As the first-place Cubs and last-place Reds prepare to play their final regular-season series of 2017, the two Central division teams will have differing agendas during their three games at Wrigley Field.
You can close the books on the Brewers’ regularly scheduled 2017 home slate, but don’t shutter Miller Park for winter just yet.
No, the bottom of the sixth inning did not work out for the Reds how manager Bryan Price or pitcher Sal Romano would have wanted. But it meant something to the rookie starter that he was even given the chance to continue in the game.
Reds left-hander Cody Reed hasn’t pitched in a game since Sept. 21, but he hasn’t spent the last week entirely idle.
On Aug. 7, 2014, Reds starter Homer Bailey threw seven innings against the Indians. Little did he know at the time, it would be more than three years until he went that deep in a game again.
With a wire to wire win on Wednesday, the Reds dealt another blow to the Brewers’ hopes of a postseason trip.
The Brewers will have a chance to make up a half-game on Thursday, as Milwaukee closes a three-game set against the Reds.
Reds reliever Drew Storen had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday in Cincinnati, and the soon-to-be free agent is unlikely to pitch in the Majors again until 2019.
Reds shortstop Zack Cozart fouled off the first two pitches against Brewers reliever Josh Hader to get mired in a 0-2 count on Tuesday. Even with his team trailing by three runs and Hader bring a tough lefty, Cozart had no plans to go down quietly.
In his eighth big league start, Brandon Woodruff looks to push the Brewers closer toward a Wild Card berth vs. Homer Bailey and the Reds.
Can the Reds consider 2017 a success despite their record? Beat reporter Mark Sheldon answers fans’ questions in the last Inbox of the regular season.