Goodyear journal 3/25
2017 Reds

Goodyear journal 3/25

The Reds split their squad this weekend. Half the team traveled to Las Vegas to play the Cubs. Half the team remained in Arizona and traveled to Mesa to play the Oakland A’s this afternoon. Mesa is east of downtown Phoenix, about 40 minutes from Goodyear. That’s where I went this afternoon. Another spectacular weather … Continue reading

Reds sign Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart to one-year deals
2017 Reds

Reds sign Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart to one-year deals

Four Reds were eligible for arbitration this year. Today, the Reds signed each to one-year contracts. Cincinnati inked Billy Hamilton to a one-year, $2.65 million contract today, avoiding arbitration with the speedy center fielder. The club also signed Blake Wood to a $1.25 million deal, with the arbitration deadline rapidly approaching. The Reds avoided arbitration … Continue reading

What Dick Williams should say
2017 Reds

What Dick Williams should say

Reds GM Dick Williams has been generous in speaking with reporters about his offseason plans, at least in comparison to his predecessor. Williams – understandably – wants to convey a sense of action to calm rumblings that the front office isn’t being aggressive enough. But what folks, including national writers, may not understand about the … Continue reading