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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... Read More...

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. ... Read More...

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... Read More...

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... Read More...

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... Read More...

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... Read More...

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... Read More...