Mark DeRosa has hit second more often than any other place in manager Tony La Russa's lineup since being acquired in late June from Cleveland. But... Read more
MILWAUKEE (AP) Cincinnati blew a five-run lead with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Milwaukee Brewers all the momentum going into extra... Read more
Yet another come-from-behind effort squandered.
For the second consecutive night, the Milwaukee Brewers' offense produced a comeback only to see... Read more
Three more games and the Milwaukee Brewers finish the "easy" part of their schedule.
Thank goodness, because playing the so-called chumps of the... Read more
CINCINNATI - Baseball's first team to clinch may also be an offense in trouble.
Once again the NL Central champion Cardinals encountered "plus"... Read more
CINCINNATI - Veteran righthander John Smoltz, who had walked only three hitters unintentionally in his first 34 innings as a Cardinal since coming... Read more
CINCINNATI • An hour after Monday's 11-6 season-opening win by the Cardinals, alarms suddenly went off at the Great American Ball Park, with a... Read more
CINCINNATI • If Monday's season opener was their demonstration of power, then the Cardinals revealed a more subtle way they can win Wednesday... Read more
CINCINNATI • For a brief moment before Thursday's start against the Cardinals, Cincinnati righthander Bronson Arroyo thought about tipping his... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Four games in, and the Cubs' season is already starting to look like an exercise in waste management.
Emphasis on waste.
Three... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Manager Lou Piniella finally figured out how to fix that third of the game the Cubs were having so much trouble with:
Quit giving... Read more
CINCINNATI -- And we thought the bullpen was the problem.
Actually, it's still not looking so hot.
But what's really not hot for the Cubs as... Read more
ST. LOUIS (AP) Following a rough plane ride to St. Louis early Friday morning, Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker was hoping for a quiet, peaceful... Read more
Before lifting up a bat borrowed from Adam Wainwright and taking his first swings in nearly three seasons, Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin turned to... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Depending on your definition, the Starlin Castro Era for the Cubs began either at 7 a.m. Friday, when he got a surprising wake-up... Read more
CINCINNATI -- You knew it couldn't be that easy.
Not for Starlin Castro. Not for the Cubs. Not in a young season that seems to spring a new hole... Read more
CINCINNATI -- The problem wasn't the conversation or the decision, and maybe not even the pitch that Joey Votto hit halfway to Kentucky.
It's... Read more
CINCINNATI • The Cardinals ran smack into a scalding Cincinnati Reds team Friday night. The Reds crashed headlong into Jaime Garcia.
Advantage:... Read more
CINCINNATI — Saturday night at Great American Ball Park found Superman trying to fly without a cape. Actually, it was Adam Wainwright pitching... Read more
CINCINNATI -- Center fielder/philosopher Colby Rasmus described Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo's assortment as "doo-doo" and "a... Read more
Cincinnati — A bullpen doesn't present a manager with unlimited options. There are certain pitchers to call upon each game, depending on... Read more
Cincinnati — Marco Estrada apparently pitches well when he's tired.
Working on very little sleep, Estrada was very impressive during his... Read more
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