The Reds have hired former Angels and Mariners GM Bill Bavasi as a special assistant. Bavasi, of course, has spent the last five years destroying the Seattle organization. Crosley Field Terrace is not impressed.

–Reds AA farmhand Sam Lecure took a perfect game into the 8th inning last night in Chattanooga.

–Aaron Harang is returning to the starting rotation on Sunday. Let us all rejoice.

–CFT points to this Forbes study about fan loyalty in sport. It’s an interesting topic, though the methodology seems to be screwy.