2016 Reds

Joey Votto: A Year of Beauty

This season, I've been writing mostly about the young 'uns and how they're doing. But today, I need to do something a little different. Everyone, I'm sure, remembers that during April and May last year, Joey... Read More...

BABIP Primer + A New Look at xBABIP

Let us discuss the concept of Batting Average on Balls In Play, or BABIP.  In simplest terms, a player’s BABIP is his batting average while ignoring strikeouts and home runs. Why ignore those? B... Read More...

Redleg Round ’em up

Not much going on, but there are a few Cincinnati Reds-related items out there worth mentioning: --The Reds claimed a couple of guys -- Richie Shaffer and Tyrell Jenkins -- off waivers: https://twitter.com/... Read More...

A Reds Holiday Party Carol

There are only two things guaranteed to make me cry: 1) Listening to the Hamilton soundtrack all the way through; and 2) watching clips of servicemen and women surprising their loved ones for the holiday... Read More...