Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell is starting to fill out his coaching staff, poaching a pitching coach from a division rival: Pitching coach Derek Johnson is reportedly leaving the Brewers to take the same position with the Reds, a source confirmed to’s Mark Sheldon. MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal was the first to report […]

Bill Lack and I discussed the latest news around the Reds, including the hiring of manager David Bell, and two (plus) Reds being named finalists for the Gold Glove. We also welcomed back Matt Klinker, one of our former spotlight players, for a quick update. Klinker played for David Bell for three years in the […]

Once again, the Cincinnati Reds have three finalists for the National League Gold Glove Award at their position…kinda. #Rawlings #GoldGlove Award Finalists – NL CF – @reds @billyhamilton, @brewers Lorenzo Cain, @braves @enderinciartem — Rawlings Sports (@RawlingsSports) October 25, 2018 For the fifth consecutive season, Billy Hamilton is a finalist for the Gold Glove […]

Jason Linden and I talked about the latest news from the Cincinnati Reds’ ongoing managerial search, then had a little fun answering Viewer Mail. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds fan and a friend of Redleg Nation. You can listen to the podcast on this page, with the nifty little […]

Come see @dotsonc and me at @BBTB_cincy next Saturday. It’s the Midwest’s largest book festival. We’re on an author panel at 10:30, but will be around for the full festival from 10-4:00. See you @ the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati. — Chris Garber (@cgarber8) October 14, 2018 I can’t say it any […]

The Cincinnati Reds have conducted twelve interviews in the ongoing search for a manager. Last week, it was reported that the Reds were going to narrow down the candidates and conduct a second round of interviews: The second round of interviews is expected to begin next week. According to Williams, no one has been told […]

I was sad to see that former Reds infielder Wayne Krenchicki has passed away at age 64. Sad to hear about the passing of #MLB former Big Leaguer and #Cane Wayne Krenchicki #Orioles #Reds #Tigers #Expos He was 64 years young. May you #RIP — Eduardo Perez (@PerezEd) October 16, 2018 Krenchicki — a University […]

As you know, Cincinnati’s 2018 first round pick was Jonathan India, a third baseman from the University of Florida. It has been interesting to watch as the Reds appear to have learned an important lesson from their refusal to try their top prospect, Nick Senzel, at any other position — despite the athleticism to play […]

If you missed it the first time around, you’ll have another chance to listen to my long(ish) interview with John Kiesewetter on Cincinnati’s WVXU-FM about the book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds.” With the Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival coming up on Oct. 20, WVXU-FM’s […]

In this episode, Jason Linden and I break down the latest news about the Cincinnati Reds. That includes good news about Cincinnati’s top prospect, Nick Senzel, and some bad news as well. Also: the latest on the Reds managerial search, and some encouraging thoughts about the process. Even better: another edition of Viewer Mail! Music […]

Well, this is just wonderful. Nick Senzel, the Reds’ top prospect who they refused to promote to the majors last April, now needs surgery on his elbow (after missing the end of the season with a broken finger). Details from the Enquirer: Senzel told the Enquirer that he needs surgery to remove bone spurs in […]

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. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds […]