Working Hard or Working Smart?
2017 Reds

Working Hard or Working Smart?

By any measure, the Reds bullpen has been one of the more pleasant surprises of the early 2017 season. General Manager Dick Williams has restocked the pen with a deep assortment of talented, hard-throwing, and (generally) young arms. Bryan Price has used these weapons creatively, calling on his best pitchers in the highest leverage situations … Continue reading

Podcast — RNR #165: A conversation with Reds GM Dick Williams
2017 Reds / RN Radio

Podcast — RNR #165: A conversation with Reds GM Dick Williams

Cincinnati Reds general manager Dick Williams is the guest on this episode of the podcast. Dick joined me to discuss where the Reds are on the “success cycle,” whether Michael Lorenzen will ever be a starting pitcher again, and everything else about the 2017 Reds. Plus, I couldn’t resist asking about Billy Hamilton: 2017 All-Star. … Continue reading

Reds Player Power Rankings, and some not-so-random thoughts
2017 Reds / Not-So-Random Thoughts

Reds Player Power Rankings, and some not-so-random thoughts

A collection of miscellanea, both Reds-related and otherwise… Over at Cincinnati Magazine, you can find the first installment of my Cincinnati Reds Player Power Rankings. It’s just like the traditional MLB team power rankings that you see everywhere, except that I’m ranking every Red player, from 32 all the way to number one. You’ll be … Continue reading