Category Archives: Reds

Big Blue Links: John Calipari extension edition

Big Blue and SEC links for Wednesday: If you missed it, Kentucky is close to a contract extension for head basketball coach John Calipari. News leaked Tuesday night, just hours after the New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams. … Continue reading

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Anthony DeSclafani experiencing control problems

In Cincinnati’s 7-2 loss at Pittsburgh on Thursday night, Reds’ starter Anthony DeSclafani walked four batters in five innings, which continued an alarming trend. After exhibiting good control over his first three starts, DeScalfani has been wild in his last … Continue reading

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Two encouraging signs for the Reds

Cincinnati’s 7-1 win at Pittsburgh on Tuesday night pulled the Reds back to 13-13 for the season. It also provided Bryan Price’s club a couple of positive signs for the immediate future. One was starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen. Making his second … Continue reading

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Five post-lunch links for Wednesday

Five post-lunch links: Steve Spurrier had some nice things to say about Kentucky during the SEC coaches teleconference earlier today, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Yes, you did read that correctly. Spurrier complemented Kentucky. Ryan Timmons’ small cast is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Marty Brennaman!

The Reds may be struggling but they’re celebrating at GABP because Franchester Martin Brennaman turned 72 today.

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Looking at the Reds’ pitchers starting the second half

The Reds start the traditional second half of the season Friday night at Yankee Stadium in New York, with Mike Leake taking the mound. Here is a look at how the Reds pitchers hit the All-Star break.

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Looking at the Reds’ bats at the break

For my Thursday column, wrote a review of the Reds’ first half with a look-ahead to the second half. Bryan Price’s club picks up play again Friday night when Cincinnati opens a three-game series against the Derek Jeters in Yankees … Continue reading

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The 13 Cincinnati Reds who have visited the DL

If you haven’t heard the news, the Reds will be without second baseman Brandon Phillips for approximately the next weeks as Phillips is scheduled to undergo surgery on a torn ligament in his left thumb. Phillips was placed on the … Continue reading

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Reds drawing closer, closer, closer

On June 22, Cincinnati sat 8.5 games back of division leader Milwaukee in the National League Central. Now on July 10, the Reds enter Thursday afternoon’s game with Chicago just 2.5 games behind the Brewers. Trends: Milwaukee has lost eight of … Continue reading

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Reds five-spot for broken bats that die as warriors

A five-spot from the Reds’ doubleheader sweep of Cubs on Tuesday: 1. Reds overcame a 5-0 deficit to win the thrilling night-cap 6-5, first time Cincinnati has triumphed from more than a two-run deficit all season. It was Reds’ firsts doubleheader … Continue reading

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