Tag: Reds

The Reds Scare -- Reds 10, Cubs 2

The Reds Scare -- Reds 10, Cubs 2
The Chicago Cubs dropped the series versus the Cincinnati Reds in a 10-2 loss on Sunday afternoon. The Reds were aggressive early, putting up two runs in the first inning against Cubs starter José Quintana. Nick Senzel and Joey Votto hit consecutive singles, followed by an RBI single from Eugenio Suárez for the first run.... Read more »

Bizzaro Friday--Cubs 8 Reds 6

Bizzaro Friday--Cubs 8 Reds 6
Yu Darvish pitched into the eighth inning. The Cubs came from behind late and earned a win against the Cincinnati Reds. Yesterday the Cubs should have won the game, and today they came through despite probably not earning it as much as the day before. Tyler Chatwood pitched a scoreless ninth to give the Cubs... Read more »

Another One Bites the Dust -- Reds 6, Cubs 5

Bryzzo showed off some flair for the Chicago Cubs during the series opener versus the Cincinnati Reds Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks worked a 1-2-3 first. He struck out both Nick Senzel and Joey Votto and got a groundout from Eugenio Suárez. Kyle Schwarber led off the bottom of the first with a solo home run, his... Read more »
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Puig Our Enemy -- Reds 6, Cubs 5 (10 innings)

Yu Darvish was on fire Wednesday night as the Chicago Cubs faced the Cincinnati Reds. The starter went 5.1 innings with five hits, two runs (both earned), no walks, and 11 strikeouts. Unfortunately, his stellar performance would not earn him or the team a win. The Reds got on the board first on a single from Eugenio... Read more »

A Swift Victory--Cubs 3 Reds 1

Remember those days in college where the professor would begin class by asking a question about the symbolism of breaking eggs in Gulliver’s Travels? And it immediately became clear that nobody in class actually read Gulliver’s Travels because it conflicted with assembling a perfect Saran Wrap thong for last night’s Shock Yo Mama party? So... Read more »

Good Q Not Good Enough With Slumping O--Reds 2 Cubs 1

Good Q Not Good Enough With Slumping O--Reds 2 Cubs 1
I am making a bad habit of needing to apologize at the start of these, but I just didn’t have it in me last night to write this when I finally crawled into bed. The Cubs dropped the game, but the Brewers finally hit a skid bringing the Cubs magic number down a game. José... Read more »
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Second Wind--Cubs 1 Reds 0

Second Wind--Cubs 1 Reds 0
The recap is quite a bit late tonight. The weekend here has been dominated by a small roofing repair. A repair, that I might add, which is still not completed. I felt pretty drained, but the chance to shower and eat has me feeling a second wind. The Cubs seemed to have their own second... Read more »

The Tight Rope--Cubs 3 Reds 2

The Tight Rope--Cubs 3 Reds 2
An exhausted and fatigued Chicago Cubs team did battle with the cellar dwelling Cincinnati Reds, and it showed early on. Matt Harvey and Cole Hamels each made it through three innings without surrendering a run. The Cubs managed a two out hit in each inning against Harvey, but the big hit eluded the Cubs offense... Read more »

Bote McBoteface--Cubs 3 Reds 2 (10 innings)

It took an inning longer than expected, but the Cubs notched another win at the expense of the botttom dwelling division foe. Matt Harvey remains stuck in red for the remainder of 2018. He was claimed by the Brewers but a deal never materialized. So he was pitching and baffling Cubs hitters for five innings... Read more »
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Cole's Day--Cubs 7 Reds 1

Cole's Day--Cubs 7 Reds 1
It didn’t start out well for Cole Hamels. Billy Hamilton doubled to start the game and José Peraza singled to put runners on the corners with no outs. Hamels struck out Scooter Gennett and Eugenio Suárez for two quick outs. Peraza stole second. Phillip Ervin hit a groundball that Daniel Murphy was able to knock... Read more »