2019 Cincinnati Reds season

The 2019 Cincinnati Reds season was the milestone 150th (Sequicentennial) season for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 17th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The Reds were eliminated from playoff contention on September 16 after a loss to the Chicago Cubs.[1]

2019 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Record75–87 (.463)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Castellini
President of baseball operationsDick Williams
General manager(s)Nick Krall
Manager(s)David Bell
Local televisionFox Sports Ohio
(Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh, George Grande, Jeff Brantley, Jim Day, Jeff Piecoro)
Local radioWLW (700 AM)
Reds Radio Network
(Marty Brennaman, Jeff Brantley, Jim Day, Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh, Tommy Thrall (fill - in), Doug Flynn (fill-in), Sam LeCure (fill-in), Danny Graves (fill-in),
< Previous season     Next season >


Coaching Staff

  • October 21, 2018: Cincinnati native and former third baseman David Bell was hired as the 63rd manager in franchise history.[2] The contract spans three years with a club option for a fourth.[2]
  • November 2, 2018: Derek Johnson named pitching coach. Johnson was previously the pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers from 2016 to 2018.[3]
  • November 6, 2018: Turner Ward named hitting coach. Ward was previously the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2016 to 2018.[4]


  • November 12, 2018: Traded reliever Tanner Rainey to the Washington Nationals for right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark.[5]
  • December 21, 2018: Traded right-handed pitcher Homer Bailey and two minor leaguers, Jeter Downs, and Josiah Gray to the Dodgers for outfielders Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig, left-handed pitcher Alex Wood, catcher/infielder Kyle Farmer and cash considerations. The Dodgers subsequently released Bailey the same day.[6]
  • December 30, 2018: Traded left-handed reliever Robby Scott to the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash. Scott was claimed off waivers on December 10, but was then designated for assignment on December 21, following the trade with the Dodgers.[7]
  • January 21, 2019: Traded minor league second baseman Shed Long and a competitive balance draft pick in the 2019 MLB Draft to the New York Yankees for starting pitcher Sonny Gray and minor league left-handed pitcher Reiver Sanmartin. Long was then traded to the Seattle Mariners. Gray signed a three-year, $30.5 million contract extension through 2022, with a $12 million club option for 2023.[8]


  • January 10, 2019: Signed backup catcher Curt Casali to a one-year, $950,000 contract, avoiding arbitration.[9]
  • January 11, 2019: Signed six players to one-year contracts, avoiding arbitration, starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani, $2.125 million; second baseman Scooter Gennett, $9.775 million; right-handed pitcher Michael Lorenzen, $1.95 million; shortstop José Peraza, $2.775 million; outfielder Yasiel Puig, $9.7 million; starting pitcher Tanner Roark, $10 million.[10]
  • February 11, 2019: Signed free-agent reliever Zach Duke to a one-year, $2 million contract. This will be Duke's second stint with the Reds after pitching with the team during the 2013 season.[11]
  • February 13, 2019: Pitcher Alex Wood won his arbitration case over the club and will earn $9.65 million on a one-year contract in 2019.[12]


National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 9171 0.562 50–31 41–40
Milwaukee Brewers 8973 0.549 2 49–32 40–41
Chicago Cubs 8478 0.519 7 51–30 33–48
Cincinnati Reds 7587 0.463 16 41–40 34–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 6993 0.426 22 35–46 34–47

National League Wildcard

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 10656 0.654
Atlanta Braves 9765 0.599
St. Louis Cardinals 9171 0.562

Wild Card teams
(Top 2 teams qualify for postseason)
W L Pct. GB
Washington Nationals 9369 0.574 +4
Milwaukee Brewers 8973 0.549
New York Mets 8676 0.531 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 8577 0.525 4
Chicago Cubs 8478 0.519 5
Philadelphia Phillies 8181 0.500 8
San Francisco Giants 7785 0.475 12
Cincinnati Reds 7587 0.463 14
Colorado Rockies 7191 0.438 18
San Diego Padres 7092 0.432 19
Pittsburgh Pirates 6993 0.426 20
Miami Marlins 57105 0.352 32

