NUXHALL WAY: THE REDS BLOG
A TOP-NOTCH ROTATION OF INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS ON THE CINCINNATI REDS
Despite another last place finish, the Reds actually improved this season—but fan patience is hanging by a thread.
Nearing his seventh league-leading OBP title, the Reds’ underappreciated star joins very select company.
Another September of meaningless games turns a once-baseball-mad city to apathy.
Career minor leaguer (and awesome teammate) Hernan Iribarren plays all nine positions in his final game for Louisville.
The Reds owner is doing a fair impression of George Steinbrenner instead of Bill DeWitt Jr., which doesn’t bode well for next season.
Owner’s manual: Hire good baseball people, be a likable public face, watch, enjoy, make money.
For two years now, the Reds have been playing with lots and lots of young pitchers trying to figure out who will stick in the rotation and who won’t. As much as it’s befuddled those of us who watch the team, it seems to also confuse some of the players.
It’s time for the Reds’ rebuild to be over, but this week’s single trade didn’t help much.
It’s possible that the Reds have a player who can do things almost no one else in baseball can. They should be looking for ways to maximize that value.
Honestly, I won’t be surprised if Harvey is traded before this column is published. He’s the only player on the Reds roster who absolutely has to be traded. The Reds got him hoping they could flip him, and he’s pitched well. So he’s out the door. Let’s take a look at the top candidates.