The All-Star break is four weeks away. The stretch between now and then could easily define the 2013 season for the Reds. As of today, the local team (42-28) stands 2.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals (44-25). The challenges offered the next 28 days could not be more starkly different for the two NL […]

When I quit paying attention last night, the Cardinals were leading the Rockies 9-2 in the seventh inning, and had resigned myself to seeing Cincinnati’s lead in the NL Central shrink to one game. Only Nelson Muntz can adequately convey my feelings upon waking up and seeing that the Cardinals blew it, giving up 9 […]