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The Chronic Pain That Is Interleague Play

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Because the novelty of interleague play in Major League Baseball has worn off, the arguments for and against it have lost their force. It's just not worth the trouble anymore. We're stuck. But   

Baseball's Draft Is the Riskiest in All of Professional

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Baseball people love quoting Ted Williams saying the hardest thing to do in sports is to hit a baseball, as if Williams could have become an excellent NFL quarterback had he taken the easy way out  

Jay Bruce the Latest Ingredient in Reds Rise

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Jay Bruce might actually be as good as everyone says he is. Watching Bruce's first week with the Reds, all anyone can see is upside, all the way from the action in his movements to his results ag  

The Reds Need More Hitters Like Dunn, Not Fewer

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Whatever happens, Adam Dunn is going to be fine. The Reds can sign him to another contract or not. If not, he goes to a ball club of his choice, perhaps his hometown Houston Astros, who don't hav  

Griffey's Tenure With Reds Mostly a Game of 'What If?'

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
If we had the chance to do it all again, would we? Could we? We paraphrase a cheesy old lyric from Barbara Streisand's 1973 hit "The Way We Were." It's not exactly the right keynote for a di  

Reds Broadcasters Among the Best in the Business

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The local baseball play-by-play man used to distinguish his city, especially back when one might hear the ball game on a half dozen radios as he wandered about town. They used to call him "The V  

Celtics' Resurgence Is the NBA Season's Best Story

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2008
The NBA playoffs arrive with goodies for every basketball fan -- something old, something new, something borrowed and, best of all, something green. It's good to have the Boston Celtics back. N  

Impatience + Low Bankroll = Chaos for the Reds

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
There comes a point in every club owner's tenure when he makes himself truly responsible for the fate of his franchise. Bob Castellini brought that on himself last week when he fired Wayne Krivs  

Bengals Looking to NFL Draft to Turn Themselves Around

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Going back in time really isn't as difficult as the scientists would have us believe. Those of us looking ahead to the NFL draft see no need to build a space ship that travels faster than the sp  

Reviewing the National League Central Race After Two Weeks

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
The first two weeks of a baseball season can overflow with surprises, which doesn't make them decisive or very informative. The naked eye sees crazy images and wonders if baseball might be changi