reds

Aug. 16, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals scored two runs in 12 innings of Luis Castillo's first two starts against them this season, both Cincinnati wins. Scoring a run within the first four batters suggested a different outcome on Friday night. Dexter Fowler hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs,...

Marty Brennaman 1st broadcaster In Reds Hall of Fame

Aug. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Long-time Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will become the first inductee into the team's Hall of Fame who is not a player, manager or general manager. The team announced Friday it will honor Brennaman in April. He said in January he'll retire after this season — his...

Gray, Reds stop Cardinals' win streak with 2-1 victory

Aug. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sonny Gray was terrific for Cincinnati once again. Especially at a key moment in the third inning. Gray struck out 10 while pitching five scoreless innings, and the Reds held off the St. Louis Cardinals for a 2-1 victory Thursday night. St. Louis had won five in a row to move into a...

From 12 games under to 10 over, Nats lead NL wild-card race

Aug. 15, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Right now, 19-31 is just a distant memory for the Washington Nationals. Even without Max Scherzer for all but one game over the past month-plus, even with recurring bullpen issues, even though they dug themselves quite a hole, the Nationals are suddenly 65-55 — 10 games over .500...

Nationals put up 10 runs in 5th, 6 in 6th, beat Reds 17-7

Aug. 14, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It all started with Stephen Strasburg flicking his bat to reach for an outside cutter and loop a flare into right field for a tiebreaking RBI single. With that, the Washington Nationals were on their way Wednesday — to a 10-run fifth inning that also featured homers by Anthony...

LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Bauer, Hamels returns, Manuel back

Aug. 14, 2019 3:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STRASBURG VS. BAUER There's quite a pitching matchup at Nationals Park for the series finale between Washington and Cincinnati: Stephen Strasburg vs. Trevor Bauer, two righties who are among the top strikeout artists in the majors this season. For Bauer, it's...