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A Winter of Hard Choices Is Coming

The Reds need to heed lessons from successful rebuilding efforts by the Braves, Brewers, A’s, and Indians.

Season Summary: Incremental Progress

Despite another last place finish, the Reds actually improved this season—but fan patience is hanging by a thread.

A Lost Generation of Reds Fans

Another September of meaningless games turns a once-baseball-mad city to apathy.

More Evidence of Meddling

The Reds owner is doing a fair impression of George Steinbrenner instead of Bill DeWitt Jr., which doesn’t bode well for next season.

What’s Wrong With Joey Votto?

Actually, his season numbers are in line with career averages, except for home runs; maybe Father Time is finally catching up with him.

Making Baseball Fun Again

Dal3, Magic, and In Flanders Fields: Ranking our favorite Reds nicknames for the Players’ Weekend jerseys.

Is Ownership Meddling in Baseball Operations?

Bob Castellini can best lead the Reds’ rebuild by getting out of the way.

Winning Culture? Yes, Please!

Management thinks the Reds have turned the corner, which isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds.

It’s Time to Get Creative with Michael Lorenzen

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.

Season’s Second Half Should Be Fun, Entertaining, and Positive

The All-Star break has arrived, and it’s hard to imagine that the first half could have been more of a rollercoaster ride for Reds fans.