How much can one player add to a team? I read the other day at the website of baseball stats legend Bill James that Albert Pujols's value to the Cardinals is that theÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Cardinals start out six-ei... Read More...
Defensive stats are now on the cutting edge. I particpated in a public AOL online discussion with baseball historian and statistical guru Bill James over 15 years ago about a new defensive metric he was propos... Read More...
How in the world, you may ask yourself, did Brandon Phillips get over 600 PA in the number 3 and 4 spots in the Reds lineup and still fall 2 RBI short of the 100 mark? For crying out loud, over 500 of those PA... Read More...
Bill posted something yesterday about the never-ending talk of a salary cap for MLB, and there was a good discussion about it.
Well, on that topic, Red Reporter hits the nail on the head:
I have a BIG problem... Read More...
The Reds have had an impressive late kick. From Baseball Prospectus:
The Late Show: Winners of eight out of 10 and 21 out of 31, the Reds continue their attempt to salvage some dignity. Leading the way is Joe... Read More...
Frequent commenter Steve noted the following in last night's game thread:
Chris Welsh: Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Reds are just a better team now. Scott Rolen is better at third base. Drew Stubbs is better in center field. Pa... Read More...
Time for a recap of tonight's titanic struggle....
WP: Lehr (4-1)
LP: Morton (3-7)
S: Owings (1)
--Eleven runs? Who needs Joey Votto?
--We loves us some J... Read More...
In the wake of the Alex Gonzalez deal, Redleg Nation thinks it is high time the Reds organization makes the move they should have made the day they traded Felipe Lopez away and move Brandon Phillips back to sho... Read More...
Thanks to RN reader Dan for bringing this to our attention:
The Red Sox have completed a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, bringing shortstop Alex Gonzalez back to Boston.
Gonzalez is not expe... Read More...
Another day, another pathetic loss.
K. Lohse (5-7)
K. Wells (0-3)
R. Franklin (27)
-- The stiffs at the top of the lineup combined for 3 hits.
NE... Read More...
Time for a recap of today's titanic struggle....
San Francisco 2
W: Harang (6-13)
L: Cain (12-4)
S: Cordero (24)
-- Harang.Ã‚Â The big fellow appeared... Read More...