The next closer
2015 Reds

The next closer

Here’s the conventional wisdom about J.J. Hoover: Hoover had two pretty good years (2012, 2013) in the Reds bullpen, then was terrible last year. Marty Brennaman recently referred to Hoover’s 2014 season as one of the worst any reliever has ever had. Hoover has bounced back strongly this year. That’s the standard tale and there’s a superficial … Continue reading

Uncle
Titanic Struggle Recap

Uncle

Other than live sporting events on TV or online, I get my news via Twitter now. Other methods are molasses-slow by comparison. With no local or national televised broadcast of today’s game, that’s the way I first learned the details about Zack Cozart. In retrospect, 140-character messages were the easiest way to absorb the blow. … Continue reading