The Byrd Cage
2015 Reds

The Byrd Cage

Marlon Byrd, by media accounts, is a personable, hard-working guy. He appears to be a consummate professional. (Other than that time three years ago he tested positive for tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancer that also hides the effects of increased testosterone. Byrd was suspended by MLB for 50 games.) The Reds are … Continue reading

Gadget Man
2015 Reds

Gadget Man

His unique feat has been easy for Reds fans to overlook. We’ve obsessed over every swing by Jay Bruce and home run surrendered by Jason Marquis. We’ve dissected every bunt by Billy and bad hop for Badenhop. We’ve been thrilled by the shiny new toys of Michael Lorenzen and Raisel Iglesias. Been deflated by disheartening injuries … Continue reading