If I hadn’t seen such riches I could live with being poor

In their hit song “Sit down”, Manchester rock band James claimed, “If I hadn’t seen such riches I could live with being poor.” I empathise. The Reds played so well over the first few games, maybe better than any team I have ever followed in any sport. And, you had the swagger, the confidence, the …

Pirates of Penzance would have probably posed more problems

I am the very model of a modern Major-General,I’ve information vegetable, animal, and mineral,I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historicalFrom Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical;I’m very well acquainted, too, with matters mathematical,I understand equations, both the simple and quadratical,About binomial theorem I’m teeming with a lot o’ news,With many …

Nick Castellanos: the new Fernando Morientes?

Reds vs. Cardinals (Reds take series 2-1) Holy Moly! What an exhilarating start to the season. In fact, so much happened, it’s tough to process. Game 1: Reds 6-11 Cardinals It looked cold. MLB reported 4℃, so no wonder Luis Castillo struggled to grip the ball. Reds’ ace starter gave up six earned runs in …

2020: A diary following the Reds from the UK

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was nothing any of us could have imagined. Like all of you, my 2020 panned out very differently to how I expected. January 2020 Subscribed to The Athletic – easily the best £ 25.00 I spent all year. It seems like the most reliable source for baseball news and …