| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Let's see if the Oriole Park chef can sweep his competition right out of Ted Allen's TV kitchen. Oriole Park executive chef John Distenfeld is competing on Wednesday night's special ballpark edition of "Chopped."
Distenfeld's competitors on the taped...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Reds stomped the Cubs 7-2 Thursday as they took two out of three games in the series at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds took advantage of starter Jake Arrieta (7-5, 2.88), who walked four batters in four innings and watched four...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:49 AM
CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs' claim that the acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell strengthened their farm system was validated Monday by Baseball America's midseason top 50 prospect list.
Russell, acquired from the Oakland Athletics in the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
CINCINNATI — If and when the Cubs elbow themselves into contention in upcoming seasons, they might want to concentrate on at least breaking even with the National League Central-rival Reds.
The Reds have beaten the Cubs 11 of 16 games this...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:24 AM
CINCINNATI -- The tarp has been pulled off the infield at Great American Ball Park, where the Chicago Cubs hope to snap a three-game losing streak Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds.
Chris Coghlan, who is batting...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:46 PM
KEY MOMENT: As Matt Kemp and Scott Van Slyke walked to the outfield in the middle of the fifth inning, lightning struck near Coors Field. Both players were admittedly spooked. "I'm from Oklahoma, man," Kemp said. "You see lightning, you go inside. We won'...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team.
So after he cleared waivers the Dodgers brought him back and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:01 PM
KEY MOMENT: Adrian Gonzalez doubled to lead off the second inning, ending an 0-for-20 skid, and Andre Ethier doubled him home. Neither Gonzalez nor Ethier had an extra-base hit this month. The Dodgers had the lead for good, and Gonzalez doubled again, the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:05 PM
KEY MOMENT: The game was scoreless in the third inning, when Hyun-jin Ryu got the first two outs, then two strikes on Billy Hamilton. But Hamilton worked the count, which went from 0 and 2 to an eight-pitch walk. Ryu, one pitch from a 1-2-3 inning, then...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:44 PM
CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler.
But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....