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 [...]
“Homer Bailey. A down home Texan. He drives a diesel pickup truck. They tell me he wears boots and a cowboy hat. Spends his free time hunting. One of the things he hunts is wild boar. He misses inside. 2 and 0 the count to Uribe. Homer chases the wild boars, cuts the tusks [...]
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 [...]
From Lance McAlister’s blog:
RHP Mat Latos this morning had surgery to repair a tear in the meniscus of his left knee. The surgery was performed in Goodyear by Dr. Timothy Kremchek. Latos is expected to return to his throwing program in ten days.
Read more: http://www.espn1530.com/onair/lance-mcalister-7818/four-sweet-words-pitchers-and-catchers-report-12066892/#ixzz2tK0aSd4I
A bad start? No big deal? Or [...]
If you’re tired of reading about the Reds’ disastrous off-season, here’s a sympathetic heads-up warning to skip this post. Suggestions: Review your notes about wRC+, turn on the Olympics, read this or listen to this.
But otherwise, you’ve received fair notice.
Yesterday we learned there is an enormous gap between what the Reds are offering Homer Bailey and [...]
[The final report from the Redleg Nation on the 2014 caravan tour comes from Mike Bystrek, who attended the event at Great American Ball Park. A big thanks to everyone who contributed to our series of reports - from five states.]
After attending the final stop for the Red’s Caravan that was held at [...]
There’s a scene at the end of the movie, and in it, our hero unfairly takes the blame for the deeds of others. He’s last seen hurtling through the darkness, a city in hot pursuit for its pound of flesh.
That essentially describes the public relations plight of our local general manager. Fallen hero. [...]