Empty Fields

It was a simple field. The path to it ran past my grandmother’s house, through a set of bushes and into a circular clearing behind. First base was a tree stump. Second was a raised patch of earth that ki... Read More...

Rituals

This time of year is always tough. Football season is ramping up, the weather has hinted that it might start to cool off a bit here soon, and the kids have gone back to school. Even those of you who are not eit... Read More...

What If The Plan Isn’t Working?

Ever since we started this most recent rebuild, the Reds have told us to BE CALM and DON’T WORRY, because (and repeat this with me now) “There is a plan.” This plan allegedly includes graphs ... Read More...
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Reds v Astros – June 19, 2016

Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? We got to see Cody Reed pitch, finally. Adam Duvall hit a home run and struck out. The Reds lost in extra innings. And all was right with the world. Today, your Cincinna... Read More...
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Reds v Astros – June 18, 2016

There will be a baseball game this afternoon. Someone - either the Cincinnati Reds (27-41) or the Houston Astros (32-36) - will win. Afterward, someone on this site will give stellar insight and analysis of... Read More...

The Records Fall

Sometime this week, or maybe the next, Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins will break Pete Rose’s hallowed record for most career hits. Before you get excited, there are caveats to that, of course. Ich... Read More...
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Reds vs Nationals – June 5, 2016

Baseball is fun when the hometown wins, and it is especially fun when you beat the first place team in another division. The Reds won yesterday on the strength of Adam Duvall’s 15th homer. Now, in the mi... Read More...
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Reds vs Nationals – June 4, 2016

Just like I said in yesterday’s pre-cap, the Mighty Migty Redlegs (20-35) rolled the Washington Gnats (33-22) to take their winning streak to THREE WHOLE GAMES, and notched another victory toward thei... Read More...