Rick House

  • joined Apr 18, 2008
  • last login Jan 16, 2012
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Hi, friends! It's been some time since we last saw each other. In that time, I've endured multiple corporate-wide layoffs and furloughs, and word has it more heads will fall next month. Owie! So...


Reds Caravan feature

Hello. I haven't been around much, but I'm still kicking. I'm going to be doing some reporting for my paper, The Courier-Journal in Louisville, for the Reds' Triple-A franchise, the Bats. I'm not...

If someone offers to pick up my check, I immediately reach for my wallet. Because inside is a note that says, "Say thanks."

It's T-Day, and as cliche as such a thing has become, it's still important to remember that there are things in life to be thankful for. Here's my list. I'd love to hear about yours. Timely...

Monday's links to think on

Getty Images You will surely be shocked to learn that Jim Bowden and the Nationals are after Adam Dunn. Just imagine Austin Kearns, Wily Mo Pena and Adam Dunn all in the outfield at the same...

tRick or tReat

Paul Connors/AP I thought we'd celebrate All Hallows Eve with the scariest Red Reporter posts of the past 12 months. Please feel free to add your own. There was this ghoulish FanPost back in...

World Series Game 5 Thread, Continued. 2-2, middle of the sixth

W-L ERA WHIP K BB 2008 - Ryan Madson 4-2 3.05 1.24 67 23 This game is supposed to get back under way at 8:37, just after Barack Obama's...

99 problems but a pitch ain't one: The Reds' 10 best starts of 2008

The 10 best pitching performances for the Reds in 2008.

World Series Game 3 Thread

This series is tied up, but don't count on necessarily seeing any baseball tonight. Rain has descended upon Philadelphia, and there's a 90 percent chance of rain throughout the...

Great moments in 2008

Associated Press photo/David Kohl This photo was taken on Sept. 19 after Jay Hova homered twice in an 11-2 rout of the Brewers. Jay's season was a disappointment considering his amazing first...

The curious case of Micah Owings

Why is Micah Owings' gift as a hitter given short shrift?

ALCS thread

It's Game 6 at the Trop, and those pesky Red Sox still won't give up. Still, Tampa Bay has B.J. Upton. Go Reds!

Postgame loss thread

Use this forum to discuss Fred Thompson, Sarah Palin or any other portion of the RNC. The Reds states.

Farmers only: Thompson in Louisville

Thompson Triple-A: Daryl Thompson made his first start in Louisville in a month and a half, striking out 5 in 6 innings as Louisville won 4-1. The Bats got just 4 hits. Double-A: Justin Turner...

Programming note

Tune your dial to Baseball Digest Daily at noon today to hear a podcast interview of the Reds' first pick in the 2008 draft, now with the Sarasota Reds, Yonder Alonso. And give props to Eric...

Farmers only, with Stubbs and Yonder

Stubbs Triple-A: Drew Stubbs was 2 for 4 with a triple in the Bats' 5-4 loss. Todd Coffey blew the save, and Daniel Ray Herrera gave up 2 runs for the loss. Jared Burton made a rehab appearance,...

Farmers only: Of Sweet and Buchholz

Sweet Triple-A: Rick Sweet was named International League Manager of the Year, and the Bats lost 3-2. Sweet is really a pretty amazing manager whom the players love (and he's won MOY twice,...

Reds win! Reds win!

They finally did it. Marty and Thom were harping on the fact that the Reds had not thrown a complete game all year, and how absurd that was, and how even the lowly Nationals had at least done...

An abbreviated Farmers Only

Soto Danny Dorn homered and was 3 for 4 in Chattanooga's 10-1 loss. Also, Neftali Soto homered and is up to a .321 BA (yes, he's only 19) in Dayton's 4-2 loss. The Bats won again, the S-Reds won 7...

Farmers only: Homers for Parker and Waring

Frazier Triple-A: 2 hits, 2 runs and a walk for Drew Stubbs as the Bats lost 6-2. Bobby Livingston took the loss. Double-A: Danny Dorn played first and went 3 for 4 as the Lookouts lost 6-5. Sean...

Farmers only: Bats headed to the playoffs

Sweet Triple-A: The Bats beat Durham 6-3, clinching the International League West Division title with 11 games to go. Adam Pettyjohn struck out 7 in 8 innings, and Shaun Cumberland was 2 for 4. R...

Postgame open thread

Please use this space to discuss matters.

Farmers only: Not such a great start by Homer

Rosales Triple-A: Homer Bailey gave up 9 more hits, but Jon Adkins blew up in the ninth, allowing 3 runs in Louisville's 7-6 loss. Adam Rosales was 3 for 5 with a homer, continuing his conquest of...

From e-mailer Kyle Willkomm, subject "More Cowbell": Hello, I'm not a Reds fan but occasionally ...

From e-mailer Kyle Willkomm, subject "More Cowbell": Hello, I'm not a Reds fan but occasionally I read your blog and I was wondering if anyone in Redsdom has pointed out that with your new Jay/Chris outfield you are only 1 letter away from starting Bruce Dickenson. Yes, THE Bruce Dickenson.

Farmers only: Why so much rain in Casper?

McKennon Triple-A: The Bats' magic number is 3 after beating Columbus 7-5, their 7th straight win and 15th in 16 August games. Adam Rosales was 2 for 5 with a double in his first game back, and J...

Postgame thread

We won again, trimming our deficit in the Central to 21.5 games. I think there are more than that many games left in the season, so we're not out of this thing yet. Use this space wisely. The B...

Farmers only: Grand slam for Dorn, and don't forget to say thanks to Alex Rodriguez

Dorn Triple-A: Drew Stubbs tripled as the Bats lowered their magic number to clinching the International League West to 4, beating Columbus 4-2. Stubbs also doubled, and Adam Pettyjohn struck out...

Postgame open thread

Please use this thread to talk about the Reds or things that are good.


Game 124: Cardinals at Reds

Here we go, another pivotal matchup. This is one of the most important games for the Reds in the past few weeks, so we really need to capitalize. The Central race is far from over, and we...

Farmers only: Now with Yonder, Yorman

Alonso First things first: Yonder Alonso, the Reds' first-round draft pick, made an 11th-hour agreement with the Reds. His major league contract is worth $4.5 million over 5 years and includes a...

Postgame open thread

Huge game for us tonight. Only 20 games back, and just 1.5 games back of the Pirates for 5th. Something big is happening.

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