JD Arney

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Reds Still Looking At Joe Blanton


From Daugherty: The Reds and Dodgers are talking with Oakland about Joe Blanton. Blanton has won 42 games in the past 3 years, was 14-10 last year and is already signed this year, to a relatively...

Game Thread: 6/16/1978 Reds vs. Cardinals


TIME: 8:00 @ Riverfront Stadium                                         CARDINALS PROBABLE:           REDS PROBABLE: John Denny (6-4)                       Tom Seaver (7-4) You just never know...

Wednesday Quick Hits


I'm in the midst of a move back to Columbus (from Atlanta), so the front page might be a little empty for a few days, but here are a few links I've come across lately you might enjoy. Brady...

Game Thread: 10/20/1990 World Series Game 4 vs. Oakland


TIME: 8:00 @ Riverfront Stadium                                         A's PROBABLE:                             REDS PROBABLE: Dave Stewart (22-11, 2.56)           Jose Rijo (14-8, 2.70) It's...

Monday Quick Hits


Nice article on Josh Hamilton in the Dallas News. Expect to see lots more of these as Texas fans get to know the guy's story. Ryan Freel models himself after Pete Rose. Nice, I guess, but Pete...

Community Projection: Dave Ross


Dave Ross had a worse 2007 than his 2006 in just about every way. His batting average plummeted, he had less patience at the plate, he struck out more, and he had less extra base hits.Ross is a...

Saturday Quick Hits


The 10 Greatest Dicks In American History. Our pitching coach makes an appearance. I am disliking Krivsky less and less as time goes on, but it would still be awfully refreshing to have a GM as o...

Thursday Quick Hits


A minor leaguer named Randy Newsom is selling shares of 4% of his future earnings for $20 a pop. Check out the Baseball Prospectus interview with him, it's a really interesting concept. Dirk...

Community Projection: Ken Griffey Jr.


We've now seen three straight seasons where Ken Griffey Jr. has managed to top 100 games, culminating in his 144 game performance last season.He'll be 38 this year, which makes it really hard for...

Community Projection: Brandon Phillips


At some point, apparently when I wasn't paying close attention, Brandon Phillips has become the face of the franchise.Can you really argue with that statement? It's not Griffey because he's never...

Tuesday Quick Hits


Dayn Perry tends to do this on an annual basis, but he's made the Reds one of his preseason picks to surprise: First, the Reds have the structural advantage of playing in what figures to be...

Game Thread: 10/12/1990 NLCS Game 6 vs. Pittsburgh


TIME: 8:00 @ Riverfront Stadium                                         PIRATES PROBABLE:                 REDS PROBABLE: Ted Power (1-3, 3.66)                  Danny Jackson (6-6, 3.61) H...

Community Projection: Adam Dunn


Adam Dunn is getting to be one of the easier Reds to project.The guy has now hit 40 home runs in three consecutive seasons. His OBP was between .386 and .388 in 2004, 2005, and 2007, with only the...

Eric Milton Was Historically Bad


Geoff Young has an interesting article up at The Hardball Times on 10 Pitching Seasons To Forget, and not surprisingly Eric Milton makes an appearance at number five: Once upon a time, Milton was...

The Most Exciting Reds Players I've Ever Seen


Shysterball has a great post up where he talks about Eric Davis as an intro into his most exciting starting eight that he's ever seen: Davis was the gold standard of ballplayers as far as my...

Game Threads On Monday Nights


Just a quick note to give everyone a heads up that there will be a game thread on Monday night as Fox Sports Ohio replays this game. Winter game thread ideas have been kicked around for a couple of...

Community Projection: Edwin Encarnacion


Edwin Encarnacion has been something of a sore point for me the past three years. The Reds have jerked him around quite a bit, never seeming satisfied with his production, and never fully...

Walt Jocketty To The Reds


Just heard from someone that the Reds will be hiring Walt Jocketty (not sure in what capacity). They also weren't sure how this would affect Wayne Krivsky. Will definitely be interesting if true. ...

Community Projection: Jay Bruce


I think we had some fun with these community projections last year, so I figured we would do them again for 2008.Kicking things off will be Jay Bruce, timely since he had a profile piece written on...

Ken Rosenthal On The Orioles And Eric Bedard


Ken Rosenthal has a small item on the Orioles and Bedard today: The Orioles, sources say, have slowed down trade talks involving left-hander Erik Bedard, apparently dissatisfied by the offers they...

Johnny Cueto Might Have Been The Dealbreaker For Haren


Assuming Fay is on the money: The Reds had expressed interest in Haren but thought the price was too steep. The A's apparently wanted a package that included Johnny Cueto. Pretty ambiguously worded...

Mitchell Report Open Thread


Oh the drama!Figured we could use a nice clean new open thread for the Mitchell Report findings since the speculation diary is already up in the 60s for comments.This says we'll be getting MVP's...

Rotoworld's Possible Non-Tenders


Rotoworld has an article up discussing possible non-tenders, and here is who they have in their "likely" category: C Johnny Estrada (Mets), OF Craig Monroe (Twins), INF Felipe Lopez (Nationals), 3B...

Dayn Perry Doesn't Like The Cordero Signing


From his Five worst off-season signings: 3. Francisco Cordero, CL, Reds: Four years, $46 million See above about relievers and four-year contracts. The difference here is that this is a...

John Fay Thinks The Reds Are Still In On Bedard


From Fay: Though Bedard remains a Baltimore Oriole, the Reds have not given up on him. In fact, there are people in the organization confident that the deal will get done. One rated the chances at...

John Sickels Top 20 Reds Prospects


John Sickels has his top 20 Reds prospects up, and I'm sure there will be some buzz with Homer Bailey only given a B+ and a ranking of fourth.I can't really argue with it though as it seems to me...

Winter Meetings Day Three


A quick recap of new stuff since yesterday's open thread: Newsday says the Reds have interest in David Wells. This, along with the Tomko thing, makes me think the Reds are after two starters, not...

Joe Nuxhall Overwhelmingly Wins Fan Vote For Frick Award


This is nice to see: The late broadcaster and Reds pitcher, who died of complications from lymphoma on Nov. 15, was named Tuesday as one of 10 finalists for the annual Ford C. Frick Award. But...

Winter Meetings Day Two


Just a quick recap on Reds mentions to get us started (and please don't start a diary for every rumor, that's what this thread is for. But if a deal actually gets done then knock yourself out on...

Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving everyone, I hope everyone has had a great day with good food and family.

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