It was just over two months ago I penned an article for Redleg Nation expressing what my future handling of the talented Mr. Hamilton would be; in which I argued that the Reds would be best served maximizing his talent, hiding his weaknesses and thus turning Hamilton into a weapon to enter late in games […]

At the quarter pole of the 2016 season the Reds are bad, really bad.  One could say they have met and exceeded any expectations of futility; before the season I expected the Reds to lose at least 90 games…and not only are they likely to lose at least 90 games, they are going to do […]

It was nearly 12 years ago in 2004 when the Boston Red Sox made a trade that flew under everyone’s radar; sending Henri Stanley to the Dodgers for utility man and speedster, Dave Roberts.  Part of the reason the trade went nearly unnoticed was because the Red Sox, on that same day traded Nomar Garciaparra […]

The past three seasons have been good to the fans in Pittsburgh; having seen their Pirates average 93 wins per year with three consecutive trips to the post-season.  Since 2013, the Pirates have finished second in the NL Central, with 94, 88 and 98 win seasons respectively since 2013.  Earlier today, my colleague Nick Carrington […]

As the World Series concludes and MLB officially enters the off-season, the Reds will face several major decisions that will shape how competitive they will be during the 2016 season; most notably who will man SS and LF next season.  With all other positions, assuming health, locked up, the focus will be on these two […]

This Week in Baseball -Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. Jeff’s getting married this weekend (congratulations, Jeff!) and will be off the next couple weeks. As always, […]

This Week in Baseball -Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. As always, hope you enjoy – and let us know what you’ve been reading by posting in […]

This Week in Baseball -Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. As always, hope you enjoy – and let us know what you’ve been reading by posting in […]

This Week in Baseball -Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. As always, hope you enjoy – and let us know what you’ve been reading by posting in […]

-Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. As always, hope you enjoy – and let us know what you’ve been reading by posting in the comment section below. […]

-Taylor Ballinger, Matt Korte, Jeff Gangloff Good morning, Nation. We’re back with our weekly installment of “This Week in Baseball”, where Taylor, Matt, and Jeff will highlight interesting and/or important stories happening throughout baseball. As always, hope you enjoy – and let us know what you’ve been reading by posting in the comment section below. […]

As the Reds prepare for Spring Training in Goodyear, the equally powerful forces of optimism and pessimism tug at the heartstrings of all of us in Redleg Nation. If there was an area where the forces of pessimism may yield more power it relates to the depth of the bench, particularly amongst the Reds outfield. […]