A Second-Half Plan for the Reds

Paging Jesse Winker ... Jesse Winker, please ... OK, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way right off the top. The Old Cossack has been a Jesse Winker fan since his first year playing full seaso... Read More...

Nats Park in Washington, D.C.

Friday June 23, my son Justin, who is home after his 1st year of college at VMI (Virginia Military Institute), and I took the 3 hour drive north to Washington from Southeastern Virginia, to catch a couple o... Read More...

Busch Stadium, St. Louis

The second game of the St. Louis series ended the same as Opening Day and the main reason was the pitching. Bronson Arroyo was comparable to Scott Feldman’s Opening Day performance. It wasn’t ... Read More...

Finding Devin Mesoraco

Close your eyes. Clear your head. Forget about the last two-plus weeks of baseball. Take a journey back to the days of a declining playoff team, clinging to the shell of a once-formidable National League... Read More...

Losing Isn’t Everything

2017 was not penciled in to be a great year for the Reds, and despite some early signs of potential .500 baseball, things will more than likely regress closer to the preseason projections. The rebuild is no... Read More...

Rebuilding While Rebooting

Don’t think if it as giving up. Think of it like multi-tasking. Rebuilding while rebooting. While the Reds currently sit a game behind St. Louis for first place with an 18-15 record, they face a potent... Read More...