There are reports that the Reds are among the suitors for Shane Victorino. You’ll remember the reports that the Reds nixed a Logan Ondrusek-for-Victorino trade just before the 2012 trade deadline. And yes, if those reports were true and the Reds really did turn down that trade opportunity, it’s precisely as insane as it sounds. […]

John Fay reported a few minutes ago that the Reds are saying a trade isn’t imminent. “We’re not really close on anything,” Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. Jocketty said something similar on December 14, 2011: “But we’re still not close on anything. It’s very frustrating.” Then two days later, this happened. Within a week, so did this. […]

Cincinnati Reds sports columnist Paul Daugherty reported yesterday that he’d heard the Reds turned down a straight-up offer of Phillies CF/OF Shane Victorino for relief pitcher Logan Ondrusek. One Reds insider said a straight-up Ondrusek-for-Victorino deal was nixed by The Club. Would you have done that? Me, too. In less than a heartbeat. You have a […]

It seems like only yesterday when all we had to worry about was Todd Frazier’s playing time, a deluge of sacrifice bunts, Juan Pierre and the incredible disappearing Aroldis Chapman. Where did those far happier times go? Welcome Nation, to the new, grim reality of obsessing over Joey Votto’s left meniscus. Obligatory outrage section.The Reds […]

Buster Olney from ESPN tweeted last night that the Reds have shown interest in Phillies OF Juan Pierre. Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports reported last week that the Reds had kicked the tires on Phillies CF Shane Victorino. Presumably, the Reds primary interest in either player would be as a rental lead-off hitter. Neither player is signed […]