1. In Terms of Mediocrity, the NL Central Is a Fun Place to Be

    First of all, this is my first time posting this year. That’s what happens when you find a full-time job (finally), but I am not complaining by ANY means. I’ve missed everyone...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 3 years ago 137 reads 4 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds Discover The Err(or) Of Their Ways

    Defense wins championships. It may be old hat, but it still rings a ton of truth. Cincinnati has improved in most, if not all categories this year, which has allowed the Reds to put themselves in better position to win games...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 246 reads 4 comments

  3. Rookie Mike Leake of Cincinnati Reds Done for the Year

    Outstanding rookie Mike Leake will not be a part of his team as they make their first playoff appearance in 15 years...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 510 reads 2 comments

  4. Cincinnati Reds: Game. Set. Match.

    Laughed at, ridiculed and told to cut back on the drinking (or smoking) because it was messing with my head...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 259 reads 1 comments

  5. Cincinnati Reds: The Summer Is Over, The Season Isn't

    Summer is over, folks. As of today we are in the midst of autumn. The leaves are in the process of changing and floating to the ground, the nights are a bit cooler, and the Cincinnati ...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 552 reads 0 comments

  6. Cincinnati Reds: 12 Games Till Christmas for Fans

    Twelve is the magic number the Reds have at the moment to garner the National League Central Division title, and with it their first playoff berth in—guh—15 years! And, with a 7-game lead on the St...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 398 reads 4 comments

  7. Cincinnati Reds: Getting It Done The Hard Way

    The Reds are in prime position for a division title and a playoff berth, but are sure making it hard to believe, and while going about daily chores in the ugliest of fashions...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 142 reads 11 comments

  8. Cincinnati Reds Making Final Month Moves

    It's funny to see the number of moves a team makes to prepare for what they hope will be a postseason and then some. It's been years, but Cincinnati is moving things like they have been playoff contenders for the last few years...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 1,003 reads 6 comments

  9. Cincinnati Reds: Making September Count

    Yup, September is upon us already. I can't remember the last time a baseball season went by so fast. Well, probably ten years ago when the Reds were playing well for an entire season...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  10. Cincinnati Reds Bullpen: Bringing Flames to an Oil Spill

    The last couple of nights, you really can't put the full blame of 30 runs given up to the Giants on the relievers, but the bullpen is a piece that does need some serious help. Unfortunately, Cincinnati has only themselves to blame...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 556 reads 8 comments

  11. Cincinnati Reds Say Aroldis Chapman Will Get the Call September 1st

    This from the Cincinnati Reds Team Report from Thursday, August 19th: LHP Aroldis Chapman will be added to the big league roster Sept. 1...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  12. Cincinnati Reds Using Wood to Assist a Leake

    The Cincinnati Reds are 17 games over the .500 mark for the first time since 1999 and to their credit they are making moves that make sense rather than making snap judgements that may blow up in their face...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 431 reads 6 comments

  13. Jim Edmonds: Cincinnati Reds Get Edmonds for Playoff Run

    Not to pat myself on the back, but on Saturday I wrote a story asking some questions as to what the Reds might do to aid their efforts to secure a playoff spot or even win the National league Central...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 146 reads 3 comments

  14. Hello, We're The Cincinnati Reds. We're Still Here.

    Hmm...two months to go and the Reds haven't faded and have not given any signs of faltering or disappearing...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 318 reads 4 comments

  15. Cincinnati Reds Plauged by "Sundae" Baseball

    Despite being ten games over the .500 mark, playing their best baseball in ten years, and being in the playoff race this late in the season for the first time since the Clinton Administration, ...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 116 reads 9 comments

  16. Soft Schedule: Don't Blame The Cincinnati Reds

    Most of us who are lifetime members of "Reds Nation" cannot explain how much this season has meant to us. Similarly, many of the media folks and critics have been observant enough to point out what Cincinnati has done thus far is more than just a fluke...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about almost 4 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  17. Cincinnati Reds: Free Passes, Free Runs & Defense

    Walks are annoying. Sometimes they are a necessary evil, but for the most part they make me want to jab a sharp object into my eyeball...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 104 reads 0 comments

  18. Cincinnati Reds: Keeping The Foot On The Gas

    Who dey think gonna beat dem...Reds? In the past, no matter how much it pained me to say it, I would have to say most teams...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 280 reads 13 comments

  19. Cincinnati Reds: Paced by Pitching Prowess

    Don't look now but the Reds have 40 wins already, more than half of 2009's win total. A month ago many of us were crossing our fingers hoping that yearly mid season collapse would keep ...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 146 reads 4 comments

  20. Cincinnati Reds: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

    Sounds lame, but that's exactly what the Cincinnati Reds are doing right now until they can find some consistency. They aren't playing awful, but the aren't exactly playing the best baseball either...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 115 reads 4 comments

  21. Cincinnati Reds: A Lesson In Resiliency

    Like Jason Vorhees from the Friday the 13th films , the Cincinnati Reds are a hard bunch to kill. I think that's what I enjoy most about this season's version of the Redlegs (among many other items I thoroughly enjoy)...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 77 reads 6 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds: East, West, and Then Some

    If ever there was a time to measure the Cincinnati Reds, it would be this month. Outside of the first two days playing musical chairs with the Cardinals, the Reds will spend the rest of June outside of the National League Central...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 83 reads 3 comments

  23. Cincinnati Reds: It's Getting Hot in Here, So Take Off All Your Clothes...

    Not literally, but the Cincinnati Reds do need to do it figuratively.Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away—marking the unofficial start to Summer—and for baseball, this weekend also marks the "real" start to the season...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 513 reads 12 comments

  24. Dusty Baker Goes Bull Durham, Cincinnati Reds Respond

    Remember that scene in the movie Bull Durham when Crash Davis (aka Kevin Costner) tells the manager what he should do to get his team to respond? Funny, you see those kinds of tricks work in the movies...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 445 reads 5 comments

  25. Cincinnati Reds: The Little Things Payoff

    As we speak the Cincinnati Reds are riding their second five-game win streak this season. I do not want to be over enthusiastic since it is only May, but it is hard to curb the excitement...

    Craig Simpson Written by Craig Simpson about 4 years ago 172 reads 4 comments