1. 2012 Cincinnati Reds' Pre-Season Prognostications by Caesar Cliffius

    It is still less than two weeks away from Ground Hog day but not too early for Caesar Cliffius to pop up out of the ground with his preseason predictions...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 2 years ago 1,915 reads 68 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds 2012: If Aroldis Chapman Starts, Who Sits?

    Since the "Cuban Missile" was signed for over $30 million in 2010, his job description has been unclear. His reputation as a flame thrower precedes him everywhere he goes. He came to Cincinnati with the plan of becoming a starting pitcher...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 2 years ago 3,184 reads 45 comments

  3. MLB Free Agents: Where Does Ryan Ludwick Signing Leave Chris Heisey?

    After the signing of Seth Smith by the Oakland Athletics, it looked like the Cincinnati Reds would be hard pressed to find their elusive fourth outfielder...

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  4. If Scott Rolen Is Healthy, Can the Cincinnati Reds Win NL Pennant in 2012?

    Scott Rolen has had what many people call a borderline career in respect to the Hall of Fame. Can you name a better defensive third baseman in the past 15 years? Who was that? ...

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  5. MLB Manager Rumors: Is 2012 the Last Year in Cincinnati for Dusty Baker?

    Dusty Baker has been with the Cincinnati Reds for four years and is in the last year of his contract. Of those four years, only one has been a winning season...

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  6. MLB All-Time All-Stars by the Letter: 'A'

    This is the beginning of a series I have been toying with for years now. I guess it was inspired by Sue Grafton's mystery alphabet series. Some things you should know at the outset...

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  7. MLB NL Central Division: Why the Cincinnati Reds Are Now the Best

    In an offseason that began slowly, GM Walt Jocketty of the Cincinnati Reds pulled off probably the best deal of all. Keith Law of ESPN...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 2 years ago 1,910 reads 71 comments

  8. MLB Free Agents: Cincinnati Reds Keep Watching as the List Dwindles

    Paul Maholm was just signed by the Chicago Cubs , according to MLB Trade Rumors.com. He is probably the last of the decent starting pitchers of the affordable persuasion...

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  9. Baseball Hall of Fame 2012: Only 6 on Ballot Are Worthy

    Of all 27 players and pitchers on the 2012 ballot for the Hall of Fame, only six are suitable to be placed in that institution...

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  10. Cliff Eastham's 2011 MLB Living Legends

    This article is an assembly of the best living players in MLB history. It was prepared by me along with my oldest friend Al Rinker. Between the two of us, there is 100 years of baseball knowledge...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 2 years ago 275 reads 7 comments

  11. Cincinnati Reds of 2007: Who Is Still Here and Who Isn't?

    If Rip van Winkle went to sleep after the 2007 season and just woke up the other day, what would he think? What would he say? He, being a Cincinnati Reds fan of course, would ...

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  12. MLB Rumors: 5 Players the Cincinnati Reds Should Look At

    As the free agent list depletes and the days begin to get longer, the Cincinnati Reds still need to land a left-fielder and maybe another pitcher...

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  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Should Cincinnati Reds Pursue Braves' Martin Prado?

    The Cincinnati Reds are still supposedly in the hunt for a decent left fielder. The Atlanta Braves have shown interest in using All-Star infielder/left fielder Martin Prado as trade material in several different deals...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 3 years ago 2,914 reads 18 comments

  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Reds' Dave Sappelt Is Part of Sean Marshall-Travis Wood Deal

    One of the "minor league players" in the Travis Wood and Sean Marshall exchange turns out to be young outfielder Dave Sappelt, according to John Fay . This puts the trade in a new light, in my view...

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  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds to Trade Travis Wood to Cubs for Sean Marshall

    Here we go again! According to Bruce Levine of ESPN , the Cincinnati Reds are poised to hand over southpaw starter Travis Wood and two minor league pitchers to the Chicago Cubs for reliever Sean Marshall ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 3 years ago 1,309 reads 37 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: Reds Show Interest in Francisco Cordero; Red Sox Turn Up Heat

    According to MLB Trade Rumors .com, Cincinnati Reds GM Walt Jocketty has confirmed reopening talks with Coco, though he claims the two sides are not even close...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 3 years ago 1,336 reads 15 comments

  17. MLB Trade Rumors: Mat Latos to Cincinnati Reds for Worst Deal of the Offseason

    I am sickened over the recent trade that will bring Mat Latos to the Cincinnati Reds while sending a former All-Star and three of the best prospects to the San Diego Padres ...

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  18. MLB Free Agents 2012: Cincinnati Reds Sign Kanekoa Texeira...Who?

    The management of the Cincinnati Reds continues to baffle its faithful followers by landing pitchers that most people haven't even heard of. The latest "catch" is right-handed relief pitcher Kanekoa Texeira...

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  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds GM Walt Joketty Is Sitting on His Thumbs

    Why in the name of Great Caesar's Ghost hasn't Reds GM Walt Jocketty even come close to a deal-signing this winter (I know it's not winter yet)? The teaser that he shot out about ...

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  20. Homer Bailey's One Bad Pitch Snaps Cincinnati Reds' Winning Streak at 4

    For the second straight game, Cincinnati Reds starter Homer Bailey (L, 7-6) wished he had a do-over. He was pitching fantastic. He was keeping pace with the best team in the National League...

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  21. Why Does Manager Dusty Baker Refuse to Play the Hot Hand?

    Am I the only person who wonders why Dusty Baker refuses to play the hot hand? It is as though he has lost his short-term memory, reminiscent of the character played by Drew Barrymore in 50 First Dates ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 532 reads 18 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Bronson Arroyo Clears Waivers: Is a Trade Coming?

    According to a tweet by John Fay, Bronson Arroyo has cleared waivers and the Reds can do what they want with the durable right-hander. He is a money pit now if the Reds have any inclinations of dealing him to another team...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,822 reads 19 comments

  23. The Cincinnati Reds of 2008, Dunn, Griffey and Others: Where Are They?

    Players come and players go. That is a simple statement, but nothing could ring more true in this age of 'Rent-a-Player." It is becoming commonplace to see a player having nearly as many teams on his resume as he has seasons played...

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  24. Have the Cincinnati Reds Thrown in the Towel or Was That the Fat Lady Singing?

    At the time of this writing the Reds are nine games out of first place, pending what the Milwaukee Brewers do later. They have just lost the series to the upstart Chicago Cubs and try (I hope) to avoid a sweep tomorrow afternoon...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 450 reads 21 comments

  25. MLB: Braves All-Franchise Team

    This is now the seventh franchise I have compiled an 'All-Time' team for. I began this endeavor in July of 2009 and have worked on many different lists and composite articles since then...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,717 reads 10 comments