With balls flying out of stadiums at a record pace, we look at each franchise's all-time greatest long ball moments, from David Ortiz and Ken Griffey Jr. to B.J. Upton and Mike Hampton.
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Francisco Mejia moved San Diego closer to the club record for homers Monday night with his solo shot off the foul pole, Manny Machado had another big hit off Trevor Bauer, and the Padres held on for a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
There's a big shuffle up top as we spotlight each team's key player heading toward the stretch run.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Sunday to split their four-game series.
The Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 10-day injured list with lower back tightness that has kept him out of Cincinnati's last three games.
Aristides Aquino hit a three-run homer, Nick Senzel added a leadoff shot and the Cincinnati Reds dropped the St. Louis Cardinals back into a tie with Chicago for first place in the Central Division with a 6-1 victory on Saturday.
Dexter Fowler hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs, Paul DeJong and Paul Goldschmidt added two-run shots and the St. Louis Cardinals rocked Luis Castillo on the way to a 13-4 romp over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Longtime Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will become the first inductee into the team's hall of fame who is not a player, manager or general manager.
Sonny Gray struck out 10 while pitching five scoreless innings, and the Cincinnati Reds held off the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Thursday night.
Buster returns from vacation and speaks to Keith Law about the historical significance of Albert Pujols' record for most hits by a foreign-born player, if Jake Arrieta will ever reclaim his former glory and how the home run boom has made talent evaluation more difficult (10:16). Then, Sarah Langs brings "The Numbers Game" (38:01) and Pirates OF Bryan Reynolds talks about his big year (42:42).
Anthony Rendon, Kurt Suzuki and Adam Eaton hit homers in a 10-run fifth that included an RBI single from Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals tacked on another six runs in the next inning of what became a 17-7 victory over the Cincinnati...
Brian Dozier hopped a dugout piggyback ride to celebrate his 17th home run and Juan Soto hit a second-deck shot for his 25th as both returned to the lineup, Joe Ross extended his scoreless streak to 17 1/3 innings and the Washington Nationals beat the...
Reds rookie Aristides Aquino became the first player in MLB history to hit eight home runs in his first 12 games with a homer in a loss to the Nationals.
Trea Turner and Matt Adams homered, Erick Fedde pitched well after allowing a solo shot on the game's first pitch and the depleted Washington Nationals held on to edge the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 Monday night.
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Aristides Aquino has done it again. The Reds rookie just hit a mammoth blast at Nats Park, his eighth in 12 career games. He's first player in MLB history to hit eight bombs in his first 12 career games.
Games in London, Puerto Rico and... Iowa? Next season's schedule has more than the usual collection of quirks.
As the Mets climb back into the race, the Yankees and Astros keep finding ways to get stronger.
This Just In
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed infielder Freddy Galvis off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, the National League team announced Monday. Cincinnati's Amir Garrett will begin serving his eight-game suspension on Monday to make room for Galvis on the 25-man roster. Galvis, 29, was hitting .267 with 18 homers and 54 RBI for Toronto this season. By waiving him, the Jays will be able to give more playing time to rookies Bo Bichette and Cavan Biggio. Galvis had signed a $4 million, one-year deal with the Blue Jays in January.
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed infielder Freddy Galvis off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, the National League team announced Monday.
Twenty-five years ago today, all major league games were canceled. Ultimately, the World Series would be lost too. On the anniversary of that infamous morning, Tim Kurkjian shares the stories of some key figures in a conflict that nearly killed the sport.
Kris Bryant capped Chicago's four-run seventh with a three-run homer, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.