Let’s take a breather from the current product and check in with some notable 2014 Reds that aren’t with the organization anymore, including prospects that were seemingly part of the club’s future. Players listed in alphabetical order. Jonathan Broxton, RP, Milwaukee Brewers Transaction: Traded to the Brewers on August 31 for Kevin Shackelford and Barrett […]

Discussing expectations for 2015, Brandon Phillips said, “Our goal coming to spring training is to win the World Series, and if we stay healthy and go out there and play small-ball and do the right things, I feel like we can achieve our goal as a team.” We know the Reds didn’t stay healthy in […]

While Major League Baseball has been over for more than a month at this point, there are still plenty of guys playing baseball. The Arizona Fall League is completed, but that still leaves five leagues going strong around the world. Let’s take a look at the guys from the organization that are playing still. Who’s […]

There have been many recent discussions concerning the possibility of the Reds dealing a starting pitcher this off season. Sometimes in these discussions people will tag starting pitchers as being a #1, #2, #3, #4, or #5 starter to describe their level of ability as a starting pitcher. The trouble is, most really don’t have […]

Zack Cozart, Billy Hamilton and Brandon Phillips were among the three finalists for Gold Glove awards at their respective positions, announced by Rawlings today. That’s strong defense up the middle. Phillips has won four GG before. Neither Cozart or Hamilton has won previously. Gold Glove voting consists of two components: 75 percent from managers and […]

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that the Red Sox could make Yoenis Cespedes available this offseason in his column on Sunday. Word is spreading that the Red Sox could make Cespedes available. He will earn $10.2 million in the final year of his deal. Cespedes said late in the season that he wasn’t […]

The Reds announced on Monday evening that third base coach Steve Smith will not be returning for the 2015 season. C Trent Rosecrans wrote about the Reds decision to let Smith go, who was on a 1-year contract for the 2014 season. Smith said he had been told on Sept. 30, two days after the […]

In a game, which could not be less meaningful, the Redlegs of Cincinnati did their best to somehow lower the bar. Starting a lineup that included neither Devin Mesoraco nor Todd Frazier on a day when Johnny Cueto was not to take the mound likely left many Reds fans failing to find a reason to […]

Final R H E  Cincinnati Reds (71-84)  4  8  1  St. Louis (87-68)  8  10  1 W: Motte (1-0)  L: Leake (11-13) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score | Game Photos | Game Thread The Good Brandon Phillips created a beautiful double play in the second inning by bare handing a ground ball up the middle. He also had a good night at […]

There are 101 MLB players with 200 or more plate appearances since the all-star break. Derek Jeter’s 40 wRC+ is the worst among them. The player with the second worst is Billy Hamilton, and his 50 wRC+. Below is just how far Billy Hamilton’s offensive season has fallen off the cliff in 2014. The first […]

The Reds outfielders have a combined 79 wRC+ in 2014. That is dead last in all of baseball this season. It gets even worse. The Reds outfield also has a .650 OPS. That is the 22nd worst of any MLB OF since 1914 (last year data is available). The 1968 Chicago White Sox outfield holds […]

The Cincinnati Reds (66-74, 36-32 home) host the New York Mets (66-74, 33-39 road) for three games this weekend. The two teams enter play on Friday with identical 66-74 records. Both teams are all but eliminated from their division races (Reds 11.0 GB, Mets 12.0 GB). The two teams are 7.0 back from the second […]