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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...

Reds rookie Senzel fouls pitch off eye, leaves game

Jun. 15, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Nick Senzel fouled a pitch off his left eye and came out of a game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. The outfielder fouled a pitch from Mike Minor into the dirt, the ball deflecting off his foot and hitting the bill of his helmet and his eye. A trainer applied a...

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...

Reds open game with 2 homers, beat Indians 7-2, split series

Jun. 12, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Reds got off to a scorching start at the plate before experiencing a scare in the field. Manager David Bell was grateful his team survived it. "We got lucky," he said. Rookie Nick Senzel and Joey Votto hit back-to-back home runs to open the game before Senzel and José Peraza...

Mercado delivers RBI single in 10th, Indians beat Reds 2-1

Jun. 11, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado admitted it wasn't easy to stay calm when he came to the plate in the 10th inning. The Indians rookie outfielder did, and the result was another clutch hit. Mercado's bases-loaded single with one out in the 10th gave Cleveland a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the...

Reds avoid sweep, rally in 7th to top Phillies 4-3

Jun. 9, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper was about 45 feet down the line and had Phillies fans on their feet as he took off for a straight steal of home . With the Phillies ahead by a run and slugger Rhys Hoskins at the plate, Harper thought the gamble was worth the payoff. Harper dashed on right-hander Sonny...

Pivetta goes the distance, Phillies beat Reds 4-1

Jun. 8, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Pivetta went the distance for the first time and got his first water cooler shower. Pivetta struck out six in his first career complete game, Jay Bruce got another big hit and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Pivetta (4-1) allowed six hits in his...

Yonny Chirinos pitches Tampa Bay past Red Sox 5-1

Jun. 8, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yonny Chirinos pitched two-hit ball for eight scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped Boston's four-game winning streak, beating the Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. Kevin Kiermaier homered and drove in four runs and Ji-Man Choi also homered for the Rays, who didn't need much offense to...

Jay Bruce's 2-run homer leads Phillies over Reds 4-2

Jun. 7, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Bruce is happier about playing in front of big crowds than a hitter-friendly ballpark. Bruce hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw 6 1/3 sharp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 Friday night. Bruce already has four homers in four games with the NL...

DeJong's homer, Cards 4 steals help beat Reds 3-1

Jun. 6, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After sputtering for most of May, the St. Louis Cardinals are running past opponents. Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis tied its season high with four stolen bases in a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday that completed a 4-1 homestand. "We're always going to look to attack,"...