Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Wes
2017 Reds / Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay

Regularly Scheduled Rain Delay: Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Wes

When I played high school ball (a phrase that seems to engender me with some degree of credibility as a baseball writer but really means absolutely nothing), the whole team would be sent to the batting cages during a rain delay, presumably to make ourselves better or something equally ridiculous. Instead, we would all congregate in … Continue reading

Edwin Encarnacion: Revisionist History?
Defending Edwin Encarnacion

Edwin Encarnacion: Revisionist History?

In case you missed it, former Red Edwin Encarnacion hit a walk-off home run in the American League wild card game on Tuesday night: Tip for Texas… don't throw Edwin Encarnacion home run derby pitches in extra innings. @Encadwin @BlueJays #ALWildCard #OurMoment pic.twitter.com/x9VtZbRGKX — Tim Viper (@TimViper) October 5, 2016 Over the last few years, … Continue reading

Service time, Mike Leake bobbleheads and big decisions
Money stuff

Service time, Mike Leake bobbleheads and big decisions

The arrival of the 2010 season generated plenty of excitement for fans of the local ball club. All-Star talent was deployed across the field, from youngsters Joey Votto and Jay Bruce to veterans Scott Rolen and Brandon Phillips. Four-fifths of Dusty Baker’s rotation had been settled. Aaron Harang, Johnny Cueto, Bronson Arroyo and Homer Bailey would … Continue reading