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Pirates see signs of progress amid another dismal finish

Oct. 04, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton believes the Pittsburgh Pirates are already winning in the clubhouse. “I’m really proud of the culture we’ve created here,” Shelton said after his second year as manager ended the same as the first, with Pittsburgh a distant fifth...

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...

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...

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...

Reds beat Nationals 8-7 in 11 but fall further behind Cards

Sep. 25, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino drove in TJ Friedl with a game-ending single off the glove of second baseman Luis Garcia, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 in 11 innings Friday night. Aquino’s sharp one-hopper off Mason Thompson (1-2)...

Soto homers twice, boosts average to .325, Nats beat Reds

Sep. 23, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — National League batting leader Juan Soto homered in consecutive innings, and the Washington Nationals pushed the Cincinnati Reds further from playoff contention with a 3-2 win Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. Seeking his second...

Pirates deliver blow to Reds' fading playoff chances

Sep. 21, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Gamel homered, Ke'Bryan Hayes had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates dampened the Cincinnati Reds' dwindling postseason hopes with a 6-2 win Tuesday night. Mitch Keller (5-11) pitched out of trouble with the aid of two double plays to hold off...