Brandon Phillips: Cincinnati Reds plan to trade second baseman this winter

Friday, October 18th, 2013

The Cincinnati Reds bowed out of the 2013 playoffs in the one-game wild card round in disappointing fashion. After firing manager Dusty Baker, the Reds are apparently not done remaking their organization. Word has now come that they plan on trading second baseman Brandon Phillips this winter as well. Phillips posted ...

Aroldis Chapman will stay in the Cincinnati Reds bullpen

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

The Cincinnati Reds signed Aroldis Chapman to a six-year, $30.25 million contract back in 2010 with the expectation that the Cuban defector would become a starting pitcher. But after three seasons in the bullpen, it looks like the hard-throwing lefty will be staying in the bullpen for the near future ...

Aroldis Chapman Won’t Be Sent Down

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Last year Aroldis Chapman caused quite a stir with his ridiculous velocity readings once he made his Major League debut. This season, the lefty reliever is still lighting up the gun, but he has struggled with location. That has prompted discussion that the Cincinnati Reds might want to send their ...

There’s No Doubt Bud Black Is The NL Manager Of The Year

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Bud Black did one of the most incredible jobs of managing in the history of Major League Baseball during the 2010 season. Back in March, sports books put the San Diego Padres' over-under for victories at 71. The Padres won their 72nd game on August 18. Black took a young, inexperienced ...

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 ...

A “What If?” From A Chicago Cubs Fan

Monday, May 11th, 2009

It just might be the most famous foul ball of all-time. On Oct. 14, 2003, the Chicago Cubs were five outs away from the World Series. Florida’s Luis Castillo hit a fly ball toward left field. Moises Alou raced toward the foul line, got to the wall, reached up and...oops. A 26-year ...