Redsfest takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The hours are 3-10:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Latest details here.
For those who’ve never attended before, Redsfest is a gigantic indoor fair, including autograph and photo booths with current and former Reds players, interactive games, giveaways, [...]
General manager Walt Jocketty has made a couple moves so far this off-season, neither with significant payroll implications. In fact, the salaries going to Brayan Pena and Skip Schumaker are roughly equal to what Ryan Hanigan and Xavier Paul would have earned in 2014.
But profound (and big money) decisions – trading Brandon Phillips, [...]
It’s not just football teams that are hiring defensive coordinators.
Forward-looking major league baseball teams have begun hiring coaches and/or assistants with that title and given the responsibility to study and coordinate advanced scouting and then assist the manager in getting players lined up.
The concept is pretty simple. Hitters have tendencies where they [...]
The Reds have begun to fill out their coaching staff. Ken Rosenthal first reported last night that Jay Bell (47) has been hired as Bryan Price’s bench coach. An official with the Pirates has confirmed the report. Bell was serving as the hitting coach for Pittsburgh. He would replace veteran Chris Speier as the [...]
Below is a transcript of much of Joey Votto’s conversation with Lance McAlister for those in Redleg Nation who may not have access to the podcast. Left out are a few of the opening remarks about Bryan Price, but it does reveal the bulk of the interview in areas of most interest by the [...]
When the Cincinnati Reds hired Bryan Price to become the 61st manager in the history of one of baseball’s greatest franchises, I was just returning from a three-day site visit to a remote place in northeastern Afghanistan. I have to admit Kabul looked pretty good in comparison. Both me and the uniform I was [...]
The Reds will announce Bryan Price as their new manager at a 3 p.m. press conference. Not quite sure, but I think this means you can watch the PC on the Reds’ web site.
Nation, if you were at the press conference, what question would you ask (mostly serious questions, please)?