1. Something Rotten in Denmark: Home Cooking Helps Mikkel Kessler Win Belt

    If the Super Six Tournament is nothing else, it is consistent. Every bout thus far has been won by the hometown fighter...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 464 reads 8 comments

  2. Ken Griffey Jr.: Why It's Time for The Kid To Say Goodbye

    Right from the start let me say that I love Ken Griffey Jr. Without a doubt, he is one of the all-time greats to play the game (so far)...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 6,134 reads 35 comments

  3. Cincinnati Reds Take Series from LA Dodgers: Mike Leake Gets First Win

    The Cincinnati Reds produced yet another come-from-behind win last night with an 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. There was a total of 53 runs scored in the three-game set, and it left you feeling that you really didn't win...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 237 reads 19 comments

  4. Where Have All the Lost Runs Batted In Gone?

    I know that is a weird title for an article, but I didn't know what else to call it.It is a subject most of us never think about or simply didn't know about them...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 188 reads 4 comments

  5. Francisco Cordero: The Cincinnati Reds Fans Have Had Enough

    Where do I begin? How do you talk about ending a love-hate relationship?That is where I am with Francisco "Coco" Cordero. If you watched Saturday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates you should already be in league with me...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 314 reads 14 comments

  6. Cincinnati Reds Notes on the First 10 Games

    After a bleak 0-2 start, the Cincinnati Reds kicked it in gear and won five of their next six, before losing two straight to the Florida Marlins At the 10-game mark in 2010 there are some things that need to be noted...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 206 reads 6 comments

  7. Jackie Robinson Was so Important, the Cincinnati Reds Honor Him Twice

    Another Jackie Robinson Day in the MLB has come and gone. Wait a minute, it is still going. That's right, it is such an awesome dealie that the Cincinnati Reds get to do it twice...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 1,702 reads 20 comments

  8. Florida Marlins' Jorge Cantu Is as Hot as They Come

    What is up with Jorge Cantu? He now has at least one hit and one RBI in each of the Florida Marlins' first nine games. That is a record. That's right, he is the first player to accomplish that in the history of Major League Baseball...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 417 reads 5 comments

  9. Joey Votto Knocks in Winner as Cincinnati "Cardiac" Reds Win Again

    After beating the Florida Marlins 10-8 in 11 innings, the 2010 edition of the Cincinnati Reds could rightly be called the "Cardiac Reds...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 251 reads 6 comments

  10. Cincinnati Reds Week One Analysis

    The Reds season is now one week old, and positive things are already transpiring. To begin with, they are four up and three down, which is a real good thing, considering their first two series were against the top two finishers in the NL Central in 2009.

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 144 reads 12 comments

  11. Cincinnati Reds' "Iceman" Mike Leake Strong in First-Game Performance

    Who needs the Minor Leagues? Mike Leake certainly doesn't. He pitched the first professional game of his career yesterday at Great American Ball Park against the Chicago Cubs...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 608 reads 17 comments

  12. Francisco Cordero "Earns" Another Save for the Cincinnati Reds

    Coco Cordero is already in mid-season form. Wait a minute, that is not a good thing, at least not in my mind. As he did countless times last year, he was called on in the ninth to protect a lead, this time two runs...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 150 reads 16 comments

  13. MLB: Is Too Much Technology Possible?

    Technology is a good thing, right?Can it become overdone? I mean, do we know when to say "enough"?Case in point: Fox Sports pitch tracker "FoxTrax"...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  14. Boxing: Nobody But Judges Should Sit at Ringside During Matches

    The powers-that-be in professional boxing should introduce a new rule: Only judges are to sit at ringside. You may well be wondering, "What the hell?" That would be a fair question...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 663 reads 10 comments

  15. Active Cincinnati Reds' Killers by Position

    There are some players who own a particular team or pitcher. Some are so good against a particular team that the odds of getting them out seem as low as being struck by lightning...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 135 reads 18 comments

  16. The Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Facts

    With Opening Day only six days away, I thought it would be appropriate to see what the record books have to say about the Cincinnati Reds on the first game of the year. At the present time, adequate records only take us back to 1952...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 2,151 reads 4 comments

  17. Did Arthur Abraham Lose To An Oscar-Winning Performance?

    I have not been this passionate about the controversial outcome of a fight in quite some time. I had no intention of writing an article about the fight Saturday night between Andre "The Matrix" Dirrell and "King" Arthur Abraham...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 762 reads 58 comments

  18. Sabermetrics: Why Red Sox LF Jim Rice Was Not as Good as the Yankees' Roy White

    I figured that title would capture your attention. Now come on in and let's talk. First and foremost, the statement that Roy White is better than Jim Rice is not my evaluation; it comes from Bill James (King James himself)...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 758 reads 11 comments

  19. The MLB Sabermetric Team of All Time

    I am an "Old School" guy, and proud of it most of the time. In fact, I go so far back, I can recall when rainbows were still in black and white, and televisions were run by gas...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 839 reads 8 comments

  20. Alphabet Soup: Getting Lost In The Boxing Organizations

    Where did it all start? Why are there so many governing bodies for boxing? Well, pull up a chair and Uncle Caesar Cliffius will tell you the story...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 2,891 reads 8 comments

  21. Is Yonder Alonso Ready for the Cincinnati Reds, or a Year Away?

    I know the few weeks in spring training is insufficient time to make a detailed performance rating, but if not now, when? Yonder Alonso is not striking fear in the Reds opponents, or his competitors at his prospective position(s)...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 553 reads 5 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds Cactus League Report: Good, Bad, and Ugly

    The Reds beat up the Diamondbacks today, 13-7, while collecting 14 hits. Drew Stubbs, Jay Bruce, and Miguel Cairo had two hits each, while Bruce and Paul Janish each contributed his second homer of the spring...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 384 reads 6 comments

  23. Caesar Cliffius' Boxing Wish List

    Boxing has been dubbed "The Sweet Science.. Ever wonder what is so sweet about it? I don't particularly think it is sweet, but it is one of my favorite sports. I hate it that big money has taken it over and is driving it on a dangerous road...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 96 reads 9 comments

  24. Juan Francisco Takes His Turn in Left Field for the Cincinnati Reds

    The Reds have Scott Rolen locked in at third base which is the normal position for power-hitting youngster Juan Francisco . Francisco gets a crack at joining the overcrowded group battling for left field on Tuesday...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 367 reads 0 comments

  25. So, Manny Pacquiao Mugged Josh Clottey...Wasn't That the Plan?

    So, Manny Pacquiao mugged Josh Clottey. Is there anything new to say about that fight? Pacquiao was supposed to win, many people predicted a knockout. Here is my real question...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about over 4 years ago 1,866 reads 55 comments