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One more holiday season wish

Like others during the holiday season, the children of Redleg Nation have their hopes for the New Year - and wish lists. It's not that we're ungrateful.  We appreciate that Uncle Walt has already delivered ... Read More...
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Mat Latos and the 2012 Reds

So, I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the Reds traded for Mat Latos yesterday. It’s a pretty interesting development, especially given the enormous package they gave up to acquire him. The... Read More...
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Yonder Alonso traded for Mat Latos

According to several sources on twitter, the Reds have traded 1B Yonder Alonso to the San Diego Padres for pitcher Mat Latos.  Latos went 9-14 last season with a 3.47 ERA and 185 strikeouts.  He was 14-10... Read More...
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Ya think?

Ken Rosenthal demonstrates an astute command of the obvious in this piece for Fox, entitled "Reds need to pull trigger on trade." Ya think? Joking aside, it's actually a fairly interesting piece: “We ha... Read More...
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Reds Need to Pursue James Shields

So, I’ve been reading multiple bits of speculation about what the Reds should/will do this offseason, and I thought it was time to weigh in with what I think the offseason plan should be. But I donâ€... Read More...
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Playin’ GM

Some of you have referenced the piece in the comments already, but over at the Enquirer, John Fay decided to play GM. The moves he suggests basically boil down to this: 1. Thank CoCo Cordero and tell him you w... Read More...
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Ok, what do you think about this?

According to MLB.com: Now that the Braves have moved Derek Lowe, they could create more financial flexibility by trading Jair Jurrjens or Martin Prado. According to a Major League source, the Braves have al... Read More...
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Why You Don’t Trade Joey Votto

Lately, it seems that every thread about what the Reds should do this off-season works its way around to some "trade Votto" talk. The idea behind this  seems to be that they will be just fine with Yonder at ... Read More...
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What is the plan?

One of the themes of Redleg Nation prior to 2010 was that the organization often appeared to be drifting, with no plan as to how to return to glory. After a lost 2011, following an off-season in which Cincinnat... Read More...
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Is Scott Rolen finished?

Rolen says no: “I’m not shutting it down,” he said. “But we are running out of time.” Rolen, on disabled list recovering from Aug. 3 surgery on his left shoulder, has not taken ... Read More...