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Adiós, Johnny Béisbol

They say good-byes come in waves. That’s been true in my experience. I’m bracing for another one. The Reds’ place in the standings and the harsh financial reality of baseball will conspire to produce a tsunami of farewells.  1,435 more words

Homer Bailey

"The fire sale is in full swing" for the Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati is still feeling some positive vibes from a highly successful week of All-Star festivities, but big business is underway in the executive offices at Great American Ball Park. 191 more words

The party is over. Now what?

If there was an All-Star team for city-wide event hosts, Bob Castellini and the city of Cincinnati would be Mike Trout. Kudos to them for throwing a gracious, thoughtful, fabulous affair. 1,641 more words

Joey Votto

Todd Frazier is having an awesome All-Star break in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — Most of us never get parades in our honor, no matter how often we feel we deserve one. So I have little with which to compare the experience of riding in Todd Frazier’s truck for the 2015 All-Star Parade through the streets of Cincinnati, enjoying same view as the Reds third baseman, his wife Jacquelyn, and his adorable 16-month old son, Blake, as they wove through the half-mile route from the Westin hotel to Great American Ball Park. 959 more words


Better with the home runs

After trying baseball for a game without hitting a couple home runs, the Cincinnati Reds decided their project worked better with the long ball, as  397 more words

Joey Votto

Why I still miss Joe

November 15, 2007 was a rainy, cool, miserable day. It was a Thursday. The Reds season was over with Pete Mackanin as their manager. The Reds finished a woeful 72-90, 13 games behind the Division winning Chicago Cubs. 812 more words

Brandon Phillips

An open letter to Mr. Castellini

Dear Mr. Castellini,

First, I want to express my sincere gratitude for everything you have done for the Cincinnati Reds and the city of Cincinnati. Your generosity in check writing… 1,711 more words

Joey Votto