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Reds see bright spots in 2021 despite late-season fade

Oct. 04, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Despite a slow start and a rash of injuries, the Cincinnati Reds stayed within striking range of the playoffs for most of the summer. But it couldn't last. While the St. Louis Cardinals surged, the Reds lost eight consecutive series from Aug. 24 to...

Votto hits 36th homer, Reds top Pirates 6-3 in season finale

Oct. 03, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The hangover from being officially eliminated from the playoffs last week threatened to blunt the significant strides the Cincinnati Reds made in 2021. One big gut check by rookie pitcher Reiver Sanmartin and one last big swing from Joey Votto instead...

Reynolds' four hits power Pirates to 8-6 win over Reds

Oct. 02, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds had four hits, raising his batting average above .300, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-6 on Saturday night. He had a double and triple and is hitting .302 on the season. The...

He wants to honor baseball Hall of Famer's gridiron stint

Oct. 02, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fans of Major League Baseball may know that Pennsylvania native and early pitching star Christy Mathewson was an inaugural member of the sport’s Hall of Fame — entering posthumously in 1936 with the likes of Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner. ...

Tucker makes great grab, hits grand slam, Pirates beat Reds

Oct. 01, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh second baseman Cole Tucker made a spectacular diving catch, then hit his first career grand slam to cap an eight-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Friday night. Tucker’s slam off Dauri...

Rodón returns as White Sox beat Reds for 4th straight win

Sep. 30, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón made the most of the stuff he had. That was enough for manager Tony La Russa. Rodón pitched five scoreless innings in a closely watched start ahead of the playoffs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Wednesday night....

Robert, Lopez lift White Sox over eliminated Reds 7-1

Sep. 28, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert homered twice, Reynaldo Lopez pitched two-hit ball over a season-high six innings and the Chicago White Sox beat Cincinnati 7-1 Tuesday night as the Reds were eliminated from postseason contention. The Reds (82-76) had won four straight but...

Votto helps Reds beat Pirates 13-1 to stay in playoff race

Sep. 27, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Cincinnati Reds pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-1 on Wednesday to stay alive in the race for the second NL wild card. Nick Castellanos, rookie Jonathan India and Eugenio Suarez also connected...

Reds rout Nationals 9-2 to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Sep. 26, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyler Stephenson and Nick Castellanos hit consecutive home runs, Kyle Farmer broke open the game with a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds kept alive their slim playoff hopes by routing the Washington Nationals 9-2 Sunday. Cincinnati won its third...

Castellanos solo homer in 9th lifts Reds over Nationals 7-6

Sep. 25, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a solo home run with one out in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Saturday night. The Reds remained six games behind St. Louis, which has won 15 in a row, for the second NL wild-card...