Editorials / Former Reds / Reds - General / Where Are They Now?

Searching for the Next Sparky

Any venture capitalists out there? Somebody with some spare cash burning a hole in his pocket? Hey. Charlie Sheen’s a huge baseball guy and a serious Cincinnati Reds fan. He’s got wads of cash to invest in a project that would surely be a big hit with the young up-and-coming sabermetric minds currently upsetting the apple cart in traditional … Continue reading

2013 Postseason / 2013 Reds / Editorials

Dusty Baker’s Last Rodeo

Didi and Gogo, those lost souls awaiting the mysterious, never-to-arrive Godot in Samuel Beckett’s absurdist tragicomedy have nothing on Reds’ fans, abandoned for yet another Fall, left out in the playoff cold, waiting for our Godot—Post-season Relevance—to finally bless us with his presence. Now, as the wait goes on for the next manager to be … Continue reading

2014 Reds / Homer Bailey / Reds - General

Trading Homer Bailey

The thunderbolt firing of Dusty Baker marks not the end, but the beginning of a momentous offseason for the Cincinnati Reds. An important part of their decision-making concerns the future of Homer Bailey. Mark Polishuk at MLB Trade Rumors offered one opinion on Monday: “It wouldn’t be shocking” if the Reds traded Homer Bailey to create some payroll space, MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon opines.  … Continue reading