The Yankees have asked the Reds about Homer Bailey, tweets Dan Barbarisi, one of the Yankee beat writers. Several other writers have speculated that Brett Gardner would be a possible trade match. Gardner plays CF and has experience leading off, so superficially, he’s a good fit for the Reds.
The simplicity of the deal [...]
You put your left foot in You pull your left foot out Once you looked “all in” Now everything’s in doubt.
They’re doing the Hokey Pokey down by the river at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way. Again. Another offseason. Another episode of “Will He or Won’t He.”
Yes, sports fans, we’re talking about Aroldis Chapman, [...]
Earlier in the week, Reds GM Walt Jocketty said that the Reds are not going to trade Brandon Phillips. Friday night at RedsFest, Jocketty told Lance McAlister “right now he (Billy Hamilton) is our starting CF.” With those two questions being answered, it basically tells you exactly what the 2014 Cincinnati Reds starting lineup [...]
You may have heard that the Reds hired a new manager. His name is Bryan Price. He used to be Cincinnati’s pitching coach, but then the Reds fired their previous manager (that guy’s name was Dusty Baker), and Price was installed as the field general.
What’s that, you say? You already knew all this?
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 [...]
This pretty much sums it up. Am I right? That’s the interpretation being assigned the Commander-in-Chief’s remarks yesterday. It goes something like this:
“We went online at the MLB marketplace. We got on the phone. We would have loved to have bought ourselves a little better coverage, particularly at the plate. And yes, the [...]
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 [...]