Hot Stove

Trading Bad: What’s Walt Cooking?

The non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching and Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Jake Peavy, Brandon McCarthy, Huston Street, Joakim Soria, Chase Headley, Jason Frasor, and Kendrys Morales have already been... Read More...

Trading the pitchers

Plenty of attention has focused on what trades, if any, the Reds should pursue at the upcoming trade deadline. But a more defining moment for Walt Jocketty's career with the Reds will likely come in the next tw... Read More...
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Monday morning reading

Two new lengthy articles about the Reds in the etherverse. Warning, they won't pick up your Hot Stove spirits. Veteran baseball writer, Richard Justice, jumps belatedly into the Joey Votto "great or amazingly ... Read More...
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I don’t know, man

Color me concerned. After the Reds fired Dusty Baker, a manager who had led the team to consecutive 90-win seasons and two trips to the post-season,* I had talked myself into the notion that the Reds would be a... Read More...
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Trade target: Chase Headley?

While much of the off-season attention for the Reds has been on Shin-Soo Choo, CF, 2B, LF, SS and C, it might be worthwhile to examine upgrading 3B. Super Todd Frazier came on the scene as a 26 year old rook... Read More...
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Bailey for Gardner?

The Yankees have asked the Reds about Homer Bailey, tweets Dan Barbarisi, one of the Yankee beat writers. Several other writers have speculated that Brett Gardner would be a possible trade match. Gardner plays ... Read More...