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Ryan Madson Says the Moves This Offseason Show the Reds Commitment to Winning

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

After eight years in the majors, Ryan Madson finally got the opportunity to be the Phillies full-time closer in 2011 and he was nearly perfect. This offseason, the closer market was  very strong and Madson didn't get the multi-year deal that he and Scott Boras expected. In the end, it ...

Barry Larkin Makes The Hall of Fame In His Third Try While Another Reds’ Legend Is Still On The Outside Looking In

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Many people say the third time is the charm. In the case of Barry Larkin that proved to be true this week. After missing out on his hall call the first two years he was eligible, Barry Larkin received the call that he had been waiting for on Monday. Not ...

Pete Rose On Making The Hall Of Fame After He Passes: “That would probably to be honest with you piss a lot of people off.”

Friday, May 27th, 2011

It may just be a little ironic to me that Pete Rose appeared on Philadelphia sports radio yesterday due to the fact that Buster Posey had his ankle broken after a collision from the Marlins Scott Cousins. Who could forget Pete Rose colliding with Oakland catcher Ray Fosse in 1970 ...

Jonny Gomes Does His Best To Cover Up Any Notion That He Cheered For Adam Wainwright’s Injury

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The story involving Jonny Gomes has brought me back to a story of mine from sixth grade. In case you missed it, Hall of Fame writer Hal McCoy basically reported that Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jonny Gomes celebrated when he heard about the injury that has St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright out ...

Pete Rose Says That Ray Fosse is Still Mad at Him for Hurting His Career

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Pete Rose was one of the greatest hitters in the history of Major League Baseball, but he doesn’t get that kind of recognition and he is not a Hall-Of-Famer because of the issues he had with gambling off the diamond. Rose should never be a Hall-Of-Famer because of the disgraceful ...

Joey Votto to Mitch Williams: Thanks For Serving Up Joe Carter’s Home Run

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Let's just get one thing out of the way right now, Joey Votto is your National League Most Valuable Player. Votto didn't finish first in any of the triple crown categories, but he finished higher than any other National League player that's in the playoffs, and that counts for something. ...

Votto Basking in Publicity of All-Star Snub

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

If there are three things we can count on, they are death, taxes and yearly All-Star snubs. Every year there are a handful and every time around, there is one King Snub who stands above all the rest. This year, Joey Votto wears that crown. Votto entered today ranking 15th in ...

Scott Carroll Suspended For Using The Same Drug As Manny Ramirez

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Here's your stat of the day: 63 suspensions have been issued this year under baseball's minor league drug program and only two under the major league program.  Fishy, yes?  Or, are there different stipulations between minor and major leaguers?  Like, different laws for minors and a different set of rules ...

SRIs 1st Annual MLB Spring Training Round-Up: National League Central Edition

Friday, March 13th, 2009

SRI continues its spring training audio round up with a look at the National League Central, one of the more quality divisions in baseball last year thanks to St. Louis playing much better ball than expected, and a late season barrage of victories from the Houston Astros. Lou Piniella and ...