Catchers and pitchers who tended to start together for the Cincinnati Reds

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YearGamesPitcher (starts)As batteryCatcher (starts)
1927153Dolf Luque (27)
22
Bubbles Hargrave (86)
1927153Jakie May (28)
21
Val Picinich (51)
1929155Red Lucas (32)
27
Johnny Gooch (84)
1929155Dolf Luque (22)
18
Johnny Gooch (84)
1930154Red Lucas (28)
27
Johnny Gooch (78)
1933153Red Lucas (29)
23
Ernie Lombardi (89)
1934152Paul Derringer (31)
27
Ernie Lombardi (97)
1935154Paul Derringer (33)
23
Ernie Lombardi (76)
1937155Paul Derringer (26)
25
Ernie Lombardi (85)
1937155Lee Grissom (30)
22
Spud Davis (52)
1942154Johnny Vander Meer (33)
15
Rollie Hemsley (33)
1945154Joe Bowman (24)
16
Al Unser (59)
1946156Johnny Vander Meer (25)
22
Ray Mueller (97)
1947154Ewell Blackwell (33)
31
Ray Lamanno (106)
1947154Johnny Vander Meer (29)
21
Ray Mueller (48)
1949156Buddy Lively (10)
8
Ray Mueller (31)
1950153Willie Ramsdell (22)
19
Johnny Pramesa (63)
1951155Willie Ramsdell (31)
31
Johnny Pramesa (61)
1951155Herm Wehmeier (22)
16
Dixie Howell (57)
1953155Ken Raffensberger (26)
24
Andy Seminick (106)
1957154Hal Jeffcoat (31)
28
Ed Bailey (109)
1957154Joe Nuxhall (28)
17
Smoky Burgess (42)
1958154Joe Nuxhall (26)
16
Smoky Burgess (53)
1970162Tony Cloninger (18)
10
Pat Corrales (30)
1970162Gary Nolan (37)
36
Johnny Bench (130)
1973162Fred Norman (24)
11
Bill Plummer (33)
1975162Gary Nolan (32)
29
Johnny Bench (115)
1982162Mario Soto (34)
29
Alex Trevino (103)
1983162Bruce Berenyi (31)
24
Dann Bilardello (90)
1983162Joe Price (21)
18
Dann Bilardello (90)
1983162Mario Soto (34)
33
Alex Trevino (50)
1985162Andy McGaffigan (15)
11
Bo Diaz (47)
1990162Tom Browning (35)
31
Joe Oliver (107)
1991162Tom Browning (36)
24
Joe Oliver (78)
1996162John Smiley (34)
25
Joe Oliver (81)
1999163Pete Harnisch (33)
29
Ed Taubensee (110)
2000163Osvaldo Fernandez (14)
13
Benito Santiago (66)
2001162Elmer Dessens (34)
27
Jason LaRue (95)
2002162Jimmy Haynes (34)
27
Jason LaRue (100)
2002162Chris Reitsma (21)
15
Corky Miller (35)
2002162Jose Rijo (9)
8
Corky Miller (35)
2004162Cory Lidle (24)
17
Javier Valentin (44)
2004162Paul Wilson (29)
25
Jason LaRue (106)
2005163Ramon Ortiz (30)
20
Javier Valentin (58)
2006162Bronson Arroyo (35)
32
David Ross (73)
2006162Aaron Harang (35)
31
Jason LaRue (57)
2006162Eric Milton (26)
18
David Ross (73)
2006162Elizardo Ramirez (19)
13
Javier Valentin (32)
2007162Bronson Arroyo (34)
28
David Ross (98)
2008162Johnny Cueto (31)
24
Paul Bako (88)
2008162Edinson Volquez (32)
26
Paul Bako (88)
2009162Bronson Arroyo (33)
24
Ryan Hanigan (72)
2010162Bronson Arroyo (33)
25
Ryan Hanigan (58)
2010162Homer Bailey (19)
14
Ryan Hanigan (58)
2010162Johnny Cueto (31)
27
Ramon Hernandez (85)

Includes all games played 1919-2010.
Selected according to the formula (M - P * C / T) >= 6, where T = team games, P = games started by the pitcher, C = games started by the catcher, and M = mutual starts by the pitcher and catcher. In essence, any battery which started together 6 more times than would have been expected if their individual starts had been distributed randomly is considered to include a personal catcher.
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