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I’ve Got Another Puzzle For You

I don’t know about you, but I feel like Charlie Bucket, standing outside the chocolate factory, wondering what confection is being fashioned inside.  Or perhaps I'm feeling more like one o... Read More...
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Detention Lecture

What went wrong in 2011? (Okay, what didn't go wrong?) This is a week or two old, but I hadn't had a chance to link to it yet. Our friend Mo Egger has given the Reds a detention lecture: Where do we begin? L... Read More...
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About Last Night

That lineup. Wow. As I was leaving the ball park last night, reflecting on the lopsided loss, a losing record and who was in the starting lineup, I asked myself this: How could the Cincinnati Reds organizatio... Read More...
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Questions Over Yonder

(Ed: You may have noticed that we have featured a few new contributors over the last month or two. Today, we are finally getting around to publishing the latest from another newcomer. We're happy to welcome Spe... Read More...
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Crossing Fingers

Loyal Citizen and frequent commenter Travis G. made a comment recently that, as they say, hit the nail on the head: The worst part about this season is that the glaring weaknesses were so obvious heading into ... Read More...
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Redleg Odyssey

After a 650 mile road trip from New York City to Cincinnati, much of it spent traveling in the late night darkness through New Jersey and Pennsylvania, I arrived at the gates of Great American Ballpark, ticket ... Read More...
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Players of the Month

Since July is almost over, it might be a good time to award -- finally -- the Redleg Nation Player of the Month award...for June. Yeah, it occurred to me last night that I never officially posted the winner, ev... Read More...
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Younger and Better

A new strategy for the Reds is percolating.  Let's go with my friend Mike's suggestion and call it "Younger and Better."  The premise is the Reds have several strong players at AAA who may be able to cont... Read More...
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New Reds

John Sickels has a quick look at the two players Cincinnati received from Washington in the Jonny Gomes trade, pitcher Chris Manno and outfielder Bill Rhinehart. It occurred to me yesterday that I actually saw... Read More...