The Reds’ Bad Idea

Bryan Price entered the spring with two giant holes in his pitching rotation. Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon were traded away. Then Homer Bailey had offseason elbow surgery and was slow to return. Walt Jocketty ga... Read More...

Swing and a Miss

"Pinch hitting for Jason Linden... Chris Garber. Garber" What a week to get to write about the Reds offense. In their first five games after the All-Star break, the Reds have "hit" .186/.238/.342. FiveÂÂ... Read More...

A Look at Old Crosley

Forty-four years ago yesterday, the Reds played their last game at Crosley Field. Crosley was actually the third Reds ballpark at the corner of Findlay and Western, capping the club's 86+ season run at the site... Read More...

Much More Than Deck Chairs

We often write off criticism of lineups, and in the grand scheme of things, it doesn't much matter whether Zack Cozart bats 6th or 8th. But what does matter, quite a bit, is which players are in the lineup. Som... Read More...

Goodbye, Marge

Fifteen years ago today, Marge Schott finally agreed to sell her controlling interest in the Reds to local billionaire Carl Lindner. Marge had certainly earned most of the derision she received from the nationa... Read More...

Happy 73rd Birthday, Pete

Monday is Pete Rose's 73rd birthday. This week's Photo Vault is dedicated to the most famous Red ever. Here's Pete at age 24. Pete argues a call in the 1970 World Series. He was clearly the star... Read More...

This Week in the Vault

Even though the Reds are playing the "Nye Mets" this weekend, it's a Dodger-centric week here in the vault. This week in baseball history: April 5, 1934 - The Reds hire Red Barber from WRUF (the Universit... Read More...

Look at Opening Day

Welcome back inside the vault. This week we celebrate Cincinnati's unique holiday - Opening Day. ----------- First look at a hometown legend in the making. Pete Rose (third from right) takes the fiel... Read More...

Meet the Old Bosses

Like the Walt Disney Company, we at RLN are careful not to open our vault too often. So this feature will now be a weekly treat, to be enjoyed with your Saturday coffee and all the bacon and eggs that you... Read More...

Green Hats?

Tomorrow is St. Patrick's day, which means that the Reds will be sporting their green hats, and for once, John Fay will have an answer to his most annoying question posed to him on Twitter. My no.1 piece of ba... Read More...