In this episode, Jason Linden and I break down the latest news about the Cincinnati Reds. That includes good news about Cincinnati’s top prospect, Nick Senzel, and some bad news as well. Also: the latest on the Reds managerial search, and some encouraging thoughts about the process. Even better: another edition of Viewer Mail! Music […]

The Reds are deep into the process of hiring their next manager, and Bill Lack and I discuss every angle of the ongoing hiring process. We also answered your questions during a segment of “Viewer Mail,” including a comparison of Reds owners past and present. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds […]

It’s time for the Cincinnati Reds to get serious. That’s the theme as Jason Linden and I discussed the end of the 2018 season and what the Reds need to do this winter to prove that they are serious about winning. That means acquiring the right pitchers, hiring the right manager, and showing an impatient […]

Doug Gray and I got together this week to discuss where Nick Senzel and Hunter Greene stand after frustrating seasons for the Reds’ top two prospects. We also talked about which Cincinnati prospects are the most valuable in trade discussions over the upcoming winter, and Doug revealed his Reds minor league players of the year. […]

The Reds are moving their top prospect, Nick Senzel, to the outfield? Jason Linden and I explore the possibilities with that move. Then we checked in on Joey Votto, and tried to put his career in historical context. After answering a listener question (send your questions in mp3 format to chaddotson AT redlegnation DOT com, […]

Bill Lack and I decided to identify the positives from the 2018 Cincinnati Reds season, and there are some, if you can believe it! Unfortunately, we were also forced to address the ongoing Homer Bailey saga…plus a retrospective on the incredible life lived by Burt Reynolds. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big […]

Bill Lack and I are back again for a rousing discussion of all things Cincinnati Reds. The discussion begins with the Reds’ failure to trade Matt Harvey, then somehow veers into a discussion of the greatness of Joe Morgan before returning to the topic of whether the Reds can be a playoff team in 2019. […]

Jason Linden and I got together again this week to discuss a fun weekend at the ballyard, where we got a chance to talk with some Cincinnati Reds front-office types. The conversation centered around the necessary elements to make the Reds a contending team next year, and the consequences if the Reds fail to go […]

Jason Linden joined me again this week for a fun episode of Redleg Nation Radio. We began by discussing current news, answered a few Twitter questions, then asked whether ownership was meddling too much in baseball operations. Short answer: Yes. We were also joined this week by Jeff Fassero, the pitching coach for Cincinnati’s Triple-A […]

Bill Lack and I got together again for Bill’s 101st appearance on the Redleg Nation Radio podcast and, once again, we had entirely too much fun. This week’s discussion: Robert Stephenson’s hard head collides with the new “Winning Culture” of the Cincinnati Reds. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds fan and […]

I’m back from vacation, Jason Linden joined me to discuss the lack of activity at the trade deadline for the Cincinnati Reds. While recording, we discovered that Reds uber-prospect Hunter Greene was injured and is out for the season. It’s not my fault! Lots of fun on this week’s episode. Enjoy! Music for this episode […]

More than four years ago, Jesse Winker — then a raw prospect in the Cincinnati Reds minor league system — joined us for episode 104 of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. It’s a fascinating interview with a kid who was finding his way on the road to the major leagues. Listen to Winker’s interview with […]