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Titanic Struggle Recap

FINAL New York Mets 6 Cincinnati Reds 8 WP: Bronson Arroyo (1-0) LP: Oliver Perez (0-1) S: CoCo (1) BOX SCORE Positives --Reds win! Reds win! First victory (of many, we hope) of the 2009 season. --Do you like ... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

FINAL New York Mets 9 Cincinnati Reds 7 WP: Pelfrey (1-0) LP: Volquez (0-1) S: F. Rodriguez (2) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Joey Votto: 3-5, 2 runs scored, 3 RBI. He looks and acts like he's been a major leaguer for... Read More...
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Opening Day…and more

Some choice items from around the interwebs... --Mark Sheldon wants to know how many of you have written off the season already. Not me. --Dusty Baker's explanation for the poor defense in the outfield yester... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Time for a new feature here at Redleg Nation, the Titanic Struggle Recap. Okay, that title and logo are works in progress (any suggestions are appreciated!), but let's recap the positives and negatives of today... Read More...
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“[A]stute Reds fans”

ESPN has their Reds season preview up. It's written by Jerry Crasnick, and it's actually a pretty good in-depth preview. Below the fold, check out the photo of Edinson Volquez, Joey Votto, and Johnny Cueto that... Read More...
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Roster for Futures Game

I wanted to post this earlier, but didn't get around to it. Anyone planning on going to the Futures Game? An unprecedented collection of Major League prospects will appear at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, Apr... Read More...
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Give Willy Taveras a chance

In the wake of an off-season which saw the Reds make few moves of note, General Manager Walt Jocketty and company received a significant bit of criticism for the signing of Willy Taveras to play center field. M... Read More...
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Short hops

--Another glowing profile of Homer Bailey. He really does sound like a different kid than the one we've gotten to know over the last few years. And remember, he is still only 22 years old. --Bronson Arroyo's ... 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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Changing of the guard

Jayson Stark on the changing of the guard in Cincinnati: There's Jay Bruce, age 22. And Joey Votto, age 25. There's Edinson Volquez, age 25. And Johnny Cueto, age 23. And there's the old-timer in this group, B... Read More...
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Buster Olney on Joey Votto

As seen in the comments below, here's ESPN's Buster Olney: Saw something the other day that I'd never seen before, as the Reds prepped for a spring game. Infielders take ground balls regularly during batting p... Read More...