The Reds’ Bad Idea
2015 Reds

The Reds’ Bad Idea

Bryan Price entered the spring with two giant holes in his pitching rotation. Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon were traded away. Then Homer Bailey had offseason elbow surgery and was slow to return. Walt Jocketty gave the Reds six candidates to fill out the rotation: Left-handers Tony Cingrani, David Holmberg and Paul Maholm; right-handers Anthony … Continue reading

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

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

I’m going to take a look at the Reds top level minor league depth at seasons end.  This week I’ll cover the starting pitchers.  I’ll move on to the relievers and then position players in subsequent weeks.  This will be more of a who is closest to helping in the majors type of ranking rather … Continue reading