Just how incredibly productive have Jay Bruce and the rest of his 2005 first-round draft-mates been?
Draft

Just how incredibly productive have Jay Bruce and the rest of his 2005 first-round draft-mates been?

With Major League Baseball’s annual amateur draft approaching — and in turn, the 10th anniversary of the much-hyped first round of the 2005 draft that included Reds outfielder Jay Bruce — I thought it would be a fun exercise to go through the first round — I also included compensation picks — of each draft … Continue reading

Talking the Walk
2015 Reds

Talking the Walk

As Josh Benjamin said in this 2012 article: “All stats aside, hitters can score lots of brownie points with the fans through one medium: their walk-up song. Just by having a song that wakes up the crowd, hitters can energize the fans and suddenly give their team some momentum.” As a musician and music-lover, I’d … Continue reading