There’s a theater in St. Louis that all through the summer and up until Halloween screens cult classic films every weekend at midnight. Each weekend brings a different film and a different crowd. There was Office Space, The Room, and My Neighbor Totero already this year. The whole event culminates in a two-weekend extravaganza for The Rocky Horror Picture […]

It’s a fun question to ponder, but settling on an answer was harder than I expected. I’ve never witnessed a no-hitter or perfect game, never seen someone homer four times or collect hit #4,192, and never experienced division-clinching walk-off heroics. After mentally rewinding through three decades of fandom (and taking a quick glance through some […]

Around the time Frank Robinson was winning the National League Rookie of the Year award as an outfielder for the Reds, Pete Seeger was rearranging a passage from the Bible’s book of Ecclesiastes into a folk song. The lyrics are familiar. A time to build up, a time to break down. A time to laugh, […]

The World Series is now over, so that means free agency has officially begun. The Reds wasted no time making a bunch of moves this evening. Here they are: — The Reds declined Skip Schumaker’s $2.5 million option for 2016. The Reds will have to pay Skip $500k as a buyout. Skip finishes his two […]

The Cincinnati Reds (35-41) wrap up this three game series against the Minnesota Twins (41-36) in a Business Day Special. With their ace on the hill, the Reds are seeking their 4th straight series win at home while the Twins are looking to avoid their 4th straight road series loss. While you’re waiting for the […]

As Josh Benjamin said in this 2012 article: “All stats aside, hitters can score lots of brownie points with the fans through one medium: their walk-up song. Just by having a song that wakes up the crowd, hitters can energize the fans and suddenly give their team some momentum.” As a musician and music-lover, I’d […]

If you like your baseball full of run scoring and pitching changes, odds are this game will make you purr. Better yet, the Reds appear to have the edge in starting pitching and the hitting match-up. That’s not something you normally can say when Jason Marquis is pitching for the home town team. And check […]

After splitting the first two games of the series, the Reds (18-18) look to take home a win in the third iteration amidst calls of storms and rain. Good news: neither Madison Bumgarner nor Jason Marquis are pitching tonight. Bad news: Things that have caught on fire during baseball games in Ohio: 1) rivers 2) […]

The Reds made their final cuts today. The most surprising news was that the team cut veteran reliever Sam LeCure. Raisel Iglesias won the battle to serve as the fifth starter over Michael Lorenzen. Iglesias will be in the rotation until Homer Bailey returns in mid-April. Lorenzen was assigned to a minor league camp. Kevin […]

Wednesday at Goodyear Ballpark the Reds’ bullpen coughed up a late lead — sound familiar? — and the team dropped its second game in a row. Final R H E  Kansas City Royals (8-1) 5 10 0  Cincinnati Reds (4-5-1) 2 8 1 W: Y. Pino (1-0) L: S. LeCure (0-1) | Box Score | Recap | AP Recap | Pitching: Paul Maholm started and […]

The baseball winter meetings are taking place this week in Phoenix. With all 30 general managers in attendance, it’s a great time for unfounded rumors and rank speculation, as well as solid reporting, concerning the Reds. Highlights from the last 24 hours: Player Health Walt Jocketty says the reports on the health of Joey Votto, […]

“If I have ventured wrongly, very well, life corrects me with a penalty. But if I haven’t ventured at all, who can help me then?”    —Kierkegaard The philosopher in all of us is crying out for Walt Jocketty to do something—anything—to deliver us from the evil of another Cardinal coronation come October. Pay any price. […]