The trade market is rife with starting pitching talent — much more so than in recent years. For a Cincinnati team desperate to improve its rotation, this is welcome news. The free-agent market for starters is fairly top-heavy, giving the Reds a lot of competition to overcome to sign a big name such as Patrick […]

“I’m really excited about the game,” my brother told me as we discussed which day he, my father, and I would be available. “I haven’t been to one all year.” I usually make it to two or three games a season these days; my poor brother, a die-hard Reds fan who lives in Michigan, gets […]

The Cincinnati Reds (24-25) go north of the border for a three game series against the Toronto Blue Jays (23-27), starting tonight at 7:07 ET. These two teams have not played each other since 2014, and the Reds have not visited Toronto since 2009. The Blue Jays come into this series in last place in […]

Two new whispers are circulating today about the Reds. One links the Toronto Blue Jays with Jay Bruce. The other reports Miami Marlins interest in Johnny Cueto. Before we get knee-deep in speculation, let’s put these accounts in context. First, this is scuttlebutt season. Teams are looking at dozens of potential acquisitions, many are never genuine options. […]

The AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays (41-33) will travel to Cincinnati for a three game series with the Reds (35-36) this weekend.  This will be the two teams first meeting since 2011, when the Blue Jays took two of three in Cincinnati.  The Reds are just 4-8 all-time against the Blue Jays, and have never won […]