Trust but verify
2017 Reds

Trust but verify

The lull in Reds news will soon end. Pitchers and catchers report in less than a month. With the young team and sorting season we Reds fans expect, spring training will be loaded with important developments. Jason Linden’s thought-provoking column this morning (All of a Sudden, I Trust the Front Office) concerns a vital topic … Continue reading

Projection Prospects
2017 Reds

Projection Prospects

It is projection season now and, though not all of the Reds projections have been posted yet (ZiPS is still missing), we’ve reached a point at which it’s interesting to look at what they say and what they can tell us. The first thing to note is that projection systems all generally assume there will … Continue reading

Promotions, Hires, New Titles, and Other Exciting Miscellanea! Plus a huge oversight!
2016 Reds / 2017 Reds / Friends of Redleg Nation / Minors

Promotions, Hires, New Titles, and Other Exciting Miscellanea! Plus a huge oversight!

Man, this off-season seems longer than most. There’s nothing going on…and that’s probably the best thing for this organization, or so I’m trying to believe. Either way, it’s unfortunate for a group of devoted writers who like to publish words about the Cincinnati Reds (I’m talking about Redleg Nation here). The club isn’t giving us much to … Continue reading

What Dick Williams should say
2017 Reds

What Dick Williams should say

Reds GM Dick Williams has been generous in speaking with reporters about his offseason plans, at least in comparison to his predecessor. Williams – understandably – wants to convey a sense of action to calm rumblings that the front office isn’t being aggressive enough. But what folks, including national writers, may not understand about the … Continue reading