Found October 07, 2013 on Fangraphs:
Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2013-14 free-agent market....

Reds looking to trade Brandon Phillips?

The shakeup in Cincinnati could extend beyond simply firing Dusty Baker. Longtime radio announcer Marty Brennaman went on the air with MLB Network Radio on Friday and one of the notable nuggets he said was the team may try and trade All-Star second basemen Brandon Phillips this offseason. According to Brennaman, the motive behind pulling the trigger on such a deal would be...

Cincinnati Reds State of the Farm: Third Base

Seth Mejias-Brean has the best season among the Cincinnati Reds third base prospects in 2013.

Reds rumors: Cincinnati could trade Homer Bailey

Ever since the Cincinnati Reds season ended (abruptly), there has been talk of much change coming to the Queen City. Beyond the obvious of replacing manager Dusty Baker, there's been talk that the Reds could look to free up payroll by trading veteran players. Second baseman Brandon Phillips has been listed as a possibility to be shopped, and now Mark Sheldon of reports...

Jay Bruce nominated for Hank Aaron award

Although the season didn't well for the Reds as a team, several Reds players are in the running for individual post-season awards including Jay Bruce, who was named Cincinnati's nominee for the prestigious 2013 Hank Aaron Award. Here is the press release detailing Bruce's nomination: Fans can vote exclusively online at and the 30 Club sites. For the...

Reds in no hurry to fill manager vacancy

It's been eerily quiet around the Reds front office since the club fired Dusty Baker last Friday. On Monday, general manager Walt Jocketty broke the silence. Speaking to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Jocketty revealed that "a lot" of people are interested in managing the Reds, which is either flattering or an indication that the position is truly up for grabs...

2013 Cincinnati Reds Arizona Fall League Preview

Yorman Rodriguez is one of eight players headed to the Arizona Fall League to represent the Cincinnati Reds.

Reds rumors: Bronson Arroyo unlikely to return?

The Cincinnati Reds’ season ended abruptly, but they were considered one of the top teams in baseball throughout the year. They’re left eliminated from the playoffs and facing several offseason decisions. While they’re currently focused on finding their next manager after parting ways with Dusty Baker, Cincinnati will also have to decide what to do with right-hander Bronson...

All quiet from Reds with Arroyo

One thing I didn’t get to on Friday when Dusty Baker lost his job was a part of my conversation with Bronson Arroyo. The longtime Reds pitcher knew that his last start of 2013 vs. the Pirates — where he allowed five homers — was possibly his final start with the club. Nothing has changed since the season ended to have Arroyo thinking any differently. “I’ve heard not a...

Bronson Arroyo Looking For 2-Year Deal, Reds Could Trade Homer Bailey

Bronson Arroyo hasn’t heard from the Reds front office, reports Mark Sheldon of The longtime Reds pitcher knew that his last start of 2013 vs. the Pirates — where he allowed five homers — was possibly his final start with the club. Nothing has changed since the season ended to have Arroyo thinking any differently. “I’ve heard not a word,” Arroyo said on Friday...

The 2014 New York Mets Don’t Need Shin Soo Choo

Seven consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance and five without a winning record leads fans to disgruntled arguments, peering the pending free agent list, and wondering how the club will improve in the immediate future to try to latch onto hope for the near future. The New York Mets have found themselves most closely associated with free agent outfielder Shin Soo Choo, and...

Not going anywhere in the postseason with John (Dusty) Baker. The Reds reacted. When will the Rangers step up to the plate?

The same way Cincinnati management concluded that their club was never going to go anywhere in the postseason with John (Dusty) Baker getting out-coached in pivotal games year after year finally culminating in their decision to dismiss him as their skipper yesterday, the Rangers ought to make Ron Washington their next pink slip victim for the exact same reason. I’m convinced that...
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