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So long, Fred Lewis

So long, Fred Lewis and Chad Reineke. We barely knew ya'. Both players have elected to explore free agency, which is not surprising. Reineke, of course, is just organizational filler. Lewis, on the other hand,... Read More...
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About Last Night

That lineup. Wow. As I was leaving the ball park last night, reflecting on the lopsided loss, a losing record and who was in the starting lineup, I asked myself this: How could the Cincinnati Reds organizatio... Read More...
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Crossing Fingers

Loyal Citizen and frequent commenter Travis G. made a comment recently that, as they say, hit the nail on the head: The worst part about this season is that the glaring weaknesses were so obvious heading into ... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap: Sweep!

Let's recap today's titanic struggle... FINAL Cincinnati 9 San Francisco 0 WP: J. Cueto (7-4) LP: B. Zito (3-4) BOX SCORE POSITIVES -Johnny Cueto was his spectacular self once again.  Cueto pitched his th... Read More...
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Younger and Better

A new strategy for the Reds is percolating.  Let's go with my friend Mike's suggestion and call it "Younger and Better."  The premise is the Reds have several strong players at AAA who may be able to cont... Read More...
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Buyers or Sellers?

Does trading away veterans make a team a “seller” or trading prospects make a franchise a “buyer”? Did the 2011 Cincinnati Reds wave the white flag yesterday by trading Jonny Gomes? I... Read More...
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Who Are These Guys?

Redleg Nation is the spouse in a bad marriage screaming, “I don’t know who you are anymore!”  Up and down the lineup, this team looks nothing like the club we fell in love with last year.Ã... Read More...
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First “Half” Offense

The Cincinnati Reds rest at the all-star break with the most team runs scored in the National League. The following table summarizes the offensive production at each position for the team and for the National L... Read More...