One game into the spring training season, I’ve already seen some lineup complaints. This, it seems, is what Bryan Price intends to send out most days:
1. Billy Hamilton 2. Brandon Phillips 3. Joey Votto 4. Jay Bruce 5. Ryan Ludwick 6. Todd Frazier 7. Devin Mesoraco 8. Zack Cozart 9. Pitcher
Certainly, some [...]
Joel Luckhaupt and I spent more time than was actually necessary talking about Homer Bailey’s new contract, the newly-fan-friendly Joey Votto, the chances Cincinnati can sign Mat Latos to a new contract, and much, much more. Enjoy the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio.
Also, I forgot to mention it at the beginning of [...]
Yesterday’s RN Around the World post inspired a number of new submissions. Here they are; they’re also now included on the ATW page.
Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this project. This site is called Redleg Nation for a reason; there are Reds fans all over the place, and RN has always [...]
With or without the new contract that multiple sources are now reporting, Homer Bailey was likely to pitch in a Cincinnati uniform this year. So his five-year extension shouldn’t affect your expectations much for the Reds’ 2014 season. But Bailey’s deal should clearly make the Reds a stronger team beyond 2014, because as Jeff [...]
Welcome to spring training, kids. Pitchers and catchers report today, and I thought that was as good a day as any to start my yearly predictions. Before we start, I have a few caveats. First, these are going to be a bit shorter than in years past and second, I’ll do my best to [...]
Pitchers and catchers report Friday. The rest of the team reports a week from tomorrow. The first game is a week later, against Cleveland.
Mark Sheldon has an excellent introduction to the Reds spring training. It’s quite comprehensive in discussing the roster, expected lineup, rotation, bullpen. It talks about the players who have left [...]
“It doesn’t seem like they [the Reds] are going in the tank, like the Houston Astros, but it doesn’t feel like they’re going ALLLLLLLLL INNNNN, does it?” —Mo Egger
They are the two magic words that sometimes sound as if they should be shouted while waving one of J.K Rowling’s magic [...]