Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy shares his thoughts on the Cincinnati Reds

LeCure ‘bounces a few things’ off Bailey

12:25 pm May. 20, 2018

CINCINNATI — It was a quiet Sunday morning in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse as players went about their business of preparing for the final game of a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs.

Pitcher Homer Bailey

Giants pound Romano, Reds winning streak ends at six

1:33 am May. 15, 2018

With no apology to Tony Bennett, the Cincinnati Reds left their winning streak in San Francisco.

The San Francisco Giants were not impressed with the six-game winning streak the Reds brought into AT&T Park Monday night and they certainly were not impressed with Sal Romano.

The Giants, who broke a six-game losing streak on Sunday, ripped into Romano for six runs and eight hits in only 2 1/3 innings and also piled

Suarez activated as the Reds make four roster moves

11:40 am Apr. 26, 2018

CINCINNATI — There was a lot of unpacking and packing of travel gear in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse Thursday morning.

Unpacking and hanging up clothes were Eugenio Suarez and Rosell Herrera, both added to the roster.

Packing and zipping up their bags were Phillip Ervin and Cliff Pennington, both optioned to Class AAA Louisville.

Not only was Suarez activated off the disabled list, he was in Thursday’s lineup, just 17 days after suffering

What it’s like inside the Reds clubhouse

4:51 pm Apr. 24, 2018

CINCINNATI — One of the most often asked question by fans: “What is it like in the clubhouse when a team is 4-and-18 and 9 1/2 games out of first place less than a month

Cardinals do what they always do against the Reds

5:35 pm Apr. 22, 2018

With absolutely no apologies to Cher, ‘And the beat goes on,’ and unfortunately for them, it is the Cincinnati Reds who keep getting beat on every day.

After six innings Sunday afternoon in Busch Stadium III,

Groundhog Day: Reds lose again by 2-0

5:07 pm Apr. 18, 2018

It was Groundhog Day in Miller Park Wednesday afternoon for the Cincinnati Reds, another 2-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.

It was as if they took a videotape of Tuesday’s 2-0 loss and replayed it Wednesday.

—Just as he did Tuesday, Milwaukee first baseman Eric Thames hit a two-run home run to provide the game’s only runs.

—Just as they did Tuesday, the Reds managed only three hits, one of them by Joey

Frustrated Reds erupt against Brewers, 10-4

10:33 pm Apr. 16, 2018

The Cincinnati Reds found a team with more walking wounded than they have and took full advantage of it Monday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

And they did it with a vengeance, expelling a