Billy Is Ozzie
2017 Reds

Billy Is Ozzie

Let’s engage in a thought exercise. Imagine, if you will, a baseball player. He’s so thin he looks like a stiff breeze could take him down. He hits for absolutely zero power and doesn’t really get on base that much either. He can steal a base, however, and is a wonder in the field. He’s … Continue reading

A Grievous Omission
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A Grievous Omission

Friends, I have to ask your forgiveness. You see, last week, I provided a post that claimed to be a list of all the players both FanGraphs and Baseball-Reference agreed were worth at least 5.0 WAR on Reds teams that lost at least 90 games. That is, they were the best players on the crappiest … Continue reading

Look North, Young Man
2017 Reds

Look North, Young Man

The World Series is happening and, correspondingly, I found myself looking at the rosters of the competing teams recently while pining for the Reds teams of a few years ago. The Cubs, of course, are a juggernaut, but I’ll admit that I hadn’t paid much attention to Cleveland this year. Their roster┬ástruck me because it … Continue reading