DRO: Will Jesse Winker win the 2018 Rookie of the Year award?
2018 Reds / Daily Reds Obsession

DRO: Will Jesse Winker win the 2018 Rookie of the Year award?

This week’s respondents are Jason Linden, Wes Jenkins, Bill Lack, Grant Freking, and Chad Dotson. Our Daily Reds Obsession: Will Jesse Winker win the 2018 Rookie of the Year award? Jason: Nope. Because Nick Senzel will. Yes, I’m serious. What I think can be realistically expected from Winker: an OBP right around .400, enough homers … Continue reading

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Billy McCool, Cordero and Chapman: A History of Reds Closers

The “save” didn’t become an official statistic in baseball until 1969, although it had been tracked for years. The definition of a save itself was defined in 1960 by Chicago sportswriter Jerome Holtzman but it has been redefined, examined and criticized since. (The first official “save” went to Bill Singer on Opening Day 1969, who … Continue reading