Record vs. opponents

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Arizona 4–32–43–39–108–113–42–52–54–26–111-810–93–34–314–6
Atlanta 3–45–23–43–32–415–43–311-89–105–25–25–24–211–813–7
Chicago 4–22–58–113–33–46–19–105–22–511–84–34–29–102–412–8
Cincinnati 3–34–311–83–31–56–18–113–43–47–125–24–37–121–59–11
Colorado 10–93–33–33–34–155–25–22–43–42–511–87–122–53–48–12
Los Angeles 11–84–24–35–115–45–14–35–25–26–013–612–73–44–310–10
Miami 4–34–151–61–62–51–52–56–1310–93–34–23–33–44–159–11
Milwaukee 5–23–310–911–82–53–45–25–14–315–43–42–49–104–28–12
New York 5–28–112–54–34–22–513–61–57–125–13–33–42–512–715–5
Philadelphia 2–410–95–24–34–32–59–103–412–74–23–33–44–25–1411–9
Pittsburgh 1–62–58–1112–75–20–63–34–151–52–46–15–25–143–412–8
San Diego 8–112–53–42–58–116–132–44–33–33–31–69–104–24–311–9
San Francisco 9–102–52–43–412–77–123–34–24–34–32–510–93–41–511–9
St. Louis 3–32–410–912–75–24–34–310–95–22–414–52–44–35–29–11
Washington 3–48–114–25–14–33–415–42–47–1214–54–33–45–12–514–6

Regular Season Summary

Opening Day starting lineup

LFJesse Winker
1BJoey Votto
RFYasiel Puig
3BEugenio Suárez
CFScott Schebler
SSJosé Peraza
CTucker Barnhart
2BJosé Iglesias
PLuis Castillo


  • March 28: The Reds rallied from 2–1 deficit to defeat the Pirates on Opening Day in front of a crowd of 44,049, the largest for a regular-season game in Great American Ballpark history.[13]


  • April 13: The Reds played for the first time in 16 years (excluding Canada) outside the United States as they played in Monterrey, Mexico against the Cardinals. The Reds won 5–2.
  • April 17: In the 8th inning, Joey Votto popped up to Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger in foul territory, Votto's first career pop out to first in 6,827 career plate appearances.[14]
  • April 18: Joey Votto hits his first career leadoff home run and number 271 as a member of the Cincinnati Reds, moving him into fourth place on the Reds franchise all-time home run list.[15]


  • May 2: Luis Castillo was named N.L. Pitcher of the Month for the month of April. In 43.1 innings, Castillo had an ERA of 1.43 and struck out 42 batters while going 3–1.[16]
  • May 3: Derek Dietrich became the first major league second baseman to hit a pair of three-run homers in the first three innings of a game since Reds Hall of Famer Joe Morgan on Aug. 19, 1974, according to STATS.[17]
  • May 5: Eugenio Suárez, Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich hit back-to-back-to-back home runs off Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija on three-consecutive pitches in the first inning. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the last time a team homered on three consecutive pitches was the Dodgers on June 12, 2007, against the Mets.[18]
  • May 28: Derek Dietrich hit three home runs and had 6 RBIs in a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The three home runs gave Dietrich 7 home runs versus the Pirates this season and also marked his last six hits all being home runs.[19]


  • June 21: Derek Dietrich became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to be hit three times by a pitch in one game according to the Elias Sports Bureau.[20]
  • June 30: Luis Castillo was named to the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star team, the first Reds starting pitcher since 2014 to make the All-Star team. This is Castillo's first All-Star selection.[21]



  • August 10: Rookie Aristides Aquino hit three home runs against the Chicago Cubs to match Trevor Story's record for most home run's in a players first 10 games with seven.[28]
  • August 12: Aristides Aquino hit his 8th home run becoming the first player to ever hit eight home runs in his first 12 career games.[29]
  • August 17: Aristides Aquino hit is 11th home run becoming the first player since 1900 to have 11 home runs in his first 17 games, according to the Elias Sport Bureau.[30]
  • August 18: Kevin Gausman threw an immaculate inning, striking out all three batters on nine pitches, the 6th such feat in Reds history. This was the second time Gausman had thrown an immaculate inning, with the first coming on April 23, 2018.[31]
  • August 28: Aristides Aquino hit his 13th home run of his career becoming the first player in the modern era to hit 13 home runs in his first 100 career plate appearances.[32]
  • August 29: Aristides Aquino hit his 14th home run in August, breaking the National League rookie record for home runs in a month set by Cody Bellinger in June 2017.[33]


