1. Cincinnati Reds Waivers: Ramon Hernandez and Francisco Cordero Head the List

    August 1 begins the mandated waiver period—any player on a team who will become eligible to be traded. It is not uncommon to see some very good players on that list as well as some popular players...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,354 reads 7 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds Roundtable: Discuss the Trade Deadline and All Things Red

    I would like this article to be a sounding board for all serious Reds fans to voice their opinions. Not just for today, but the rest of the season...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 464 reads 63 comments

  3. MLB Rumors: Ubaldo Jimenez of Rockies for Yonder Alonso, Volquez in Cincinnati?

    I was browsing the current state of trades in MLB this morning when I saw what the Colorado Rockies demanded from the Cincinnati Reds for their ace of the staff, Ubaldo Jimenez ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 851 reads 8 comments

  4. Cincinnati Reds Gut Check: Is It Finally Time for Scott Rolen To Retire?

    One of the best writers on Bleacher Report, Illya Harrell, and I had fun bantering about the proclivity for which Scott Rolen had for the disabled list. Of course that was upon the All-Star third baseman's arrival to the Queen City...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,724 reads 14 comments

  5. MLB Trade Rumors: Chone Figgins or Coco Crisp to Cincinnati Reds? No Thanks

    Why in the world would the Cincinnati Reds even look in the direction of Chone Figgins or Coco Crisp ? Obtaining either one of these has-beens would be a downgrade at best...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 780 reads 26 comments

  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Colorado Rockies Ubaldo Jimenez to Cincinnati for Homer Bailey

    The Cincinnati Reds have reportedly shown an interest in obtaining Colorado Rockies pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez . Of course, this is all under the assumption that the Reds are buyers and trying to make a strong run for the playoffs...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 2,363 reads 49 comments

  7. MLB Hall of Fame: Is Cincinnati Reds SS Barry Larkin Cooperstown Worthy?

    Here we go again with more Hall of Fame suppositions. With his portfolio complete and subjected to scrutiny yet again, does Barry Larkin have what it takes to enter the National Baseball ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,140 reads 56 comments

  8. Cincinnati Red's D-Train D-Railed by Inept Performance of Francisco Cordero

    The D-Train pulled in to Miller Park right on time Sunday, albeit loaded with butterflies as he started his journey with a full load. Missing most was Dontrelle Willis ’ unique windup that had become his signature...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 314 reads 18 comments

  9. MLB 2011: The List of the Most Likely To...

    Remember in high school, the senior class would vote to see who would be the "Most Likely to Succeed," or the "Most Likely to Marry a Millionaire," and so on? Just before the All-Star ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 3,116 reads 9 comments

  10. MLB Alert: All Aboard for the D-Train, Dontrelle Willis to Start on Sunday

    With the demotion of so called "ace" pitcher Edinson Volquez still smelling fragrantly sweet in the air, there will be a new pitcher on the hill Sunday...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 871 reads 14 comments

  11. Cincinnati Reds: An Open Letter to the Entire Team

    Dear Reds Players, Where did the team go that came back in the eighth and ninth innings to win last season? I have been searching near and far to find you but as the Prodigal Father, I await your return with bated breath...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 393 reads 27 comments

  12. 1957 Cincinnati Reds All-Star Voting: A Precursor of Things to Come?

    The MLB All-Star game also known as The Mid-Summer Classic is designed for the fans, right? I mean, we are the ones who ultimately pay at the gate, buy the drinks and dogs, which pays the wages of the men we come to see...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 669 reads 12 comments

  13. Cincinnati Reds Gospel According to Cliff: Start Jonny Gomes, Use Heisey as Sub

    Chris Heisey is living proof that one game does not a player make. He set the baseball world on its collective ear last week against the New York Yankees ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 792 reads 32 comments

  14. Cincinnati Reds Pitching: Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mo, These Two Pitchers Have to Go

    The Cincinnati Reds have been tweaking their pitching rotation all season. Not by choice mind you, but by necessity. Injuries and unbridled wildness have forced manager Dusty Baker to send starters to Louisville for "Base on Ball Therapy...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 2,552 reads 16 comments

  15. MLB Power Rankings: Rating the National League Center Fielders

    The current crop of center fielders in the National League, actually the entire MLB, is fairly weak. At least that is what my findings reveal to me...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 4,830 reads 30 comments

  16. Cincinnati Reds Win Series at LA Behnd Cueto, Assure a Successful Road Trip

    Even though there is still an afternoon game at Dodger Stadium today, the Reds have assured themselves of a successful road trip. Johnny Cueto (4-2) looked every bit a stud ace as he handcuffed the Bums over seven innings last night...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 316 reads 9 comments

  17. MLB Realignment: Former Reds GM and ESPN Analyst Jim Bowden Weighs in

    Every year or two, someone decides that the MLB alignment is malignant and wants to present the cure. In 2009 Buck Showalter and I, Caesar Cliffius both displayed blueprints...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 554 reads 0 comments

  18. Should the Cincinnati Reds Try to Get Chicago White Sox Ace Mark Buehrle?

    It is well-documented how the Cincinnati Reds starting pitching has been a grave, I said grave disappointment. And when I say grave I am talking about sending them to the basement grave...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 1,784 reads 58 comments

  19. Cincinnati Reds: Should They Trade Chris Heisey to San Diego for Ryan Ludwick?

    Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy has mentioned that the San Diego Padres would be willing to trade veteran outfielder Ryan Ludwick with no boot expected...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 2,307 reads 23 comments

  20. Cincinnati Reds Can't Stop the Bleeding, Drop Series to the LA Dodgers

    So far the biggest difference between the 2011 edition of the Cincinnati Reds and the 2010 NL Central Division winners is resiliency. That’s right, resiliency; they just don’t seem to have the ability to bounce back consistently...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 3 years ago 264 reads 14 comments

  21. Cincinnati Reds Fall 5 Games Back: Not Yet Time to Panic

    Look up, ye faithful members of Reds Nation! Look up! It is not yet the time to panic, although BR writers are sifting through the has-beens and never-will-be's claiming to know what our team needs...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 3 years ago 498 reads 23 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds Lose in 19 Innings: Was Brandon Phillips Mental Lapse the Cause?

    What was Brandon Phillips thinking while at second base in the 11th inning? He had been hit by a pitch by Kyle Kendrick and was moved to second when J.C. Romero walked Joey Votto...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 3 years ago 1,342 reads 24 comments

  23. Cincinnati Reds Halt 6-Game Slide as Jay Bruce's 3-Run Double Sinks Phillies

    Jay Bruce struck out three times before launching a ninth-inning double with the table spread as the Cincinnati Reds snapped a six-game losing streak Tuesday night...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 3 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  24. Cincinnati Reds Send Edinson Volquez to Louisville, Call Up Todd Frazier

    The Cincinnati Reds have sent pitcher Edinson Volquez to Louisville. He had a terrible start on Sunday in Cleveland and made some untoward comments about the offense. If that isn’t the pot calling the kettle black, nothing is...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 3 years ago 576 reads 17 comments

  25. Is Scott Rolen of the Cincinnati Reds a Future Hall of Famer?

    I always despised when a baseball announcer used the words, “future Hall of Famer.” Were they attempting prognostication or trying to be a modern day Nostradamus? ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 3 years ago 975 reads 54 comments