1. MLB Hall Of Fame: Why Curt Schilling Should Not Make It In 2013 Or Ever

    I realize that Curt Schilling will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame until 2013, if I have done my math correctly. I don’t feel it is too early to discuss his probability of making it to Cooperstown without a ticket...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 4 years ago 5,268 reads 312 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds: Can the NL Central Champs Repeat?

    Did the Reds do enough during the offseason to make one think they have the personnel to win the division for the second straight season? I think so. They were fairly solid with what they had after the season was over...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 4 years ago 1,068 reads 6 comments

  3. NFL Playoff Format Needs To Be Tweaked

    The current playoff implemented by the NFL is lacking. The way it is now, each of the four division winners in both the NFC and the AFC reach the playoffs and all four are assured of a home game in the first round...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 4 years ago 601 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Hall of Fame Voting 2011: Top Five Surprises

    It is easy to second-guess or to cry “foul” at the Hall of Fame voting done by the Baseball Writers Association of America. At least this year they did pick the correct winners...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 4 years ago 1,305 reads 48 comments

  5. MLB Predictions: My 2010 Prophecies Were Two for Five

    Before the sands of 2010 slide all the way to the bottom of the hourglass, I would like to reflect on the predictions I made for the 2010 MLB season. My no. 1 prediction was that the Seattle Mariners would win the World Series...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 4 years ago 501 reads 11 comments

  6. Cincinnati Reds Force Me to Play 'What if?' All Winter

    Now that the playoffs and World Series are over, it is time for baseball fans to either choose the NFL or the NBA, or dwell on the “what if?” scenarios...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 4 years ago 662 reads 7 comments

  7. 10 Actors Who Could Play MLB Players in a Movie

    Have you ever looked at an actor and thought how much he looked like a baseball player, football player or boxer?Some bear such striking resemblances to a sports star that it is almost freaky...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about 4 years ago 6,908 reads 12 comments

  8. Cinncinnati Reds Fans: The NL Central Leaders Should Remember the '64 Phillies

    "It ain’t over ‘til it’s over." Who said that? Was it Yogi Berra? There is so much truth in those six words...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 426 reads 7 comments

  9. Cincinnati Reds: Is Francisco Cordero the Best Reliever You Have?

    By the grace of God, the Reds won the series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, instead of losing it 2-1. Out of 16 pitchers on the roster, is Coco Cordero the only one who can be entrusted ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 747 reads 26 comments

  10. Joey Votto's Cincinnati Reds: Contenders or Pretenders in the NL Central?

    With the season winding down to a merciful end, the Reds are faced with a few hard questions. The starting pitching has not been getting it done as of late, and that becomes a huge concern...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 939 reads 55 comments

  11. MLB National League Triple Crown Race: Nobody Will Win It This Year

    What appeared a few weeks ago as a two-man race for a potential Triple Crown has now become a three-man competition. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has been hitting the ball like he was mad at it lately...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 1,004 reads 4 comments

  12. Cincinnati Reds: Do Joey Votto, Aroldis Chapman Make Them the Best Team In MLB?

    Are the Cincinnati Reds the best team in baseball? Valid arguments could be made against it, but they are the hottest. Since the All-Star break they are 29-14, going 21-8 through the month of August, the best record in MLB...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 2,384 reads 123 comments

  13. Cincinnati Reds Blow Huge Lead Against SF Giants, Win in the 12th

    In Wednesday’s series finale with the San Francisco Giants, the Reds looked like they were going to beat them as if they stole something. Joey Votto, Jonny Gomes, and Ryan Hanigan all homered to stake Homer Bailey to a 4-0 lead in the first inning..

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 452 reads 7 comments

  14. Cincinnati Reds Damage Control: Giants Take Their Heart in San Fran

    Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco. I hope the Cincinnati Reds have not left their confidence there. Regardless of today’s outcome, the San Francisco Giants have shown some serious flaws in the Cincinnati Reds pitching staff...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 369 reads 8 comments

  15. Cincinnati Reds Exorcise Chavez Ravine Demons: Votto Bolsters MVP Claim

    For anyone who doesn’t think the Cincinnati Reds are for real, this article is for you. They have just exorcised a demon that has tormented their souls since July 28, 2005...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 556 reads 7 comments

  16. Cincinnati Reds: Hottest Team in Baseball, Don't Tinker With Success

    Since the dreadful series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Reds have reeled off six-straight wins, sweeping both the Florida Marlins and now the Arizona Diamondbacks.In doing this, they have become the hottest team in the major leagues...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 739 reads 16 comments

  17. Cincinnati Reds: Mike Leake Relegated to Bullpen, Micah Owings DFA

    Rookie Mike Leake has been relegated to the bullpen effective immediately. Leake came straight to the Reds from Arizona State University without stepping foot in a minor league dugout...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 477 reads 8 comments

  18. Cincinnati Reds Observations: Homer Bailey Back To 2009 Form

    On Sunday afternoon Homer Bailey looked like he did in the last six weeks of 2009.He didn't walk any batters, and allowed only three hits in his six innings of work...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 319 reads 8 comments

  19. Minnesota Twins' Kevin Slowey: No-No and the Horse You Rode in On

    How can you pull a man from a no-hitter? Ever?You say you pulled him because his pitch count was too high and you were saving his career?What about his possible immortality in ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 850 reads 21 comments

  20. Chipper Jones: Is the Braves Third Baseman Worthy of Cooperstown?

    Is Chipper Jones bound for Cooperstown?Don't answer just yet—think for a moment. No knee-jerk reactions because he did this or didn't do that.He is on the DL now, and his season is apparently over...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 1,143 reads 36 comments

  21. Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals Debacle: Insights on the Aftermath

    Everyone has perfect 20/20 hindsight. I know I do.Some think the sweep job the Cards did was in retaliation to Brandon Phillips' name calling and some are in agreement that he should have kept his mouth shut...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 1,242 reads 3 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds Dusty Baker Pulled Francisco Cordero: He Finally Gets Me

    Dusty Baker finally gets me. No, I mean he really, really gets me.How difficult it must be to go to the mound and tell your closer to hit the bricks. Regardless of how dire the situation, and believe me it was dire, it still must be a gut churner...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 588 reads 13 comments

  23. St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds: Comparisons By Position

    The Reds and Cards are in one of the longest running one and two pennant races in history. Neither team can really put substantial distance between themselves and the other.Both squads have strong talent and deep rosters...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 440 reads 12 comments

  24. The Cincinnati Reds Need To Send Edinson Volquez Back to Louisville

    Throwing Edinson Volquez into the Lions Den has turned out to be a bad move.He looked fantastic the first time out, but since then has been unrecognizable...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 462 reads 23 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Why The Cincinnati Reds Need Lance Berkman

    The Cincinnati Reds need a big bat in their lineup. Just a few weeks ago, they had four starters batting over .300. Out of those four, only Joey Votto remains above the high water mark...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 3,091 reads 36 comments