This week’s respondents are Nick Kirby, Chris Garber, Clay Marshall, Ashley Davis, and Steve Mancuso. Our Daily Reds Obsession: What should be GM Dick Williams’ #1 priority this off-season? Nick: I think the Reds need to start competing soon, and not only because my patience with the rebuild is wearing out. The Reds need to […]

This week’s respondents are Nick Kirby, Chris Garber, Clay Marshall, Ashley Davis, and Steve Mancuso. Our Daily Reds Obsession: When will the Reds return to the playoffs? Nick: I believe the Reds were a healthy rotation away from being a .500 team last year. I think this team returns to the playoffs by 2019. I […]

This week’s respondents are Nick Carrington, Chad Dotson, Chris Garber, Bill Lack and Steve Mancuso. Our Daily Reds Obsession: What do you expect from Jose Peraza’s career with the Reds? Nick: I still think he has starting potential, but if you made me place my bets right now, I’m wagering Peraza is a solid, part-time player […]

[This post was written by Warren Leeman, who comments under the name Shchi Cossack. Thanks, Warren!] In his recent piece, Matt Habel made the Old Cossack take a more obtuse look at Zack Cozart’s performance from 2017 and the Editors provided some thought-provoking questions regarding what the off season should entail for the Reds. We […]

This isn’t entirely unexpected, but Zack Cozart’s exit from Cincinnati has just become more likely: In an expected decision on Monday as the free-agent market opened for business, the Reds will not extend a qualifying offer to shortstop Zack Cozart , according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. A source told MLB.com, however, that the […]

This week’s respondents are Chad Dotson, Matt Habel, Steve Mancuso, Clay Marshall and Tom Mitsoff. Our Daily Reds Obsession: Which Reds position player will we be talking about at the end of 2018 as being the biggest disappointment?  Chad: Adam Duvall, I guess? Duvall did have 31 home runs and 99 RBI last year (after posting […]

To much fanfare, the finalists were announced today for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award. As you will recall, each year there are three finalists announced for each big league position in each league. As expected, several Reds were among the finalists. #Rawlings #GoldGlove Award Finalists – NL C – @SFGiants @BusterPosey, @Cardinals @Yadimolina04, @Reds @Tucker_Barnhart […]

This week’s respondents are Chad Dotson, Wes Jenkins, Jason Linden and Steve Mancuso. Plus, making a return to the pages of Redleg Nation is our guest, Nick Doran, who wrote a terrific weekly column during the 2015 season. Our Daily Reds Obsession: What should the Reds do about Zack Cozart?  Nick: Thank him for his service as […]

Previous: 2017 in Review: Eugenio Suarez Going back to the start of the 2017 season, we can think of three questions that every Reds fan could have been wondering about Zack Cozart. Would he stay healthy? Would he continue to build upon his improvements in the previous injury-shortened seasons? And what would he name his […]

I’m trying to think of a more frustrating job than Person In Charge of Putting a Positive Spin on the 2017 Reds, and I got nothin.’ Outside of the perennial highlight that is Joey Votto, they gave this person a donkey and Scooter Gennett and told him to make a highlight reel which was supposed […]

The regular season is over, and the focus will now shift to the playoffs and debating which players are worthy of MVPs, Cy Youngs, and numerous other awards. Since the Reds didn’t make the postseason, we’ll skip right to the latter. A 68-94 record for a second straight year doesn’t bring much to celebrate, but […]

APRIL -Season begins with a loss -Wins creep in -Winning intensifies -People have no idea what is going on or why. Fears of war, rumors of war, and the lion lying down with the lamb appear -40 year old Bronson Arroyo drags himself out of his Buick en route to the Early Bird Special to […]