1. Jay Bruce Walkoff Home Run, Cincinnati Reds Clinch Division

    Dusty Baker said, "We were hoping to celebrate here. It's better to do it at home, in front of the home people." Jay Bruce tanked the rest of the NL Central with a solo-shot over Great America Ball Park's deep center field wall...

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  2. 2010 MLB Playoffs: Joey Votto's Reds Drop Magic Number to Sexy Seven

    Joey Votto, nor any of the Cincinnati Reds, needed a hit to cut their magic number to seven on Monday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals were shut out by the Florida Marlins in a make-up game played due to an early August rain-out...

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  3. Brandon Phillips Incorrect in His Assessment of St. Louis Cardinals

    Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips complimented the Cardinals before our last series, saying they were a fun team, akin to playing with your female dog. He was wrong. The St...

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  4. Aroldis Chapman Sizzles in Debut as a Cincinnati Red

    The electric debut of lanky Cuban lefty Aroldis Chapman lasted only seven innings into his first day as a Major Leaguer. Reds' skipper Dusty Baker said he would not use him in a tight ballgame...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 1,111 reads 14 comments

  5. Cincinnati Reds Reliever Aroldis Chapman Gets the Call: AroldisMania Begins

    Aroldis Chapman is coming to The Queen City. As if the Reds' biggest division lead in 15 years isn't enough to have fans in a tizzy, this is the quintuple cherry. "Look for the city of Cincinnati to explode when Aroldis does get the call...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 964 reads 31 comments

  6. Aroldis Chapman: Why the Cincinnati Reds Need Him on the Playoff Roster

    Aroldis Chapman needs to be playoff eligible. And before anyone starts an inner dialogue—yes, the Reds will be in the playoffs. Secret weapon...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 991 reads 18 comments

  7. Another Cincinnati Reds Crisis: Paul Janish Pipping Orlando Cabrera?

    What does a team do with so many talented starting pitchers? Uber-rookie Mike Leake has already been relegated to bullpen duty. The Reds just plain have too many talented starting pitchers...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 735 reads 8 comments

  8. Chris Carpenter is a Street Fightin' Whiney Little Girl

    On Friday, St. Louis Cardinal pitcher, Chris Carpenter was asked by an Associated Press journalist to share his thoughts on the fine he was handed by the commissioner's office for Tuesday nights, now infamous, donnybrook in Cincinnati...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 2,549 reads 60 comments

  9. Joey Votto, Reds Happily Host Albert Pujols and Cardinals Starting Monday

    For die-hard Reds' fan this could easily have been titled, "Bring it on Cards!" But various politicians have used that sort of rhetoric before, and it hasn't worked very well. And as a die-hard Reds' fan...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 329 reads 7 comments

  10. Cincinnati Reds: Give Dusty Baker an Extension Now, Not After the Season

    Much hoopla was made about a couple of weeks ago when Reds' manager, Dusty Baker reportedly said: "I didn’t come here to leave. You’ve got to agree we've made progress...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 320 reads 7 comments

  11. Jeremy 'Hellboy' Hellickson: Scouting Report

    As if seeing themselves only one game behind the Yankees in the first days of August isn't exciting enough for Tampa Bay Rays fans, tonight will mark the initiation of the Jeremy Hellickson era...

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  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Roy Oswalt and His Bad Back

    As the trade deadline looms and pitchers have moved from team to team, the last guy standing is Roy Oswalt. Where will he end up? Here's a shocker: He ain't goin' nowhere. Why? Oswalt is hurt...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 1,011 reads 2 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds, Featuring Farny and The Podfather

    According to Mark Sheldon from mlb.com, Cincinnati Reds' General Manager, Walt Jocketty is getting ready to make a move...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 1,833 reads 21 comments

  14. The Cincinnati Reds Annual Post-Break Meltdown

    It was fun while it lasted. But as scripted, the Reds season is over. But much like the malaise one feels before the onset of the flu, it's just an all-too-familiar feeling. Entering Friday, our beloved Redlegs find themselves only 1...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 501 reads 18 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati's Jay Bruce to Kansas City for Joakim Soria

    That's Jay Bruce trying to use his Jedi mind trick on an umpire, "No, you did not just see me swing at a ball that was three-feet over my head." There is no doubt Bruce has potential...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 3,775 reads 43 comments

  16. Top 10 Hottest Nearly Nude Sports Babes

    Athletic babes rock the world. Smokin' hot athletic babes rock the world like a horror picture show. Smokin' hot athletic babes who nearly get naked deserve the highest level of rockin'; rockin' like a hurricane...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 396,385 reads 15 comments

  17. Joey Votto's "Dissing" of Marlon Byrd: I Love It!

    I am now officially in love with Joey Votto...well, if he were a she. The main headline on the Yahoo splash page runs Votto through the ringer for not hugging and slapping the rear end of Marlon Byrd...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about almost 4 years ago 2,075 reads 8 comments

  18. In Memoriam: Harvey Pekar (1939-2010)

    Harvey Pekar personified Cleveland. He oozed Cleveland. Every word he wrote had a little smell of Cleveland. And write he did, from the mid-1950s until 2010...seven decades...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 447 reads 6 comments

  19. MLB All-Star Game: Snubbing Joey Votto Makes Joey Votto Angry

    Note to Phillies' manager Charlie Manuel: Don't get drunk on the night you select the reserves of an All-Star Game. Snubbing Joey Votto in favor of Omar Infante, a utility player, was not a wise idea...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 1,218 reads 16 comments

  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Carlos Marmol To Cincinnati Reds for Chris Heisey

    By Sunday evening, the Chicago Cubs will have a new outfielder, Chris Heisey, and the Cincinnati Reds will have a new relief pitcher, Carlos Marmol. You heard it here first...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 9,241 reads 106 comments

  21. MLB Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds Prospects for Sale

    That's the newest Cincinnati outfielder, Gary Matthews Jr. If the Reds' skipper wasn't such good pals with his pop, they would trade him for a warm six-pack and a couple of Slim Jims...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 3,111 reads 15 comments

  22. Edinson Volquez: Coming Soon To a Cincinnati Reds Uniform Near You

    It's a question as old as Abner Doubleday. How does a contending team strengthen their starting rotation by the MLB trade deadline? Well, it's possibly a bit more modern than Doubleday...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 754 reads 32 comments

  23. Cincinnati Reds: Buttering Cliff Lee?

    “Someday, I want to be just like him, one of the best pitchers in the big leagues.” I've been accused of many things...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 1,573 reads 14 comments

  24. Are the Cincinnati Reds Lacking a Killer Instinct?

    The Cincinnati Reds are seemingly caught up in their own hype. Sure, they're currently in first place. But they missed a huge opportunity to stab a midseason dagger right in the hearts of the St...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 328 reads 9 comments

  25. 2010 MLB Draft: Cincinnati Reds and the 12th Pick

    No. Thankfully, Dusty will be managing tonight against the San Francisco Giants rather that sitting with the big brass deciding who to take with the No. 12 overall selection...

    Illya Harrell Written by Illya Harrell about 4 years ago 771 reads 12 comments