Linden: Coming to Life

The first week and a half of the season was terrifying. It was terrifying because the Reds looked like our worst fears. Plenty of pitching, but good luck finding enough runs to win. Since then, however, things ... Read More...

Manager Above Replacement

Well, we’ve finally shuffled off this mortal coil called Spring Training. George Harrison, who just happens to be one of manager Bryan Price’s favorite musicians, once said, “…it seems... Read More...
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Player Preview Wrap-Up

Well, it's been hard at times, but I've made it through my preview for another year. Now, let's take a quick look at how the Reds shape up and how many games I think they'll win... First, the offense. I'm ju... Read More...
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The Opposite of Moneyball

If you're tired of reading about the Reds' disastrous off-season, here's a sympathetic heads-up to skip this post. Suggestions: Review your notes about wRC+, turn on the Olympics, read this or listen to t... Read More...
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Holiday reading material

Mark Sheldon has a holiday-themed interview with Devin Mesoraco. The young catcher's wish for Reds fans? Winning the division. I think for us, it would be to get back to where we belong at the top of our divisi... Read More...
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So long, Shin-Soo Choo

Shin-Soo Choo has reportedly signed a seven-year, $130 million contract with the Texas Rangers*: Free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has reached agreement on a seven-year, $130 million contract with the Texas ... Read More...
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I don’t know, man

Color me concerned. After the Reds fired Dusty Baker, a manager who had led the team to consecutive 90-win seasons and two trips to the post-season,* I had talked myself into the notion that the Reds would be a... Read More...
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Won’t Get Fooled Again

You put your left foot in You pull your left foot out Once you looked “all in” Now everything’s in doubt. They’re doing the Hokey Pokey down by the river at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way. Aga... Read More...
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News-free Tuesday

It's another slow news day for the Nation as Walt Jocketty works his behind-the-scenes magic. Here are a couple items for discussion: Homer Bailey has earned a $4 million raise, give or take $100,000 or two. M... Read More...