  • September 2: Aristides Aquino hit his 15th career home run, becoming the fastest player to hit that mark in MLB history. Aqunio needed just 122 plate appearances, 13 fewer than the record set by Rhys Hoskins in 2017.[34]
  • September 3: Aristides Aquino is named the National League Player of the Month & National League Rookie of the Month for the month of August. In August, Aqunio hit .320/.391/.767 with 14 home runs, and 33 runs scored. The 14 homers tied Hall of Famer Frank Robinson (August 1962) and Greg Vaughn (September 1999) for Cincinnati's franchise record by any player -- rookie or veteran -- in a calendar month. Aquino's 14 round-trippers also set an NL record for rookies in any calendar month.[35][36]
  • September 4: Michael Lorenzen became the second player in baseball history to hit a homer, earn the win as the pitcher and play in the field in the same game when the Reds defeated the Phillies, 8–5. The other player to achieve the feat was Babe Ruth on June 13, 1921.[37]
  • September 4: The four home runs hit in the Reds 8–5 victory over the Phillies were by players who weren't in the starting lineup: Logan Morrison and Jay Bruce for the Phillies and Michael Lorenzen and José Iglesias for the Reds. It was the first time since 1900 in which four players who weren't in the starting lineup for either team entered the game and hit a home run, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.[38]
  • September 18: Eugenio Suárez hit his 48th home run of the season, the most ever by a Venezuelan player, breaking the previous mark of 47 set by Andrés Galarraga in 1996.[39]
  • September 25: Eugenio Suárez hit his 49th home run of the season, which moved him ahead of Mike Schmidt and Adrián Beltré for the modern NL record by a third baseman.[40]
  • September 26: Marty Brennaman broadcasts his final game as the voice of the Reds on radio network 700 WLW. Brennaman has been the voice of the Reds for the past 46 seasons and is just one of eight major league broadcasters to cover one team for 46 seasons.[41][42]
  • September 30: Eugenio Suárez is named the National League Player of the Month for the month of September. Suárez recorded a .337/.455/.747 slash line with 10 homers and 18 RBIs over 25 games in September. He is the second straight Reds player to win Player of the Month honors after Aristides Aquino was Player of the Month in August.[43]

