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Titanic Struggle Recap

Let's recap today's titanic struggle.... FINAL -- 10 innings New York (NL) 4 Cincinnati 5 WP: Owings (3-0) LP: Feliciano (1-1) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Clearly, Orlando Cabrera is the greatest shortstop ever to ... Read More...
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Titanic Struggle Recap

Let's recap tonight's titanic struggle.... FINAL New York (NL) 5 Cincinnati 4 WP: Feliciano (1-0) LP: Cordero (1-2) S: Rodriguez (4) BOX SCORE POSITIVES --Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips were each 2-4 with a ... Read More...
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Today’s Sporting News

From Today's Sporting News. In their previews, they list "3 Questions". For the Reds, they are: 1) What happened in the offseason? TSN talks about Jocketty not making many moves, but the ones he made bode w... Read More...
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Defense: The New OBP

Defensive stats are now on the cutting edge. I particpated in a public AOL online discussion with baseball historian and statistical guru Bill James over 15 years ago about a new defensive metric he was propos... Read More...
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Please, please…let this happen

Dare to dream: Astros GM Ed Wade said the team has interest in bringing Willy Taveras to camp on a minor league deal if he clears waivers. It makes me happy when NL Central teams do dumb stuff. Funny how no ... Read More...
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A final note on Willy Taveras

The Wee Willy Taveras era in Cincinnati is, mercifully, over. One of our loyal readers, however, pointed me to this post at FanGraphs that kinda sums up what we went through last year: Willy Taveras is jobless... 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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So long, Willy Taveras!

Willy Taveras has actually been traded: The Cincinnati Reds acquired infielder Aaron Miles in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, swapping young infielder Adam Rosales and outfielder Willy Taveras. The Reds ... Read More...
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Orlando Cabrera Redux

Great discussion below on my Orlando Cabrera screed. For those of you who think it's a great idea to sign Cabrera, go read this (link was posted in the comments below, so some of you may have already clicked on... Read More...
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I’m ready for spring

So, we're nearly three weeks away from seeing Reds' pitchers and catchers report to the new spring training facility in Arizona. I just don't know if I can wait that long for some real baseball news. There a... Read More...