1. 2011 MLB Predictions: 10 Dark Horse Candidates for MVP

    Major League Baseball can be deceiving in April. Bit players like Jason Kubel and Matt Joyce can lead the league in hitting. Also-rans like Aaron Harang can pile up the wins...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,457 reads 18 comments

  2. Andre Ethier's Pursuit: Every MLB Team's Most Impressive Hitting Streak

    As of today, the baseball world watches as yet another talent (this time Andre Ethier) chases one of the game's most untouchable records...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,272 reads 0 comments

  3. MLB Trade Ideas: 5 Arms That Could Make the Cincinnati Reds Title Contenders

    As a Bleacher Report columnist, I get a lot of comments tossed my way, and can never be quite sure what to expect...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 2,477 reads 65 comments

  4. MLB Free Agency: Could Albert Pujols Be the LeBron James of the Winter?

    I’ll admit it: I hopped on the LeBron James bandwagon. The LeBrandwagon, if you will. As a youngster in Southern Ohio, I never really paid the Cavaliers much mind. Perhaps it was because Cleveland was five hours away...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 876 reads 13 comments

  5. Josh Hamilton for Edinson Volquez: Three Years In, More Questions Than Ever

    July 14, 2008. A night for the history books. A night for redemption. In the 2008 Home Run Derby, Hamilton’s escape from darkness seemed to come full circle...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,426 reads 20 comments

  6. Cincinnati Reds: Jay Bruce and the 10 Most Hyped Players in Recent Memory

    The Internet is an amazing thing. At the touch of a button, anyone anywhere can virtually get the answer to ANY question…in seconds...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,843 reads 15 comments

  7. Cincinnati Reds: 5 Burning Questions Following Opening Weekend

    Simply put, it’s a good time to be a Reds fan. Can anyone remember a better Opening Weekend than the one we just witnessed? Short of a no-hitter or someone hitting for the ...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 53 reads 7 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Worst Moments in the Team's Tortured History

    As a Reds supporter, I love talking to Cubs fans. See, in Cincinnati, we’re used to losing. We’re familiar with the bruised, aching feeling that follows every season gone bad...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 3,163 reads 19 comments

  9. Cincinnati Reds' Cuban Missile Crisis: What They Must Do With Aroldis Chapman

    Amidst a blinding array of camera flashes and under the blazing heat lamp of national scrutiny, Aroldis Chapman made his Major League Baseball debut on August 31 st , 2010 and ...

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  10. MLB Preview 2011: A Complete Breakdown of the N.L. Central Race

    For the past decade, Major League Baseball has witnessed a level of parity usually reserved for the NFL. From 2001 to 2010, the MLB crowned nine different World Series champions, and ...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 510 reads 4 comments

  11. St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Steps the Team Must Take in Order To Re-Sign Albert Pujols

    I gotta’ say…it must SUCK to be a Cardinals fan right now. After dominating for the last decade (seven playoff appearances in 10 years), the Cards started the ‘10s out with a thud...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 535 reads 1 comments

  12. Cincinnati Slight: Dusty Baker Gives Volquez Opening Day Nod, Cueto the Shaft

    Let me make something clear from the jump: I like Dusty Baker. I like the way he jiggles toothpicks between his teeth, popping them around anxiously as he stares at his lineup card and contemplates a double switch...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 900 reads 7 comments

  13. Albert Pujols Rumors: 10 Things That Must Happen For St. Louis To Trade Pujols

    Shhh...do you hear that? If you're a baseball fan, a sports enthusiast, or if you simply happen to hail from the Greater St. Louis area, I'm sure you are hearing the same thing I am...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 325 reads 2 comments

  14. Houston Astros: Power Ranking the Team's Top 5 Catching Prospects

    Identifying the five best catching prospects in the Houston Astros’ system is like deciding which Jersey Shore cast member to invite to your niece’s Christening. It’s a quandary, really*...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 2,139 reads 1 comments

  15. Spring Training 2011: 5 Hurlers To Watch In Cincinnati Reds Camp

    By mid-February, most of us are securely wrapped in our winter cocoons. A multitude of wool coats clutter our closets, nights are spent wrapped in Snuggies (don’t hate) and the thought of getting up in the morning is like an icicle to the nads...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 100 reads 4 comments

  16. Ohio State Basketball: Why the Buckeyes Are Still the Country's Best Team

    Call me bitter. Call me a homer. Call me insane. Call me what you will, but the rankings came out yesterday, and Ohio State got HOSED...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,178 reads 17 comments

  17. Cincinnati Reds' Youth Movement: 10 Prospects To Watch in 2011

    Since ownership of the Reds changed hands in 2006, the common belief was always that the Reds were building for a winner in 2011. Well, apparently no one told the players...

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  18. NFL Pro Bowl: We All Know It Sucks, But Does It Have To?

    Did you hear? The PRO BOWL was this weekend! That’s right, with thousands in attendance, but only about 12 watching from their couch, our nation’s favorite gladiators descended on Honolulu to play patty-cake for four hours...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,021 reads 1 comments

  19. Cincinnati Bengals: A 10-Step Plan for Competing in 2011

    After finishing the 2009 season 10-6, sweeping the AFC North, and playing in only its second playoff game in 20 years, the Bengals organization rode a tidal wave of optimism into the 2010 season...

    Reed  Domer-Shank Written by Reed Domer-Shank about over 3 years ago 1,355 reads 8 comments

  20. Cincinnati Reds: Joey Votto's MVP and the 10 Greatest Seasons in Team History

    When the Reds reached the postseason in 2010, it was as if a 15-year siege had come to an end in Cincinnati. At long last, an organization stuck in the trenches of the National League had crossed over the breach...

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