Bill Lack and I discussed the latest news around the Reds, including the hiring of manager David Bell, and two (plus) Reds being named finalists for the Gold Glove. We also welcomed back Matt Klinker, one of our former spotlight players, for a quick update. Klinker played for David Bell for three years in the […]

A couple nights ago I watched David Gelb’s documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. In it, Gelb details the life and legacy of Jiro Ono, a Japanese sushi chef who is the oldest chef and first sushi chef to win three Michelin stars. Jiro strives for perfection in his work and will not retire until he has hit that mark (nowadays, […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Phillip Ervin (Dayton) – 2-4, HR, 2B, 1 Run, 3 RBI

Columbus 4 – Louisville 1

Henry Rodriguez went 3-5 with a double while Nevin Ashley went 2-3with a double, walk, and scored the lone Bats run.

Greg Reynolds picked up only his 3rd loss of the season and saw his record drop to 11-3 overall on the year.  Reynolds went 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks while striking out 7.

Pensacola 5 – Jacksonville 2

Mike Cosanzo led the Blue Wahoos in the victory by going 3-4 with a triple, 2 runs scored, and an RBI.  Tucker Barnhart had a single and a double in 4 at-bats.  He scored a run and added an RBI.

Tim Crabbe had a good day on the mound and at the plate.  Crabbe picked up the win by pitching 5 innings, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks.  He struck out 5.  At the plate, he went 1-2 with a double and 2 RBI.  Loek Van Mil picked up his 8th save by pitching a scoreless 9th inning.  He struck out 2.

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A simple Reds fan from a simple town. I have been a Reds fan all my life. The 1990 team was crowned Champions during my prime youth years and I grew up idolizing Chris Sabo all the way down to the flat top hair style and the #17. I have passed that love of the Reds down to my three boys who love the game and the Reds just as much as I do! Follow me on twitter @CoachWilson17

Tucker Barnhart, catcher for AA Pensacola and one of the top prospects in the Cincinnati Reds system, joined our Bill Lack for the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio. Tucker is a great kid with a bright future and, as always, we appreciate that he took some time to sit down with us. Enjoy! You […]

Games Played on 06/21/2012

Minor League Player of the Day: Redleg Nation Spotlight player, Tucker Barnhart had a terrific day at the plate. Barnhart was 5-for-5 with a double, and 2-run homerun and 3 runs scored. He also threw out an opposing base runner trying to steal second base. Tucker is having a scorching June, batting a .457/.510/.783 slash line in 13 games.

Louisville 11 – Scranton/WB 6

Paul Janish was 2-for-2 with a double, a homerun, 3 walks, 3 runs scored, and 2 RBI. Cody Puckett was 3-for-4 with a walk, 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.

Tim Gustafson allowed 3 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings. He allowed 5 hits, 4 walks, and struck out 2.

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Games Played on 05/09/2012 Minor League Players of the Day: Redleg Nation Spotlight player, Tucker Barnhart, went 2-for-4, scored two runs, had two RBI’s and threw out his 11th baserunner of the season. AAA Louisville 6 – Norfolk 5 Louisville took a 6-2 lead after scoring three times in the 2nd inning and three times […]

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart has written a blog post over on Here’s the link. Bill LackI’ve been a Reds fan since the late ’60’s, with my luck of being able to attend plenty of games at Riverfront during the BRM era. I was sitting in the Green Seats in the OF when […]

Our newest Spotlight Player, Sean Buckley (currently of the Dayton Dragons). Sean was drafted in the 6th round by the Reds in 2011 and played last year at Billings. At Billings, he played 3B; thus far for the Dragons, he’s played 1B. At Billings, Sean hit .289/.372/.551/.923 with 14 homers in 59 games. He was […]

Redleg Nation is very proud to be associated with Sean Buckley, an infielder in the Reds’ minor league system. Check this page often for updates from Sean, interviews, and the latest news from Sean’s quest to play for the Cincinnati Reds. We will be following Sean along that path, and we offer him our sincere […]

This should be a really fun event; it’s the 2012 Reds vs. Futures game: Join us to kick off a new season of Reds baseball like never before! In this special exhibition game, Reds fans will have the chance to see their favorite Reds of today match up against the future Reds stars of tomorrow. […]

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker announced his retirement recently. He talked about his decision with a local reporter. I have made no bones about admitting my prejudice for Matt over the years here on Redleg Nation. He’s a great guy, he has a great family (I’ve had the pleasure of meeting his parents and […]

The Enquirer has a 1/2 page article on Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart. The piece is done by Redleg Nation favorite John Erardi. Bill LackI’ve been a Reds fan since the late ’60’s, with my luck of being able to attend plenty of games at Riverfront during the BRM era. I was sitting in […]