Can a ‘reboot’ lead to contention for the 2017 Reds?
Spotlight on the Future

Can a ‘reboot’ lead to contention for the 2017 Reds?

The Reds’ 2015 campaign can be broken down into four separate segments: Segment 1: The 4-0 start — remember Todd Frazier’s Opening Day thunderbolt? — and Bryan Price’s blow-up. Segment 2: Season-ending injuries to Devin Mesoraco and Homer Bailey as well as a nine-game losing streak in May curtailed any chance the Reds possessed at playoff contention. Segment … Continue reading

Patience Please
2015 Reds

Patience Please

Way back in 2012, the Reds had one of the best rotations in baseball with Johnny Cueto, Homer Bailey, Mat Latos, Bronson Arroyo, and Mike Leake all making at least 30 starts. Those were the days. On the backs of those arms (what?), the Reds won 97 games and a division championship. Fast forward three … Continue reading

Nick Howard and Alex Blandino join Nick Travieso on High-A Daytona DL
Down on the Farm

Nick Howard and Alex Blandino join Nick Travieso on High-A Daytona DL

Pitcher Nick Howard and shortstop Alex Blandino, the Cincinnati Reds top two selections in the 2014 draft, have hit the disabled list while playing for the club’s High-A affiliate, the Daytona Tortugas. A Tortugas spokesman said Thursday morning that Howard is suffering from soreness in his throwing shoulder and that Blandino has a fractured finger. Howard, … Continue reading