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McCutchen’s HRs lift Pirates past Reds in 11

Posted On July 13, 2014

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew McCutchen won the game with his bat. Gregory Polanco helped save it with his arm.McCutchen hit a game-tying leadoff home run in the ninth inning and a go-ahead solo shot in the 11th on Saturday night to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds.Polanco played a…

Reds rally late to beat Pirates

Posted On July 11, 2014

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Pinch-hitter Brayan Pena singled in Chris Heisey to cap a three-run eighth inning, lifting the injury-riddled Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Devin Mesoraco belted a two-out solo homer to left off Tony Watson in the eighth. Ryan Ludwick and Chris Heisey singled before Ramon Santiago tied…

Reds place Phillips on DL

Posted On July 11, 2014

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cincinnati Reds placed second baseman Brandon Phillips on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to a torn ligament in his left thumb. The team said on Thursday that Phillips would undergo surgery and will be sidelined for at least six weeks.Phillips suffered the injury during Wednesday's game against the Chicago…

Valbuena helps Cubs salvage finale against banged up Reds

Posted On July 10, 2014

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Luis Valbuena's two-run triple in the top of the 12th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds, 6-4, on Thursday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. Arismendy Alcantara, in his second big league game, went 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored for the Cubs, who salvaged the…

Simon earns 12th win as Reds beat Cubs again

Posted On July 10, 2014

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Alfredo Simon was once again solid on the hill and the Cincinnati Reds picked up another win over the Chicago Cubs, 4-1, on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park. Simon (12-3) recorded his NL-leading 12th victory by limiting the Cubs to one run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings. He…