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On Homer Bailey

John Fay has some interesting quotes from Homer Bailey after his 8-pitch inning yesterday. Definitely worth a read. I have my fingers crossed on Bailey for 2009. I know Chris Welsh doesn't think Bailey will wi... Read More...
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Reds win, Reds win!

The Reds thumped the defending American League champs today. Clearly, this means that the 2009 Reds are one of the top two teams in the major leagues. I mean, it's the only logical conclusion to draw. Edinson ... Read More...
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RNR #13: Talking Prospects

Doug Gray of RedsMinorLeagues.com joined Chad and Bill for episode 13 of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. In addition to talking about spring training, the guys discussed all the top prospects in the Reds syste... Read More...
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We’re getting close….

Spring training is almost here. Can you feel the excitement? Mark Sheldon has the list of players who have reported to Sarasota early: RHP Aaron Harang, RHP Jared Burton, OF Chris Dickerson, IF/OF Jeff Keppin... Read More...
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Jay Bruce: General Manager

What would Jay Bruce do? Bruce likes the idea of taking a flyer on Rocco Baldelli. Bruce likes the Mark DeRosa ideal: "He can rake." But Bruce was reminded by somneone who would know that DeRosa cost a John... Read More...
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On Homer Bailey’s Mechanics

Via Slyde, I see this in-depth look at the pitching mechanics of Homer Bailey. I don't really know what to make of it, but it's interesting nonetheless. Especially this part: Homer Bailey is a textbook example... Read More...
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Short Hops

The Hot Stove League hasn't yet burst forth into flame, but there are a few things going on in the Nation: --The Reds have been interested in obtaining Texas catcher Gerald Laird for a long time. Now, it appea... Read More...
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Short Hops

There are a few items I've been meaning to link over the last couple of days: --I agree with Justin; the Reds should extend Jay Bruce. Sign him to a long-term contract now, and you will avoid getting murdered... Read More...