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...
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Going to WAR

Baseball-reference.com has another nifty little feature this week. On each team's franchise encyclopedia page, it now includes the season's Wins Above Replacement (WAR) leader. In this way, you can check out ... Read More...
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Reds defeat Yankees!

Last week, my children (7 y/o daughter, 5 y/o son) saw my old Strat-O-Matic Baseball game box up on a shelf in a closet. They pestered me until I agreed to show them how to play. (My daughter had received some... Read More...
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Uniforms, a Closer Look

Chad's post on uniforms got me thinking about mid-90s "ice cream man" aka "pajama" uniforms.  Actually, I was thinking about Kevin Mitchell in those uniforms, and how ridiculous he looked. So I decided to t... Read More...
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Hitting woes

From tonight's Reds loss to Cubs...the lineup's post game batting averages: Taveras .282 Dickerson .222 Votto .340 Phillips .143 Bruce .211 Encarnacion .175 Hernandez .194 Gonzalez .094 AAA ... Read More...