This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

There was not much player movement this week down on the farm, but we’ll check in with a few select players and see how they are faring. AAA Louisville Bats OF Brennan Boesch didn’t take long to get his stroke back after being sent down to AAA.  Boesch is slashing .389/.488/.444/.933 in 10 G and … Continue reading

The next closer
2015 Reds

The next closer

Here’s the conventional wisdom about J.J. Hoover: Hoover had two pretty good years (2012, 2013) in the Reds bullpen, then was terrible last year. Marty Brennaman recently referred to Hoover’s 2014 season as one of the worst any reliever has ever had. Hoover has bounced back strongly this year. That’s the standard tale and there’s a superficial … Continue reading

Did you hear the one about the bullpen? Of course you did, you’re a Reds fan.
Titanic Struggle Recap

Did you hear the one about the bullpen? Of course you did, you’re a Reds fan.

Final  Cincinnati Reds (22-28) 4 10 2 Philadelphia Phillies (20-33) 5 9 1 W: Papelbon (1-0) L: Cingrani (0-2) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –After missing his first start since 2013, Johnny Cueto pitched 6 innings of two-run baseball (only one earned). I was in and out a bit during the early innings (three-year-old bedtime … Continue reading