Trade speculation
Cold Stove

Trade speculation

The Reds have been connected in trade rumors today to outfielders Marlon Byrd (Phillies) and Alex Rios (Rangers). Presumably, either would play LF for the Reds. Here are averages of two slash line “rest of the season” projections and their current defensive runs saved for 2014, plus those stats for Ryan Ludwick: Byrd: .262/.317/.437, +6 … Continue reading

T-shirts Shipped!
Redleg Nation 2.0

T-shirts Shipped!

The new Redleg Nation t-shirts shipped yesterday – USPS First Class. Thanks to everyone who bought one (or more). A look at the mailing addresses confirms that we really are a Redleg Nation. Members from 15 states ordered shirts. If you add in the states from the fund-raising sale earlier this season, it’s twenty-three. We … Continue reading

Time to tap the brakes
2015 Reds

Time to tap the brakes

As much as we’d prefer the reality to be otherwise, baseball teams from markets the size of Cincinnati won’t compete for the division championship every year. That’s not to say that Reds fans should have low expectations. The Castellini family has seen to that. When he bought the team, Bob Castellini promised Cincinnati and Reds … Continue reading