Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Javier Assad (2-2, 3.62 ERA, 1.55 WHIP, 26 strikeouts); Reds: Luis Cessa (4-4, 4.76 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Fraley had three RBIs and scored four times to power the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Fraley led off Sunday by grooving an 0-2 curveball from Zach Thompson (3-10) 341 feet to right for his seventh homer and fourth in six games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Fraley’s two-run home run highlighted a four-run outburst in the fourth inning and Justin Dunn earned his first win in 16 months as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-1 on Saturday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Pablo López allowed two hits and tied his career high with 11 strikeouts over seven dominant innings and the Miami Marlins edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night.
Joey Wendle hit a two-run single off Hunter Greene as Miami for the third time in nine games.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Moustakas was placed on the injured list Thursday by the Cincinnati Reds without an injury designation, an indication the move was likely related to COVID-19 protocols.
The team recalled infielder/outfielder Max Schrock from Triple-A Louisville before its series finale against the New York Yankees.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino allowed three consecutive home runs to Cincinnati and left Wednesday’s start against the Reds because of right shoulder tightness.
Severino, whose velocity was down, was to undergo an MRI on Thursday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas, Tyler Stephenson and Jonathan India each hit a two-run homer in the third inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-5 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mark Kolozsvary scored on a game-ending balk by Matt Wisler in the 10th inning, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
Kolozsvary opened the 10th on second as a pinch-runner for Mike Moustakas.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The New York Mets wasted a stellar performance by Max Scherzer in his return from an oblique injury, losing 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds on Mike Moustakas’ game-ending sacrifice fly on Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer turned in a stellar performance for the New York Mets in his return from an oblique injury.
Perhaps more importantly for the NL East leaders, the ace right-hander felt good the entire time on a steamy Tuesday night in Cincinnati.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie right-hander Graham Ashcraft bounced back from two poor starts, pitching a career-high eight innings to help the Cincinnati Reds stop their seven-game losing streak Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Willy Adames and Hunter Renfroe both homered for the second straight day, rookie Jason Alexander earned his first career win and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-3 on Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas celebrated his return from the injured list with a game-winning RBI for the Cincinnati Reds.
“Got a pitch a little off my hands, got it out there on the outfield grass and it helped the team win a ballgame,” Moustakas said after his broken-bat bloop down the right-field line in the sixth inning turned out to be the winning hit in the Reds’ 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds made unwanted history two days ago by not allowing a hit and losing. On Tuesday night, they hit into five double plays, blew the lead in the ninth inning and scored the winning run without making contact.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice and Brandon Drury drove in four runs to break out of a slump and lead the resurgent Cincinnati Reds to an 8-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds placed infielder Mike Moustakas on the injured list Monday without designation, the latest Cincinnati player apparently sidelined by COVID-19 issues on the last-place club.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cincinnati Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson was placed on the seven-day concussion list a day after a home plate collision with Luke Voit of the San Diego Padres.
Mark Kolozsvary was recalled from the taxi squad to take Stephenson's roster spot.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The finale of Pittsburgh’s three-game series at Cincinnati was postponed Wednesday by rain about 10 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. The game was rescheduled for Monday at 1:10 p.m.
MIAMI (AP) — Wade Miley pitched six-hit ball over seven innings, Tyler Naquin homered and extended his major league-leading hitting streak, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 6-0 Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer, Stephen Vogt's bases-loaded walk in the sixth forced in the go-ahead run and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 in a matchup of second-place teams on Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas went 3 for 4 with three doubles and two RBIs in his return from the injured list to spark the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-0 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel of the Cincinnati Reds is scheduled to have knee surgery on Friday and could miss four to six weeks.
The Reds also announced Thursday that right-handed starter Jeff Hoffman has been put on the 10-day injured list with a sore shoulder.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suárez combined to drive in four runs in the 10th inning as Cincinnati’s bullpen threw 5 1/3 hitless innings, and the Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday...
Cleveland Indians (7-7) vs. Cincinnati Reds (9-5)
Cincinnati; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Shane Bieber (1-1, 2...
CINCINNATI (AP) — All-Star infielder Mike Moustakas and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $64 million, four-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the team’s first move to upgrade a lineup that struggled to score...
PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas fell one win shy of reaching the World Series with the Milwaukee Brewers...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas City rookie Jorge Lopez came within three outs of a perfect game before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth inning and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in the Royals' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night...
Kansas City, Mo. — Accountability, at least, was not an issue for the Tigers after an aggravating 4-2 loss to the Royals Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Starting pitcher Matthew Boyd, who pitched another strong game, took the blame for a fat, 3-2 change-up that Mike Moustakas bashed to the wall in right-center field for a two-run double in the pivotal third inning.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Felix Hernandez thought his fastball command was the key against Kansas City...
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer embraced, just like they did as Kansas city teammates...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Six years ago, a core group that would usher the long-suffering Royals to a pair of World Series and its first championship in nearly three decades arrived in Kansas City amid terrific fanfare...