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Defense: The New OBP

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...
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More on the MLB Salary Cap

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...
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Explain Yourself, Dusty Baker

Frequent commenter Steve noted the following in last night's game thread: Chris Welsh: “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...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Time for a recap of tonight's titanic struggle.... FINAL Pittsburgh 5 Cincinnati 11 WP: Lehr (4-1) LP: Morton (3-7) S: Owings (1) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Eleven runs? Who needs Joey Votto? --We loves us some J... Read More...
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Move Brandon Phillips Back To SS

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...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Time for a recap of tonight's titanic struggle.... FINAL Washington 2 Cincinnati 0 WP: Mock (2-4) LP: Harang (6-14) S: MacDougal (12) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Very nice outing for Aaron Harang. Seven innings, si... Read More...
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Alex Gonzalez traded to Boston!

Thanks to RN reader Dan for bringing this to our attention: From Boston.com: The Red Sox have completed a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, bringing shortstop Alex Gonzalez back to Boston. Gonzalez is not expe... Read More...