Reds Insider From news of the day to news of the weird, John Fay provides a glimpse of what it’s like to cover the Cincinnati Reds
John Fay has been the Reds beat writer for the Enquirer since 2001. Prior to that, he served in a variety of roles for the Enquirer: backup Reds writer, UC beat writer, backup Bengals writer and as a general assignment reporter. He is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of Elder High School and the University of Dayton.
Ryan Jorgensen's first at-bat as a Red resulted in a two-run homer. It was Jorgensen's first big league hit. He fouled off two 3-2 pitches and then sent one halfway up the bleachers in the left field off Ted Lilly. Reds lead, 2-0.