ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds bullpen reverted back to its early season form Monday night.
The St. Louis Cardinals rallied for five runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth against relievers Tony Cingrani and Ross Ohlendorf to beat the Reds 5-4.
"The catalysts really were three walks and two hit by pitches and we allowed them to get excited and their fans to get excited and we weren't able to execute the pitches we needed to do to finish the inning,"...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Never has a 94 mile-per-hour fastball to the ribs felt so good for Yadier Molina as it did Monday night.
Molina started and ended a five-run rally in the ninth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals stunned the Cincinnati Reds 5-4. He was hit by a pitch from Ross Ohlendorf with the bases loaded to drive home the winning run. Instead of wincing, Molina pumped his fist and slid into first base.
"He walked by me and said we have lots of ice," manager Mike...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Price has watched the same thing over and over.
The Cincinnati Reds' manager makes a call to the bullpen and a reliever comes into the game and promptly gives up a home run to the first batter he faces. It's happened 23 times this season.
The latest occurrence came Friday night when Sean Rodriguez homered to open the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Rodriguez homered to open the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Rodriguez connected off Ross Ohlendorf (5-7), a 413-foot drive to the left-field bleachers that gave the Pirates just their second win in seven games in the midst of 12 straight games against teams who are at least 10 games under .500.
It was Rodriguez's second career game-ending homer and his 11th...