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LEADING OFF: A's choose Manaea, Rays start Morton in WC game

Oct. 2, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THAT'S WILD Oakland tabbed left-hander Sean Manaea (4-0, 1.21 ERA) to start the AL wild-card game against Tampa Bay. The 27-year-old Manaea was sidelined last year when the Athletics lost the wild-card game to the Yankees, and missed most of this season...

Reds fire hitting coach Turner Ward after 1 season

Oct. 1, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have fired hitting coach Turner Ward after one season. President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams announced Ward's dismissal Tuesday. Ward was hired as part of first-year manager David Bell's staff last offseason after three years as hitting coach with the Los...

Reds take only small steps in 6th straight losing season

Sep. 30, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The bases were loaded and the 27,774 fans were on their feet begging for a hit that would allow retiring broadcaster Marty Brennaman to proclaim one final, glorious time: "This one belongs to the Reds!" It never happened. Jose Peraza flied out routinely to end the eighth-inning rally,...

Hurdle fired, Reds beat Pirates 3-1 in season finale

Sep. 29, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates will head into the offseason searching for a new voice after firing Clint Hurdle. The Cincinnati Reds may have found theirs during a season that offered tangible proof that years of rebuilding might finally be producing forward momentum. The evidence came in a 3-1 victory over...

Iglesias lifts Reds to 4-2 win over Pirates in 12 innings

Sep. 29, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — R.J. Alaniz didn't hesitate when asked if he was more excited about getting his first career hit or victory. "The hit," said the Cincinnati Reds rookie relief pitcher, who hadn't even taken batting practice since his senior of high school 10 years ago. "Definitely the hit. Just see the...

Newman homers twice as Pirates rally past Reds 6-5

Sep. 27, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Last September was a nightmare for Kevin Newman. This one is going much better. Newman hit a two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Jake Elmore set up Newman's game-ending swing with a leadoff...

And this one belongs to Marty: Brennaman calls final game

Sep. 26, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — And this one belongs to Marty Brennaman. Tears and all. With fans applauding his every mention, the Hall of Fame broadcaster called his final Cincinnati Reds game Thursday, ending a 46-year career that featured so many big stars and historic moments — Hank Aaron, the Big Red...

Playoff-bound Brewers sweep Reds 5-3, close in on Cardinals

Sep. 26, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The carpeting in the Brewers' clubhouse was still damp from all the bubbly and beer sprayed around the place only a dozen hours earlier. No matter. With a chance for an even bigger celebration ahead, Milwaukee locked in and kept on winning. It's going to be an interesting weekend in the...

Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

Sep. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Conforto didn't see how deep his first inning drive sailed into the right field seats. He knew all he needed to know. Conforto homered to cap a four-run first inning and the New York Mets kept pace in their wild-card chase with a 6-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. "I knew...

Mets stumble in their playoff push with 3-2 loss to Reds

Sep. 21, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier called it a "bonehead mistake." He should know. He made it. The third baseman hesitated on what he thought might be a foul ball, allowing Aristides Aquino to beat out a bases-loaded infield hit that drove in the Cincinnati Reds' first run in the New York Mets' critical 3-2...