Fear and Loathing in Goodyear (weekend edition)
2015 Spring Training

Fear and Loathing in Goodyear (weekend edition)

• This morning’s Cincinnati Enquirer (Rosecrans) has a great article about Zack Cozart and the Reds shortstop position. It includes a detailed analysis of Eugenio Suarez, an infielder who plays shortstop that the Reds acquired from the Detroit Tigers in the Alfredo Simon trade. Even with his paucity of offensive contributions in 2014, Cozart had a … Continue reading

Raisel’s role
2015 Spring Training

Raisel’s role

When it comes to stories emanating from Goodyear this month, none will be more fascinating than Raisel Iglesias. The right-hander’s personality and the narrative for how the Cuban player reached the United States are of interest, even without baseball considerations. Mark Sheldon observes that on the surface, the 25-year-old appears to be less guarded and … Continue reading

More Devin? Yes, please.
2015 Reds

More Devin? Yes, please.

Devin Mesoraco will catch Johnny Cueto more this season, severing the personal catcher relationship between Cueto and Bryan Peña. This according to manager Bryan Price as reported by Hal McCoy of the Dayton Daily News. “Realistically, I see him (Mesoraco) as a Yadier Moilina type guy who is going to catch 145 games a year, more so than … Continue reading