Joey Votto narrowly misses his second MVP award; finishes second in voting
2017 Reds / Joey Votto is Perfect

Joey Votto narrowly misses his second MVP award; finishes second in voting

Earlier today, Steve discussed Joey Votto’s MVP candidacy, and took a sweet little trip down memory lane. The votes have now been tabulated, and the winner announced. Your 2017 National League Most Valuable player is Giancarlo Stanton. Well, maybe he’s your MVP. My MVP is Joey Votto. Votto finished just two points behind Stanton in … Continue reading

Reds - General

I love the Cincinnati Reds (Alternate title: Ryan Ludwick can shove it up his nose with a rubber hose)

I love the Cincinnati Reds. I shouldn’t actually have to say that, since I’ve been writing about the Reds — and demonstrating my obsession with this infernal team — nearly every single day here at Redleg Nation for the last nine seasons. But make no mistake: I love the Cincinnati Reds National League Baseball Club, … Continue reading

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Great Pitching Staffs and Intentional Walks

Baseball-reference.com’s blog has a couple of interesting tidbits of statistical information today that are Reds related. With the Phillies’ signing Cliff Lee, they decided to research for starting rotations that would have had four starting pitchers making 30 or more starts each with ERA+ of 130 or greater. They found one, the 1997 Atlanta Braves, … Continue reading