2012 Cincinnati Reds
National League Central Champions
LeagueNational League
DivisionCentral
BallparkGreat American Ball Park
CityCincinnati, Ohio
Record97–65 (.599)
Divisional place1st
OwnersBob Castellini
General managersWalt Jocketty
ManagersDusty Baker
TelevisionFox Sports Ohio
(Thom Brennaman, Chris Welsh, Jim Kelch, George Grande, Jeff Brantley)
RadioWLW (700 AM)
Reds Radio Network
(Marty Brennaman, Jeff Brantley, Jim Kelch, Thom Brennaman)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2012 Cincinnati Reds season was the 123rd season for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their tenth at Great American Ball Park. The Reds improved on their record of 79–83 in 2011 and became the first team to clinch a playoff berth in 2012 by defeating the Cubs 5–3 on September 20. They clinched the National League Central with a 6–0 victory over the Dodgers on September 22.[1] Their final record was 97–65 and they subsequently lost in five games to the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS.

Standings

NL Central standings

NL Central
Team W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 .599 50‍–‍31 47‍–‍34
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 .543 9 50‍–‍31 38‍–‍43
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 .512 14 49‍–‍32 34‍–‍47
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 .488 18 45‍–‍36 34‍–‍47
Chicago Cubs 61 101 .377 36 38‍–‍43 23‍–‍58
Houston Astros 55 107 .340 42 35‍–‍46 20‍–‍61


NL Wild Card

Division leaders
Team W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 .605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 .599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 .580
Wild Card teams
(Top 2 teams qualify for postseason)
Team W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 .580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 .543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 .531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 .512 5
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 .500 7
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 .500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 .488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 .469 12
New York Mets 74 88 .457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 .426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 .395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 .377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 .340 33


Record vs. opponents


Source: MLB Standings Grid – 2012
Team AZ ATL CHC CIN COL HOU LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–5 5–4 2–5 9–7 6–0 12–6 5–3 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 7–11 9–9 1–5 2–4 9–6
Atlanta 5–2 3–4 1–5 6–1 4–2 3–3 14–4 3–3 12–6 12–6 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–1 8–10 8–10
Chicago 4–5 4–3 4–12 2–4 8–5 2–4 2–4 4–13 4–2 2–4 8–8 3–3 1–6 7–10 1–6 5–10
Cincinnati 5–2 5–1 12–4 5–1 10–5 2–4 3–3 9–6 6–2 3–4 11–7 6–2 4–3 6–7 2–5 7–8
Colorado 7–9 1–6 4–2 1–5 5–2 8–10 3–4 5–1 5–2 2–7 2–4 8–10 4–14 2–5 4–3 2–13
Houston 0–6 2–4 5–8 5–10 2–5 2–4 2–4 8–9 4–2 3–3 5–12 3–5 1–8 4–11 1–7 6–9
Los Angeles 6–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–8 4–2 4–2 1–6 4–3 5–2 6–1 11–7 8-10 6–5 4–2 6–9
Miami 3–5 4–14 4–2 3–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–4 4–12 8–10 1–4 5–1 5–2 2–5 9–9 5–13
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 13–4 6–9 1–5 9–8 6–1 4–4 3–2 2–5 11–4 3–4 2–4 6–9 3–5 6–9
New York 4–3 6–12 2–4 2–6 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–4 2–3 10–8 5–2 4–3 4–4 4–3 4–14 8–7
Philadelphia 4–2 6–12 4–2 4–3 7–2 3–3 2–5 10–8 5–2 8–10 3–4 4–3 2–4 5–2 9-9 5–10
Pittsburgh 4–3 2–3 8–8 7–11 4–2 12–5 1–6 4–1 4–11 2–5 4–3 1–5 3–3 8–7 3–2 10–8
San Diego 11–7 3–4 3–3 2–6 10–8 5–3 7–11 1–5 4–3 3–4 3–4 5–1 6–12 3–3 2–3 8–7
San Francisco 9–9 4–3 6–1 3–4 14–4 8–1 10–8 2–5 4–2 4–4 4–2 3–3 12–6 3–3 1–5 7–8
St. Louis 5–1 1–5 10–7 7–6 5–2 11–4 5–6 5–2 9–6 3–4 3–4 7–8 3–3 3–3 3–4 8–7
Washington 4–2 10–8 6–1 5–2 3–4 7–1 2–4 9–9 5–3 14–4 9-9 2–3 3–2 5-1 4-3 10–8