Game log

2019 Game Log: 75–87 (Home: 41–40; Away: 34–47)
March/April: 12–17 (Home: 7–6; Away: 5–11)
1March 28Pirates5–3Duke (1–0)Taillon (0–1)Hernandez (1)44,0491–0W1
March 30PiratesPostponed (rain) (Makeup date: May 27)
2March 31Pirates0–5Williams (1–0)Gray (0–1)18,7371–1L1
3April 1Brewers3–4Wilson (1–0)Iglesias (0–1)Hader (3)7,7991–2L2
4April 2Brewers3–4Chacín (2–0)Duke (1–1)Hader (4)10,1951–3L3
5April 3Brewers0–1Peralta (1–0)Castillo (0–1)Wilson (1)13,3491–4L4
6April 4@ Pirates0–2Kingham (1–0)Hernandez (0–1)Vázquez (1)8,5231–5L5
7April 5@ Pirates0–2Musgrove (1–0)Gray (0–2)Vázquez (2)12,4971–6L6
8April 6@ Pirates5–6 (10)Liriano (1–0)Iglesias (0–2)15,7981–7L7
9April 7@ Pirates5–7Archer (1–0)DeSclafani (0–1)Rodríguez (1)14,7501–8L8
10April 9Marlins14–0Castillo (1–1)Ureña (0–3)10,0582–8W1
11April 10Marlins2–1Garrett (1–0)Steckenrider (0–2)Iglesias (1)11,3753–8W2
12April 11Marlins5–0Stephenson (1–0)López (1–2)11,1924–8W3
13April 13Cardinals*5–2Hughes (1–0)Wainwright (1–1)Iglesias (2)16,8865–8W4
14April 14Cardinals*5–9Gant (3–0)Garrett (1–1)Hicks (3)16,7935–9L1
15April 15@ Dodgers3–4Jansen (1–0)Iglesias (0–3)52,9745–10L2
16April 16@ Dodgers1–6Maeda (3–1)Mahle (0–1)45,4065–11L3
17April 17@ Dodgers2–3Buehler (2–0)Gray (0–3)Jansen (3)42,6915–12L4
18April 18@ Padres4–1Roark (1–0)Paddack (0–1)Iglesias (3)26,5776–12W1
19April 19@ Padres3–2 (11)Hughes (2–0)Stammen (2–1)Lorenzen (1)33,4427–12W2
20April 20@ Padres4–2Castillo (2–1)Lauer (2–3)Iglesias (4)37,1378–12W3
21April 21@ Padres3–4Lucchesi (3–2)Mahle (0–2)Yates (10)25,9328–13L1
22April 23Braves7–6Stephenson (2–0)Gausman (1–2)Iglesias (5)12,7899–13W1
23April 24Braves3–1Soroka (1–1)Roark (1–1)Minter (3)12,9499–14L1
24April 25Braves4–2Castillo (3–1)Teherán (2–3)Iglesias (6)14,79210–14W1
25April 26 @ Cardinals12–1DeSclafani (1–1)Mikolas (2–2)45,08711–14W2
26April 27@ Cardinals3–6Hudson (2–1)Mahle (0–3)Hicks (8)44,19711–15L1
27April 28@ Cardinals2–5Flaherty (3–1)Gray (0–4)Gant (2)45,70111–16L2
28April 29@ Mets5–4Iglesias (1–3)Díaz (0–1)20,76612–16W1
29April 30@ Mets3–4 (10)Gagnon (1–0)Iglesias (1–4)20,83612–17L1
*April 13 and 14 games played in Monterrey, Mexico
May: 15–13 (Home: 8–7; Away: 7–6)
30May 1@ Mets1–0Duke (2–1)Díaz (0–2)Lorenzen (2)22,11913–17W1
31May 2@ Mets0–1Syndergaard (2–3)Mahle (0–4)21,44513–18L1
32May 3Giants11–12 (11)Moronta (1–2)Hughes (2–1)Smith (8)23,47813–19L2
33May 4Giants9–2Roark (2–1)Rodríguez (3–4)24,10414–19W1
34May 5Giants5–6Watson (1–0)Iglesias (1–5)Smith (9)23,65414–20L1
35May 6Giants12–4DeSclafani (2–1)Pomeranz (1–4)19,47615–20W1
36May 7@ Athletics0–2Fiers (3–3)Mahle (0–4)11,79415–21L1
37May 8@ Athletics4–5 (13)Hendriks (1–0)Stephenson (2–1)9,09615–22L2
38May 9@ Athletics3–0Roark (3–1)Bassitt (1–1)Iglesias (7)19,69416–22W1
39May 10@ Giants7–0Castillo (4–1)Rodríguez (3–5)32,19117–22W2
40May 11@ Giants5–4Garrett (2–1)Moronta (1–3)Iglesias (8)32,82918–22W3
41May 12@ Giants5–6Watson (2–0)Hernandez (0–2)Smith (10)35,82418–23L1
42May 14Cubs1–3Hendricks (3–4)Roark (3–2)Cishek (3)16,85318–24L2
43May 15Cubs6–5 (10)Garrett (3–1)Brach (3–1)17,10119–24W1
44May 16Cubs4–2Castillo (5–1)Quintana (4–3)Iglesias (9)18,73920–24W2
45May 17Dodgers0–6Hill (1–1)DeSclafani (2–2)27,45620–25L1
46May 18Dodgers4–0Mahle (1–5)Buehler (4–1)31,15621–25W1
47May 19Dodgers3–8Ryu (6–1)Roark (3–3)31,01621–26L1
48May 21@ Brewers3–0Gray (1–4)González (2–1)Iglesias (10)36,82922–26W1
49May 22@ Brewers9–11Guerra (2–0)Peralta (0–1)Hader (12)35,33022–27L1
50May 24@ Cubs6-5Hernandez (1-2)Cishek (1-2)Iglesias (11)35,26623-27W1
51May 25@ Cubs6-8Maples (1-0)Hughes (2-2)Chatwood (1)40,92923-28L1
52May 26@ Cubs10–2Roark (4–3)Quintana (4–4)40,88424–28W1
53May 27Pirates5–8Crick (2–1)Hernandez (1–3)Vázquez (14)20,56924–29L1
54May 27Pirates8–1Gray (2–4)Keller (0–1)27,48925–29W1
55May 28Pirates11–6Sims (1–0)Lyles (5–2)13,82426–29W2
56May 29Pirates2–7Brault (2–1)DeSclafani (2–3)15,25226–30L1
