The trade deadline rapidly approaches, and I expect the rumor mill to start spitting out nonsense at any moment. The Reds could use some help in a couple of areas, and we’re already hearing that they’ll look for relievers (again), but get ready for the silly season. That’s not why I’m gathering you here today, […]

Ed: Please welcome Chase Howell to the Redleg Nation family. Chase will be posting occasionally here over the next few months (and maybe more), and we’re glad to have him. Friday night, as we sat around the television counting down the outs, the most unlikely hero in the Reds’ rotation emerged. Homer Bailey accomplished what […]

If you’re interested, I just wrote a piece for ESPN.com about the Ryan Madson injury, and what it means for Cincinnati’s bullpen. UPDATE: Fellow RN editor Jason Linden has written about all this for The Hardball Times and, as usual, he has outdone me. Chad DotsonBlame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation […]