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Crowded outfield

Take a look at this article by Lonnie Wheeler in the Post. Wheeler takes a look at the Reds crowded outfield situation, and concludes that Wily Mo Pena is the odd man out. I agree, but it didn't have to be th... Read More...
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Graves to lose job?

Prospectus' Jeff Erickson, in his Fantasy Focus column (subscription), identifies Graves as one of three closers who are likley to lose their job this year. Erickson points out that post-All-Star break, Graves... Read More...
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Team Health Report

Will Carroll over at Baseball Prospectus released the Reds Team Health Report today. Red lights: Junior, Kearns, Luke Hudson Yellow lights: LaRue, Casey, Freel and Aurilia. Also, Milton, Wilson, Ortiz, ... Read More...
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Interview with Bill James

Over at The Baseball Analysts, Rich Lederer has an interview he conducted with Bill James. Here's Part One and today we have Part Two: Last summer, I decided to review all twelve of Bill James' Baseball Abstr... Read More...
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Reds prospects in the BA 100

Baseball America is ranking the top 100 prospects. Richie Gardner ranks #93. (Unsigned) 2001 Reds #1 Jeremy Sowers ranks #90 for the Tribe. Edwin Encarnacion is #56. They've published #50-100, and no Ho... Read More...
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Glad to be aboard

Welcome to Redleg Nation. My name is Chris, and I'm a transplanted Reds fan - originally from Dayton, I now live in San Diego. I'm a child of the (glorious) 70s, and even more, the (horrific) 80s. Which mea... Read More...
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Tony Blanco

JD at Red Reporter (a superb Reds blogger, by the way) has this interesting take on Tony Blanco, the former Reds farmhand who was taken by our old friend Jimmy Bowden in the Rule V draft. I agree with JD: I h... Read More...
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Bench’s speech inspires chills

From the Enquirer: At 9:30 a.m. today, from a spot inside the Reds' spring training clubhouse, Johnny Bench stood in full uniform and tingled many a spine. The Hall of Fame catcher gave a rare and rousing mot... Read More...
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Welcome to Redleg Nation

Welcome to Redleg Nation! In my travels around the baseball blogosphere, I've been amazed by the level of analysis and dedication of fans from various Major League Baseball teams. There are some great write... Read More...