Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Reds’ Category

Cincinnati Reds: Homer Bailey throws second career no-hitter

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Homer Bailey came through for the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night at Great American Ballpark, as he dominated all night, throwing his second career no-hitter in the process. It was the 16th no-no in Reds history. Bailey was one walk away from pitching a perfect game as he gave San Francisco Giants' center fielder Gregor ...

Charlie Sheen Gives $50K to Reds Community Fund and Announces Mayoral Candidacy

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Perhaps most known for his public meltdowns, rock star lifestyle and revolving carousel of porn star girlfriends, Charlie Sheen unveiled his two newest hobbies to the people of Cincinnati earlier this month: philanthropy and politics. A long time baseball fan, Sheen had spoken with the Reds announcers earlier this season when the Reds were playing the ...

Wilson Valdez, 1-0

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

This was originally going to be a rant about how the Cubs' terrible pitching managed to get even more terrible on Wednesday night. And then Wilson Valdez and the Phillies came to our collective rescue. With the Phils and Reds locked in an epic 6 hour, 11-minute extra-inning battle (aka 15 minutes ...

Chapman Flees reds For Reds

Monday, January 11th, 2010

One of the most intriguing storylines of this baseball offseason is where Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman would end up. Would it be one of the usual suspects like the Yankees, Red Sox or Mets? Or how about the Cincinnati Reds? Against all known odds, the left-hander agreed to a five-year, $30 million deal ...

Johnnie B. Bad?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

On Sunday, we learned that the San Diego Padres have officially given up on the Mark Prior Reclamation Project, putting a once incredibly promising career onto seemingly permanent ice. On Monday, the Cincinnati Reds announced that promising young hurler Edinson Volquez underwent Tommy John surgery and will not be pitching for ...

Only the Cubs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

There are certain bizarre things that seem like they can only happen to certain franchises. Only the Mets could open Citi Field by allowing the decisive run to be scored on a balk. Likewise, only the Mets could lose two games in the first two games of the season due to ...

D-Bag of the Week: Bronson Arroyo

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Every once in awhile we need to dust off the 'ol D-Bag of the Week. As we dive into the latest entry, let's take a look back, shall we?I remember a time when Bronson Arroyo seemed like a pretty good pitcher -- mainly with the Red Sox. He used a ...

Chicks Must Really Dig Joey Votto Right Now

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Reds first baseman Joey Votto might be the most powerful Canadian ever. Then again, Steve Nash was once connected to Elizabeth Hurley. That's powerful stuff in my book.Anyway, yesterday the big fella from Toronto hit three home runs against three different Cubs pitchers. Watch for yourself. It was an impressive ...