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Tag archive for ‘Cincinnati Reds’

Reds-Cardinals Had Their Own “DeflateGate” in 2009-2010

Remembering a series of escalating incidents that began with accusations of improperly rubbed up baseballs in 2009 and 2010.

Are the Reds and Cardinals heading in opposite directions?

The Cincinnati Reds are having trouble finding the money to keep key players, unlike their divisional rival from St. Louis.

Cardinals-Brewers, Reds-Pirates probable pitchers

Weekend pitching matchups for key games in the National League Central race.

Comparing Cardinals, Reds, Pirates schedules

How the three National League Central Division combatants’ schedules line up based on results to date.

Why Cardinals game 162 may still matter

The St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds have already clinched, but NLDS matchups are not yet set.

Cardinals-Reds match-up means Fourth of July fireworks ahead

On Monday, Chris Carpenter and Johnny Cueto take each other on once again.

“Whiny Birds” shirts take sides in Cards-Reds rivalry

A Cincinnati business is profiting from the bad feelings between the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds.

Media joins Cardinals-Reds rivalry

Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman’s remarks critical of the St. Louis Cardinals are receiving wide coverage.

Gomes-Wainwright and anger displacement

Many in the Cardinal Nation are upset over Adam Wainwright’s injury. Should they be angry at the Reds’ Jonny Gomes, too?

MLB’s quick discipline breeds inequity

An arbitrary agreement between MLB and the Players Union led to unfair discipline decisions – a systematic problem that should be fixed.

Busch Stadium debt may hurt players more than taxpayers

Some major league clubs have advantageous leases that offer flexibility but shackle their communities. Others carry stadium-related debt.

Will Cincy’s deadline trades pay off with a wild card?

Cincinnati seems the only National League team out of playoff contention that made a big trade acquisition.