The Cincinnati RedsPlaced second baseman Jonathan IndiaThey were placed on the injured reserve for the second consecutive season, and then they lost their sixth consecutive game, losing 10-1 to the Toronto Raptors Colorado RockiesTo fall to 3-19, which is the franchise record for their worst season yet.
Not only is the Reds' 3-19 record the worst start in franchise history, it's also tied for the second-worst record through 22 games in baseball's Modern Era (since 1900), according to ESPN Stats & Information. Only the Baltimore OriolesThe Reds, who began the season in 1988 with a record of 1-21, have had a poorer record through 22 games. The Reds are tied for third place with three other teams.
“Our focus is on turning this around; that's all. David Bell, Cincinnati manager said that the focus is on getting things moving in a positive direction. “I believe in the work we do as a team and as an organization. We've made great progress.
“This is a difficult, difficult spot. I have faith in our staff to get this sorted. This is a big challenge. But it is going to happen. This is all I can think of. I don't think of anything else.
Reds' 3-19 start was better than the 4-18 start of 2018.
India was injured and placed on the 10-day list. He has a right hamstring strain. He is now on the IL for the second time in this season. He missed nine games between April 15-25.
Bell stated to reporters that Bell has not been able “to kind of break through to be able to go at full speed”.
India's opening season has been strong with a.296 average in 11 matches. After scoring 21 runs last year, he hasn't hit a home run yet.
This report was compiled by the Associated Press.