As one of the Brewers’ veterans who called a players-only meeting on Thursday, Matt Garza hopes to help his team break out of its post-All-Star break slump when he starts against the Reds on Sunday.
The Reds’ Tucker Barnhart is taking advantage of increased playing time behind the plate because of injuries to Devin Mesoraco.
The Brewers finally showed signs of life at the plate, but not before the Reds had run up the score. In the end, Cincinnati held off a Brewers comeback to get the 11-10 win at Miller Park.
Reds right-hander Scott Feldman will come off the disabled list to start Saturday’s matchup with the Brewers at Miller Park. Rookie lefty Brent Suter will get the start for Milwaukee.
Reds pitcher Scott Feldman and his right knee passed all the tests this week, and he was cleared Friday to be activated from the disabled list and start vs. the Brewers on Saturday.
Reds manager Bryan Price watched Scott Feldman throw a side bullpen session Wednesday afternoon, but in a rarity for a pitcher, it mattered less how Feldman threw than how he ran in a series of drills.
Shin-Soo Choo was a member of the Reds for only one season in 2013, but the veteran outfielder and talented hitter left an indelible mark on first baseman Joey Votto.
After underperforming all season at the plate, especially coming out of the All-Star break, Reds infielder Jose Peraza’s role was reduced on July 21 to being a bench player, with Scooter Gennett elevated to starting second baseman.
The Reds rotation could be overhauled this weekend with the return of pitchers Scott Feldman and Robert Stephenson. But it remains a fluid situation until both starters are activated from the disabled list.
Not even for a moment did Reds manager Bryan Price contemplate lifting Scooter Gennett for a right-handed pinch-hitter.
One swing from Scooter Gennett on Thursday and the Reds had a series win, and Brad Hand had an impressive scoreless streak crash and burn. It was Gennett’s two-out grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning that helped lift Cincinnati a 10-3 victory over the Padres to take three of four games in […]