Guns N’ Aroldis
Reds History

Guns N’ Aroldis

Just when you thought that the Reds ordeal with Aroldis Chapman was over, it isn’t. The best arm on the Cincinnati Reds pitching staff was destined for a trade a week ago for much-needed prospects. No longer would Reds fans be frustrated at the lack of use of Aroldis Chapman out of the bullpen (an … Continue reading

The peril of moving slowly
Cold Stove

The peril of moving slowly

The Reds could have traded Aroldis Chapman in July. We don’t know exactly what Arizona, Houston and the Yankees were offering then. We won’t know how the reported offer by the Dodgers or others early this week compare to the proposals from five months ago. The secrecy that inherently accompanies unaccepted trade offers protects mistakes of … Continue reading

Report: Chapman trade on hold due to alleged domestic incident
2015 Reds / Hot Stove

Report: Chapman trade on hold due to alleged domestic incident

We now know why it was taking so long for Reds closer Aroldis Chapman’s reported trade to the Dodgers to go through. That’s because Chapman is now under investigation by Major League Baseball following an Oct. 30 incident in which Chapman’s girlfriend accused him of choking her and pushing her against a wall following an argument, per … Continue reading