1. Top Ten List of Eleven Questions Spring Training Should Answer

    The time has finally come for pitchers and catchers to report. That means baseball is here once again and that lull between football and baseball is almost over. I’m not sure how I made it through, tobe honest...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 6 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds: Adios, Willy Taveras!

    The day I thought would never come is finally here: Willy Taveras is gone. Yes, it’s true folks. Reds fans everywhere are breathing a collective sigh of relief in between their shouts of joy...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 484 reads 9 comments

  3. Cincinnati Reds Prospect Wladimir Balentien: Shades of Wily Mo Pena

    I was scrolling around on HitTracker when, to my surprise, discovered that Wladimir Balentien had the top home run of 2009...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 729 reads 2 comments

  4. Cincinnati Reds Give Danny Dorn His Shot; Johnny Damon Rumors Out of Left Field

    Before I started this blog last season, I was pretty upset that the Cincinnati Reds didn’t invite Danny Dorn to spring training. Last week, Dorn finally received the invitation to join the Reds big league camp...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  5. Stockpiling Arms: Cincinnati Reds Sign Jose Arredondo

    Looking to stockpile power arms, Walt Jocketty announced the signing of RHP Jose Arredondo to a minor league deal last week. Arredondo will not be an immediate impact player for the Reds...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  6. On the Reds Caravan and Big Mac Stealing Aroldis Chapman's Thunder

    The annual Reds Winter Caravan is coming to town near you very soon (if you live near Cincinnati). Just one more thing to get you excited for baseball. Some people don’t care for the Caravan; others, like myself, do...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 149 reads 2 comments

  7. Aroldis Chapman Signs with the Cincinnati Reds? Seriously?

    I consider myself a sports fan. By that, though, I mean I love baseball and football. Everything else is either of no interest to me at all, or it’s merely a fill-in between the two seasons...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 234 reads 2 comments

  8. It's Been a While...and the Cincinnati Reds Still Haven't Done Anything

    It’s been quite a while since my last update.  By now, I would be surprised if anyone even bothers to check (as if anyone did before)...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about almost 5 years ago 315 reads 0 comments

  9. Dear Cincinnati Reds: I Have a Good Idea

    This season has left much to be desired for Reds fans and, as always, has left a lot of concerns to be dealt with...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about 5 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  10. On the Smiling Side of the Scoreboard: George Grande Calls it a Career

    After 17-years of broadcasting Reds baseball with the “crafty lefthander,” Chris Welsh, George Grande has decided to retire...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about 5 years ago 280 reads 0 comments

  11. Killer Instinct: Cincinnati Reds Try to Finish Season Respectably

    With nine games left to go in 2009, the Reds are actually playing good baseball, and have been for some time now. They are also shaping a record that might deceive a fan who hasn’t followed this team the entire season...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  12. Quick Thoughts

    For the past several days, life has been quite hectic. By tomorrow morning, life will be hectic like I’ve never experienced before...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 56 reads 1 comments

  13. Things Have Changed for the Cincinnati Reds, Just Not Enough

    I go on vacation for one week and return to find a lot of changes in Reds nation. Unfortunately, losing is not one of them. David Weathers to the Brew Crew? Gonzo to the Bo Sox?? Harang and Arroyo clear waivers??? (Not really a surprise...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 80 reads 2 comments

  14. Cincinnati Reds: Finally A Win

    Of all people, it was Justin Lehr who stepped up and put a stop to the Reds’ eight-game skid. Lehr dazzled the Cubs with his 89 mph fastball rendering them only four hits. He really does have a pretty nice curveball...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  15. The Reds Are Done And Here's Why

    A conversation I had yesterday concerning the Reds went something like this: Friend: At this point, I consider myself a moderate Reds fan. I just enjoy watching good baseball. Me: Yeah, same here...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  16. It's Official: The Reds Suck

    As I type this post, the Cincinnati Reds are dropping the last of a four game set with the AAA San Diego Padres, one of the worst teams in baseball, and skidding even closer to the NL Central cellar...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 981 reads 1 comments

  17. And So It Begins…

    Well, it had already begun, I’m just late to the party. Of course, if you’re a Reds' fan you know that I’m referring to the annual swan dive into the NL Central standings...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 58 reads 4 comments

  18. Cincinnati Reds Ramblings

    For my concerned and dedicated readers out there: Don’t worry, I’m not dead, just busy. I work at a summer camp as the program director and therefore have zero time to even watch baseball, let alone write about it...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 131 reads 3 comments

  19. Edwin Encarnacion: Underrated and Under Appreciated

    According to this link and John Fay, the debate on whether Edwin Encarnacion should be the everyday third baseman when he returns might need to be tabled for a little while longer...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 264 reads 1 comments

  20. NL Central: Can the Reds Stay Alive?

    The Reds have dropped seven of their last 10. Ouch. With that said, have the Reds already seen better days this season? Has their proverbial goose been cooked? I’m not sure, but I don’t think so...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  21. On Joey Votto

    Some things in life are more important than baseball. Some things are more important than the Reds—more important than their season, more important than making the Playoffs...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 1,304 reads 6 comments

  22. From Milwaukee to St. Louis: Big Time Road Trip for the Reds

    Starting out, I’d like to let my readers (all three of them) know that, starting next week, I will be posting at a limited rate throughout much of the summer...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  23. Off Day Nonsense II

    I don’t normally write about the Cubs, or any other team for that matter, unless they are playing the Reds. However, Carlos Zambrano’s meltdown yesterday couldn’t go unmentioned...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  24. The Case for The Clutch Canadian: Why Joey Votto is an All-Star

    For starters, I have to briefly recap last nights game. If you're not interested in how the Reds beat the Astros, I totally understand. Scroll down and find out why Joey Votto is a National League All-Star...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  25. The Reds Should Pay Me To Come to Games

    My Dad and I went to the Reds game yesterday versus the Houston Astros. Again, as we were driving to the game, I was thinking about the matchup (Wandy Rodriguez vs...

    Stephen Written by Stephen about over 5 years ago 186 reads 1 comments