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Good news for Junior

Well, Ken Griffey, Jr., had a good debut in the outfield yesterday, playing five innings in CF, as reported by Marc Lancaster and John Fay. Of course, only two balls were hit out there, but it's a good start. ... Read More...
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Roster taking shape

Marc Lancaster has an interesting article on the various battles to make the Reds final roster. He goes position by position, and draws some conclusions on who might win the open spots (of which there aren't m... Read More...
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Bubba Nelson pleads guilty

You'll recall that Reds minor league pitcher Bubba Nelson was charged with driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license three weeks ago in Florida. Nelson blood alcohol content was nearly twi... Read More...
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Austin Kearns projections

Over at John Sickels' excellent Minor League Ball blog, John regularly opens up his comments for projections of various players. Recently, Austin Kearns was the subject of a "community projection." Very inter... Read More...
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Jealous

My brother just called. He's in Lakeland, FL, watching tonight's game between the Tigers and the Reds. He and his friends are trying to get Jason Romano to sign a baseball for him, though he said that he co... Read More...
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Interesting tidbits

Marc Lancaster has some interesting notes over at his Reds Spring Training blog today. (By the way, if his blog isn't a daily read for you, it should be): Decisions on the first round of cuts have basically b... Read More...
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Drafting a pitcher is risky

John Fay has this article in the Enquirer with the above title. It should be titled "Drafting a high-school pitcher is risky," and someone should post it prominently in the Reds front office, preferable on GM ... Read More...
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Wow

On the other hand, there is this encouraging article by Marc Lancaster in the Post. D'Angelo Jiminez is the subject, and I was surprised at a few nuggets, including this one: When properly executed, though, s... Read More...