The Phenom

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Here Comes Aroldis Chapman

Check this out: Cuban fireballer Aroldis Chapman is close to being ready to be called to the big leagues, said Reds general manager Walt Jocketty. The Reds have received "very good" reports on him, he said. ... Read More...
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Not-So-Random Thoughts

Some not-so-random thoughts for an off-day... * I'm really proud of this Reds team. We were all afraid that they were about to drop off the face of the earth, but they rebounded nicely after the Seattle debacl... Read More...
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Chapmania Live!

Last night, I went to the Bats-Clippers game in Columbus, specifically to see Aroldis Chapman. It was the first time he's pitched past the 7th inning stretch, and on paper, it was his best or second-best start:... Read More...
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Down on the Farm

Let's go Down on the Farm... AAA Louisville 7, Indianapolis 1 22 year-old Juan Francisco (Free Agent - 2004) went 2-5 with a 2B, HR, and 2 RBI. The Dominican has had a rough start this year, hitting just .1... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Let's recap today's titanic struggle.... FINAL Chicago 1 Cincinnati 3 WP: Masset (1-0) LP: Grabow (0-2) S: Cordero (2) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Mike Leake! Making his major league debut, Leake -- last year's fir... Read More...
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Chapmania!

Good grief. Is there anything Aroldis Chapman can't do? The young Cuban phenom made his first start for the Reds today in Goodyear, against the Brewers. The result: Three innings, one hit, one run, one walk, f... Read More...