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Freddy Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

Aug. 20, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddy Galvis has spent less than two weeks with the Cincinnati Reds. Manager David Bell is already a big fan. Bell's appreciation for Galvis grew Tuesday when the second baseman hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Aristides Aquino added an RBI single as Cincinnati...

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...

Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5

Aug. 15, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep. Harper delivered his biggest hit yet in his first season with the Phillies, celebrating while...

Barnhart leads Reds homer barrage in 8-4 win over Angels

Aug. 7, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nearly a month on the injured list left Tucker Barnhart feeling blue. A red-hot return has him back on track. Barnhart hit two of Cincinnati's five home runs, Aristides Aquino included one among his three hits and came up with a clutch catch as the Reds beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 on...

Barnhart's 3-run homer off Greene lifts Reds over Braves 6-4

Aug. 4, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Shane Greene was acquired to provide long-awaited stability to the back end of the Atlanta Braves' bullpen. Instead, the new closer has only provided more late-innings struggles. Tucker Barnhart hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning off Greene and the Cincinnati Reds beat the...

Acuña singles home winning run, Braves beat Reds 5-4 in 10

Aug. 4, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. is usually the player pouring water on a teammate who's getting mobbed after the Atlanta Braves win in their last at-bat. This time it was Acuña's turn after his first career game-ending hit. "It feels great to be able to do that and have the victory," he said...

Going out swinging: Puig brawls again as Reds finish trade

Jul. 31, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jared Hughes' errant pitch threw a load of fuel on one of the majors' most flammable rivalries. Call it Pirates vs. Reds, round two — and a fitting farewell for Yasiel Puig. Hughes hit Starling Marte with his first pitch in the ninth inning Tuesday night, setting the stage for the...

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11

Jul. 20, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Even from the training room, Adam Wainwright could sense something brewing. "You just had that feeling," he said. "Every one of those guys said, 'We've got you.' Jose Martinez homered and singled and Paul DeJong added a two-run double during a 10-run rally in the sixth inning, and the St....

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4

Jul. 18, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tommy Edman expected to see a breaking ball on the first pitch of his sixth-inning at-bat, and he didn't waste it. The St. Louis rookie snapped a tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 Thursday night for their fifth win in six games....