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2016 Schedule
67-93, 5th in NL Cent
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Zobrist hits two homers in Cubs' win (0:51)
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Bruce blasts solo homer to left (0:20)
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8hJesse Rogers

Price: Ground-rule double that wasn't 'is a crime'

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price said baseball is "going to have to take a hard look at these end-of-game situations" a day after his team lost on a controversial last play.

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Russell shows off reflexes with awesome play (0:20)

Lineup: Reds (67-92) vs. Cubs (101-57)

  • 1. Jose Peraza, SS (R)
  • 2. Hernan Iribarren, CF (L)
  • 3. Joey Votto, 1B (L)
  • 4. Adam Duvall, LF (R)
  • 5. Eugenio Suarez, 3B (R)
  • 6. Ivan De Jesus, 2B (R)
  • 7. Tucker Barnhart, C (S)
  • 8. Tony Renda, RF (R)
  • 9. Josh Smith, RHP
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Williams: My Intent Is To Keep Joey Votto Here

Reds GM Dick Williams talks to Buster Olney about the tough season the team endured, building the club's pitching staff, Joey Votto's future with the club and more.

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Umpires refuse to come back out in St. Louis (1:00)
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Cardinals win controversial game after umps leave (1:07)
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1dMark Saxon

Controversial ending allows Cards walk-off win

The Reds' challenge of Yadier Molina's ninth-inning double was deemed too late by crew chief Bill Miller, allowing the Cardinals to prevail 4-3 in a pivotal National League game Thursday night.

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Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's what Yadier Molina said about the crazy final play of Thursday night's 4-3 Cardinals win.

David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger 

Crazy ending in St. Louis. With Matt Carpenter on first base, Yadier Molina hits what appeared to be a ground-rule double, but Carpenter beats the throw home. By the time Reds manager Bryan Price decides to protest -- was he asleep? -- the umpires have left the field and the game is over. Terrible, terrible job there by Price.

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Votto leaves with cut chin from slide into second

Cincinnati first baseman Joey Votto left Thursday night's game at St. Louis in the eighth inning after suffering a cut on his chin while sliding into second base.

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Molina's brother on the call for his home run (0:15)
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Which Reds have mastered spin rate?

Spin rate is a relatively new factor of pitching being explored, but those who do it best are finding success. Dan Straily is among pitchers with the least spin on changeups, allowing the offering to get more drop. Why spin rate matters (Insider)

Reds enjoy a big night at the plate

Steve Selsky (5-for-5), Brandon Phillips (4-for-5) and Adam Duvall (4-for-6) all had huge games for the Reds on Monday. It was only the second time in the last 25 years that three Reds players had at least four hits each in one game, per the Elias Sports Bureau. Phillips, Scott Rolen and Joey Votto did it against the Brewers in 2010.

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Reds hand Cardinals historic loss

Monday's 15-2 loss is the Cards' largest margin of defeat against the Reds since they lost by 14 runs in a game in August of 1960 (Cincinnati won 18-4), per ESPN Stats & Info.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs705Tied-18th
Batting Average.25616th
On Base Percentage.31624th
Slugging Percentage.40819th
Earned Run Average4.9027th
Quality Starts67Tied-21st
WHIP1.4527th
BAA.26324th

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