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 [...]
Redleg Nation has obtained access to the iPhone 3 owned by Reds general manager Walt Jocketty. After a few minutes, we unlocked the phone — password: “BestFans1nBaseba11” — and took a look at Jocketty’s notes. We now present to you, the loyal reader, this exclusive image of Walt Jocketty’s nearly-completed to-do list.
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 [...]
If you missed it, I wrote up a little piece on Ryan Hanigan for The Hardball Times. I don’t have a problem with the trade, but I’m really going to miss Hanigan. He has been quietly good for the Reds, and I hope he enjoys some success in Tampa.
Very nice story about Ryan Hanigan from DaytonDragons.com.
Check out the story of Ryan’s playing career (thus far).
We at Redleg Nation want to thank Ryan for his time in Cincinnati and wish him well in St. Pete. Hope that he wins an AL championship there (losing to the Reds in the World Series).
Reds general manager Walt Jocketty has plenty of heavy lifting ahead of him this off-season in formulating the Reds’ roster for 2014 and beyond. Whether or not to trade Brandon Phillips is just part of his challenge.
But now that the rumor we reported yesterday morning, that Ryan Hanigan would be traded to the [...]
The Reds received David Holmberg from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of the three-team deal that sent catcher Ryan Hanigan to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Basics: Holmberg is a 22-year old left-handed pitcher. He’s 6’3″ and 225 lbs. He was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the second round of the 2009 amateur [...]