Anthony Rizzo came back from an injury and picked up right where he left off against the Cincinnati Reds.
He could be challenged to keep it going for the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field against Johnny Cueto, however.
Rizzo had missed 18 games with a strained lower back before returning Monday and homering in the ninth inning of a 1-0 victory over Cincinnati - the second...
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Cardinals starter Lance Lynn has very quietly enjoyed a fantastic season. After yesterday’s tough-luck loss to Johnny Cueto and the Reds in which Lynn allowed just 1 ER over 8 IP, the 27 year-old is sitting pretty with a 15-9 record, 2.73 ERA, and 1.27 WHIP over 184.2 IP. Interestingly, his K% is down significantly this year compared to recent seasons (20.6% from 23.4% last year...
If you like pitcher’s duels, Thursday afternoon’s series finale between the Reds and Cardinals in Cincinnati was definitely the game for your liking. Lance Lynn vs Johnny Cueto did not disappoint.
Lance Lynn was through seven shutout innings only allowing two hits after retiring 15 consecutive batters.
Johnny Cueto also had gone seven shutout innings. That was because of Jay...
CINCINNATI (AP) Johnny Cueto pitched eight scoreless innings to beat Lance Lynn and send the St. Louis Cardinals to their third consecutive loss 1-0 Thursday.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his 33rd save and third in the last three games.
Cueto (18-8) allowed just three hits and hit a batter to help the Reds win their second series in the last 13 against Central Division...
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Despite missing a handful of starts due to injury, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw seems to remain the favorite to win National League Cy Young Award honors this season. With a 17-3 record and league-leading 1.70 ERA it's hard to argue otherwise.However, one pitcher nipping at his heels for the coveted award is none other than Reds ace Johnny Cueto. According to ESPN's Cy Young...
Reds’ pitcher Johnny Cueto was clearly a happy man after recording a win Sunday against the Pirates. Cueto celebrated the win by giving teammate Mike Leake a little surprise treat. [Deadspin]
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Cincinnati Red‘s ace Johnny Cueto has a very unique way of celebrating after a win. Cueto picked up his 16th victory of the season this afternoon over the Pittsburgh Pirates, and decided to celebrate it by flicking teammate Mike Leake’s crotch. Check this out: H/T: Deadspin
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Johnny Cueto somehow lowered his ERA even further with an 8-inning, 2-run outing in Pittsburgh, leading the Reds to a 3-2 win. In celebration of his outing and 2.26 ERA, Cueto very casually flicked the genitals of teammate Mike Leake. Follow Andrew Doughty on Twitter @Adoughty88 [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
CLEVELAND -- It might have been a little surprising to see Johnny Cueto head back out to the mound for the ninth inning Tuesday night at Progressive Field. The Reds' right-hander had thrown 104 pitches and his team was comfortably ahead of the Cleveland Indians, 9-2.
Aces get treated differently. They've earned that right.
Cueto finished what he started for the fourth time...
Your browser does not support iframes.Johnny Cueto is really good at pitching. In fact, the Reds ace is in line to possibly start the All-Star Game for the National League squad. What Cueto isn't good at, apparently, is breaking baseball bats over his knee. Seen here is Cueto trying to do just that after striking out and failing to get a bunt down during last night's game...