Dusty Watch

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Younger and Better

A new strategy for the Reds is percolating.  Let's go with my friend Mike's suggestion and call it "Younger and Better."  The premise is the Reds have several strong players at AAA who may be able to cont... Read More...
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UGH, Dusty….

From John Fay: The signing of Fred Lewis seemed to indicate that the Reds were considering a platoon in left field. Dusty Baker shot that notion down. Jonny Gomes is his left fielder. “I never said tha... Read More...
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A new contract for Dusty Baker?

Yes, according to Hal McCoy: Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker will be back next season, armed with a new multi-year contract - probably a three-year extension. The deal could be announced before the Reds b... Read More...
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Cordero Rusty? Blame Dusty

After last night's blown save, Dusty Baker said:  “In Coco’s defense, he hadn’t been out there in six days.” What Baker neglected to say:  "...which is entirely my fault, becaus... Read More...
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The Maturity of Homer Bailey

Hopefully, a step in Homer Bailey's maturity doesn't involve a trip to the operating table. Before Sunday's start against the Indians, John Fay provided us with the following quote from Dusty Baker, emphasis a... Read More...
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When will Dusty Baker get fired?

I don't think it will happen during the season (most of you don't think so, either, judging by those recent poll results), but a discussion in the comments under the most recent Titanic Struggle Recap leads to ... Read More...