57May 31Nationals9–3Mahle (2–5)Corbin (5–3)24,35827–30W1
June: 11–13 (Home: 6–5; Away: 5–8)
58June 1Nationals2–5Rainey (1–1)Roark (4–4)Doolittle (11)27,74827–31L1
59June 2Nationals1–4Scherzer (3–5)Gray (2–5)Doolittle (12)22,80127–32L2
60June 4@ Cardinals4–1Castillo (6–1)Cabrera (0–1)Iglesias (12)40,64928–32W1
June 5@ CardinalsPostponed (rain) (Makeup date: August 31)
61June 6@ Cardinals1–3Gant (5–0)Lorenzen (0–1)Hicks (12)44,65428–33L1
62June 7@ Phillies2–4Eflin (6–5)Mahle (2–6)Neris (13)32,05828–34L2
63June 8@ Phillies1–4Pivetta (4–1)Roark (4–5)44,35728–35L3
64June 9@ Phillies4–3Duke (3–1)Álvarez (0–2)Iglesias (13)42,32429–35W1
65June 11@ Indians1–2 (10)Hand (3–2)Iglesias (1–6)24,10129–36L1
66June 12@ Indians7–2DeSclafani (3–3)Plesac (1–2)24,04530–36W1
67June 14Rangers1–7Martin (1–0)Mahle (2–7)Smyly (1)30,09030–37L1
68June 15Rangers3–4Minor (6–4)Roark (4–6)Kelley (8)25,69330–38L2
69June 16Rangers11–3Gray (3–5)Jurado (4–3)24,07931–38W1
70June 17Astros3–2Castillo (7–1)Miley (6–4)Lorenzen (3)22,74532–38W2
71June 18Astros4–3DeSclafani (4–3)Verlander (9–3)Lorenzen (4)25,34733–38W3
72June 19Astros3–2Bowman (1–0)Osuna (3–1)24,77734–38W4
73June 20@ Brewers7–1Roark (5–6)Nelson (0–2)28,89835–38W5
74June 21@ Brewers11–7Hernandez (2–3)Anderson (3–2)38,28936–38W6
75June 22@ Brewers5–6Albers (4–2)Castillo (7–2)Hader (18)43,97136–39L1
76June 23@ Brewers5–7Woodruff (9–2)DeSclafani (4–4)41,23736–40L2
77June 25@ Angels1–5Heaney (1–1)Mahle (2–8)37,26036–41L3
78June 26@ Angels1–5Bedrosian (3–3)Iglesias (1–7)35,27236–42L4
79June 28Cubs6–3Gray (4–5)Hamels (6–3)Lorenzen (5)36,91937–42W1
80June 29Cubs0–6Quintana (5–7)Castillo (7–3)41,36037–43L1
81June 30Cubs8–6DeSclafani (5–4)Lester (7–6)Iglesias (14)31,16538–43W1
July: 12–13 (Home: 8–8; Away: 4–5)
82July 1Brewers6–8Claudio (2–2)Hernandez (2–4)Jeffress (1)16,18638–44L1
83July 2Brewers5–4 (11)Iglesias (2–7)Burnes (1–4)15,10539–44W1
84July 3Brewers3–0Gray (5–5)Chacín (3–9)Iglesias (15)22,68540–44W2
85July 4Brewers1–0Castillo (8–3)Woodruff (10–3)Iglesias (16)20,88541–44W3
86July 6Indians2–7Bieber (8–3)Lorenzen (0–2)36,50441–45L1
87July 7Indians1–11Bauer (8–6)Mahle (2–9)27,04141–46L2
88July 12@ Rockies2–3Díaz (2–2)Hernandez (2–5)Davis (13)41,36841–47L3
89July 13@ Rockies17–9Hughes (3–2)Bettis (1–5)43,65042–47W1
90July 14@ Rockies9–10Senzatela (8–6)Mahle (2–10)Davis (14)40,62442–48L1
91July 15@ Cubs6–3Castillo (9–3)Cishek (2–5)Iglesias (17)36,93543–48W1
92July 16@ Cubs3–4 (10)Cishek (3–5)Iglesias (2–8)39,78843–49L1
93July 17@ Cubs2–5Darvish (3–4)Gray (5–6)Kimbrel (4)37,26043–50L2
94July 18Cardinals4–7Hudson (9–4)Stephenson (2–2)Miller (2)32,35943–51L3
95July 19Cardinals11–12Wacha (6–4)Hughes (3–3)Martínez (7)37,65243–52L4
96July 20Cardinals3–2Garrett (4–1)Mikolas (6–10)Lorenzen (6)38,42744–52W1
97July 21Cardinals1–3Gallegos (2–1)DeSclafani (5–5)Martínez (8)28,76344–53L1
98July 22@ Brewers6–5Peralta (1–1)Jeffress (3–3)Hughes (1)26,23545–53W1
99July 23@ Brewers14–6Roark (6–6)Davies (8–3)Romano (1)33,51246–53W2
100July 24@ Brewers4–5Albers (5–3)Sims (1–1)Peralta (1)39,68246–54L1
101July 26Rockies2–12Márquez (10–5)Castillo (9–4)23,04546–55L2
102July 27Rockies3–1 DeSclafani (6–5)Gonzalez (0–3)Iglesias (18)25,11547–55W1
103July 28Rockies3–2Sims (2–1)McGee (0–2)Iglesias (19)19,64948–55W2
104July 29Pirates11–6Gray (6–6)McRae (0–3)15,94449–55W3
105July 30Pirates4–11Musgrove (8–9)Roark (6–7)18,78649–56L1
106July 31Pirates4–1Castillo (10–4)Agrazal (2–2)Iglesias (20)20,88650–56W1
August: 13–16 (Home: 8–5; Away: 5–11)
107August 1@ Braves1–4 (7)Fried (12–4)DeSclafani (6–6)28,67750–57L1
108August 2@ Braves5–2Wood (1–0)Gausman (3–7)Iglesias (21)37,74351–57W1
109August 3@ Braves4–5 (10)Jackson (6–2)Hughes (3–4)42,08551–58L1
110August 4@ Braves6–4 (10)Stephenson (3–2)Greene (0–3)Hernandez (2)33,08352–58W1
111August 5Angels7–4Castillo (11–4)Cole (1–3)Iglesias (22)21,89553–58W2
