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  • Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves (AFP)

    Starter Cole Hamels and his Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen tossed a combined no-hitter with a 7-0 shutout of the Atlanta Braves on Monday. The left-handed Hamels struck out seven batters in six innings before the bullpen took over for the first combined no-hitter in the Major League Baseball team's history. Philadelphia ace Hamels had five walks and a high pitch count, forcing manager Ryne Sandberg to remove him for a pinch-hitter in the top of the seventh inning. Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon preserved the no-hitter, each throwing a solid inning out of the bullpen.

  • Reds-Orioles Preview (The Associated Press)

    Despite missing their top hitter for the majority of the season, the Cincinnati Reds hung around in the competitive NL Central race until their August swoon diminished their playoff chances. Though Cincinnati's postseason hopes are dwindling, the Baltimore Orioles appear to be headed toward their first division title in 17 years. The Reds look to win back-to-back road games for the first time in a month as they open a three-game set with AL East-leading Baltimore on Tuesday night. Cincinnati, which also announced Monday that starting pitcher Homer Bailey has been transfered to the 60-day disabled list due to a right elbow injury suffered in mid-August, has gone 7-15 since that point, though.

  • Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL (The Associated Press)

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season.

  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter (Big League Stew)

  • Major League Baseball roundup (Reuters)

    (The Sports Xchange) - The Oakland A's acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox received minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn and unspecified cash considerations in exchange for Dunn. The A's will pay about half of the remaining $2.5 million owed to Dunn this season, according to ESPN. Dunn, 34, has 460 career home runs and is in the final year of his four-year, $56 million contract with Chicago. Dunn is batting .220 with a .340 on-base percentage, 20 home runs and 54 RBIs. ...

News from Reds.com

  • Hoover among 10 September callups for Reds

    The Reds called up 10 players from the Minor Leagues on Monday, the first day the rosters were allowed to expand for September.

  • Dynamic Hamilton making dash at Reds history

    It's never too hot in the hot tub for Billy Hamilton. Not only will it make him sweat and make him wet, it's helped keep the dynamic Reds rookie center fielder on the field.

  • Behind the scenes of a Reds documentary

    Co-writing, narrating and starring in a baseball documentary is one of those things I never would have predicted I'd do as an extension of my job with Major League Baseball. But I'm certainly not complaining about it.

  • Hamilton ties Reds rookie stolen base record

    In the seventh inning of Sunday's 3-2 victory over the Pirates, Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton swiped second following an infield single. It gave Hamilton 54 stolen bases this season, tying the 105-year-old rookie record set by Bob Bescher in 1909.

  • Latos, Reds visit Camden Yards for second time

    The Reds will visit Camden Yards on Tuesday for only the second time in franchise history for the start of a three-game series as Mat Latos takes on Bud Norris and the division-leading Orioles.