Weekend at Brandon’s
2017 Reds

Weekend at Brandon’s

Earlier this week, several news outlets reported that last November Brandon Phillips exercised his 10/5 rights to veto a trade that would have sent him to the Atlanta Braves. Former Reds and Nationals’ GM Jim Bowden reports that BP feels the Reds have yet to fulfill some ‘promises’ they made to him in past years. … Continue reading

The High Cost of Bad Math
2015 Reds

The High Cost of Bad Math

The Arizona Diamondbacks made two major moves this offseason by signing Zack Greinke to the most lucrative contract in baseball history (based on average annual value) and acquiring Shelby Miller from the Braves. The rest of the baseball world immediately panned these deals. Ken Rosenthal (FoxSports) wrote: “The contract is insane, everyone knows it’s insane, … Continue reading