Offense continues to come at a premium for the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium, and it likely won't come any easier Tuesday night.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Cards down Cubs, increase lead to 2 1/2
Mike Leake threw seven strong innings and the Reds hit four solo home runs in a 4-1 win against the... It's a tribute to Johnny Cueto's development as a pitcher that he can come off the disabled list... Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, left, and relief pitcher Edward Mujica celebrate following the Cardinals' 5-2 victory Monday.
Cards down Cubs, increase lead to 2 1/2
Mike Leake threw seven strong innings and the Reds hit four solo home runs in a 4-1 win against the... It's a tribute to Johnny Cueto's development as a pitcher that he can come off the disabled list... Reds manager Dusty Baker speaks about Mike Leake's strong effort in the Reds' 4-1 win in Monday's series opener against the Pirates: A Northern ... (more)
Eluded by saves, Marmol will no longer close
Manager Dale Sveum said Marmol, who blew a three-run lead in the ninth Sunday against the Mets while subbing for Kevin Gregg, would be back in his role as a late-inning reliever.
MLB power rankings - June 17
3. Cincinnati Reds - Mike Leake and Homer Bailey have both been better than advertised at the back end of the starting rotation.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Reds win record 12th straight at Wrigley, 2-1
Mike Leake combined with Aroldis Chapman on a three-hitter and Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning against Travis Wood, leading the Cincinnati Reds over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their record 12th straight win at Wrigley Field.
Cardinals, Cubs set to renew rivalry in St. Louis
While Cardinals-Reds has stolen some of its thunder in recent years, Cardinals-Cubs remains one of the top rivalries in baseball, and it's set to kick off Monday at Busch Stadium.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Bill Chuck on baseball: A look at lefties
The Cubs hit an even lower .232 against lefties, which is only good for 10th in the NL.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Brew Crew Ball
Thursday's Frosty Mug: A good start to the trip
The Brewers are 5-2 in their last seven games, and we're talking about that and more in today's news roundup.
Inside Bay Area
Angels 9, Orioles 5: Erick Aybar hit a bases-loaded triple and Albert Pujols homered during a six-run seventh inning, helping Los Angeles beat Baltimore to stop a four-game losing streak.
D-backs outlast Dodgers in 12
Martin Prado had two RBIs, including a run-scoring double during a four-run 12th inning, to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-6 on Wednesday night.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
National League Game Capsules
Todd Frazier's seventh-inning home run was the difference, as Cincinnati squeaked past Chicago, 2-1, in the third edition of a four-game series from Wrigley Field.
HOFer Brandon Phillips? Dusty says 'we'll see'
Dusty Baker thinks Brandon Phillips has to end up in the Reds Hall of Fame. However, the Reds manager think Phillips could be deserving of more.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs vs. Reds Preview, Wednesday 6/12, 1:20 CT: Yes, They're Still Here
As I mentioned the other day, when this four-game series ends the Cubs will have played the Reds 13 of their first 64 games.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Paul, Votta hit HRs to help Reds rout Cubs, 12-2
Tony Cingrani , filling in for the injured Johnny Cueto, pitched seven strong innings as Cincinnati extended its franchise-best winning streak at Wrigley Field to 11 games.
Reds rip Cubs at Wrigley
A night after Brandon Phillips drove in six runs alone, the rest of the Cincinnati Reds piled up on Cubs pitching Tuesday at Wrigley Field for a 12-2 victory.
Reds rout Cubs with 4 HRs
Xavier Paul hit a three-run home run, Joey Votto added a two-run shot and the Cincinnati Reds roughed up Matt Garza and the Chicago Cubs 12-2 on Tuesday night.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Blog Red Machine
Reds Fantasy Roundup: Week Eleven
In terms of Wins Above Replacement, according to ESPN, Bruce has already provided more value to the Reds this year than he did in all of 2012.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
DeJesus worthy of more fan All-Star support
David DeJesus has quietly gone about his business, and the Cubs' center fielder may be having the best season among the position players on the team.
Rest did Sean Marshall good
Five grand gardens in historic College Hill will be open to visitors 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 15. The 13-member jury is now in deliberations following the final three contestants in the concerto round of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.... Left-hander Sean Marshall doesn't know when he'll back on the active roster and pitching, but he ... (more)