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Baseball Is Life: Refeeding Syndrome

There exists a malady known as “refeeding syndrome,” in which a starving person experiences further physical distress after suddenly receiving nutrients. In other words, you can die from eating too ...

Ron Robinson and the Near-Perfect Game

I have a lot of good Reds memories. Most of us do, I guess. I remember sitting on the floor in my living room, watching Eric Show give up THE HIT to Pete Rose. The REAL hit came a few days earlier in Chicago...

Escape hatch

In September, 2003, a small plane crashed in northeast Indiana, taking the lives of a mother, her 5-year old son and 11-year old daughter. The woman's husband and 8-year old son were the sole survivors. The chi...

The Runs of August

Don't look now but your Cincinnati Reds have scored 5.2 runs/game in August. Yes, it's partly about facing mediocre pitching. Yes, it's partly a product of improbable home runs. Yes, it's just six games. ...

Overcoming adversity

What we should make of the 2014 Cincinnati Reds? With 60 percent of the regular season games in the scorebook, it's a good time to assess the team and look for insight about the year. If you're in search for...

Eight months ago

Last September, the LA Dodgers strode into Cincinnati having won 36 of 46 games after the All-Star break. The Reds themselves began the series with a bit of momentum, having won three out of four at home from t...

Going streaking

Fans of the movie 'Old School' will undoubtedly recognize the quote, where a drunken Frank the Tank (Will Ferrell) tries to convince everyone at a party to go streaking through the quad. Half a mile into...

Patience, not panic

Realistically, with Jay Bruce and Joey Votto not healthy and not playing, the Reds offense isn't going to be consistent. Any team's run scoring would be hurt if you subtract their two best hitters. Sure, we eac...

I Don’t Care If I Ever Get Back

I had never been. All the years, with Fenway only an afternoon jaunt away—I had stayed away. I had read John Updike’s famous New Yorker piece, Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu and its breathtaking opening p...

Please, move away from the ledge

Complaining is an inherent right of being a fan. And sports blogs are exactly the place for that. As long as you stay within our commenting guidelines and offer some insight and reasoning, you can be as negativ...