112August 6Angels8–4DeSclafani (7–6)Suárez (2–3)19,28854–58W3
113August 8Cubs5–12Chatwood (5–1)Gausman (3–8)20,11154–59L1
114August 9Cubs5–2Bauer (10–8)Darvish (4–6)Iglesias (23)31,56955–59W1
115August 10Cubs10–1Gray (7–6)Hendricks (8–9)Romano (2)39,86656–59W2
116August 11Cubs3–6Phelps (1–0)Lorenzen (0–3)Strop (10)31,92956–60L1
117August 12@ Nationals6–7Fedde (3–2)DeSclafani (7–7)Doolittle (27)22,39456–61L2
118August 13@ Nationals1–3Ross (3–3)Wood (1–1)Hudson (3)30,13056–62L3
119August 14@ Nationals7–17Strasburg (15–5)Bauer (10–9)Guerra (2)23,59656–63L4
120August 15Cardinals2–1Gray (8–6)Wacha (6–6)Iglesias (24)14,89157–63W1
121August 16Cardinals4–13Wainwright (9–8)Castillo (11–5)24,11857–64L1
122August 17Cardinals6–1DeSclafani (8–7)Mikolas (7–13)37,69858–64W1
123August 18Cardinals4–5Flaherty (7–6)Wood (1–2)Martínez (14)21,52558–65L1
124August 19Padres2–3Perdomo (2–3)Bauer (10–10)Yates (36)10,17658–66L2
125August 20Padres3–2Gray (9–6)Quantrill (6–4)Iglesias (25)12,46859–66W1
126August 21Padres4–2Castillo (12–5)Yardley (0–1)Iglesias (26)13,39760–66W2
127August 23@ Pirates2–3Vázquez (4–1)Iglesias (2–9)20,09160–67L1
128August 24@ Pirates0–14Williams (6–6)Wood (1–3)26,77660–68L2
129August 25@ Pirates8–9Agrazal (3–3)Bauer (10–11)Vázquez (23)22,34960–69L3
130August 26@ Marlins6–3Gray (10–6)López (5–6)5,29761–69W1
131August 27@ Marlins8–5Castillo (13–5)Smith (8–8)Iglesias (27)6,16962–69W2
132August 28@ Marlins5–0DeSclafani (9–7)Alcántara (4–12)6,40963–69W3
133August 29@ Marlins3–4 (12)Kinley (3–1)Iglesias (2–10)6,46663–70L1
August 30@ CardinalsPostponed (rain) (Makeup date: September 1)
134August 31 (1)@ Cardinals6–10Hudson (14–6)Bauer (10–12)44,73863–71L2
135August 31 (2)@ Cardinals2–3Gant (10–0)Iglesias (2–11)42,07463–72L3
September: 12–15 (Home: 4–9; Away: 8–6)
136September 1 (1)@ Cardinals3–4Martínez (4–2)Lorenzen (0–4)43,69263–73L4
137September 1 (2)@ Cardinals5–3Castillo (14–5)Ponce de Leon (1–2)Iglesias (28)38,66564–73W1
138September 2Phillies1–7Smyly (3–6)DeSclafani (9–8)19,63164–74L1
139September 3Phillies2–6Vincent (1–2)Garrett (4–2)11,45264–75L2
140September 4Phillies8–5Lorenzen (1–4)Álvarez (3–4)Iglesias (29)13,44865–75W1
141September 5Phillies4–3 (11)Bowman (2–0)Vincent (1–3)13,23066–75W2
142September 6Diamondbacks5–7Ginkel (1–0)Mahle (2–11)Bradley (13)19,04866–76L1
143September 7Diamondbacks0–2Young (7–3)Castillo (14–6)Sherfy (1)34,80466–77L2
144September 8Diamondbacks4–3Iglesias (3–11)López (2–6)19,71767–77W1
145September 10@ Mariners3–4Altavilla (1–0)Garrett (4–3)Bass (3)12,23067–78L1
146September 11@ Mariners3–5Gonzales (15–11)Gray (10–7)Bass (4)10,15267–79L2
147September 12@ Mariners11–5Romano (1–0)Altavilla (1–1)15,56468–79W1
148September 13@ Diamondbacks4–3Castillo (15–6)Leake (11–11)Iglesias (30)35,15869–79W2
149September 14@ Diamondbacks0–1Kelly (11–14)DeSclafani (9–9)Bradley (14)35,15169–80L1
150September 15@ Diamondbacks3–1Bauer (11–12)Gallen (3–6)Iglesias (31)25,19370–80W1
151September 16@ Cubs2–8Mills (1–0)Gausman (3–9)33,75370–81L1
152September 17@ Cubs4–2Gray (11–7)Darvish (6–7)Iglesias (32)34,26771–81W1
153September 18@ Cubs3–2 (10)Garrett (5–3)Norwood (0–1)Iglesias (33)36,57872–81W2
154September 20Mets1–8deGrom (10–8)Castillo (15–7)20,57672–82L1
155September 21Mets3–2Kuhnel (1–0)Wilson (4–2)Iglesias (34)30,48773–82W1
156September 22Mets3–6Brach (5–4)Bauer (11–13)Wilson (4)21,33573–83L1
157September 24Brewers2–4Suter (4–0)Gray (11–8)Hader (36)14,77873–84L2
158September 25Brewers2–9Lyles (12–8)Mahle (2–12)16,53073–85L3
159September 26Brewers3–5Anderson (8–4)Castillo (15–8)Hader (37)27,77473–86L4
160September 27@ Pirates5–6Ríos (1–0)Iglesias (3–12)18,54473–87L5
161September 28@ Pirates4–2 (12)Alaniz (1–0)McRae (0–4)21,08474–87W1
162September 29@ Pirates3–1Mahle (3–12)Williams (7–9)Lorenzen (7)23,61775–87W2
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Reds team member


