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Starting here in the month of May, the website is moving toward a hybrid “free content/paid content” system. There will still be daily content that will be free to everyone, but there will also be several features a week that will be behind a subscription wall that will just have small portions be “free for everyone” to see.
Why is the site going to a hybrid system?
I run this site full time and have for a while as my “job”. I have made money from advertising and the sale of the prospect guide, but advertising rates simply keep getting worse and I am currently getting about 20% per advertisement that I did when the website first started using ads. With getting further on in my life, it is at the point where I simply need to bring more revenue in or I simply can’t continue with the commitment of time for the website. I am basically all in at this point for 2013. If the site can be successful enough under the new format, then it will be able to continue. If there isn’t enough interest...
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It's no secret to Reds fans that Jay Bruce has been struggling at the plate lately. And it appears as if those struggles have caused the Reds outfielder to reach a breaking point on Twitter.
The 26-year-old took to the social media site Tuesday night to vent about the heat he has been taking from fans this year. Here is the gist of what he had to say...
HATING ON HATERS
Reds outfielder Jay Bruce is off to somewhat of a slow start this season and decided to respond to those individuals who have been criticizing him on Twitter.
Those socks equal wins for the last two days. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)Last game
For the second day in a row, Joey Votto wore his socks high, and for the second day in a row, the Reds won. It’s officially their longest road streak of the season. Is showing off his socks what Votto is paid to do? When it equals wins, I think you could argue that it is.
Mat Latos was...
Jay Bruce signs the jersey of a Reds Heads kids club member.Yes, the Cincinnati Reds lost an excellent pitchers’ duel between Bronson Arroyo and Jaime Garcia last night, but you undoubtedly stayed up to watch that whole thing. What you may have missed was Jay Bruce reaching his limit of twitter abuse around midnight after the game.
Bruce has started the season slowly and has yet...
We are a day behind on this series because of the downtime over the weekend, but things should be back on schedule for next week.
Louisville Bats: 11-14 record, 77 runs scored, 91 runs allowed.
Weekly Review: The Bats went 2-5 over the last week, bookmarking the week with wins. When the pitching showed up, the hitting didn’t and when the hitting showed up, the pitching didn’t...
Did you know that Bronson Arroyo leads the Major Leagues in games started by a pitcher since 2004 (with 299)? He’s third in innings pitched (1,906.1) and fourth in quality starts (180). Those numbers are pretty shocking for a guy who I have always considered to be a slightly better than average Big League pitcher.
But, nothing is average when it comes to his hair and his women...
Louisville won 9-5. Box Score
Josh Fellhauer went 1-3 with a walk, HBP and 2 runs.
Neftali Soto went 1-2 with a walk, HBP and 3 runs.
Felix Perez went 2-3 with 2 doubles, a walk and 3 RBI.
Denis Phipps went 2-4 with an RRBI and a run.
Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a double, HR (2) and 4 RBI.
Jose Arredondo threw 3 perfect innings with 5 strikeouts.
Jose Diaz threw a shutout inning...
Have you ever stopped and wondered what former Reds second basemen Bret Boone is up to nowadays? Well, if you have you are in some serious luck today.
The 44-year-old is apparently starring in provocative beef jerky commercials for Brandt. Watch as the three-time All-Star soaks up the spotlight with a pair of dreamy models.
Yes, Boone appears to be doing just fine in life...
Louisville won 6-2. Box Score
Billy Hamilton went 1-4 with a double, steal (15) and a run.
Neftali Soto went 4-4 with a double, HR (3), 2 RBI and 2 runs.
Mike Hessman went 1-4 with a double.
Felix Perez went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.
Kristopher Negron went 1-4 with a solo HR (1).
Daniel Corcino allowed a run in 6 innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts.
Kevin Whelan threw 2 shutout...
Cincinnati Reds right-handed starting pitcher Johnny Cueto will make his first minor league rehab start on Friday for the team's Double-A affiliate, according to John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer.
Cueto says he'll throw for Pensacola Friday in rehab. 60, 70 pitches. #reds @cincienquirer
— John Fay (@johnfayman) May 1, 2013
Cueto has been sidelined since the...
Hal McCoy is the Cincinnati Reds beat writer for the Dayton Daily News. He has been honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame and is the longest tenured beat writer in Major League Baseball. McCoy is also legally blind and can't drive to games on his own. Earlier this year, McCoy put the equivalent of a Help Wanted Ad on his Dayton Daily News blog because his driver for the...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded veteran infielder Mark Teahen to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later.
The 31-year-old Teahen signed with the Diamondbacks during the offseason and spent the season at Triple-A Reno, where he hit .211.
Teahen hasn't played in the majors since 2011 with Toronto and spent last season with Washington's Triple-A affiliate in...
The Reds couldn’t get a win for get-away day yesterday in St. Louis. The 2-4 loss pushes them back in to fourth place in the division, though they’re still closer to first (2.0 games back from the Cardinals) than they are to last (3.0 games ahead of the Cubs).
Homer Bailey was really great through 5.0 innings, allowing just one run (earned; a solo shot by Carlos Beltran...
Lance Lynn won his 10th consecutive decision, allowing one run and five hits in seven innings Wednesday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-2.
Lynn (5-0) struck out five and walked two, improving to 10-0 in 10 starts and one relief appearance since losing to Milwaukee on Sept. 7. He became the NL's first five-game winner.
It's the second straight...
A 3-4 week that didn’t feel that good I guess that’s what happens when you drop 3 in a row. On the plus side have you seen this rookie!!!!! Use promo code “RedLeg” on CincyShirts.com to save 15%
In this week’s show:
3-4 since last time we talked
.5 back behind Pitt. Tied with StL
4-23 Cingrani 7IP 5H 2R 9K ND
Reds score in bottom of 9th to go to extras Parra...