5:38 PM EDT, Sat May 25, 2019
11 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: Highlights and heartache sum up the first 50 games

The Cincinnati Reds are 23-27 (.460) through the first 50 games of the 2019 season, with a 8-13 (.381) record in one-run games. What have we learned so far? Through the first 50 games of the 2019 season, the Cincinnati Reds are 23-27 (.460). Are we seeing more of the same, signs that point to […] Cincinnati Reds: Highlights and heartache sum up the first 50 games - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
23 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds power past Chicago Cubs with clutch hitting

The Cincinnati Reds got clutch hitting from the power bats in their lineup and took the first of a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. This was the offensive performance that Reds’ fans expected from their team since the season began. Joey Votto, Eugenio Suarez, Jesse Winker, and Yasiel Puig all stepped up big time […] Cincinnati Reds power past Chicago Cubs with clutch hitting - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 24, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: José Iglesias takes hot bat and glove to Wrigley Field

The Cincinnati Reds continue an all important stretch against their National League Central rivals. This weekend, José Iglesias and the Reds look to take a second consecutive series from the division-leading Chicago Cubs. Despite a pitching staff that leads the National League in shutouts, strikeouts, and ranks 2nd in ERA, a disturbing trend has begun […] Cincinnati Reds: José Iglesias takes hot bat and glove to Wrigley Field - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 23, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Three observations from slugfest with Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds missed an opportunity on Wednesday to take two games from last year’s division champs. Here’s 3 observations from the Reds’ 11-9 loss. I know that 90-plus percentage of Reds Country was in the same camp as me when the Cincinnati Reds took a 5-0 lead early in yesterday’s game. I thought to […] Cincinnati Reds: Three observations from slugfest with Brewers - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 22, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Scott Schebler improving with 7-game hitting streak

No one on the Cincinnati Reds’ roster had a more disappointing start to the season than Scott Schebler. The outfielder now has a 7-game hit streak. While I argued hard to begin the 2019 season that Nick Senzel should’ve been the starting center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds, in no way did I advocate for […] Cincinnati Reds: Scott Schebler improving with 7-game hitting streak - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Yasiel Puig’s injury could open the door for Phillip Ervin

Yasiel Puig injured his shoulder during the Cincinnati Reds loss on Sunday. If Puig, who is listed as day-to-day, misses any time, Phillip Ervin will likely get his chance. Yasiel Puig made an amazing catch along the wall in the right field stands during yesterday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Unfortunately, Puig suffered a […] Cincinnati Reds: Yasiel Puig’s injury could open the door for Phillip Ervin - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 21, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Sonny Gray and Luis Castillo look to quiet Brewers’ bats

With the offense virtually nonexistent, the Cincinnati Reds will need big performances from Sonny Gray and Luis Castillo in the upcoming series. The Cincinnati Reds offense went virtually silent during 2-of-3 games over the weekend against the Los Angeles Dodgers. With the bats still showing no signs of life, it may be up to Sonny […] Cincinnati Reds: Sonny Gray and Luis Castillo look to quiet Brewers’ bats - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 20, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Is Tucker Barnhart slowly being fazed out of the lineup?

Though Cincinnati Reds’ manager David Bell has said Tucker Barnhart’s lack of playing time is due to pitching matchups, Curt Casali makes Barnhart expendable. Curt Casali has started four or the past seven games being the plate for the Cincinnati Reds. Though all four games have come against left-handed batters, one has to wonder if […] Cincinnati Reds: Is Tucker Barnhart slowly being fazed out of the lineup? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 20, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Five takeaways from the six-game home stand

The Cincinnati Reds went 3-3 on the 6-game home stand against the top two teams in the National League. Where do the Reds go from here? The Cincinnati Reds held their own against some of the National League’s best. The Reds took 2-of-3 from the Chicago Cubs and just 1-of-3 from the Los Angeles Dodgers. […] Cincinnati Reds: Five takeaways from the six-game home stand - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 19, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel has been enjoying some home cooking

David Bell can shuffle the Cincinnati Reds’ batting order however he’d like, provided Nick Senzel is in the lineup when the team plays at home. Maybe it’s the smell of Skyline Chili. Perhaps it’s hitter-friendly dimensions of Great American Ball Bark. Maybe he just likes sleeping in his own bed. Whatever it is, Nick Senzel […] Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel has been enjoying some home cooking - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Cody Reed gives way to Phillip Ervin

The Cincinnati Reds sent left-hander Cody Reed back to Triple-A Louisville after throwing 2 innings last night. Phillip Ervin was recalled from Louisville. Cody Reed was only in Cincinnati for a day before being sent back to Triple-A Louisville. The Cincinnati Reds recalled Phillip Ervin to give the team a right-handed bat off the bench […] Cincinnati Reds: Cody Reed gives way to Phillip Ervin - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Mahle has a tough task while seeking an elusive win

Tyler Mahle takes the bump today for the Cincinnati Reds. After Anthony DeSclafani was shelled last night, Mahle has his work cut out for him as he searches for his first win. If Tyler Mahle wants to snag his first win of the season, he’s going to have to bring his A-game to Great American […] Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Mahle has a tough task while seeking an elusive win - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 18, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Top 10 all-time leaders in stolen bases in team history

While the stolen base seems to be a thing of the past, the Cincinnati Reds have had some of the best thieves in the history of Major League Baseball. Base stealing was popular during the infancy of the sport. Hall of Famer Ty Cobb led the league in stolen bases on six different occasions and […] Cincinnati Reds: Top 10 all-time leaders in stolen bases in team history - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 17, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Anthony DeSclafani looks to rebound against the Dodgers

The Cincinnati Reds’ pitching has been outstanding this season and Anthony DeSclafani has been a big part of it. However, he needs to be on his game tonight when the Los Angeles Dodgers come to town. Cincinnati Reds‘ starter Anthony DeSclafani struggled out of the gates to begin this season. DeSclafani, however, has rebounded quite nicely, […] Cincinnati Reds: Anthony DeSclafani looks to rebound against the Dodgers - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
May 17, 2019

Cincinnati Reds: Eugenio Suárez looks to burst the Dodgers’ bubble

The Cincinnati Reds are finally playing like the team we thought they would be.  This weekend they welcome the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers to the Queen City. Following consecutive series victories over the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds (20-24) appear well on their way to escaping the NL Central […] Cincinnati Reds: Eugenio Suárez looks to burst the Dodgers’ bubble - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More