Regular Season Highlights

Opening Day Starting Lineup

Position Name
Starting Pitcher Johnny Cueto
Catcher Ryan Hanigan
First Baseman Joey Votto
Second Baseman Brandon Phillips
Third Baseman Scott Rolen
Shortstop Zack Cozart
Left Fielder Ryan Ludwick
Center Fielder Drew Stubbs
Right Fielder Jay Bruce

April

May

June

July

August

September

Game log

Legend
  Reds win
  Reds loss
  Postponement
Bold Reds team member
2012 Game Log
April (11–11)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
1 April 5 Marlins FSO W 4–0 Cueto (1–0) Buehrle (0–1) 42,956 1–0 [1]
2 April 7 Marlins FSO L 3–8 Nolasco (1–0) Latos (0–1) 41,662 1–1 [2]
3 April 8 Marlins FSO W 6–5 Chapman (1–0) Bell (0–1) 23,539 2–1 [3]
4 April 9 Cardinals FSO L 1–7 Westbrook (1–0) Bailey (0–1) 16,909 2–2 [4]
5 April 10 Cardinals FSO L 1–3 Lohse (2–0) Leake (0–1) Motte (2) 17,110 2–3 [5]
6 April 11 Cardinals MLBN W 4–3 Chapman (2–0) Rzepczynski (0–1) 20,672 3–3 [6]
7 April 12 @ Nationals FSO L 2–3 (10) Stammen (1–0) Simón (0–1) 40,907 3–4 [7]
8 April 13 @ Nationals FSO L 1–2 (13) Stammen (2–0) Marshall (0–1) 26,959 3–5 [8]
9 April 14 @ Nationals FSO L 1–4 Jackson (1–0) Bailey (0–2) 35,489 3–6 [9]
10 April 15 @ Nationals FSO W 8–5 (11) Arredondo (1–0) Clippard (1–1) Marshall (1) 25,679 4–6 [10]
11 April 17 @ Cardinals FSO L 1–2 (10) Motte (1–0) LeCure (0–1) 35,562 4–7 [11]
12 April 18 @ Cardinals FSO L 1–11 Garcia (2–0) Latos (0–2) 35,907 4–8 [12]
13 April 19 @ Cardinals FSO W 6–3 Arroyo (1–0) Wainwright (0–3) Marshall (2) 40,049 5–8 [13]
14 April 20 @ Cubs FSO W 9–4 Bailey (1–2) Volstad (0–2) 37,782 6–8 [14]
15 April 21 @ Cubs FSO L 1–6 Maholm (1–2) Leake (0–2) 38,405 6–9 [15]
16 April 22 @ Cubs FSO W 4–3 Cueto (2–0) López (0–1) Marshall (3) 35,801 7–9 [16]
17 April 24 Giants FSO W 9–2 Latos (1–2) Cain (1–1) 19,051 8–9 [17]
18 April 25 Giants FSO W 4–2 Arredondo (2–0) Hensley (1–2) Marshall (4) 17,115 9–9 [18]
19 April 26 Giants FSO L 5–6 López (2–0) Marshall (0–2) Casilla (2) 17,317 9–10 [19]
20 April 27 Astros FSO L 4–6 Rodríguez (2–2) Leake (0–3) Myers (4) 29,486 9–11 [20]
21 April 28 Astros FSO W 6–0 Cueto (3–0) Harrell (1–2) 32,971 10–11 [21]
22 April 29 Astros FSO W 6–5 Ondrusek (1–0) Rodriguez (0–3) Marshall (5) 31,086 11–11 [22]
May (17–11)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
May 1 Cubs FSO Postponed (rain). Makeup Date August 18.
23 May 2 Cubs FSO L 1–3 Samardzija (3–1) Arroyo (1–1) Mármol (2) 16,868 11–12 [23]
24 May 3 Cubs W 4–3 (10) Ondrusek (2–0) Dolis (1–2) 23,288 12–12 [24]
25 May 4 @ Pirates FSO W 6–1 Cueto (4–0) Correia (1–2) 20,445 13–12 [25]
26 May 5 @ Pirates FSO L 2–3 McDonald (2–1) Leake (0–4) Hanrahan (5) 33,019 13–13 [26]
27 May 6 @ Pirates FSO W 5–0 Latos (2–2) Morton (1–3) 20,042 14–13 [27]
28 May 7 @ Brewers FSO W 6–1 Arroyo (2–1) Estrada (0–2) 27,157 15–13 [28]
29 May 8 @ Brewers FSO L 3–8 Gallardo (2–3) Bailey (1–3) 28,108 15–14 [29]
