Jason Linden and I discuss Cincinnati’s ongoing search for an actual major league shortstop, where the Reds stand in the NL Central…and a strategy for remaining optimistic as the 2021 season looms.

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3 Responses


    when, if ever, will the reds make a shortstop decision? Wake up?

    • c w Lackey

      When the Reds need a player they are never signed. Several real good SS available but the Front Office, dumb as they are, rarely do anything good for the team. How About working a trade with the Dodgers or Cardinals for their Front Office. Why do the Reds wind up being in this position year after year.
      Take a page from the Cards or Dodgers. The Dodgers even signed Bauer. Man what a starting rotation they will have. Even though the Reds are suppose to be a MLB team they play like a low minor league team.

  2. Matthew ONeal

    On the point about the Coors effect, Arenado actually talked on MLB Network about one thing he looked forward to about joining the Cardinals is that he didn’t have to constantly adjust to the altitude of Colorado. He said something along the lines of going to and from and to Denver is hard on things like tracking the break of balls and stuff. Story probably would be better than the 75 OPS+ on the road that he’s shown.