Found November 12, 2011 on
The Phoenix Desert Dogs lost again, dropping a close 3-2 game to the Scottsdale Scorpions.
-Brodie Greene was the only Reds prospect to play, going 0-2 with a walk, while playing 2b.
There are just five regular season games left in the AFL.
BEST OF MAXIM
* Should the team attempt to trade superstar Joey Votto? David Schoenfield of ESPN.com thinks they should not. Writes Schoenfield: "the goal of every team is to acquire a superstar, not trade one away."
* MLB.com's Mark Sheldon recently penned a feature article on Drew Stubbs' 2011 season and beyond. You can read his piece here.
In a similar award to the one received by Joey … [visit site to read more]
Our buddy David Schoenfield over at the SweetSpot blog has this piece about why the Reds should hang on to Joey Votto. I agree with every single word. Especially these words:
Plus, there’s this scenario: If the goal is to trade Votto and hope you get lucky that one of the prospects develops into a star, wouldn’t the Reds just end up facing the same scenario? The odds that you...
With the NL Central going through some amazing transitions it's up to the Reds to figure out how to compete in what will be an increasingly competitive division. Milwaukee and St. Louis had great years but the Cards may lose Pujols. The Cubs are rebuilding but could be competitive quickly. How will the Reds regain 2010's glory? Keep or trade first baseman Joey Votto...
Could Albert Pujols' offseason moves eventually affect the career path of Joey Votto? According to this opinionated article written by Adam Hughes of Yahoo!, the answer is yes.
While he does bring up some valid and interesting points in the piece, I'm not so sure the two superstar's fates are so intertwined.
It's a no-brainer that Votto's future contract...
Drew Stubbs' speed should have been the catalyst to drive the Cincinnati offense in 2011. He was the hardest player to induce a double play from and swiped 40 bags, but struck out a club-record 205 times.
While there’s still Chris Heisey’s Breakout Player of the Year award still to talk about, today, I’m looking outside the sphere of Reds-ness and checking out the happenings in the parallel universe of all the other teams.
I know it’s old news by now, but dammit, <a ... [visit site to read more]