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Reds games have averaged an 8.4 household rating this season through 58 games, according to Fox Sports Ohio. That means an average of more than 8 percent of all local households tuned in to some part of the Reds’ games this year.
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The Reds’ recent hot streak has boosted ratings. They’re 10-6 in June and have opened a 3 1/2-game lead in the National League Central Division. That helped lift TV ratings to 9.5 in June.
Monday night’s opener of a three-game series against in-state rival the Cleveland Indians generated a 12.8 rating, their highest since Opening Day, Fox Sports Ohio spokeswoman Kate Buddenhagen said.