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Who Do You Buy, Sell, or Hold on the Reds?

At the season’s two-month mark, let’s evaluate every player and see who’s improving, who’s declining, and who’s just hanging around.

April Disasters Brought the Reds a May Resurgence

OK, let’s not start ordering playoff tickets, but the team’s offense and pitching have both improved during May. That’s something, right?

The Reds Have a Catching Conundrum

Tyler Stephenson is already one of the best offensive and defensive catchers in baseball, but should he move to another position to ensure his health? I say he needs to stay behind the plate.

Joey Votto Navigates More Peaks and Valleys

In the May issue of Cincinnati Magazine, I make the case that Votto is the greatest Reds player of all time. Despite a dreadful start to the season, I don’t doubt that he’ll bounce back.

Joey Votto Is the Greatest Reds Player of All Time

Even now, but certainly by the time he retires, the shy kid from Canada has better career numbers for Cincinnati than Bench, Larkin, Morgan, Robinson, or Rose. Yet he's the only one of them not to play in a World Series for the Reds.

The Reds Find a Tiny Ray of Sunshine

A weekend series win and the return of Luis Castillo offer some hope for a team decimated by injuries and Covid.

The Reds’ Terrible Start by the Numbers

Have a little faith: The worst team in baseball might not end up being the worst Reds team in history.

First (Round) Things First for the Reds

Since team ownership is counting on a young roster, Cincinnati’s top draft picks need to produce. So far so good with Greene, India, Lodolo, Senzel, and Stephenson.

Hunter Greene Appears to Be the Reds’ Real Deal

The rookie pitcher's electrifying starts against the last two World Series champions were a nice distraction during the team’s awful season start.

The New Reds Season Brings Mixed Emotions

Loving the team on the field, holding Cincinnati ownership accountable for its failures. Here’s the story behind #SellTheTeamBob.