Word circulated this weekend, first tweeted by Ken Rosenthal of FOX, then confirmed by local beat writers, that the Reds were engaged in advanced talks with Grady Sizemore. It’s yet another indication of how poorly the off-season has gone for the organization that a possible comeback makes news for a player who hasn’t been [...]
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 [...]
Run Billy Run (Photo: Jeff Swinger/Cincinnati Enquirer)
Think about this for a second.
The Reds played a crucial baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals last night. Only one run was scored and it was by Billy Hamilton.
As most every Reds’ fan knows by now, Billy Hamilton is one of the top [...]
Let’s recap today’s titanic struggle….
FINAL Oakland 5 Cincinnati 6 W: H. Bailey (7-10) L: B. Colon (14-4) S: A. Chapman (27) BOX SCORE
POSITIVES –The Reds swept this short series with the A’s. That certainly helps wash the taste of the Cardinals series out of our mouths, doesn’t it?
–Corky Miller had his [...]
The off-day seems like a reasonable time to take a detailed look at where the Reds stand with one-sixth of the 2013 season in the record books. Sample sizes remain too small to offer meaningful extrapolation forward, but we can certainly make comparisons of the situation now to that of a month ago. And [...]
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 [...]
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