Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo walked through the Reds clubhouse with five reporters following, shooting a segment on his quick success in Cincinnati.
''Oh!'' second baseman Brandon Phillips yelled. ''It's the Choo-Choo train!''
Funny, and fitting. The leadoff hitter has been the engine driving Cincinnati's early success on offense. And he gets to pull into a familiar station as interleague play resumes on Monday.
Ohio's two major league teams are meeting again, this time with a Korean tie that binds them and a few reasons for each of them to be looking up - or looking down, if they happen to be glancing at the standings.
The two shoreline teams - the Indians by Lake Erie, the Reds by the banks of the Ohio River - play a first-ever four-game series this week, starting Monday. The first two are in Cincinnati, followed by two more in Cleveland.
Both teams are doing quite well, which has rarely been the case when they get together.
''It's nice to see the Indians doing well,'' said Phil...