Though he only has about two full seasons worth of playing time, Todd Frazier has already had an interesting career. He started as a super-utility player, filled in heavily for Rolen and Votto when they were injured, and now he finally has his own starting job out at the hot corner. Let’s look at [...]
John is the Nation’s correspondent from Afghanistan, where he is serving the entire nation.
It’s all quiet —- some would say too quiet -— on the Reds front.
No news on Arroyo. Choo is gone. No trades. Nothing.
So while we collectively ponder the state of the current roster, Johnny Cueto’s health, and how [...]
2013 is looking good so far.
Despite injuries to their #1 starter, starting leftfielder and cleanup hitter and catcher, the Reds are thick in the race for the Division as Memorial Day awaits. Their MVP is a Boy Named Choo, Votto is hitting like Votto and Bruce looks like he is in the beginning [...]
I was glad to see Derrick Robinson called up from Triple A when Ryan Ludwick was placed on the disabled list after Opening Day. Robinson, a switch-hitting speedy outfielder, had some pretty good minor league seasons in the Kansas City organization but for whatever reason, never seemed to get a legitimate shot with the [...]
Periodically, I have questions about the Reds that just seem to “bubble up” out of the back of my mind….these occurred to me today:
- Why the Reds front office continually decide to play short-handed for 7-10 days, rather than DL someone for 15?
I understand there isn’t much help at Louisville this year [...]
Dear Mr. Jocketty,
As you begin the annual Winter Meetings, there is only one request that we, the Nation, have for you, the General Manager of our beloved Cincinnati Reds. Please acquire a hard-hitting left fielder.
I know you’ve said that it wouldn’t break your heart if you didn’t do anything big at the [...]
November 1, 1937: Former Reds starting pitcher Benny Frey commits suicide after spending a season without baseball.
Frey had been with the Reds from the end of 1929 through 1936, except for one month that he spent with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1932. Frey was the most effective player on the 1934 Reds [...]