Manager Above Replacement
Price is Right

Manager Above Replacement

Well, we’ve finally shuffled off this mortal coil called Spring Training. George Harrison, who just happens to be one of manager Bryan Price’s favorite musicians, once said, “…it seems as if winter in England goes on forever. By the time spring comes, you really deserve it. ” The late Beatle’s winter lament prompted him to ensconce … Continue reading

2013 Reds / 2014 Reds / Editorials / Havoc

The Spellbinding Mythology and Havoc of “ALL IN”

“It doesn’t seem like they [the Reds] are going in the tank, like the Houston Astros, but it doesn’t feel like they’re going ALLLLLLLLL INNNNN, does it?”        —Mo Egger All in. They are the two magic words that sometimes sound as if they should be shouted while waving one of J.K Rowling’s magic wands—pointed with … Continue reading

The Opposite of Moneyball
Cold Stove

The Opposite of Moneyball

If you’re tired of reading about the Reds’ disastrous off-season, here’s a sympathetic heads-up 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 what the … Continue reading