As the last-place Reds settle for being observers — and potentially spoilers — in the final weeks of the National League postseason chase, it’s easy to wonder what might have been, had their pitching been anywhere close to keeping pace with the offense.
On the third-base side of Citi Field on Sunday, amid the Mets fans clad in blue and orange, were multiple sections of people wearing Reds jerseys, specifically with pitcher Sal Romano’s name and No. 47 on the back. Romano hails from 90 minutes away in Southington, Conn., and estimated that he had 300 members of […]
Hoping to salvage something from a four-game series at Citi Field, which Reds manager Bryan Price called a “house of horrors” for his team over the years, catcher Tucker Barnhart keyed Cincinnati’s come-from-behind, 10-5 win over the Mets with a career-high five RBIs in the game’s final two innings.
So inconsistent throughout the long summer, the Mets have at least maintained their dominance over the Reds.
Jacob deGrom will look to bounce back from one of his worst outings of the season against rookie Sal Romano and the Reds on Sunday in the finale of the four-game series.
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Zach Vincej made the steady and gradual climb through the Reds’ system before finally getting his first big league promotion on Sept. 1.
Time is running out on the 2017 season before he’s had a chance to get into a game, but Reds pitcher Anthony DeSclafani is continuing to keep make progress toward returning. DeSclafani threw a 20-pitch simulated game while facing teammates Jesse Winker and Zach Vincej at Citi Field on Friday.
As veteran Reds pitcher Homer Bailey tries to end the season on a good note and get momentum for 2018, Rafael Montero is trying earn a spot on the Mets’ pitching staff next season.
Seth Lugo may not have completely quieted criticisms of his ability to pitch deep into games, but he took a notable step forward Friday in the Mets’ 5-1 win over the Reds at Citi Field.
When Amir Garrett was sent back to Triple-A Louisville following his last big league start on June 20, the Reds rookie was given some directives to make adjustments.