This Week on the Farm

With the ill timed injuries to Scott Feldman and Zack Cozart, the Reds are pretty much standing on the sidelines this year watching the other teams being active as we approach this years trade deadline.  Mea... Read More...

The Sorting Is Nearly Complete

As I've sporadically written this column over the course of the season, various players have seen their stock rise and fall. I sat down to write this column and realized that, suddenly, the picture is a lot cle... Read More...

DeShields on Pitchers, Herrera

I took in the Louisville Bats game tonight and afterwards I talked to manager Delino DeShields. He had comments on several relevant topics. Rookie Davis started for the first time since returning from his inju... Read More...

A Second-Half Plan for the Reds

Paging Jesse Winker ... Jesse Winker, please ... OK, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way right off the top. The Old Cossack has been a Jesse Winker fan since his first year playing full seaso... Read More...

Let’s Win

Initially, I'd planned to write an entire post being contrarian about the whole Free Lorenzen thing. The premise being that, successful or not, the Reds still have a ton of starting pitching prospects AND Loren... Read More...

This Week on the Farm

It's a busy week for the Reds down on the farm. There are lots of player promotions to cover. Let's start with the players recently promoted from the farm up to the Reds. OF Jesse Winker, .317/.399/.411/.810 a... Read More...

This Week on the Farm

The AAA All-Star Game will be on July 12th. You can vote for your favorite Bats here. Pensacola will be hosting the AA Southern League All-Star game on June 20th. Players were selected by a vote of league fiel... Read More...

Things Are Weird

This year was to be the year of sorting. Some would rise. Others would fall. In the end, a balanced team would be born. Uh... Yeah, about that. A funny thing happened on the way to being competitive. This te... Read More...