Is Scott Rolen a Hall of Famer?

With a painfully slow and dull free agency, much of the offseason focus in baseball has centered around the Hall of Fame and which players are worthy of election. While candidates like Chipper Jones, Jim Thome,... Read More...
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Random Musings

I just wanna ramble a bit about recent events. Is that alright? The last few weeks have been more interesting, from a Reds hot stove perspective, than we've seen in years. Do I agree with every move Walt Jocke... Read More...
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Around the Interwebs

How about some links? --John Fay talked with Todd Frazier, and then developed that into this piece about Frazier being in the shortstop mix this year. I've made no secret that I'm a big fan of Frazier. I think... Read More...
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Around the Interwebs

A quick stroll around the interwebs.... ----Looks like the Reds are around $70 million in payroll so far. I'd be surprised if they added much more to that total before Opening Day, but then, stranger things ha... Read More...
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Explain Yourself, Dusty Baker

Frequent commenter Steve noted the following in last night's game thread: Chris Welsh: “The Reds are just a better team now. Scott Rolen is better at third base. Drew Stubbs is better in center field. Pa... Read More...
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Does this Mean Anything?

Earlier tonight, we were wondering if Dusty Baker has always batted a lousy (but fast!) CF in the leadoff spot, or if that was some special torture he dreamed up for Reds fans. I ran through the history of Dus... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Time for a recap of today's titanic struggle.... FINAL Cincinnati 2 Chicago (NL) 5 WP: Harden (7-6) LP: Owings (6-11) S: Gregg (21) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --None whatsoever. NEGATIVES --TOS* Simply pathetic. -... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Time for a recap of today's titanic struggle.... FINAL Milwaukee 9 Cincinnati 6 WP: Looper (8-4) LP: Bailey (1-1) S: Hoffman (21) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Edwin Encarnacion was 3-3 with an upper-deck HR, a BB, a... Read More...