Patrick Mahomes preparing for showdown against Bengals, but how did his dad fare vs. Reds?

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As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare to meet the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday in the AFC Championship Game, they'll have to face one of the National Football League's best quarterbacks in Patrick Mahomes.

But, Patrick isn't the only star athlete in his family, his father, Pat Mahomes, played Major League Baseball for parts of 11 seasons. He amassed a 42-39 record and a 5.47 ERA in 308 career games.

Apr 24, 2017; Tyler, TX, USA; Former major league pitcher Pat Mahomes watches his son,Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes, train at the APEC training facility in Tyler, TX.
Apr 24, 2017; Tyler, TX, USA; Former major league pitcher Pat Mahomes watches his son,Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes, train at the APEC training facility in Tyler, TX.

Six of those career games came against the Cincinnati Reds as a member of the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs.

Mahomes never picked up a decision in any of the games, recording only one hold, but his teams went 2-4 against the Reds.

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Here's a look back at Pat Mahomes against the Reds:

June 14, 1999: Reds 8, Mets 4

Mahomes pitched one inning, giving up two hits and walking one, while allowing one earned run. Barry Larkin singled, driving in Michael Tucker.

June 15, 1999: Mets 11, Reds 3

Mahomes came back the next night in a big Mets win and allowed one hit and one earned run in an inning pitch. Mike Cameron hit a solo home run off of him.

July 31, 2000: Reds 6, Mets 0

Mahomes went one inning again, allowing two hits and one earned run while striking out a batter. Pitcher Larry Luebbers hit a sacrifice fly to score Benito Santiago.

Sept. 4, 2000: Reds 6, Mets 2

Mahomes had his first scoreless appearance against the Reds, giving up a hit and walking a batter in ⅔ of an inning.

Sept. 12, 20002: Reds 15, Cubs 12

Mahomes went three innings in this slugfest, but he limited the Reds to only one run in his time. He gave up three hits and walked three, while he also struck out two batters. Jose Guillen homered off of him for the run.

He also got his only at-bat against the Reds, lining out to center field against Jared Fernandez.

Sept. 15, 2002: Cubs 6, Reds 0

Mahomes earned a hold in his final appearance against the Reds. He pitched a scoreless inning, giving up one hit and striking out a batter.

His career stats against the Reds? 7 ⅔ innings pitched, 10 hits, four earned runs, four strikeouts and five walks.

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Bengals vs. Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes' father has history vs. Reds