Anti-Shift Crowd Rejoices: Matt Carpenter Bunted for a Double

This is actually pretty hilarious. I’m kinda in a grey area when it comes to the shift. I don’t hate it, but I also think it’s getting out of control in some aspects. Plays like this make me wish the Reds had the nuts or wherewithal to do something like this. We’ve all seen them try to lay down bunts, and it’s not pretty. To ask them to do this would be like asking me to go five minutes without looking at my phone. It’s not gonna happen so quit asking. Continue reading

Mac’s Cincinnati Reds Throwback Uniform Series: 1935 Edition

Throughout the 2019 season, the Cincinnati Reds will be wearing a series of throwback uniforms to commemorate their 150th Anniversary and being the birthplace of professional baseball. Each weekend during a home series, the Reds will wear the uniforms from a different era to put their rich baseball history on display. Along with the Reds’ celebration, I will be reviewing and providing thoughts on each uniform throughout the season.

The weather forecast isn’t looking that great for tonight’s matchup against the Texas Rangers. In fact, the blah weather is fitting for the blah throwback uniforms.

I hate to say it, but I think we may have taken a step back in the uniforms this time around. Don’t get me wrong. Continue reading

Derek Dietrich Lived a Day in My Shoes. I Just Hope He Doesn’t Gain Weight and Start Blogging

Athletes, they’re just like us!

With a day off between interleague match-ups, Derek Dietrich took a break from running laps in the heads of Pittsburgh TV analysts and went on a tour of Cincinnati to prove that he’s a Cincinnati Red through and through. Continue reading

Mac’s Cincinnati Reds Throwback Uniform Series: 1919 Edition

Throughout the 2019 season, the Cincinnati Reds will be wearing a series of throwback uniforms to commemorate their 150th Anniversary and being the birthplace of professional baseball. Each weekend during a home series, the Reds will wear the uniforms from a different era to put their rich baseball history on display. Along with the Reds’ celebration, I will be reviewing and providing thoughts on each uniform throughout the season.

Now we’re talkin’. We’re getting closer and closer to the promise land of Reds jerseys. Continue reading

Wake Up With Derek Dietrich’s 3 Home Runs From Last Night

Lord have mercy. After pissing off the Pirates fans and broadcast team for taking too long to run the bases on Monday night, Derek Dietrich had the perfect way of showing them what he thought about their faux outrage and calls for him to be plunked in the game Tuesday night.

What did he do? I’m glad you asked. Continue reading

A Quirky Rule Will Cost Reds’ Cody Reed Thousands of Dollars For Getting Hurt on the Wrong Day

For those of you who are still trying to filter through all of your notifications from pissed off Pirates fans over last night’s back-to-back dong shots from Derek Dietrich and Yasiel Puig, you may have missed a tidbit of roster news in regards to Cody Reed.

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