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 [...]
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 [...]
[This was originally written as a comment by one of our readers, Nate Carter, who writes under the name hotto4votto. I thought it would make an interesting new thread. Thanks to Nate for his thoughtful and extensive comment and giving us permission to use it this way. -- SPM]
While we have a forum [...]
$300 million man? Clayton Kershaw is about to become officially one wealthy guy. 10 years, $30 million/year, possibly.
In (believe me) wholly unrelated news, the Reds signed starting pitcher Jeff Francis to a minor league contract.
In not-completely-unrelated news, six Reds players, as expected, filed for arbitration. Here’s an estimate of how much each will [...]
The full ZiPS projections for the Reds were released today. You can find them here, but I though I would build off of yesterday’s discussion and point out some highlights.
Let’s start with Votto. If his 4.8 WAR projection seems low to you, you’re not alone, but a quick look at the numbers tells [...]
Color me concerned. After the Reds fired Dusty Baker, a manager who had led the team to consecutive 90-win seasons and two trips to the post-season,* I had talked myself into the notion that the Reds would be aggressive in reshaping the roster. I was convinced that a team wouldn’t take a gamble on [...]
By now, you’ve probably read or heard about Walt Jocketty’s comments yesterday regarding Aroldis Chapman’s role for the Reds in 2014. In case you haven’t, here’s what he said:
“We feel we have the depth in our rotation now that we can continue to keep him in the bullpen. That’s probably the plan going [...]