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About Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds

In the last few games played between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds, the Cubs have taken the lead winning 7 out of the 9 games. The Spring training games played from March 22 till March 26, 2017 were dominated by the Cubs 3-2 and the regular season games from April 21 till May 18 have also been dominated by the Cubs, as they won 5 out of 6 games. However, both teams are showing good form as they prepare for their upcoming games at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

Interesting Moments – Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds

Even though the two teams do not have an intense rivalry, they have had some pretty tough games and memorable moments over the years. Let’s take a look at some of them.

The Longest Game- Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs played their longest game on July 19, 1966. The game lasted for almost 5 hours with 18 innings of play. With an attendance of nearly 7,000 fans at the Wrigley Field, this game made its mark for not only being the longest game between the two, but also for being highly entertaining. The Cincinnati Reds dominated from the start, with Beckert scoring initially. The Chicago Cubs kept catching up but it was the home run by Don Pavletich against Fergie Jenkins that finally won Reds the game.

The Shortest Game- The two clubs played their shortest game against each other at the Redland Field on October 2, 1921. The game lasted 53 minutes and finished within 5 innings. The Cubs won this game 7-0.

Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs – Head to Head Records

Let’s take a look at the head to head record of the Cincinnati Reds against the Chicago Cubs.

Games Played Losses Wins Wins %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
2291 1146 1123 .495 600-524 523-622

According to these stats, the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs are almost even. The two teams have not played against each other in the post season.

The Star Players of the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds

Even though efforts from multiple sources go into making a great team, it is the quality of the players that makes the difference. Both these teams have had some amazing, award winning names on their rosters. The Chicago Cubs have many players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Catcher Gabby Hartnett and Roger Breshnan are among two players who have also served as managers. Second Basemen Johnny Evers, Tony Lazzeri, shortstop Joe Tinker, third basemen Freddie Lindstrom and Ron Santo, outfielders King Kelly, Kiki Cuyler and pitchers Peter Alexander, Ferguson Jenkins and Robin Roberts are all Hall of Fame inductees. On the Reds side, Paul Derringer, Johnny Vander Meer, Bucky Walters, Bill McKenzie, Sam Crawford, Frank Robinson, Joey Jay, Sean Casey, Jake Beckley and Pete Rose are players who have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds – A Game not to be missed!

The two teams are set to face each other in the upcoming MLB regular season. The games will take place at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Do go through the venue’s seating chart before you buy Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds tickets. Cheap Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds tickets are available here.

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