2014 Reds / The Brandon Phillips Show

The Next Step: Trading Brandon Phillips

Prepare yourself for Brandon Phillips being traded this off-season. The writing is on the clubhouse wall. And in Cincinnati Magazine. The on-field case for moving the Reds’ second baseman is fairly straightforward. Declining, though still above-average skills. $50 million better spent elsewhere. When the trade takes place, rest assured that baseball factors will be the … Continue reading

2013 Reds / Titanic Struggle Recap

Titanic Struggle Recap: The Astros — Good for what ails ya’

Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle…. FINAL Cincinnati 10 Houston 0 W: M. Leake (14-6) L: J. Lyles (7-8) BOX SCORE POSITIVES –Outstanding starting pitching by our old friend Mike Leake. Leake went eight shutout innings, surrendering just five hits. He picked up his 14th win and lowered his ERA to 3.21. Not a bad season … Continue reading