Marcus Stroman, the Chicago Cubs’ biggest acquisition heading into 2022, took the hill for the Northsiders in their final home game of the year on Sunday. Stroman pitched six scoreless … Continue Reading Cubs Finish Sweep of Reds in Final Home Game of 2022
The National League Central Division is tightly contested at the top and the bottom. As of this writing, one game separates 3rd through 5th place in the standings: Cincinnati Reds (44-63) … Continue Reading Who Wins the NL Central Race to the Bottom?
Joey Votto, MLB’s greatest active Canadian-born player, returned to Toronto for what perhaps may be the final series of his career against his hometown Toronto Blue Jays. His ability to … Continue Reading Joey Votto Bangs Game Winner in Hometown Series Finale
Cincinnati Reds fans on social media are fond of cheering the slugging exploits of their veteran first baseman, Joey Votto, with the expression “Joey Votto still bangs.” Votto, in his … Continue Reading Joey Votto is Banging Home Runs at Career-High Rate
After missing much of 2019 due to injury and suffering an MLB-worst nine losses in 2020, Luke Weaver is starting 2021 off on a high note. The promising starting pitcher … Continue Reading Luke Weaver Flirts with No-No, Secures Series Victory for D-Backs
At the beginning of the year, most baseball fans would have predicted that MLB’s home run leaders would be players like Christian Yelich (fuck the Brewers), Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado … Continue Reading Suárez Ties Alonso in MLB Home Run Chase
Several days after joining the Babe Ruth Club by becoming the first pitcher to hit a home run while also pitching and playing in the field in the same game … Continue Reading Lorenzen Adds to Two-Way Résumé with Walkoff Double
In 2018, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was the first player in Major League Baseball to make the two-way 15/50 club (15 home runs and 50 IP in a season) since … Continue Reading MLB’s Other Two-Way Player
Following Tuesday night’s walkoff victory, Yu Darvish took the mound for the Cubs in the rubber match of their three-game series at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs … Continue Reading Darvish Leads Cubs to Series Victory over Reds
The Cincinnati Reds made a number of moves over the offseason to bolster their pitching staff and offense in order to make a run at relevance in the NL Central … Continue Reading Who’s Been a Bigger Reds Contributor – Puig or Winker?
This weekend was a roller coaster ride for Cubs fans as the team looked to get some payback against the Cincinnati Reds for a four-game road sweep in late June. … Continue Reading Weekend Recap: Cubs Win Dramatic Home Series Against Reds
While most MLB fans were busily tweeting about the Robinson Canó PED-related suspension (update to this post now live!), Cincinnati Reds INF Joey Votto caused a social media tempest in his … Continue Reading Joey Votto Receives Social Media Flogging for Controversial Remarks