Isn’t it time to let the kids shine in Cincinnati? Jason Linden and I discuss the suggestion, made by Steve Mancuso in the digital pages of Redleg Nation this week, that the Reds should give rotation spots to the kids in the competition — Brandon Finnegan, Amir Garrett, Cody Reed, Robert Stephenson, Rookie Davis, and/or Sal Romano.
The answer? It’s complicated.
We also look at some potential surprise picks to make the Reds Opening Day roster and discuss all the spring training news surrounding the ol’ Redlegs. Plus: showering advice for Raisel Iglesias.
Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds fan and a friend of Redleg Nation.
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Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.