Chad posted about the first chapter of my baseball novel When the Sparrow Sings last month. Well, guess what? Chapter two (First Inning) is up today for your reading pleasure.
You know you aren’t getting anything done this afternoon anyway, what with the first spring game of the year. So start being unproductive a little [...]
You all know Jason Linden as one of the Nation’s brightest writing talents; his contributions here at RN over the years are always interesting. What you may not know is that Jason writes fiction, as well. As you’re about to discover, his fiction is even better than his baseball writing.
Today, over at The [...]
For a few days now, FanGraphs has had their annual fan projections up. The Fan projections aggregate user estimates to form a projection and actually grade out better than some of the computerized models. Anyway, the early results are good for the Reds (7.0 WAR for Votto).
You can find information on how to [...]
I’m sure I’m not the only one here who has been listening to MLB talk radio the past few days while waiting for the Reds front office to do something, anything. The callers to those shows have prompted a new poll in the left column. [Over the past ten seasons, the Yankees have spent [...]
Looking to take your mind off of, um, current events?
Jeff Sullivan at FanGraphs has a new post up about Allen Craig. As you undoubtedly know by now, the Cardinals’ first baseman/outfielder is in the midst of a couple years of outstanding (unprecedented, really) hitting with runners in scoring position. Craig, to be sure, [...]
Loyal Nation member WVRedlegs posted the link to this article by Paul White at USA Today this morning in the comment section. It’s about the trend in baseball to use the second spot in the batting order differently. I wrote about this recently, in relation to Todd Frazier batting second, but the White article develops the concept [...]
I assume I won’t be the only one paying at least some attention to the Cards and Pirates tonight. Correspondingly, feel free to use this thread as an open discussion for tonight on that game or whatever else you want to talk about.
Life is good in Reds Land right now.