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Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros

Jun. 19, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerrit Cole was in line for a rare win over Cincinnati. The Astros' impressive streak of avoiding sweeps appeared safe once more. With a pair of two-out swings in the ninth, everything changed. Rookie Nick Senzel singled home the tying run, and Jesse Winker followed with another single...

Jason deGrom, Alonso lead Mets past East-leading Braves 10-2

Jun. 19, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2 on Tuesday night. Bouncing back from an ugly 12-3 loss in the series opener, the Mets pounded...

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3

Jun. 18, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Verlander gives up a lot of fly balls. Great American Ball Park yields a lot of home runs. The Cincinnati Reds took advantage of the combination to finally win a series. Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the Reds held on...

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2

Jun. 18, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A storm delay left both starters struggling to regain their touch. Luis Castillo did better handling the challenge. Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory...

Reds' Gennett begins rehab assignment from groin injury

Jun. 17, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Scooter Gennett began a rehab assignment Monday, the final step in returning from a severe groin injury in spring training that has sidelined the Cincinnati Reds second baseman all season. Gennett will play five days with Single-A Daytona and move up to Triple-A Louisville to continue the...

Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

Jun. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father's Day. No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with plenty to be proud of. Winker homered and set career highs with four hits and five RBIs, Yasiel Puig added a...

Minor gets 1st June win, Rangers beat Reds 4-3

Jun. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Minor had a two-run lead before his first pitch, which was quite a pleasing switch. For nearly a month, the left-hander had gotten very little help from the Rangers' offense. He wasn't about to let a rare lead slip away on a stormy night. Minor pitched into the seventh inning for his...

'Like quicksand': Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

Jun. 15, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield's knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm. "I knew I was in trouble then," the 70-year-old said. "Because it's just like being in quicksand or cement." Sometimes a job becomes so routine and familiar that...

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers' bullpen beats Reds 7-1

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Struggling Roughned Odor made a bold prediction before his bases-loaded at-bat. "(Odor) even said, 'If this guy throws me a slider for a strike, I'm going to take it deep," manager Chris Woodward said. He sure did. Odor hit Wandy Peralta's over-the-plate slider for his fourth career grand...

Bauers hits for the cycle, leads Indians past Tigers 13-4

Jun. 14, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland's Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a two-run homer in the eighth, becoming the first...