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Down on the Farm

Games Played on 6/26/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Billy Hamilton went 2-for-4 with a walk, hitting his 5th homerun of the season and stealing his 49th base. Hamilton scored twice and had two RBI, inclu... Read More...
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Hope for Homer

For those who feel it's taken Homer Bailey a long time to get to where many, including myself, think he's going to go... Someone asked Bill James on his website about Tom Glavine's slow major league start in r... Read More...
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“I Don’t Know”

John Fay, who's doing yeoman's work lately (especially for a guy with no competition), asked Walt Jocketty to explain the Reds plan. Jocketty's answer was beyond poor.  The guy sounds like he's never even c... Read More...
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Scott Rolen Trade Roundup

Let's round up the analysis of Walt Jocketty's big deadline trade.... --Baseball Prospectus, in a post they titled "The Worst Deadline Deal": his was not good business for the Cincinnati ballclub. Rolenâ€â... Read More...
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Down On The Farm

Games played 07/10/09 AAA Louisville 5 - Columbus 4 Chris Heisey went 2 for 4 with a HR and a SB. Craig Tatum went 2 for 4 with a 2B. Drew Sutton doubled. Drew Stubbs stole his 33rd base. Matt Maloney ge... Read More...
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Down On The Farm

Games played 07/08/09 AAA Louisville 4 - Toledo 2 Chris Heisey went 3 for 4 with a 2B. Darnell McDonald went 2 for 5 with a 3B. Drew Stubbs went 2 for 5 with a 2B. Kevin Barker went 2 for 4 with a 2B. Be... Read More...
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The season begins anew….

Does anyone else feel like the season is beginning anew with Joey Votto coming back tonight? Here's a roundup up some items from around the internets: --Votto is going to meet with the media for the first tim... Read More...
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Down On The Farm

Games played 06/18/09 AAA Louisville 3 - Norfolk 1 Danny Richar went 2 for 4 with a HR and a 2B. Dan Dorn doubled and is now hitting .333/.375/.578/.953 in June after putting up OPS of .543 in April and .68... Read More...
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Minor League Notes

--The Reds have signed nine of their recent draft picks, including 2nd rounder Billy Hamilton and 3rd rounder Donnie Joseph. I'm really surprised -- and pleased -- that Hamilton signed so quickly. You may reca... Read More...