The Philadelphia Phillies completed a 4-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds by beating the Reds 1-0 for the second straight game. But that was the past, before the All Star Break. This is a new part of the season.
The Reds, all rested and healthy, begin a 7-game homestand, starting off with the Colorado Rockies. Bronson Arroyo takes the mound tonight, while the Rockies send out Jason Hammell. Game-time is Hammertime EDT.
Reds Hall of Fame Weekend
This is Reds Hall of Fame weekend, and they’re planning quite a bit to celebrate the induction of Pedro Borbon, Tony Mullane, and Chris Sabo into the Reds Hall of Fame.
MC Hammer will be in town tonight for concerts before and after the game, and the 1990 World Series Champion club will be honored and celebrated all weekend. Looks to be a great time. Here’s a list of the weekend’s festivities.
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Despite the Cardinals win last night, the Reds are still in first place, and they have been for 16 straight days. The last time the Reds were in first place at the All Star Break was in 1999.