2013 Reds / 2014 Reds / Editorials / Havoc

The Spellbinding Mythology and Havoc of “ALL IN”

“It doesn’t seem like they [the Reds] are going in the tank, like the Houston Astros, but it doesn’t feel like they’re going ALLLLLLLLL INNNNN, does it?”        —Mo Egger All in. They are the two magic words that sometimes sound as if they should be shouted while waving one of J.K Rowling’s magic wands—pointed with … Continue reading

Reds Fest

RedsFest Recap

Attending the now-annual RedsFest reinforces the fact that the Cincinnati Reds do a lot of things correctly. It’s in a great venue, there are things for kids to do, and a perfect mix of current Reds and former Reds in attendance. The Reds, especially since Bob Castellini took over, do things like this the right … Continue reading

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