2019 Cincinnati Reds
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


  • 45 Freddie Benavides (bench)
  • 91 Yusuf Carter (coach)
  • 65 Caleb Cotham (assistant pitching)
  • 90 Delino DeShields (first base/infield)
  • 64 Donnie Ecker (assistant hitting)
  • 56 J. R. House (third base/catching)
  • 92 Lee Irving (bullpen catcher)
  • 36 Derek Johnson (pitching)
  • 89 Cristian Perez (assistant bullpen/advance scouting)
  • 61 Jeff Pickler (game planning/outfield)
  • 60 Lee Tunnell (bullpen)
  • 88 Rolando Valles (associate)
  • 31 Turner Ward (hitting)

Awards and honors

Recipient Award Date awarded Ref.
Luis Castillo National League Pitcher of the Month (April) May 2, 2019 [16]
Aristides Aquino National League Player of the Month & National League Rookie of the Month (August) September 3, 2019 [36][35]
Eugenio Suárez National League Player of the Month (September) September 30, 2019 [43]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Bats International League Jody Davis
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Pat Kelly
A Daytona Tortugas Florida State League Ricky Gutierrez
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Luis Bolivar
A-Rookie Advanced Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Ray Martinez
A-Rookie Advanced Greeneville Reds Appalachian League Gookie Dawkins
Rookie AZL Reds Arizona League
Rookie DSL Reds Dominican Summer League


