Rangers win West; Astros clinch last playoff spot

...Stadium.Meanwhile in the National League, Pittsburgh clinched the home field in the NL wild card-game, beating the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday behind J.A. Happ's stellar outing and Pedro Alvarez's long homer.The Pirates (98-64) locked...

Former South Aiken standout Andrew Faulkner is succeeding since move to bullpen

...Giants acquir ed outfielder Marlon Byrd on Thursday in an attempt to add more offense. The player who went to the Cincinnati Reds in the deal is a former Augusta GreenJacket.Right-handed reliever Stephen Johnson had a 3.61 ERA in 45 appearances...

GreenJackets' hot July sparks memories of second-half run

...Right-hander Keury Mella, a 2014 GreenJacket, and slugger Adam Duvall, from the 2011 team, were dealt to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday for right-hander Mike Leake.Mella, considered one of San Francisco's best prospects before the trade...

Defections still happening despite improved relations between US and Cuba

...stars like Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Aroldis Chapman of the Cincinnati Reds. They leave family behind, and reunification is never easy. The Cuban government also loses millions in training...

Double in ninth lifts Reds over Braves

...catcher with a sore hip doubled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning on Tuesday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves.The Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with the first...

Wild pitch by Chapman helps Braves escape with a victory

...stole a base and scored on the closer's 103 mph wild pitch, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.The Braves snapped a three-game losing streak and sent Cincinnati's best reliever to his second...

Braves get 2nd shutout of season

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series.

MLB umpire visits VA patients

...said of the jacket, baseball cards and autographed picture of Layne. "What a great surprise."Layne umpired the Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves contest Friday evening, just hours after making the two-hour drive to Augusta. On Wednesday...

Pete Rose bet on games as a player, report says

ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active player in 1986.The career hits leader agreed to a lifetime ban from baseball in 1989...

Braves acquire veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo from Diamondbacks

...Tommy John surgery last July 18. He signed with Arizona as a free agent before last season after eight years with the Cincinnati Reds.The 19-year-old Toussaint was 2-2 with a 3.69 ERA in seven starts for Class A Kane County. In two seasons...