By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The start of the 2014 season for the Cincinnati Reds has been uncharacteristic of recent years. They have quickly fallen behind with fewer wins than expected. The season started with high expectations for first year manager Bryan Price and his injured ball club. Opening day rolled around with many players on the disabled list, including starting catcher Devin Mesoraco and star pitchers Matt Latos and Aroldis Chapman. On top of that, starting centerfielder and electric base runner Billy Hamilton was sent to the bench with an injured finger early in the season. Reds fans had … Continue reading Cincinnati Reds off to a slow start
By: Nick McGill After a hard fought season the Reds fell to the Pirates 6-2 in the NL Wildcard Game Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. After fighting to keep pace with the Cardinals and Pirates all season long, the Reds settled with the second Wild Card spot, being the last team from the National team to make it to the Postseason. The Pirates jumped out to a quick lead in the second inning with two homeruns by Marlon Byrd and Russell Martin. They added on another run in the third with a sacrifice fly by Pedro Alvarez. The Reds got on … Continue reading Wild Card recap: Cincinnati Reds’ season cut short by Pirates
By: Nick McGill After the Cincinnati Reds’ 10-inning victory over the N.Y. Mets on Monday, the Reds clinched atheirthird playoff birth in the last four years. But the question still remains: Where will the Reds end up in the standings at the end of the season? As of Tuesday morning, the Cardinals held a two-game lead over the Pirates and Reds in the NL Central, while the Bucs and Redlegs were fighting for the top spot in the Wild Card race. While both the Reds and Pirates are striving to win the division, it seems more logical that they will … Continue reading Sports Opinion: Cincinnati Reds heading for home?