Cincinnati's reboot was half-hearted

The Reds passed on an opportunity to acquire Zack Wheeler and a prospect from the Mets for Jay Bruce. Cincinnati also held on to coveted closer Aroldis Chapman. Olney: Trade deadline recap (Insider)

Tempers flare in Pirates' win (1:10)

Pirates earn split with 3-0 win over Reds

Charlie Morton pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Neil Walker hit a review-aided home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Sunday in a testy game in which benches cle


Pirates shut out Reds

Lost in a bench-clearing fight that saw 3 players ejected, plus 2 more 9th-inning ejections, was one of Charlie Morton's best starts of the year for the Pirates. Morton pitched 7 scoreless innings with 7 K's. Box score

Tensions high in Cincinnati (0:20)

Benches clear in Pirates-Reds

Mounting tension over beanings caused the benches to empty in the 8th inning with the Pirates leading 3-0. Marlon Byrd (Reds), Joey Votto (Reds) and Sean Rodriguez (Pirates) were ejected, but it did not appear any punches were thrown. Follow live

Upon further review ... Walker gets HR

At first glance, it looked like Neil Walker's hit was just a lead-off triple to the 4th inning. However, the umpires, under review, determined the ball cleared the fence and hit off a railing. Walker's 10th HR of the season gives the Pirates a 3-0 lead. Follow live

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Jocketty, Reds hit seller's goldmine

After dealing Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake, GM Walt Jocketty and the Cincinnati Reds may have had the best deadline of any selling team. GM deadline grades (Insider)

Waiver trade deadline candidates (2:31)
Reds hang on (0:45)

Final: Reds 4, Pirates 3

Eugenio Suarez had a double and 3 RBIs, and Aroldis Chapman worked around a bases-loaded situation to get the save, as Cincinnati beat Gerrit Cole for the 3rd time this season. Box score


Reds get to Gerrit Cole again

The Pirates All-Star has gone at least 6 innings in 17 of 21 starts this season. The other 4 have all been against Cincinnati. He was done after 5 innings tonight after allowing 3 runs. The Reds leading 3-1 heading into the 7th. Follow live

Hamilton steals 2 more bases

Billy Hamilton has swiped his 50th and 51st bases of the season tonight, making him the first Cincinnati player with consecutive 50-steal seasons since Eric Davis in 1986-87. The Reds and Pirates are tied in the 4th after Jung Ho Kang evened the score with a solo homer. Follow live


Reds look to continue success vs. Cole

Gerrit Cole has an MLB-leading 14 victories on the year, but is winless against the Reds, who have handed him 2 of his 4 losses. Cole aims to lower his 6.75 ERA in the matchup and maintain Pittsburgh's wild-card lead. Follow live

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Could Byrd make a late-season impact?

Marlon Byrd has been around the block enough to provide some production for a contender if traded late in the season. Could the Orioles be interested in acquiring the 37-year-old outfielder? Crasnick: August trade candidates

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Cincinnati hangs on to Chapman

The Reds still finished in the top 10 of Dan Szymborski’s rankings, but if they had been able to trade Aroldis Chapman and Todd Frazier for good returns, they might have finished No. 1 Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Crasnick: Players who could get traded in August

Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there still could be more moves coming in August. Jerry Crasnick identifies players who could change teams this month.

Top sellers at trade deadline (4:34)

Final: Pirates 5, Reds 4

Starling Marte saved the Pirates' lead twice in the bottom of the ninth to help his team hold on and snap the Reds' 3-game win streak. Marte threw out Brandon Phillips at home for the 2nd out of the 9th, and then made a diving catch to end the game. Follow live

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Acquired Leake to make Giants debut Sunday

Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in the Gaints' rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his team debut in the series finale Sunday at the Rangers.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25412th
On Base Percentage.31812th
Slugging Percentage.40611th
Earned Run Average4.1125th
Quality Starts5117th


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