30 May 9 @ Brewers FSO W 2–1 Chapman (3–0) Axford (0–2) Ondrusek (1) 27,090 16–14 [30]
31 May 11 Nationals FSO L 3–7 Gonzalez (4–1) Leake (0–5) 37,255 16–15 [31]
32 May 12 Nationals FSO L 1–2 Zimmermann (2–3) Arredondo (2–1) Rodríguez (8) 42,294 16–16 [32]
33 May 13 Nationals FSO W 9–6 Marshall (1–2) Rodríguez (1-3) 28,361 17–16 [33]
34 May 14 @ Braves FSO W 3–1 Ondrusek (3–0) Venters (2-2) Marshall (6) 19,697 18–16 [34]
35 May 15 @ Braves FSO L 2–6 Hudson (2–1) Cueto (4–1) 21,530 18–17 [35]
36 May 16 @ Mets FSO W 6–3 Arredondo (3–1) Rauch (3–2) Marshall (7) 22,659 19–17 [36]
37 May 17 @ Mets FSO L 4–9 Parnell (1–0) Ondrusek (3–1) 29,943 19–18 [37]
38 May 18 @ Yankees FSO L 0–4 Pettitte (1–1) Arroyo (2–2) 42,015 19–19 [38]
39 May 19 @ Yankees FSO W 6–5 Bailey (2–3) Nova (4–2) Arredondo (1) 45,302 20–19 [39]
40 May 20 @ Yankees FSO W 5–2 Cueto (5–1) Sabathia (5–2) Chapman (1) 45,622 21–19 [40]
41 May 21 Braves FSO W 4–1 Leake (1–5) Minor (2–4) Marshall (8) 17,606 22–19 [41]
42 May 22 Braves FSO W 4–3 Latos (3–2) Beachy (5–2) Chapman (2) 26,438 23–19 [42]
43 May 23 Braves FSO W 2–1 Chapman (4–0) Martínez (2–1) 20,411 24–19 [43]
44 May 24 Braves FSO W 6–3 Bailey (3–3) Delgado (2–5) Ondrusek (2) 23,312 25–19 [44]
45 May 25 Rockies FSO L 3–6 Friedrich (2–1) Cueto (5–2) Betancourt (8) 29,597 25–20 [45]
46 May 26 Rockies Fox W 10–3 Hoover (1–0) Guthrie (2–3) 35,314 26–20 [46]
47 May 27 Rockies FSO W 7–5 Latos (4–2) Moyer (2–5) Chapman (3) 29,368 27–20 [47]
48 May 28 @ Pirates FSO L 1–4 McDonald (4–2) Arroyo (2–3) Hanrahan (12) 14,792 27–21 [48]
49 May 29 @ Pirates FSO W 8–1 Bailey (4–3) Morton (2–6) 12,077 28–21 [49]
50 May 30 @ Pirates FSO L 1–2 Burnett (4–2) Cueto (5–3) Hanrahan (13) 16,782 28–22 [50]
June (15–12)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
51 June 1 @ Astros FSO W 4–1 Leake (2–5) Happ (4–5) Chapman (4) 21,464 29–22 [51]
52 June 2 @ Astros Fox W 12–9 LeCure (1–1) Rodriguez (1–6) Chapman (5) 22,991 30–22 [52]
53 June 3 @ Astros FSO L 3–5 Lyles (1–1) Arroyo (2–4) Myers (13) 19,914 30–23 [53]
54 June 5 Pirates FSO L 4–8 Burnett (5–2) Bailey (4–4) Hanrahan (15) 19,906 30–24 [54]
55 June 6 Pirates FSO W 5–4 Cueto (6–3) Lincoln (3–1) Chapman (6) 16,859 31–24 [55]
56 June 7 Pirates FSO L 4–5 (10) Hanrahan (3–0) Chapman (4–1) Resop (1) 23,106 31–25 [56]
57 June 8 Tigers FSO W 6–5 (10) LeCure (2–1) Coke (1–2) 38,653 32–25 [57]
58 June 9 Tigers FSO L 2–3 Villarreal (2–1) Marshall (1–3) Valverde (11) 42,443 32–26 [58]
59 June 10 Tigers ESPN L 6–7 Villarreal (3–1) Chapman (4–2) Valverde (12) 34,056 32–27 [59]
60 June 12 Indians FSO W 7–1 Cueto (7–3) Gómez (4–5) 27,758 33–27 [60]
61 June 13 Indians FSO W 5–3 Latos (5–2) Lowe (7–5) Chapman (7) 27,428 34–27 [61]
62 June 14 Indians FSO W 12–5 Arredondo (4–1) Tomlin (3–4) 34,193 35–27 [62]
63 June 15 @ Mets FSO W 7–3 Arroyo (3–4) Gee (4–5) 34,716 36–27 [63]
64 June 16 @ Mets Fox W 4–1 Bailey (5–4) Niese (4–3) Chapman (8) 27,988 37–27 [64]
