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 B... Read More...

Is MLB Headed for a Strike?

Earlier this week, Ken Rosenthal reported that negotiations between the Players Association and Major League Baseball were slowing down. This sent the twitter-verse into a tailspin: Would there be a lockout? Di... Read More...

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 Brave... Read More...

Joey Votto, all choked up

Earlier this week, Fangraphs took a deep look into Joey Votto's hitting strategy and how it changes over the course of an at bat. Votto will choke up on the bat when he has two strikes. He does that to he... Read More...

The Replacements

At what positions do the Reds need to hit better? The short answer is everywhere but first base. To get at a longer answer, we need to compare the Reds position players to the league and their division. Using w... Read More...

Trading with the Big Red Machine

I know I will be thoroughly attacked for being a pessimist, but I have to write what I believe to be true: it’s going to be close, I don’t believe the Reds will win the World Series in 2015. ... Read More...