  1. Dorsey, Russell. "As Reds' playoff hopes end, future is tantalizing". MLB.com. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  2. Perry, Dayn (October 21, 2018). "Reds hire new manager, sign Cincinnati native David Bell to three-year deal". CBSSports.com. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  3. Sheldon, Mark. "Reds tab Johnson as pitching coach". Reds.com. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. "Reds Hire Turner Ward As Hitting Coach". MLB Trade Rumors.
  5. Nightengale, Bobby. "Cincinnati Reds add pitcher Tanner Roark in trade with Washington Nationals". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  6. Passan, Jeff (December 21, 2018). "Dodgers trade Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig in blockbuster deal with Reds". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  7. Sheldon, Mark. "Reds trade reliever Scott to D-backs for cash". MLB.com. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  8. Sheldon, Mark. "Reds acquire Gray, extend RHP through 2022". MLB.com. MLB. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  9. Sheldon, Mark. "Casali agrees on 1-year deal, avoids arbitration". MLB.com. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  10. Sheldon, Mark. "Reds ink 6 arbitration-eligible players". MLB.com. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  11. Sheldon, Mark. "Duke returns to Reds on one-year deal". MLB.com. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  12. Sheldon, Mark. "Wood wins arbitration case with Reds". MLB.com. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  13. "New-look Reds rally for 5-3 win over Pirates on Dietrich HR". ESPN.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  14. "Reds' Votto pops out to 1B for first time in career". ESPN.com. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  15. O'Neill, Shaun. "Votto records a career first in back-to-back ABs". MLB.com. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  16. Terrell, Wick. "Reds starter Luis Castillo named NL Pitcher of the Month". Reds Reporter. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  17. "Giants erase 8-run deficit, beat Reds in 11 innings". ESPN.com. Associated Press. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  18. Wallner, Jeff. "3 pitches, 3 HRs: Reds go back to back to back". Reds.com. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  19. Sheldon, Mark. "Dietrich's last 6 hits? All HRs, after 3 vs. Bucs". MLB.com. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  20. "Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7". ESPN.com. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  21. Sheldon, Mark. "Castillo represents Reds as first-time All-Star". Reds.com. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  22. Sheldon, Mark. "Gray named NL All-Star: 'It's a surreal moment'". Reds.com. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  23. Sheldon, Mark. "On big stage, Castillo has perfect ASG debut". Reds.com. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  24. "Ervin's 6-for-6 night powers Reds in slugfest". MLB.com.
  25. Sheldon, Mark. "Sources: Reds land Bauer, deal Puig, Trammell". Reds.com. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  26. "Athletics add to rotation, get Roark from Reds". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  27. Sheldon, Mark. "Reds stay busy, trade Roark and Gennett". Reds.com. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  28. Rogers, Jesse. "Reds' Aquino hits 3 HRs, has 7 in 1st 10 games". ESPN.com. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  29. Matz, Eddie. "Reds rookie Aquino sets MLB mark with HR No. 8". ESPN.com. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  30. "Aquino, Reds drop Cards into first-place tie with 6-1 win". ESPN.com. Associated Press. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  31. Nightengale, Bobby. "Kevin Gausman tosses 6th immaculate inning in Cincinnati Reds history". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  32. Sheldon, Mark. "Aquino sets (and ties) HR records to pace Reds". Reds.com. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  33. "Aquino belts 14th of month for record in Reds' loss". ESPN.com. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  34. "Phillies vs. Reds - Game Recap - September 2, 2019". ESPN.com. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  35. Kelly, Matt. "Alvarez, Aquino named Aug. Rookies of Month". MLB.com. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  36. Kelly, Matt. "Bregman, Aquino named Aug. Players of Month". MLB.com. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  37. "Phillies vs. Reds - Game Recap - September 4, 2019". ESPN.com. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  38. Nightengale, Bobby. "'As ready as I can be': Michael Lorenzen makes his 1st career start in center field". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  39. "Iglesias' double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2". ESPN.com. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  40. "Surging Brewers clinch playoff berth with 9-2 win over Reds". ESPN.com. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  41. "Playoff-bound Brewers sweep Reds 5-3, close in on Cardinals". ESPN.com. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  42. Sheldon, Mark. "Brennaman signs off for last time after 46 years". Reds.com. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  43. Harrigan, Thomas. "Meadows, Suárez named Players of the Month". MLB.com. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.