65 June 17 @ Mets FSO W 3–1 Cueto (8–3) Young (1–1) Marshall (9) 40,134 38–27 [65]
66 June 18 @ Indians FSO L 9–10 Smith (5–1) LeCure (2–2) Perez (22) 19,948 38–28 [66]
67 June 19 @ Indians FSO L 2–3 (10) Hagadone (1–0) Chapman (4–3) 17,213 38–29 [67]
68 June 20 @ Indians FSO L 1–8 Masterson (4–6) Arroyo (3–5) 23,544 38–30 [68]
69 June 22 Twins FSO L 4–5 Blackburn (4–4) Bailey (5–5) Perkins (2) 33,531 38–31 [69]
70 June 23 Twins FSO W 6–0 Cueto (9–3) Duensing (1–3) 41,750 39–31 [70]
71 June 24 Twins FSO L 3–4 Diamond (6–3) Chapman (4–4) Burton (1) 34,513 39–32 [71]
72 June 25 Brewers FSO W 3–1 Latos (6–2) Gallardo (6–6) 34,485 40–32 [72]
73 June 26 Brewers FSO W 4–3 Marshall (2–3) Axford (1–5) Chapman (9) 32,986 41–32 [73]
74 June 27 Brewers FSO L 4–8 Greinke (9–2) Bailey (5–6) 28,906 41–33 [74]
75 June 28 @ Giants FSO L 0–5 Bumgarner (10–4) Cueto (9–4) 41,626 41–34 [75]
76 June 29 @ Giants FSO W 5–1 Leake (3–5) Cain (9–3) 41,960 42–34 [76]
77 June 30 @ Giants FSO W 2–1 Latos (7–2) Zito (6–6) 42,135 43–34 [77]
July (19–7)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
78 July 1 @ Giants FSO L 3–4 Casilla (2–3) Arredondo (4–2) 42,039 43–35 [78]
79 July 2 @ Dodgers FSO W 8–2 Bailey (6–6) Billingsley (4–8) 34,493 44–35 [79]
80 July 3 @ Dodgers FSO L 1–3 Elbert (1–1) Cueto (9–5) Jansen (13) 33,884 44–36 [80]
81 July 4 @ Dodgers FSO L 1–4 Harang (6–5) Leake (3–6) Jansen (14) 53,570 44–37 [81]
82 July 5 @ Padres FSO L 1–2 Street (2–0) Ondrusek (3–2) 25,181 44–38 [82]
83 July 6 @ Padres FSO W 6–0 Arroyo (4–5) Wells (1–2) 26,016 45–38 [83]
84 July 7 @ Padres FSO W 6–5 Bailey (7–6) Richard (6–9) Chapman (10) 34,222 46–38 [84]
85 July 8 @ Padres FSO W 4–2 Cueto (10–5) Marquis (3–9) Chapman (11) 24,032 47–38 [85]
July 10: 2012 MLB All-Star Game – Kansas City, Missouri at Kauffman Stadium
86 July 13 Cardinals FSO W 5–3 Simón (1–1) Wainwright (7–9) Chapman (12) 40,217 48–38 [86]
87 July 14 Cardinals Fox W 3–2 (10) LeCure (3–2) Marte (2–2) 37,583 49–38 [87]
88 July 15 Cardinals ESPN W 4–2 Bailey (8–6) Westbrook (7–8) Chapman (13) 39,280 50–38 [88]
89 July 16 Diamondbacks FSO L 3–5 Miley (10–5) Arroyo (4–6) Putz (17) 27,735 50–39 [89]
90 July 17 Diamondbacks FSO W 4–0 Cueto (11–5) Bauer (1–2) Chapman (14) 19,142 51–39 [90]
91 July 18 Diamondbacks FSO L 1–7 Kennedy (7–8) Latos (7–3) 26,077 51–40 [91]
92 July 19 Diamondbacks W 7–6 Simón (2–1) Shaw (1–4) Chapman (15) 21,620 52–40 [92]
93 July 20 Brewers FSO W 3–1 Bailey (9–6) Estrada (0–4) Chapman (16) 30,247 53–40 [93]
94 July 21 Brewers FSO W 6–2 Arroyo (5–6) Gallardo (8–7) 40,090 54–40 [94]
95 July 22 Brewers FSO W 2–1 Cueto (12–5) Fiers (3–4) Chapman (17) 32,884 55–40 [95]
96 July 23 @ Astros FSO W 8–3 Latos (8–3) Rodríguez (7–9) 15,538 56–40 [96]
97 July 24 @ Astros FSO W 4–2 Leake (4–6) Cordero (3–6) Chapman (18) 15,908 57–40 [97]
98 July 25 @ Astros FSO W 5–3 Marshall (3–3) Cordero (3–7) Chapman (19) 16,077 58–40 [98]
