Reds’ Trevor Bauer: MLB’s popularity would soar when sport returns if games were easier to watch

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, one of the bigger topics of conversation has been centered around what improvement the MLB could make going forward. Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer joined the “ESPN Daily” podcast on Monday and detailed a few changes that he would suggest to make Read more

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo discusses potential ‘sprint’ of short season; Reds reliever still hoping for ‘all 162’

With Major League Baseball on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the specifics of the 2020 season remain up in the air. A full season seems unlikely, and a condensed version could mean playing lots of doubleheaders and/or extending the playoffs into the winter. In the case of the latter, Read more

2020 MLB divisional odds, NL Central predictions, best bets: Proven computer model fading Reds

The coronavirus pandemic has shut down Major League Baseball temporarily, but sportsbooks still have their 2020 MLB divisional odds posted. In the NL Central, the Cubs and Reds are currently tied as +200 favorites (risk $100 to win $200), but the Cardinals and Brewers are also viewed as serious threats, Read more

Coronavirus: Cincinnati Reds spring training employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday that an Arizona-based employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Reds’ spring training home is in Goodyear, Arizona, where the team was playing games until MLB suspended its season last Thursday. Here’s the Reds’ press release:  As part of our commitment to help prevent the spread Read more

When can Liverpool clinch Premier League title? Reds closing in after win vs. Bournemouth, Man City loss

Liverpool’s undefeated Premier League run may be over, but the title celebration is getting closer. A week after losing to Watford, the Reds are now just two wins away from claiming the crown. They beat Bournemouth 2-1 on Saturday and then second-place Manchester City lost to Manchester United on Sunday. With Read more

When can Liverpool clinch Premier League title? Reds inching closer after beating Bournemouth

Liverpool’s undefeated Premier League run may be over, but the title celebrating is getting closer. A week after losing 3-0 at Watford, the Reds are now just three wins away from claiming the crown after beating Bournemouth 2-1 on Saturday. With the season set to finish in May, all signs point Read more

2020 MLB win totals, odds, predictions: Advanced computer model picks under 85.5 for Reds

The Washington Nationals started slow last season, but put together a strong run that culminated in the first World Series championship in franchise history. However, Washington’s chances of becoming the first team to repeat in 20 years took a hit over the winter as Anthony Rendon, who led the major Read more

When can Liverpool clinch Premier League title? Reds move closer to crown with comeback win vs. West Ham

Liverpool played on Monday. The result was not a surprise, though it was a tense 90 minutes for Jurgen Klopp’s team and Liverpool needed a second-half comeback to run its Premier League unbeaten streak to 44 matches. The Reds beat West Ham 3-2 at Anfield, coming from behind to continue Read more