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One Hit Wonders
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One Hit Wonders

I don’t want to talk about last weekend’s dumpster fire of a series out in Colorado. Really, I don’t. But Dylan Axelrod’s start in game two of the Sunday doubleheader got me thinking. These are the things that keep me up at night. It was, of course, Axelrod’s first and only start for the Reds … Continue reading

Bullpen free fall continues
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Bullpen free fall continues

Final R H E   Cincinnati Reds (61-64) 5 8 0   St. Louis Cardinals (67-57) 6 13 1  W: Greenwood (1-2)     L: Ondrusek (3-3)  FanGraphs Win Probability |   The Worldwide Leader’s Box Score    |   Game Photos A day after the Reds’ bullpen suffered a historic, catastrophic doubleheader breakdown, Jumbo Diaz grooved a fastball that A.J. Pierzynski lined into … Continue reading

Escape hatch
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Escape hatch

In September, 2003, a small plane crashed in northeast Indiana, taking the lives of a mother, her 5-year old son and 11-year old daughter. The woman’s husband and 8-year old son were the sole survivors. The child eventually set a goal to become a star high school basketball player in the Hoosier State, a place … Continue reading