It’s a real shame the Cincinnati Reds did not play baseball last night. I blocked off a trio of hours to kick my feet up and watch them play, so it’s unfortunate that it simply never actually happened. Oh well.
There weren't many silver linings in the Cincinnati Reds' 13-0 loss in Thursday night's series finale in Cleveland, but one of them was position player Matt Davidson's eighth-inning effort as a relief pitcher - which included a strikeout of the first batter he faced - the Indians' Mike Freeman - on a curveball. Reactions: It was Davidson's fourth career relief appearance - first with the Reds. He's pitched four innings with three strikeouts, without allowing an earned run.
Nick Castellanos is one of the few offseason additions going well for the Reds right now, hitting a scorching-hot . with 6 home runs and 3 doubles accounting for 9 of his 15 hits. Overall, though, the offense has been greatly disappointing to this point while they’ve been kept afloat by their pitching (sound familiar?