In case you’ve been too preoccupied with Anderson Cooper in a wet t-shirt to keep up with current events, here are the up-to-date baseball standings. Baseball Prospectus now estimates the Reds chances of making the playoffs at 100% and winning the NL Central at nearly 91%. [Hat tip to Joel Rollins, a friend and Cardinals […]

Devin Mesoraco was optioned to AAA Louisville yesterday for relief pitcher J.J. Hoover. Unless he’s replacing an injured player, Mesoraco will have to stay in the minors for 10 days, which has fans questioning his availability on the Reds playoff roster. Under Major League Rule 40 (a), the pool of players eligible for the postseason […]