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"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

Reds vs. Indians - July 18, 2015

Mike Leake’s 6.0 innings of one-run stuff accompanied with a 1-2, 3 RBI day reminded me a bit of the high school baseball showcases I used to frequent. 665 more words

Game Thread

Reds only hurting themselves batting Billy Hamilton ninth

At what point does speed outweigh a lousy OBP?

Joe Morgan was fond of saying that speed was the No. 1 factor in searching for a leadoff hitter. 355 more words

Iggy Stardust and the Bullpen from Mars

Chin up. Raisel Iglesias is going to be a good starting pitcher. Really good.

Iglesias has shown flashes of dominance in several of his starts as he did today through four innings. 794 more words

Joey Votto

Max effort

This is what the 2015 Reds were supposed to look like. Johnny Cueto and Homer Bailey dominating on the mound. Joey Votto and Jay Bruce returning to form and mashing from the left side; Todd Frazier, Devin Mesoraco from the right. 518 more words

Joey Votto

Reds at Nationals - July 7, 2015

The Cincinnati Reds (38-44) look to remain unbeaten by the Washington Nationals (46-37) this season. Washington is hoping to put an end to the streak with their ace and recently named All-Star pitcher Max Scherzer taking the start. 342 more words

Game Thread

Big wins and nitpicking

Terrific to win a series in Pittsburgh. Even better to do it without using Johnny Cueto. The Pirates have the second-best record in the NL and had a 7-game winning streak at home. 1,430 more words

Jay Bruce