CHAOS!
2017 Reds

CHAOS!

Since I last wrote an overarching column, the Reds blew up everything, sending down Amir Garrett, Cody Reed, and Rookie Davis. That undoubtedly makes the Louisville rotation much better, but things are a little more confusing in Cincinnati. The most interesting demotion is Garrett, which has to be about service time (no matter what the official … Continue reading

Reds lose to Giants in less than 17 innings
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Reds lose to Giants in less than 17 innings

What to make of Lisalverto Bonilla’s 8-inning start? First, let’s not confuse Bonilla with the Reds’ high-upside pitching prospects. As Jim Walker pointed out in his excellent introduction, Bonilla was picked up off waivers from the Pirates. The Dodgers had allowed Bonilla to become a free agent before that. Bonilla’s resumé is closer to Blake … Continue reading

Rebuilding While Rebooting
2017 Reds

Rebuilding While Rebooting

[This post was submitted by loyal Nation member Matt Habel. If you remember, Matt wrote about Billy Hamilton last week. Thanks, again Matt.] Don’t think if it as giving up. Think of it like multi-tasking. Rebuilding while rebooting. While the Reds currently sit a game behind St. Louis for first place with an 18-15 record, … Continue reading

Baseball Is Life: Refeeding Syndrome
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Baseball Is Life: Refeeding Syndrome

There exists a malady known as “refeeding syndrome,” in which a starving person experiences further physical distress after suddenly receiving nutrients. In other words, you can die from eating too much after eating too little. Watching a person in a Darth Vader costume trail through the festival ramps of Great American Ball Park this weekend … Continue reading