A few weeks ago, the Reds inducted Pete Rose into the Reds Hall of Fame and retired his #14 jersey. It was, at last, an MLB-sanctioned chance for Cincinnati to celebrate and honor their troubled favorite son. It also provided an opportunity for a beleaguered manager and a sentimental newspaperman to look at baseball through. . […]

Alfredo Simon gave up six earned runs, and lasted just four innings. The Reds bullpen allowed eight runs of their own, and the Reds had one of their most embarrassing losses in recent memory, 14-5 to the Mets. Tonight tied a season high in runs allowed (Reds lost 14-9 to Toronto on June 20th), and […]

  VOTTO… Time to rattle the SABR cages again, I suppose. But yesterday was another example why some of us believe he has had a subpar season. A chance to give the Reds the lead passed him by. in the 8th, when the Mets dissed him by not walking him with a base open and […]