On Riding the Pine

During spring training, even teams that figure to be quite bad usually have most of their starters set. Such is the case with the Reds this year (though I think they'll be decent - but that's not today's topic)... Read More...

The Best-Case Scenario

One of my favorite things about spring training is that everything is potential. As Nick Kirby pointed out recently, you know some team will make a leap, but you don't know which team. So why not the Reds? ... Read More...

The Era of Positive Trajectory

I don’t want to talk about rebuilding any more. You don’t get a trophy for being the best rebuilder. You get it for winning. We’re entering a phase now where we’ve done some of hard ... Read More...

Finding the Room for Everyone

In the wake of the Brandon Phillips trade, Bryan Price has declared that Jose Peraza is his second baseman and that Zack Cozart is not a part time player. Now, certainly, I get that Cozart needs to play until... Read More...

Read the news today, oh boy.

News: The Miami Marlins have a handshake agreement to sell the club for $1.6 billion to a New York real estate developer. Thoughts: Whether or not the sale goes through (and there are concerns the purchaser ma... Read More...