Brandon Phillips has had a strange post-Cincinnati career. The surefire Reds Hall of Famer (talkin’ Cincy, not Cooperstown) was shipped out of town for pennies on the dollar after waiving his no-trade clause to play for his hometown team, the Atlanta Braves. Not only did the Reds send a 3x All-Star, 4x Gold Glove winning, Silver Slugger winning second baseman to Atlanta, THEY PAID THEM $13 million to take him off their hands. Continue reading →
What a stretch of baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. As a team, they’ve rattled off six straight victories and are the owners of the league’s longest active winning streak. I guess they don’t call us #Wincinnati for nothing. Two weeks ago Joseph Daniel Votto was named the National League Player of the Week, and now Scooter Gennett earned the same honor. Somewhere out there, St. Louis Cardinals fans are debating that Yadier Molina deserved the award despite being on the disabled list after failing horribly as a catcher and getting hit in the nuts with a baseball.
I know a lot of you sit around on Twitter all night long with your friends and family, swiping down and reloading your timeline just waiting for my blog to pop up. Swipe no more my friends, because here it is. Tonight’s a little different though because I decided to take the night off from blogging. I’ve been exhausted lately and I’m really having a hard time trying to decide what to blog about. Continue reading →