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CINCINNATI, OHIO - APRIL 08: J.J. Hoover #60 of the Cincinnati Reds walks off the field after giving up a go ahead grand slam to Starling Marte of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth inning of the game at Great American Ball Park on April 8, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates defeated the Reds 6-5. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Cincinnati might have the worst modern pitching staff ever

Advanced stats offer something rare as far as the Reds 2016 pitching staff is concerned: Good news.What’s that?They’re not the worst staff of all time!Probably.Unless you depend on one particular method of evaluation, in which case they are at least very close.If you’re confused, allow us to sort it out.FiveThiryEight.com ...

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 19: Willson Contreras #40 of the Chicago Cubs hits a home run against the Cincinnati Reds during the seventh inning on September 19, 2016 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Going, going gone; Reds pitching staff cements itself in MLB history

It’s official: the 2016 Cincinnati Reds pitching staff is historically bad.Yep, they did more than just give up a 2-0 lead Monday night in losing to the Cubs 5-2.A trio of Chicago home runs in the seventh inning left Cincinnati opponents with 242 big flies on the season, one more ...

Playoff-bound Cubs planning ahead

While a bunch of teams are fighting for playoff spots all over baseball, the Chicago Cubs are feeling their way through rare territory. The Cubs clinched the NL Central title a full three weeks before their first playoff game, giving the organization plenty of time to rest players and analyze ...

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns catches a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Weekend Review: Lost Sunday after scintillating Saturday of football

Those good feelings for Ohio’s pro football team lasted all of one week.The Bengals and the Browns both lost, and they did so with the help of some strange officiating decisions late.For Cincinnati, the ruling Tyler Boyd fumbled stood despite it being pretty easy to conclude his knee was down ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 12: Keyvius Sampson #48 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the second inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park on September 12, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Handling a thin rotation a challenge for Reds in final two weeks

Just when the Reds seemed to be getting their starting rotation organized, it started falling apart again.Painfully short starts by left-hander Anthony DeSclafani and left-hander Brandon Finnegan in Saturday’s doubleheader sweep by Pittsburgh, following a five-inning effort by rookie right-hander Robert Stephenson on Friday, were just part of the problem ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Dan Straily #58 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park on September 18, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Straily the stopper leads Reds past Pirates

The words “Dan Straily” and “stopper” have rarely, if ever, been used in the same sentence.That’s the role the Reds right-hander performed on Sunday. Lacking his usual command, Straily gutted out six innings while slowing down a Pittsburgh team that had scored a total of 41 runs in its previous ...

A photo of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski adorns a vehicle in the parking lot of Gillette Stadium before an NFL football game between the Patriots and the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Gronkowski out again for Patriots with hamstring issue

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski missed his second consecutive week with a hamstring injury, after he was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. Gronkowski's absence wasn't exactly unexpected, but there were a few surprises in the inactives for Week 2 — including Pittsburgh wide receiver ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 17: Brandon Finnegan #29 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second game of a doubleheader at Great American Ball Park on September 17, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Pirates finish DH sweep of Reds with 7-3 win

The last time before Saturday that the Pittsburgh Pirates swept a doubleheader in Cincinnati was on Aug. 17, 1990, at Riverfront Stadium.Those Reds went on to beat the Pirates on their way to sweeping Oakland in the World Series.My, how times have changed.The Pirates erupted for four runs while sending ...

The Reds’ Billy Hamilton singles against the Marlins on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. David Jablonski/Staff

Ask Hal: Improvement hikes Reds’ grade — to a ‘D’

Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy knows a thing or two about our nation’s pastime. Tap into that knowledge by sending an email to halmccoy1@hotmail.com. Q: If the Cincinnati Reds organization made car parts how long would they survive in today’s competitive world? — DAVE, Miamisburg/Centerville/Beavercreek. A: Are you ...

Reds Notes: Bryan Price upset with video review

As frustrating as it was for Bryan Price to watch Tony Cingrani walk the leadoff batter in the 10th inning Friday on his way to letting the game against Pittsburgh slip away, the Reds manager was equally as upset about what he felt was an injustice inflicted upon his team ...

