2014 Reds

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

2013 Reds / Willy Taveras OBP Watch

The Reds were trying to acquire Willy Taveras again

Not literally, but the 2013 version. Reds’ GM Walt Jocketty revealed in an¬†interview¬†at Redsfest this weekend that the Reds were on the verge of trading for Ben Revere, a player who is hard to distinguish from Taveras. Revere is a pure slap-hitter. In over 1000 plate appearances, he has only 33 extra-base hits, with no … Continue reading