Twelve players who were on the Reds 25-man Opening Day 2015 roster are no longer with the organization: C: Brayan Peña IF: Kristopher Negron, Chris Dominguez OF: Brennan Boesch, Marlon Byrd, Skip Schumaker SP: Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake, Jason Marquis RP: Burke Badenhop, Kevin Gregg, Manny Parra Five players who were chosen for the Opening […]

The Reds announced today that they have non-tendered three players: Ryan LaMarre (OF), Pedro Villarreal (SP/RP), and Ryan Mattheus (RP). This means that those players become free agents effective immediately. The deadline to non-tender players is tonight at 11:59 PM. Mark Sheldon reported that the Reds could chose to bring all three players back on minor […]

The Cincinnati Reds (63-85) play their final St. Louis Cardinals (93-56) series of the season. Despite losing 3 of 4 to the Reds one weekend ago and 2 of 3 to the Cubs this most recent weekend, the Cardinals still have the best record in baseball and a four game lead in the National League […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (63-84) 4 7 3 Milwaukee Brewers (62-86) 8 12 0 W: Pena (2-0) L: DeSclafani (9-11) Box Score |Fangraphs Positives: –Jay Bruce had a whale of a day, going 2-3 with two homers, two RBI’s, a walk, and three runs scored. Bruce’s first homer was particularly spectacular, a second […]

Today is a monumental day in the context of the greater history of the 2015 Cincinnati Reds. On this day, not only have the Reds (63-84) thwarted the distinct possibility of a century’s worth of losses, not only will the Reds throw their 50th consecutive rookie pitcher, not only did the Reds win their game […]

Final R H E Cincinnati Reds (52-75) 0 5 0 Milwaukee Brewers (54-74) 5 6 0 W: Jungmann (8-5) L: Iglesias (3-6) FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score The Good –Raisel Iglesias is good. Have I mentioned that I’m excited about his future? Tonight, he went seven innings, allowing three runs on four hits while […]

Best reasoning for expecting a win tomorrow against the Tigers: The chances of a ten game losing streak are astronomical! Reds 0 Diamondbacks 4  |  FanGraphs  |  Proof of continued presence of Reds-hating spirit Raisel Iglesias had 13 strikeouts, the most for a Reds rookie since 1968. In his last 54 innings, Iglesias has struck out […]

I don’t know which deity we’ve angered. But it’s the one that in the seventh inning turned Todd Frazier’s certain three-run homer into a soul-crushing out. Perhaps a sacrifice 0f social evil is in order. Those commercials for ambulance-chasing attorneys that run on FSO would do. It was appropriate in this absurd game that when […]

The Reds (51-69) have lost seven straight games and currently sit in the cellar of the NL Central. Two years ago, the Astros finished the season at 51-111. So, yes the Reds are playing very poorly right now, but at least they will still be better than the 2013 Astros. Sometimes, it’s the small things […]

Marlon Byrd has been traded to the San Francisco Giants for right-handed reliever Stephen Johnson (currently at AA). Byrd cleared waivers, which made him eligible to be traded past the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31st. Byrd hit .237/.286/.448 with 19 HR, 97 wRC+, 0.2 fWAR for the Reds. He was an average hitter, and a […]

I’m going to take a look at the Reds top level minor league depth at seasons end.  The last three weeks I covered the pitchers, catchers, and infielders.  Now I’ll take a look at the outfielders.  This is more of a who is closest to helping in the majors type of ranking rather than who […]

Time once again to check out what is going on down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats The Reds have released OF Ryan LaMarre to make room on the 40 man roster for Cuban P Raisel Iglesias who was assigned to the AZL Reds.  LaMarre is a 25 year of CF who was a 2nd […]