99 July 27 @ Rockies FSO W 3–0 Arroyo (6–6) Pomeranz (1–6) Chapman (20) 38,214 59–40 [99]
100 July 28 @ Rockies FSO W 9–7 Cueto (13–5) Friedrich (5–8) Chapman (21) 42,826 60–40 [100]
101 July 29 @ Rockies FSO W 7–2 Latos (9–3) Sánchez (1–8) 29,340 61–40 [101]
102 July 30 Padres FSO L 5–11 Vólquez (7–7) Leake (4–7) 28,140 61–41 [102]
103 July 31 Padres FSO W 7–6 Marshall (4–3) Marquis (6–10) Chapman (22) 20,356 62–41 [103]
August (19–11)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
104 August 1 Padres FSO W 6–4 Arroyo (7–6) Wells (2–4) Chapman (23) 20,527 63–41 [104]
105 August 2 Padres W 9–4 Cueto (14–5) Ohlendorf (3–2) 22,396 64–41 [105]
106 August 3 Pirates FSO W 3–0 Latos (10–3) Rodríguez (7–10) Chapman (24) 40,829 65–41 [106]
107 August 4 Pirates FSO W 5–4 Broxton (2–2) Hughes (2–1) Chapman (25) 41,577 66–41 [107]
108 August 5 Pirates FSO L 2–6 Burnett (14–3) Bailey (9–7) Hanrahan (32) 38,624 66–42 [108]
109 August 6 @ Brewers FSO L 3–6 Gallardo (10–8) Arroyo (7–7) Axford (18) 31,319 66–43 [109]
110 August 7 @ Brewers FSO L 1–3 Fiers (6–4) Cueto (14–6) Henderson (1) 41,213 66–44 [110]
111 August 8 @ Brewers FSO L 2–3 Axford (4–6) Broxton (2–3) Henderson (2) 33,788 66–45 [111]
112 August 9 @ Cubs FSO L 3–5 Camp (3–5) Marshall (4–4) Mármol (14) 33,397 66–46 [112]
113 August 10 @ Cubs W 10–8 Bailey (10–7) Germano (1–2) Chapman (26) 36,891 67–46 [113]
114 August 11 @ Cubs FSO W 4–2 Arroyo (8–7) Russell (5–1) Chapman (27) 40,602 68–46 [114]
115 August 12 @ Cubs FSO W 3–0 Cueto (15–6) Raley (0–2) Chapman (28) 35,461 69–46 [115]
116 August 14 Mets FSO W 3–0 Arredondo (5–2) Acosta (1–3) 26,113 70–46 [116]
117 August 15 Mets FSO W 6–1 Leake (5–7) Dickey (15–4) 26,082 71–46 [117]
118 August 16 Mets FSO L 4–8 Harvey (2–3) Bailey (10–8) Rauch (3) 23,137 71–47 [118]
119 August 17 Cubs FSO W 7–3 Arroyo (9–7) Wood (4–9) 35,332 72–47 [119]
120 August 18 Cubs FSO W 5–3 Cueto (16–6) Samardzija (8–11) Chapman (29) 28,754 73–47 [120]
121 August 18 Cubs FSO L 7–9 Raley (1–2) Redmond (0–1) Mármol (15) 41,236 73–48 [121]
122 August 19 Cubs FSO W 5–4 Chapman (5–4) Camp (3–6) 41,615 74–48 [122]
123 August 20 @ Phillies FSO L 5–12 Halladay (7–7) Leake (5–8) 44,341 74–49 [123]
124 August 21 @ Phillies FSO W 5–4 Broxton (3–3) Papelbon (3–5) Chapman (30) 45,091 75–49 [124]
125 August 22 @ Phillies FSO W 3–2 Arroyo (10–7) Worley (6–9) Chapman (31) 41,794 76–49 [125]
126 August 23 @ Phillies FSO L 3–4 (11) Valdés (3–2) Simón (2–2) 41,972 76–50 [126]
127 August 24 Cardinals FSO L 5–8 Kelly (4–5) Latos (10–4) Motte (30) 36,162 76–51 [127]
128 August 25 Cardinals Fox W 8–2 Leake (6–8) García (3–5) 41,680 77–51 [128]
129 August 26 Cardinals FSO L 2–8 Wainwright (13–10) Bailey (10–9) 31,564 77–52 [129]
130 August 27 @ Diamondbacks FSO W 4–3 Arroyo (11–7) Skaggs (1–1) Chapman (32) 17,966 78–52 [130]
131 August 28 @ Diamondbacks FSO W 5–2 Cueto (17–6) Miley (14–9) Chapman (33) 20,550 79–52 [131]
