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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
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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

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So long, Shin-Soo Choo

Shin-Soo Choo has reportedly signed a seven-year, $130 million contract with the Texas Rangers*: Free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has reached agreement on a seven-year, $130 million contract with the Texas Rangers, two baseball sources confirmed to ESPN.com. Choo was the premier offensive player left on the market after Robinson Cano signed with Seattle and Jacoby … Continue reading