NUXHALL WAY: THE REDS BLOG
A TOP-NOTCH ROTATION OF INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS ON THE CINCINNATI REDS
Cincinnati's fan favorite and Minister of Good Vibes needs to hit the bench once Mike Moustakas and Nick Senzel return from injuries.
Since his benching last August, the veteran leader has retooled his approach at the plate, beaten back Father Time, and energized the team.
Seven games over the next two weeks against division-leading Milwaukee will tell whether the Reds are actual playoff contenders.
Nick Castellanos and Jesse Winker are locks to be named to the NL squad, but here are arguments for also including Tucker Barnhart, Tyler Mahle, and Wade Miley.
A bullpen full of journeymen relievers, disappointments, and injuries might well keep Cincinnati from contending for the playoffs this season. Will ownership seek help on the trade market?
An explosive offense and stable starting pitching have Cincinnati back in the NL Central race, but problems persist elsewhere.
Jesse Winker and Nick Castellanos led the way to a sweep of the Cardinals last weekend and are putting up historic numbers so far this season.
Here’s why signing Luis Castillo, Tyler Mahle, and Jesse Winker to long-term contracts is in everyone’s best interest: team, players, and fans.
Major League Baseball guarantees that its team owners make money win or lose, but a soccer fan revolt in Europe reminded us of what real accountability looks like.