132 August 29 @ Diamondbacks W 6–2 Latos (11–4) Corbin (14–9) 18,451 80–52 [132]
133 August 31 @ Astros FSO W 9–3 Leake (7–8) Abad (0–2) 15,287 81–52 [133]
September (15–11)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
134 September 1 @ Astros FSO L 1–2 López (6–3) Marshall (4–5) 18,316 81–53 [134]
135 September 2 @ Astros FSO W 5–3 Arredondo (6–2) Cedeño (0–1) Chapman (34) 17,291 82–53 [135]
136 September 3 Phillies FSO L 2–4 Cloyd (1–1) Cueto (17–7) Aumont (1) 22,487 82–54 [136]
137 September 4 Phillies FSO W 2–1 Latos (12–4) Kendrick (8–10) Chapman (35) 17,806 83–54 [137]
138 September 5 Phillies FSO L 2–6 Halladay (9–7) Leake (7–9) 19,267 83–55 [138]
139 September 7 Astros FSO L 3–5 Ambriz (1–0) Chapman (5–5) López (3) 23,785 83–56 [139]
140 September 8 Astros FSO W 5–1 Arroyo (12–7) Norris (5–12) 35,018 84–56 [140]
141 September 9 Astros FSO L 1–5 González (2–0) Cueto (17–8) 33,438 84–57 [141]
142 September 10 Pirates FSO W 4–3 (14) Simón (3–2) VandenHurk (0–1) 16,577 85–57 [142]
143 September 11 Pirates FSO W 5–3 Leake (8–9) Correia (10–9) Broxton (24) 19,620 86–57 [143]
144 September 12 Pirates FSO W 2–1 Bailey (11–9) Burnett (15–7) Hoover (1) 21,203 87–57 [144]
145 September 14 @ Marlins FSO L 0–4 Turner (2–3) Arroyo (12–8) 27,111 87–58 [145]
146 September 15 @ Marlins FSO L 4–6 Buehrle (13–12) Cueto (17–9) Cishek (14) 27,502 87–59 [146]
147 September 16 @ Marlins FSO W 5–4 (11) Ondrusek (4–2) Zambrano (7–10) Broxton (25) 24,983 88–59 [147]
148 September 18 @ Cubs FSO W 3–1 Bailey (12–9) Germano (2–8) Broxton (26) 32,547 89–59 [148]
149 September 19 @ Cubs FSO W 6–5 (11) Ondrusek (5–2) Cabrera (7–10) Broxton (27) 31,001 90–59 [149]
150 September 20 @ Cubs FSO W 5–3 Cueto (18–9) Corpas (0–2) Simón (1) 25,891 91–59 [150]
151 September 21 Dodgers FSO L 1–3 (10) Belisario (8–1) LeCure (3–3) League (13) 35,397 91–60 [151]
152 September 22 Dodgers Fox W 6–0 Latos (13–4) Fife (0–2) 41,117 92–60 [152]
153 September 23 Dodgers ESPN L 3–5 Tolleson (3–1) Bailey (12–10) League (14) 32,932 92–61 [153]
154 September 25 Brewers FSO W 4–2 Cueto (19–9) Fiers (9–9) Chapman (36) 18,155 93–61 [154]
155 September 26 Brewers FSO L 1–8 Marcum (6–4) Arroyo (12–9) 20,570 93–62 [155]
156 September 27 Brewers FSO W 2–1 Broxton (4–3) Axford (5–8) 23,411 94–62 [156]
157 September 28 @ Pirates FSO W 1–0 Bailey (13–10) Burnett (16–9) 34,796 95–62 [157]
158 September 29 @ Pirates FSO L 1–2 Hanrahan (5–1) Broxton (4–4) 38,623 95–63 [158]
159 September 30 @ Pirates FSO W 4–3 Marshall (5–5) Hanrahan (5–2) Chapman (37) 32,814 96–63 [159]
October (1–2)
# Date Opponent TV Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Box
160 October 1 @ Cardinals FSO L 2–4 García (7–7) Arroyo (12–10) Motte (41) 38,480 96–64 [160]
161 October 2 @ Cardinals FSO W 3–1 Latos (14–4) Carpenter (0–2) Chapman (38) 39,644 97–64 [161]
162 October 3 @ Cardinals FSO L 0–1 Marté (3–2) Broxton (4–5) Motte (42) 42,509 97–65 [162]

