Aroldis Chapman has a 0 ERA until June 7, when he hits a rough spot, blowing 3 out of 5 saves. He gets it together finally on June 26 and celebrates a save with a roll, and has blown only 1 save in 30 tries since, and struck out 122 in 71.2 innings.
Reds MVP Joey Votto dealt with meniscus problems in his knee for a few weeks, until finally taking a break and getting surgery to fix it on July 15. The Reds would be without their MVP for almost two months.
Todd Frazier stepped up big time in Joey Votto's absence, putting up staggering numbers in August to compensate for the missing slugger and filling in various positions all year to make a case for the Rookie of the Year award.
Joey Votto returned on Sept. 5, but hasn't had the same pop. He's still been a great presence at the plate, keeping his average around .340 and drawing more than 20 walks.
Brandon Phillips makes one of his many miraculous defensive plays from the ground. Him, along with the rest of the Reds defense, have made sure nothing gets through that shouldn't all year, posting a .985 fielding percentage.
Ryan Ludwick gets a walk-off hit in the 14th inning to beat the Pirates on Sept. 10. The game lasted more than 5 hours and was the infamous beginning of Reds fans "howling" in the stands.
Dusty Baker suffered a mini stroke at a Chicago hospital after being examined for an irregular heartbeat. The team was without their skipper for two weeks in September, but Dusty returned for the last 3 games and the postseason.
The Reds celebrate their clinching of the NL Central on Sept. 22 for the second time in three years with a win over the hot Dodgers. Good pitching, defense and timely hits brought them to this point.
Homer Bailey throws the first Reds no-hitter since 1988 against the Pirates on Sept. 28. The Reds' pitching is what carried them into the postseason, with an overall ERA of 3.36 and the only team to start the same 5 guys every day.
A mile-wide tornado struck suburbs in Oklahoma City on May 20, 2013.
Photos of the tornado aftermath in Moore, Oklahoma.
Legislators on the House Ways and Means Committee grill former Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steve Miller and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George testify during a hearing on the of targeting conservative groups.