Most of this was recently posted on Lance McAlister’s blog (I’ve added some numbers and some of Lance’s numbers might be a bit off b/c of the delay in posting this):
Louisville Bats/International League rankings BA .249 (13th of 14) Runs 377 (14th) OBP .313 (13th) SLG .370 (13th) OPS .683 (14th) BB 264 [...]
It appears that our old friend Yasmani Grandal has been suspended for fifty games by MLB for “a positive test of testosterone.” Make of that what you will.
We’ve been bad. We’ve been petty. Okay, we’ve been downright unreasonable. We’ve called you names. Joke-etty. Mr. Crickets. We admit it.
You came to Cincinnati with some serious baseball bona fides, but in this day of Show Me What You’ve Won For Me Lately—that wasn’t enough. You came preaching patience, all the [...]
I’m not sure if you’ve heard or not, but the Reds made a pretty big trade over the weekend, and people disagree strongly on the question of whether or not it was a good deal. Some people don’t think Mat Latos is good enough to merit the cost the Reds paid to acquire him, [...]
According to several sources on twitter, the Reds have traded 1B Yonder Alonso to the San Diego Padres for pitcher Mat Latos. Latos went 9-14 last season with a 3.47 ERA and 185 strikeouts. He was 14-10 in 2010 with a 2.92 ERA and 189 strikeouts.
So the Reds add another starting pitcher to [...]
Ken Rosenthal demonstrates an astute command of the obvious in this piece for Fox, entitled “Reds need to pull trigger on trade.” Ya think?
Joking aside, it’s actually a fairly interesting piece:
“We have to keep being aggressive and try to improve,” Reds GM Walt Jocketty said Wednesday. “What we thought we had to [...]
Baseball America released their top ten list of Reds prospects today. Here they are:
1. Devin Mesoraco, c 2. Billy Hamilton, ss 3. Yonder Alonso, 1b/of 4. Yasmani Grandal, c 5. Zack Cozart, ss 6. Daniel Corcino, rhp 7. Robert Stephenson, rhp 8. DiDi Gregorius, ss 9. Todd Frazier, 3b/1b/of 10. Brad Boxberger, rhp