Core Piece or Tradable Asset?

Acquired at the trade deadline from the San Francisco Giants on July 31, 2015 (along with right-handed pitcher Keury Mella) in a trade for pitcher Mike Leake, Louisville native and former Louisville Cardinal Ad... Read More...

Starting the Filthy Five

I’m sorry, you don’t trade Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, Jay Bruce, Todd Frazier, Aroldis Chapman and Brandon Phillips and then give us Scott Feldman. But that’s what happened Monday when Br... Read More...

Goodyear bound

I'm leaving today for Goodyear, flying from Cincinnati to Phoenix via Minneapolis. It'll be my first time back in Arizona for spring training since 2010, the Reds maiden year in the Cactus League. 2010 turne... Read More...

The Bug

In my recent post on Joey Votto's Hall of Fame chances, there was some interesting discussion. However, much of it got bogged down in the debate over whether or not Votto's contract is "too much" of the payroll... Read More...

What Dick Williams should say

Reds GM Dick Williams has been generous in speaking with reporters about his offseason plans, at least in comparison to his predecessor. Williams - understandably - wants to convey a sense of action to calm rum... Read More...