Havoc

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Change in Baseball

I saw these two quotes in Sunday's Louisville Courier-Journal in an article about the Louisville Bats and I feel they're a harbinger of things to come in baseball. From Louisville manager Rick Sweet discuss... Read More...
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The King of Havoc

As we’re nearing the halfway point of the season of havoc, it’s time we discuss the real “King” of baseball havoc, former Reds player, Hall of Famer, Mike “King” Kelly. Ke... Read More...
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More Havoc!!

From the Courier-Journal.com: Bats manager Rick Sweet, who will lead the IL All-Stars, said Stubbs has been solid at the top of the Louisville lineup. "He's not only stolen bases, he's hit very well," Sweet sa... Read More...
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Redleg HAVOC!!

According to the book "This Day in Baseball," from David Nemec and Scott Flatow, the 1957 Redlegs (as we were called at the time) apparently were developing a new baserunning strategy under manager Birdie Tebbe... Read More...
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“[A]stute Reds fans”

ESPN has their Reds season preview up. It's written by Jerry Crasnick, and it's actually a pretty good in-depth preview. Below the fold, check out the photo of Edinson Volquez, Joey Votto, and Johnny Cueto that... Read More...
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Miscellanea….

--Six players were cut from major league camp today: Daryle Ward, Aaron Fultz, Ramon Ramirez, Danny Richar, Ron Flores, and Jeff Kennard. Ward and Fultz were released. I'm a bit surprised about Ward. He didn'... Read More...
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First Cuts of the Spring

The first cuts have been made down in Sarasota. None of these are particularly surprising: The seven players sent out included the organization's last three first-round Draft picks. First baseman Yonder Alonso... Read More...
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Nice win over BoSox

Nice win today over the Red Sox, with several encouraging signs. Edwin Encarnacion and Jay Bruce homered. Jonny Gomes hit a grand slam. Micah Owings had another solid outing. I'm really excited to see Gomes th... Read More...
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H-A-V-O-C

We all know the higher-ups want the Reds to create "havoc" on the basepaths this season. Maybe they want the pitchers to wreak a little havoc, too. If you missed this comment by RiverCity Redleg, well, it's ju... Read More...
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Defense, defense, defense

John Erardi has an interesting post here about the Reds 2009 defense, and whether it's as good as we're being told. It's a great question, and one we've been asking for as long as the Reds have been trying to s... Read More...