Postseason

Game log

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2012 Postseason Game Log
National League Division Series: vs. San Francisco Giants (SF wins 3–2)
# Date Opponent (TV) Score Win Loss Save Attendance Series
1 October 6 @ Giants (TBS) W 5–2 LeCure (1–0) Cain (0–1) 43,492 CIN 1–0
2 October 7 @ Giants (TBS) W 9–0 Arroyo (1–0) Bumgarner (0-1) 43,505 CIN 2–0
3 October 9 Giants (TBS) L 1–2 Romo (1–0) Broxton (0-1) 44,501 CIN 2–1
4 October 10 Giants (TBS) L 3–8 Lincecum (1–0) Leake (0-1) 44,375 Tied 2–2
5 October 11 Giants (TBS) L 4–6 Cain (1–1) Latos (0-1) Romo (1) 44,142 SF 3–2

Series Notes

National League Division Series: vs. San Francisco Giants

Main article: 2012 National League Division Series

Game 1

Saturday, October 6, 2012 – 9:37 pm (ET) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 9 1
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 0
WP: LeCure (1-0)   LP: Cain (0-1)   Sv: None
Home runs:
CIN: Brandon Phillips (1), Jay Bruce (1)
SF: Buster Posey (1)
Game 2

Sunday, October 7, 2012 – 9:37 pm (ET) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 9 13 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
WP: Arroyo (1-0)   LP: Bumgarner (0-1)   Sv: None
Home runs:
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (1)
SF: None
Game 3

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – 5:37 pm (ET) at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
Cincinnati 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
WP: Romo (1-0)   LP: Broxton (0-1)   Sv: None
Home runs:
SF: None
CIN: None
Game 4

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 – 4:07 pm (ET) at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 1 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 8 11 1
Cincinnati 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
WP: Lincecum (1-0)   LP: Leake   Sv: None
Home runs:
SF: Ángel Pagán (1), Gregor Blanco (1), Pablo Sandoval (1)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (2)
Game 5

Thursday, October 11, 2012 – 1:07 pm (ET) at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 9 1
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4 12 1
WP: Cain (1-1)   LP: Latos (0-1)   Sv: Romo (1)
Home runs:
SF: Buster Posey (2)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (3)

Roster

2012 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statistics

Up to date as of October 3, 2012.

