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Searching for the Next Sparky

Any venture capitalists out there? Somebody with some spare cash burning a hole in his pocket? Hey. Charlie Sheen’s a huge baseball guy and a serious Cincinnati Reds fan. He’s got wads of cash to invest in a project that would surely be a big hit with the young up-and-coming sabermetric minds currently upsetting the apple cart in traditional … Continue reading

2012 Reds

“Not close on anything.”

John Fay reported a few minutes ago that the Reds are saying a trade isn’t imminent. “We’re not really close on anything,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. Jocketty said something similar on December 14, 2011: “But we’re still not close on anything. It’s very frustrating.” Then two days later, this happened. Within a week, so did this. … Continue reading

Reds - General / Reds History / Reds Trivia

This Day in Reds History: Reds Deal Taubensee and Stynes

November 16, 2000: In cost cutting moves, the Reds deal away popular semi-regulars catcher Eddie Taubensee and IF-OF Chris Stynes. The 1999 and 2000 Reds were some of General Manager Jim Bowden’s busiest transaction years. Trying to balance the team’s budget around the salaries of stars such as Barry Larkin ($5.3 million), Dante Bichette ($7 … Continue reading