MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray cruised through seven sharp innings and the Minnesota Twins, despite losing AL batting leader Luis Arraez to an early injury, beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins put right-hander Tyler Mahle back on the 15-day injured list on Sunday, raising questions about their rotation during a difficult stretch.
Mahle left Saturday night's 13-0 loss at the Chicago White Sox because of shoulder inflammation.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray matched his season high with 10 strikeouts and Gio Urshela had four hits as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Tuesday night.
Gilberto Celestino homered and Luis Arraez picked up three more hits to raise his MLB-best batting average to .336.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernández homered for the second straight day and the Toronto Blue Jays cruised to a 9-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Sonny Gray turned an emotional, distracting day for the Twins into a dominant one.
The right-hander pitched seven superb innings and Gary Sánchez homered and drove in four runs to help Minnesota stretch its lead in the AL Central with an 11-1 blowout of the Cleveland Guardians on Monday night.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray was fully aware of the solid start the Minnesota Twins needed from him, with injuries piling up on their pitching staff.
He delivered a gem, showing just why the Twins were willing to part with their most recent first-round draft pick to get him.
BOSTON (AP) — The Twins placed right-hander Sonny Gray on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a low grade strained hamstring a day after he left his start.
To take his place on the roster, the team activated right-hander Cody Stashak, who was on the IL with right biceps tendinitis.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds corner outfielders Nick Castellanos and Jesse Winker were All-Star Game starters for the National League last year.
Third baseman Eugenio Suárez slammed 129 home runs in the last four seasons and was a fan favorite.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Right-hander Chris Archer and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a $3.5 million, one-year contract on Monday, a potential boost for their rotation with a two-time All-Star who's coming off an injury-ruined season.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Sonny Gray needed a few more steps than normal to get through his first workout of spring training with his new team.
Once the veteran right-hander got there, Gray discovered he’s just where he wants to be.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Hunter Greene is well aware that the player he might be replacing in the Cincinnati Reds' starting rotation is also among the players who helped put him in contention for it.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gary Sánchez is ready to move on from the New York Yankees.
The power-hitting catcher reported to Minnesota Twins camp on Monday morning with teammate Gio Urshela about 12 hours after they were included in a three-for-two trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson and short-lived shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa to New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees remade the left side of their infield, acquiring former AL MVP Josh Donaldson, shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa and backup catcher Ben Rortvedt from the Minnesota Twins on Sunday night for catcher Gary Sánchez and third baseman Gio Urshela,
The Minnesota Twins emerged from the lockout with a pressing need for starting pitching.
Prices are as steep as ever: Getting Sonny Gray from the Cincinnati Reds cost the Twins most recent first-round draft pick.
Cincinnati Reds (82-76, third in the NL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (90-68, first in the AL Central)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Sonny Gray (7-8, 4.13 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 149 strikeouts) White Sox: Carlos Rodon (12-5, 2.47 ERA, .96 WHIP, 181 strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (64-89, fifth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (78-75, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Paolo Espino (5-5, 3.95 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Reds: Sonny Gray (7-8, 3.98 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 146 strikeouts)
Washington Nationals (63-89, fifth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (78-74, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (8-15, 6.11 ERA, 1.47 WHIP, 127 strikeouts) Reds: Luis Castillo (8-15, 4.03 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 181 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Dodgers (94-54, second in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (77-71, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Saturday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Max Scherzer (14-4, 2.17 ERA, .82 WHIP, 219 strikeouts) Reds: Sonny Gray (7-7, 3.88 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 141 strikeouts)
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Cincinnati Reds (75-68, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (72-69, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Sonny Gray (7-6, 3.96 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 135 strikeouts) Cardinals: J.A.
Cincinnati Reds (74-67, second in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (71-68, third in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Friday, 8:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (11-5, 3.70 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 182 strikeouts) Cardinals: Jon Lester (5-6, 4.89 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan India hit a three-run homer, Nick Castellanos also went deep and the Cincinnati Reds beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched one-hit ball through seven scoreless innings, Tyler Naquin and Joey Votto homered in the fifth, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suárez and Joey Votto hit three-run homers in Cincinnati’s six-run second inning, powering the Reds to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Sunday.
Nolan Arenado hit his 20th home run and tripled, and Tyler O'Neill also connected for the Cardinals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sonny Gray gave up two runs over seven innings, and Jonathan India hit a two-run double as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for three runs in the seventh inning and beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Wednesday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Heath Hembree says relievers need to have short memories to survive the grind of the long season.
For one night at least, this one was pretty sweet.
Hembree closed out a strong performance by Cincinnati's beleaguered bullpen, and the Reds handed the Chicago Cubs their seventh straight loss with a 2-1 victory on Friday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit an early two-run homer and the surging Cincinnati Reds climbed back over .500 for the first time since April 21, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Sunday.
The Reds have won 10 of their last 13, including three straight over the Rockies.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Avisail Garcia homered and singled home another run and the streaking Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
The NL Central-leading Brewers were coming off a four-game sweep of Arizona and have won 10 of their last 11.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Nationals 3-0 in seven innings on Thursday night for a split after Washington won 5-3 in the completion of a suspended game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suárez combined to drive in four runs in the 10th inning as Cincinnati’s bullpen threw 5 1/3 hitless innings, and the Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's Joey Votto fractured his left thumb during a 10-inning, 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Votto was hit by a Dallas Keuchel pitch in the fourth inning...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cincinnati right-hander Sonny Gray is set to make his first start of the season Saturday at Cleveland, a welcome boost for a Reds staff that's struggled at times...
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-4) vs. Cincinnati Reds (4-1)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-3) vs. Cincinnati Reds (3-1)
Cincinnati; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: TBD Reds: Wade Miley (0-0, 0...
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ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Bauer threw his first pitch — high and tight — well before the start of the Cincinnati Reds' wild-card series against the Atlanta Braves...
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NEW YORK (AP) — For all the talk of an imminent turnaround, James Paxton has not been much of an improvement over Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out a season high 15, allowing three hits over eight innings to lead the Washington Nationals over Cincinnati 4-1 on Sunday, their 12th win in 14 games against the Reds.
CINCINNATI — Sonny Gray drew laughter from the media Thursday when he recounted a childhood memory of his first Cincinnati Reds game.
"I remember we parked somewhere and we had to walk over a bridge and over a river," Gray said.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites like Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite direction.
Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray headed a parade of prized arms on the move Monday, leaving little doubt on trade deadline day: Top teams made a big pitch for the playoffs.
All-Star Brandon Kintzler, Addison Reed and Justin Wilson were among the many relievers swapped before the cutoff...