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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits an RBI triple during the third inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for 1st home win

Aug. 9, 2020 8:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and Milwaukee’s slumping hitters finally busted out, enabling the Brewers to earn their first home victory of the year. Yelich homered, tripled and drew a bases-loaded walk as the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 on Sunday to avoid their first 0-5 home start...

Cincinnati Reds' Nicholas Castellanos is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bauer strikes out 12 as Reds defeat Brewers 8-3

Aug. 8, 2020 12:18 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trevor Bauer turned in another stellar outing, and Matt Davidson and Nick Castellanos homered to lead the Cincinnati Reds past the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Friday night. Bauer (2-0) gave up three hits and one run in six innings while striking out 12. The strong performance comes on the...

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Luis Castillo during the first inning of a baseball game at Progressive Field, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

José Ramírez powers Indians past Reds 13-0

Aug. 6, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez homered from both sides of the plate and drove in four runs, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Cincinnati Reds 13-0 on Thursday night. Ramírez hit a solo drive batting from the left side against Luis Castillo in the first inning. He connected again during...

Cleveland Indians' Oscar Mercado, right, slides safely into home plate as Cincinnati Reds' Tucker Barnhart is late on the tag in the fifth inning in a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Mercado's daring, Clevinger's start leads Indians past Reds

Aug. 5, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Óscar Mercado's gamble paid off for the pitching-rich, hitting-poor Indians. “It probably wasn't the smartest of plays, but it worked out," Mercado said. Mercado scored from second base on a ball that didn't leave the infield and Mike Clevinger delivered another strong start by...

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...

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cubs slugger Bryant returns following stomach ailment

Aug. 4, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant is following through on his own words when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Bryant returned to the starting lineup Monday night and homered in a 2-0 victory against Kansas City after missing two games with a stomach ailment. The 28-year-old Bryant, who...

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...

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Luis Castillo (58) surveys the field during a rain delay prior to a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Final game of Cubs at Reds postponed because of rain

Jul. 30, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The finale of a four-game series between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds was postponed Thursday because of rain. No makeup date was set in this virus-shortened season. The Cubs are scheduled to return to Cincinnati for a three-game series Aug. 28-30. Rain moved in several hours...

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...