The Reds are deep into the process of hiring their next manager, and Bill Lack and I discuss every angle of the ongoing hiring process. We also answered your questions during a segment of “Viewer Mail,” including a comparison of Reds owners past and present.

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Join the conversation! 5 Comments

  1. Ryu should be the main target for the Reds this offseason. As long as he’s healthy, he’s a borderline ace. Definitely would be their #1 and should be within their price range. I would do 3 yr/ 45-50 mil. No reason they shouldn’t be able to do that.

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    • The problem with him is injury. This year 82 innings, 2 years ago 4 or 5 innings, last year 126+- innings.
      If you think he is healthy, it is a great signing.

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  2. 1. Go Rockies, Beat the &*^(^ Brewers.
    2 Does not matter what the Reds do, you still love them, like I do. So frustrating.
    3. While Marge was bad off the field, other owner given a free space (see dodgers), she also had the highest payroll in the NL a couple of years.
    4. I do not see a lot of Yelich getting traded this off season, no one like Mia this year.
    5. Thanks for the podcasts, listened to all of them (that I saw) this year.
    6. If Billy is utilized correctly? When have the Reds done this. If he is cheap, then a 4th outfielder as a defensive replacement is fine.

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  3. Let’s face it, the managerial search is a nonsense just Homer to the bullpen, the outfield rotation is over, positive momentum and winning culture. They have already decided how the manager will be.

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  4. If the Reds name Riggleman as Mgr after conducting what at least looks like a real search, I’ll be even more frustrated and disappointed than if they would have just promoted him at some point with no search.

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Blame Chad for creating this mess. 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. You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.

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