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases; AVG = Batting average

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB AVG
Bronson Arroyo 30 63 4 9 1 0 1 3 0 .143
Homer Bailey 33 70 1 8 1 0 0 5 0 .114
Jay Bruce 155 560 89 141 35 5 34 99 9 .252
Miguel Cairo 70 150 9 28 7 2 1 13 4 .187
Tony Cingrani 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mike Costanzo 17 18 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 .056
Zack Cozart 138 561 72 138 33 4 15 35 4 .246
Johnny Cueto 32 67 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 .090
Todd Frazier 128 422 55 115 26 6 19 67 3 .273
Didi Gregorius 8 20 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 .300
Ryan Hanigan 112 317 25 87 14 0 2 24 0 .274
Willie Harris 25 44 5 5 4 0 0 2 1 .114
Chris Heisey 120 347 44 92 16 5 7 31 6 .265
Mat Latos 32 65 2 12 1 0 1 4 0 .185
Mike Leake 34 61 8 18 3 0 2 3 0 .295
Sam LeCure 47 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan Ludwick 125 422 53 116 28 1 26 80 0 .275
Devin Mesoraco 54 165 17 35 8 0 5 14 1 .212
Dioner Navarro 24 69 6 20 3 1 2 12 0 .290
Kris Negron 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Xavier Paul 55 86 8 27 5 1 2 7 4 .314
Brandon Phillips 147 580 86 163 30 1 18 77 15 .281
Denis Phipps 8 10 4 3 1 0 1 2 0 .300
Todd Redmond 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Henry Rodriguez 12 14 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 .214
Scott Rolen 92 294 26 72 17 2 8 39 2 .245
Alfredo Simón 35 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Drew Stubbs 136 493 75 105 13 2 14 40 30 .213
Wilson Valdez 77 194 15 40 4 0 0 15 3 .206
Joey Votto 111 374 59 126 44 0 14 56 5 .337
Team Totals 162 5477 669 1377 296 30 172 636 87 .251

Full batting stats can be found here: [163]

Pitching

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; HLD = Holds; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts; WHIP = Walks and hits per inning pitched

Player G GS IP W L SV HLD ERA SO WHIP
José Arredondo 66 0 61.0 6 2 1 12 2.95 62 1.38
Bronson Arroyo 32 32 202.0 12 10 0 0 3.74 129 1.21
Homer Bailey 33 33 208.0 13 10 0 0 3.68 168 1.24
Bill Bray 14 0 8.2 0 0 0 1 5.19 7 2.31
Jonathan Broxton 25 0 22.1 3 3 4 10 2.82 20 1.03
Aroldis Chapman 68 0 71.2 5 5 38 6 1.51 122 0.81
Tony Cingrani 3 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 1.80 9 1.20
Johnny Cueto 33 33 217.0 19 9 0 0 2.78 170 1.17
JJ Hoover 28 0 30.2 1 0 1 1 2.05 31 0.98
Mat Latos 33 33 209.1 14 4 0 0 3.48 185 1.16
Sam LeCure 48 0 57.1 3 3 0 7 3.14 61 1.20
Mike Leake 30 30 179.0 8 9 0 0 4.58 116 1.35
Sean Marshall 73 0 61.0 5 5 9 22 2.51 74 1.16
Logan Ondrusek 63 0 54.2 5 2 2 13 3.46 39 1.50
Todd Redmond 1 1 3.1 0 1 0 0 10.80 2 3.60
Alfredo Simón 36 0 61.0 3 2 1 1 2.66 52 1.43
Pedro Villarreal 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00
Team Totals 162 162 1453.0 97 65 56 73 3.34 1248 1.23

Full pitching stats can be found here: [164]

Farm System

Minor league standings

Standings as of: September 11, 2012[7]

Level Team League Manager W L Position
AAA Louisville Bats International League David Bell 51 93 4th, INT West (38 GB)
AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos Southern League Jim Riggleman 34 35 3rd, SOU South (4 GB)
(2nd Half)
High-A Bakersfield Blaze California League Ken Griffey, Sr. 31 39 4th, CAL North (8 GB)
(2nd Half)
Low-A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Delino DeShields 30 38 7th, MWL East (11 GB)
(2nd Half)
Rookie
Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Pat Kelly 21 17 2nd, PIO North (2 GB)
(2nd Half)
AZL Reds Arizona League José Nieves 18 38 4th, AZL Central (16½ GB)
DSL D-Backs/Reds Dominican Summer League Henry Martínez 16 53 8th (32½ GB) Boca Chica South
DSL Reds Dominican Summer League Joel Noboa 40 29 3rd (2½ GB)
Boca Chica Baseball City

References

  1. ^ Behind Mat Latos, Reds regain reign of NL Central MLB.com
  2. ^ Marty Brennaman puts his hair on the line
  3. ^ Reds first to 80 wins after sweeping Diamondbacks MLB.com
  4. ^ Playoff bound: Reds earn berth with sweep MLB.com
  5. ^ Reds 6, Dodgers 0 MLB.com
  6. ^ Reds 1, Pirates 0 MLB.com
  7. ^ "2012 MILB Standings". milb.com. Retrieved April 5, 2012.

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