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Last off-day of the pre-season

Today's the last off-day the Reds are going to have before the regular season begins. It's getting closer! And to get you even more in the mood, check out these photos taken today inside Great American Ballpark... Read More...
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Reds 2009 Preview

It's that time of the year again, where hope springs eternal and optimism about the upcoming season is high. The Reds have lots of reasons to be hopeful entering the season. They have the makings of a good pi... Read More...
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What have we learned?

Mark Sheldon has had to leave Spring Training a bit early, but he has posted a good review of what he's learned so far: Best development: The fifth starter battle between Micah Owings and Homer Bailey has been... Read More...
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Reds and Pirates on TV today

Reds and Pirates are playing on FSN today; 1:05 pm. They'll be on WLW as well. Homer Bailey is starting on the mound. Check it out, you know, if you aren't watching the basketball. Or you can do like me, flip ... Read More...
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How do you read this?

From John Fay: Homer Bailey went five innings yesterday in a minor league intrasquad game. He allowed three runs on four hits, walked one and struck out six. "He had pretty good control," Dusty Baker said. "He... Read More...
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5th spot

With Masset getting roughed up yesterday again...does that mean the #5 spot is now down to a 2 man race? Because of options, does Masset make this team regardless (albeit in the bullpen)? Or could it end up w... Read More...
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McCoy handicaps the #5 spot…and

From Hal McCoy: He handicaps Owings as the favorite (2:1), Bailey (5:1) [though he does credit Bailey for the biggest turnaround (on and off the field) that he's seen in 37 years, Masset (10:1), Ramirez (50:1)... Read More...
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Good outing for Nick Masset

Nice outing by Nick Masset today: 3 shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out two. I haven't seen anything thus far to make me change my prediction: Masset makes the team as a reliever, and Micah Owin... Read More...
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More on Homer Bailey

Bill already mentioned that Homer Bailey had a nice day today. Mark Sheldon (have you listened to our interview with Sheldon?), Hal McCoy, and John Fay are all talking about the "new" Homer Bailey, as well. It... Read More...
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Nice outing by Micah Owings

Three innings, two hits, no walks, two strikeouts. Nice Reds pitching debut for one Micah Owings: "I felt good," Owings said. "Initially warming up during pregame stuff, you start thinking about how long it's ... Read More...