For this week's question, we took a look at which player should be the #1 target for a contract extension. We asked our panel of experts. Question: Who is the most likely Reds player to be traded at the July 31 trade deadline?
With nine days left until the trade deadline, our question of the week is straight-forward: Question: Who is the most likely Reds player to be traded at the July 31 trade deadline?
Yasiel Puig becomes a free agent at the end of this season. One of the decisions the front office has to make is what do with him. The Reds have a few options. We asked a panel of Redleg Nation writers what they would do, including describing the terms of the extension they would offer Puig if that was their preferred course. Here's what they said:
One of the Reds players who has been mentioned in the baseball press as a possible trade item is Tanner Roark. Roark is due to become a free agent at the end of the 2019 season. And he's the subject of our Reds Question of the Week. Question: On a scale of 1-to-10, how aggressive should the Reds be at the trade deadline trying to trade Tanner Roark?
Raisel Iglesias has been the Reds closer for two seasons. He was great at it. Last off-season, the Reds signed Iglesias to a contract extension through 2021. Iglesias has 13 saves but been inconsistent. The Reds have used Michael Lorenzen for a handful of saves recently. David Bell is talking about a closer committee.
We made predictions for win totals at the start of the season. It would be interesting to know what impact, if any, the last week or so had on our expectations. So here's the question: How many games will the Reds win in 2019?
Our panel of writers answers this question: Who is your favorite Reds player since 2010?
This weeks Reds question posed to the writers is about how Cincinnati should find playing time for both Derek Dietrich and Scooter Gennett.
Each Monday morning, we ask a few of our authors to answer an important question concerning the Reds. Let us know your answer in the comments. Question: Are the Reds better than their record?
Our question of the week: What grade would you give manager David Bell after one month and why?