So how bad is it? It snowed on April 9. In the first week of the 2018 season, the Reds lost as many starting players (2) as they had wins. Manager Bryan Price was still making some head-scratching decisions. Some were saying the season is over after just 8 games. It hasn’t gotten better, as […]
No, it’s not an off-day. That’s when we usually post the latest edition of NSRT, but with the way the Reds are playing these last couple of games, we kinda wish it were an off-day, right? I have a lot of dumb things on my mind, so let’s do this… –The Reds’ bullpen is not […]
Final R H E Milwaukee Brewers (4-17) 2 3 0 Cincinnati Reds (10-10) 4 7 0 W: Cueto (2-2) L: Lohse (1-4) S: Chapman (5) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Johnny Cueto. He’s good. He’s very good. He may be the best Reds pitcher I’ve seen in my lifetime (if you exclude […]
It’s time to trade Johnny Cueto. If you’d told me that at the end of the 2014 season, I’d have called it blasphemy. If you’d said it after the Mat Latos/Alfredo Simon deals, I’d have urged you to have faith – that Walt Jocketty has a plan. Jocketty insinuated as much himself in his interview […]
[This post was written by John Ring, who is the Nation’s correspondent from Afghanistan, where he is serving the entire nation.] It’s all quiet —- some would say too quiet -— on the Reds front. No news on Arroyo. Choo is gone. No trades. Nothing. So while we collectively ponder the state of the current […]
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, […]
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, […]
[This post was written by John Ring, who is the Nation’s correspondent from Afghanistan, where he is serving the entire nation.] I’d been stationed in Afghanistan for about two weeks when I went over to use the ATM at the site on Base where the Afghans have their markets. It was about a mile walk […]
The Reds have apparently signed Brett Tomko to a minor league deal, which is completely awesome. It appears that the club is still negotiating with Jimmy Haynes, however. Chad DotsonBlame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The […]
November 20, 1992: The Reds release outfielder Geronimo Berroa. Berroa goes on to bat .288 with 97 home runs and 349 rbi between 1994 and 1997 from ages 29-32. Berroa’s release wasn’t big news at the time, but he was a talented player who apparently had defensive challenges. He was signed as a free agent […]
July 4, 2003: Luke Price, age 3, goes to his first Cincinnati Reds game, only to see Jimmy Haynes and the Reds lose to the New York Mets, 7-2, in the opening year of Great American Ball Park.
With the ballpark area still under development, Luke and his father, Steve, from out of town and not sure where to leave the car, park nearly two miles away from the ballpark. Luke, being age 3, refuses to walk, and father, Steve, is required to carry his young son to the park. Oh, my…at least the temperature is only 86 degrees to go with the normal midwestern high humidity.
Finally. Opening Day is upon us, and I couldn’t be more excited. Yeah, I’m pretty excited every year at this time, but this year seems, I dunno, different. The Reds have had nine straight losing seasons; by all rights, we should be dreading the start of another baseball campaign. This year, however, there seems to […]