Starting the Filthy Five

I’m sorry, you don’t trade Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, Jay Bruce, Todd Frazier, Aroldis Chapman and Brandon Phillips and then give us Scott Feldman. But that’s what happened Monday when Br... Read More...
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The Reds Should Be Fun Again!

We watch baseball because it’s fun. The strategy on and off the field invigorates us. Not only is the game fun, but we connect to family and friends through baseball and its tradition. As the World Serie... Read More...

BABIP Primer + A New Look at xBABIP

Let us discuss the concept of Batting Average on Balls In Play, or BABIP.  In simplest terms, a player’s BABIP is his batting average while ignoring strikeouts and home runs. Why ignore those? B... Read More...

A Reds Family

Kevin Mitchell stood in the box against the San Francisco Giants in a close game. Mitchell was a modern-day Paul Bunyan, a blue collar hero with superhuman strength. Earlier in the game, he hit a ball so far th... Read More...

Trust but verify

The lull in Reds news will soon end. Pitchers and catchers report in less than a month. With the young team and sorting season we Reds fans expect, spring training will be loaded with important developments. ... Read More...

Projection Prospects

It is projection season now and, though not all of the Reds projections have been posted yet (ZiPS is still missing), we've reached a point at which it's interesting to look at what they say and what they c... Read More...