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#Astros have two grand slams this season (both in the last 3 games) - one by @pandacrusher35 and one by Jason Castro. Per Elias, the last time two different #Astros catchers hit grand slams in a season was 1985 – Mark Bailey had 2 and Alan Ashby had 1.

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Who's on first? Who's on the mound?

The Reds are now using David Holmberg and four other rookie starters following the trades of Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake. That hasn't happened in Cincinnati in eight decades. MLB Power Rankings

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Pete Rose hopeful for HOF eligibility

"I'm the one who made the mistake. If I'm ever given a second chance, I'll be the happiest guy in the world," Rose told a crowd during a radio appearance with the Carmen & Jurko Show on ESPN 1000 yesterday afternoon.

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Reds did what they had to do

Cincinnati was able to net five prospects in return for its trades of Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake. The Reds did what had to be done, but nothing more, according to Jonah Keri. Grantland: The 30

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Finnegan has been up-and-down

In his time with the Royals, Brandon Finnegan has bounced around from the majors to the minors and from the rotation to the pen. With some consistency, he could develop into a middle-of-the rotation starter for the Reds. Top deadline prospects (Insider)

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)

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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

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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

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)

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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

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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

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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

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs41321st
Batting Average.25313th
On Base Percentage.31713th
Slugging Percentage.40412th
Earned Run Average4.1024th
Quality Starts5118th
WHIP1.3121st
BAA.24710th

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