Winter Meetings Primer
2015 Reds / Getting the Offseason Right

Winter Meetings Primer

Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings will be held Monday through Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. (For those who haven’t visited the Gaylord, terming this hotel a gaudy monstrosity fails to do that phrase justice. I attended a high school journalism conference at the Gaylord and found myself … Continue reading

Phillips Trade Rumor
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Phillips Trade Rumor

Ken Rosenthal (Fox Sports) is reporting the Reds are talking to several clubs about Brandon Phillips. One specific trade mentioned would send Phillips to Arizona for second baseman Aaron Hill. Phillips has renewed trade value after resetting his career as a singles hitter at the plate. It’s worth remembering that Phillips has no-trade rights based … Continue reading

Phillips, Frazier, Hamilton Gold Glove finalists
2015 Reds

Phillips, Frazier, Hamilton Gold Glove finalists

Rawlings just announced the three finalists for 2015 Gold Glove awards at each position. Brandon Phillips, Billy Hamilton and Todd Frazier are the Reds representatives this year. The selection criteria include votes by managers, players and a variety of advanced defensive statistics. NL 3B: Frazier, Nolan Arenado (COL) and Matt Duffy (SFG). Frazier has never won the award. … Continue reading