Blog Red Machine
Another Borek Morning: Talking Cincinnati Reds Baseball 7/22/2014
As the calendar turns to July 22, it simply marks 23 days as the last time the Cincinnati Reds won a baseball game on the road.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Yanks Go Yard
Yankees Complete Sweep Of Reds
Jul 20, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury singles to right during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium.
Late run gives Yankees 3-2 win over Reds
The pitches were coming in at a crackling speed, each one topping 100 miles per hour from Aroldis Chapman.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Start Against New York Yankees May Be Audition for Cincinnati Reds Ace Johnny Cueto
Cincinnati Reds ' ace Johnny Cueto has developed into an ace among aces. When he faces the New York Yankees on Sunday, he'll carry the second lowest ERA since 2011 among all major league pitchers who have thrown at least 500 innings during that time span.
Among numerous outfielders, Gibson wants to divide playing time
That is, Gibson has a penchant to play as many players as possible and eschewing the notion of creating a set line-up with a set batting order.
Yanks seek win in McCarthy's home debut
It's not unheard of for a reliever to be thrust into a starting role after the age of 30, though it's somewhat rare for one to succeed the way Alfredo Simon has.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sports Media 101
Following All-Star Break Cincinnati Reds Head to New York to Begin Second Half
Reds 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Cincinnati Reds as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Reds pause furious chase for much-needed rest
Even for a team that's been on a roll like the Reds, the All-Star break could not have come soon enough.
No problem: Reds will have to win Game 7 on road
Reds prepping for 2015 All-Star game Mark Sheldon, MLB.com MINNEAPOLIS -- Having waited decades to host another All-Star Game, the Reds and Cincinnati have been preparing for it even before they knew another would ever come.
Castro, Rizzo see action in ASG
The two young All-Stars, both 24 years old, had to wait their turn for quite a while on Tuesday at Target Field.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises
With the Major League Baseball All-Star break upon us, it's time to look at statistics, records, and the playoff race.
Braves suspend Uggla 1 game, don't say why
In this April 22, 2014, photo Atlanta Braves' Dan Uggla tosses his helmet after striking out to end the second inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Atlanta.
Reds' Alfredo Simon joins NL All-Star roster
Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon was informed by manager Bryan Price that he's been added to the NL All-Star team.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Pirates enter All-Star break on losing note
CINCINNATI The Pirates did not have a sharp day on the mound today, and will enter the All-Star break off a 6-3 loss to the division rival Cincinnati Reds.
Hudson, Simon, Street, Clippard join NL All-Stars as Bumgarner, Cueto, Ross, Teheran scratched
San Francisco's Tim Hudson, Cincinnati's Alfredo Simon, San Diego's Huston Street and Washington's Tyler Clippard have been added to the roster for Tuesday's All-Star game at Target Field as the National League changed about one-third of its pitching staff.
Alfredo Simon added to NL All-Star team
Simon , who was the first NL pitcher to reach 12 wins is tied with St. Louis' Adam Wainwright for the league lead.
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
After Friday night's Tony Watson meltdown and last night's Charlie Morton implosion, it felt like the Pirates were on a train ride directly into All-Star Break Hell after an awful week against two division opponents.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Liriano returns to Bucs for matchup with Reds, Cueto
As the first half comes to a close, four National League Central teams, separated by just 2 1/2 games, seem to have a legitimate chance at the division title.
Overview of the baseball season, halfway through
Los Angeles Angels' fielder Mike Trout yells out to Houston Astros center fielder George Springer for catching his fly ball for an out in the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Locke and Latos
To put it simply, now would be a very good time for the Pirates to start playing better against their NL Central rivals.