2013 Postseason / 2013 Reds / Editorials

Dusty Baker’s Last Rodeo

Didi and Gogo, those lost souls awaiting the mysterious, never-to-arrive Godot in Samuel Beckett’s absurdist tragicomedy have nothing on Reds’ fans, abandoned for yet another Fall, left out in the playoff cold, waiting for our Godot—Post-season Relevance—to finally bless us with his presence. Now, as the wait goes on for the next manager to be … Continue reading

2013 Postseason / 2013 Reds / 2014 Reds

More on the Baker firing [updated] [update 2]

Mark Sheldon’s story at the Reds site is the place to start. Regarding the rest of the coaches: There was no announcement regarding changes on the coaching staff. “That will be determined after we hire a manager,” Jocketty said. “Several of them are still under contract. Once we hire a manager, then we’ll review the coaches … Continue reading

2013 Postseason

Aftermath quotes

Here are some quotes from the players after the wild card game loss, from the Cincinnati Enquirer or Mark Sheldon:  Joey Votto: “I think the thing that stood out the most this year was the defense,” Votto said. “That two-month stretch where I probably made seven or eight errors was really frustrating.” Votto led major … Continue reading