Cincinnati Reds Team of the Decade: Second Base

Barring a big-money offseason signing, second base at Great American Ball Park will be manned by a combination of Freddy Galvis and Josh VanMeter. Fine players, but perhaps not All-Star quality. Brandon Phillips, is unquestionably the Reds star second baseman of the 2000s. In 1,614 games, DatDude hit 191 homers with 196 stolen bases while …

Lost the first two games of the series again

Who knew that the Reds hadn’t won a game in Seattle since 2007? I didn’t. I’m indebted to the Twitter account @HeyGingersaurus who advised that the Reds went 1-2 in 2007 and 0-3 in 2010. The 2013 and 2016 series were played in Cincinnati. Despite this, the Reds salvaged one game of the series, with …

The world starts to take Suarez seriously

Third baseman Eugenio Suarez hit three home runs during the weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks to move level with Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger on 44 home runs. The trio is just a single home run behind joint leaders Mike Trout and Pete Alonso. Suarez’s continued domination of opposing pitchers was one of the …

Fish battered

Oh come on! That is a magnificent title for the first post on this new site for the Cincinnati Reds in the UK. I’m not going to say it was “only” the Marlins, but it was certainly relieving to get a series win. 3-1 in Miami (and the one was courtesy of a walkoff homer …