Fridays Above Replacement

Fridays Above Replacement

BP’s Batting Order Versatility

Every Reds fan who has watched local television broadcasts or listened to local radio broadcasts over the last several seasons has likely heard a statement similar to the following: “Brandon Phillips can ... Read More...
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Neutralizing Joey Votto

If you are reading this, you’re either a Reds fan or a National League Central advanced scout who has been tantalized by the title of the article.  I’ll make the assumption you are a Reds fan.Ã... Read More...
Fridays Above Replacement

When Do Stats Stabilize?

When do stats stabilize in Major League Baseball? The sample size needed to get a good idea of true talent level depends on the stat you are looking at.
Fridays Above Replacement

How Productive Are Productive Outs?

Last week, we had a rousing discussion about RE24.  We went over what it means, how to read the RE24 matrices, and alluded this this week’s topic.  This week’s topic, of course, is productiv... Read More...
Fridays Above Replacement

RE24: A Primer

Last Sunday, upon logging into Twitter I was met with the following tweet: For me, this was like Christmas in April!  And the answer to your question is “yes.”  I am a disturbed individu... Read More...
Fridays Above Replacement

Finding Mesoraco’s Power

Although the Reds are unlikely to be competitive in 2016, a huge step can be made towards consistent success in the future.  That step involves two things; the reintegration of Devin Mesoraco into the Cinc... Read More...
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Alfredo Simon Redux

On March 17th, the Reds signed free agent RHP Alfredo Simon to a 1-year, $2 million deal which could be worth up to $3.5 million with incentives.  This move should have been a surprise to exactly no one cons... Read More...
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Projecting Eugenio Suarez

While mired in this rebuild reboot of unknown length, I like trying to identify the places where the Reds need improvement, and the places where the Reds can likely say "we're good."  In my estimation, only ... Read More...