Mistakes get the best of Reds in early game against Pittsburgh

The Great American Ball Park scoreboard folks often remind opposing pitchers that “walks will haunt.”They also could point out that “errors are scary.”The Cincinnati Reds produced plenty of both in a 10-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader; and the second game of ...

Reds notebook: Straily starts Sunday as Price adjusts plans

The chance of rain interrupting Saturday’s day-night doubleheader between the Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park prompted manager Bryan Price to made yet another adjustment to his pitching plans — for Sunday.Price originally had planned to skip right-hander Dan Straily, who threw 105 pitches while completing ...

Reds’ Hamilton hoping to play again this season

After seeing his first two major-league seasons end prematurely due to injury, Billy Hamilton is almost desperate to get back on the field before the 2016 season is over.He’s not sure if his strained left oblique will allow it.Hamilton has not played since leaving a game against St. Louis on ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 2: Scott Schebler #43 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a single to load up the bases during the ninth inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on September 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati defeated St. Louis 3-2. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Reds land 4 on minor league all-star squads

Scott Schebler headlines a group of four members of the Cincinnati Reds organization to make Baseball America’s minor league all-star teams for 2016.An outfielder, Schebler hit .311 with 13 home runs at Triple-A Louisville.He has spent the last two months of the season in Cincinnati after Jay Bruce was traded ...

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 21: Pitcher Abel de Los Santos #62 of the Washington Nationals throws to a New York Mets batter in the ninth inning of the Mets 7-2 win at Nationals Park on July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

De los Santos works his way up to Reds

Abel De Los Santos didn’t let a little thing such as being placed on waivers sap his confidence.His approach paid off. The 23-year-old right-handed pitcher, picked by the Reds off waivers from Washington on July 19, went 1-2 with a 1.54 earned-run average and three saves in 23 1/3 innings ...

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 11: A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals is congratulated by his teammate C.J. Uzomah #87 after scoring a second quarter touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium on September 11, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the New York Jets 23-22. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

NFL’s return, OSU’s domination, new UD coach highlight sports weekend

The Bengals won, Ohio State won and the Reds beat the Pirates three times. The Browns lost, too, so it’s probably safe to say it was a perfect weekend for many readers. Hey, and that would include Browns fans who are happy to see them tank this season, something they ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 05: Joey Votto #19 of the Cincinnati Reds talks with former teammate Jay Bruce #19 of the New York Mets during the game at Great American Ball Park on September 5, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Mets defeated the Reds 5-0. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jay Bruce: Recognition from Reds was ‘special’

Jay Bruce brought a hot bat with him Monday as he made his first return to Cincinnati since being traded by the Reds to the Mets on August 1. Bruce had eight hits in his last 19 at bats with two home runs over his last five games, including a ...

CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 27: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds reacts after striking out in the first inning of the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park on April 27, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Assessing Billy Hamilton’s 2016 for the Reds

Billy Hamilton might still return to the Reds lineup before the season ends, but even if he doesn’t, 2016 has been a productive and important one for the speedy center fielder.RELATED: Strained oblique will sideline Reds speedster Billy HamiltonHamilton entered this season facing big questions about whether or not he ...

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 03: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a double against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the first inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ask Hal: Like it or not, DH on the way in NL

Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy knows a thing or two about our nation’s pastime. Tap into that knowledge by sending an email to halmccoy1@hotmail.com.Q: Wouldn’t baseball save a lot of time by banning the old-school windup used by Ross Ohlendorf? — DAVE, Miamisburg/Centerville/Beavercreek.A: You, of all people, should ...

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 07: Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets gets tagged out at third base by Eugenio Suarez #7 of the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning at Great American Ball Park on September 7, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Mets defeated the Reds 6-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

‘Bad baseball’ hurts Reds in loss to Mets

Remember that Cincinnati Reds team that won its first six series coming out of the All-Star break?Neither does anybody else.The Reds wrapped up their six-game home stand Wednesday with another mistake-filled loss, this one by a 6-3 score that allowed the New York Mets to complete a three-game sweep and ...

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