Spring Training Surprises

Like baseball itself, Spring Training has changed and evolved over the years. Logistically, it sure has for Cincinnati. The Reds left Florida for Arizona in 2010, a move that probably still irks some in the ... Read More...

A 120-inning reliever?

A starting pitcher has a larger impact on a baseball team than does a reliever. That claim is as much a matter of opinion as the operation of addition. Full-time starters throw 180-220 innings in a single seaso... Read More...

Not So Random Thoughts

No, it's not an off-day. That's when we usually post the latest edition of NSRT, but with the way the Reds are playing these last couple of games, we kinda wish it were an off-day, right? I have a lot of dumb t... Read More...

The Specialness of Opening Day

Opening Day. Opening Day is one game, at one place and at the Sanctuary City of Baseball on the banks of the Ohio River. To Reds fans and the City of Cincinnati, Opening Day is close to sacred. This is nothin... Read More...

When Blue nearly became a Red

Even some longtime Reds fans have forgotten over time about the big one that got away from wearing a Cincinnati uniform -- Vida Blue. That's right, Vida Blue. In one of his final moves as the Reds General M... Read More...