9:31 AM EDT, Wed October 21, 2020
3 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: Remembering the 1990 World Series

The wire-to-wire Reds were one of the best teams in franchise history. October 20, 1990. I can’t imagine what was going on that night in Oakland as the Cincinnati Reds prepared to battle the A’s. Fans filing into the coliseum. Anticipation arising in the clubhouses. Managers mulling. Writers wondering. This wasn’t supposed to happen, was […] Cincinnati Reds: Remembering the 1990 World Series - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
19 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds: 3 things Nick Krall must do first in his new role

Nick Krall will have a full plate this winter as the new head of Reds front office. Nick Krall received a promotion, sort of, on Monday. The Cincinnati Reds Vice President and General Manager will maintain his title, but be given more responsibility. Krall will now report directly to owner Bob Castellini and will run […] Cincinnati Reds: 3 things Nick Krall must do first in his new role - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 19, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel’s report card for the 2020 season

Reds outfielder Nick Senzel and the playing field continued to have an estranged relationship. I’m not one to believe in curses, but Nick Senzel‘s inability to avoid the injured list is testing my belief system. There’s absolutely no evidence to suggest Senzel is not doing everything possible to be on the field. Every injury he’s […] Cincinnati Reds: Nick Senzel’s report card for the 2020 season - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2020

Reds should immediately call dismissed Marlins executive Michael Hill

This is the Reds chance to do something bold by hiring Michael Hill. As the Marlins continue to retool their front office, the Cincinnati Reds should take the opportunity to interview the latest casualty of Miami’s organizational shuffling. Michael Hill, the Marlins President of Baseball Operations for the past eight seasons, has parted ways with […] Reds should immediately call dismissed Marlins executive Michael Hill - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: It’s a make-or-break offseason for Vladimir Gutiérrez

Vladimir Gutiérrez is facing make-or-break time with the Reds. Vladimir Gutiérrez has had high expectations since signing with the Cincinnati Reds for nearly $5M in the fall of 2016. The Cuban right-hander, who signed at 21-years old, was looked at a guy who could advance quickly through the minors, although he was still raw in some […] Cincinnati Reds: It’s a make-or-break offseason for Vladimir Gutiérrez - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Alex Blandino could handle shortstop duties in 2021

Why is Alex Blandino being dismissed as the Reds starting shortstop? C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic recently put out a list of potential shortstops who could start for the Cincinnati Reds in 2021. Among them were in-house candidates Kyle Farmer and José García, former Reds shortstop José Iglesias, and free agents to-be Marcus Semien […] Cincinnati Reds: Alex Blandino could handle shortstop duties in 2021 - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Stephenson will surely replace Curt Casali, right?

The Reds should turn to Tyler Stephenson and move on from Curt Casali. The Cincinnati Reds catching situation will be one to monitor all offseason. Who will be the starting catcher on April 1, 2021? Knowing David Bell, it’ll be based on who is the better matchup against the Opening Day starter for the St. […] Cincinnati Reds: Tyler Stephenson will surely replace Curt Casali, right? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: 5 blockbuster trades to consider this offseason

If the Reds want to upgrade the roster, these five trades could certainly help. The Cincinnati Reds fell short of expectations in 2020, but a solid core remains for the 2021 season. However, seeing how the postseason has unfolded, the Reds will have to make some major upgrades if the team hopes to make a […] Cincinnati Reds: 5 blockbuster trades to consider this offseason - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: 3 players who should be non-tendered this offseason

Might the Reds move on from these three players before their salaries increase? The non-tender deadline this winter is December 2nd, so the Cincinnati Reds have until then to decide whether or not they’d like to extend contracts to their nine arbitration-eligible players. The team has already outrighted four players (Matt Davidson, Travis Jankowski, Jesse […] Cincinnati Reds: 3 players who should be non-tendered this offseason - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Luis Castillo estimated to make $5.8-million in 2021

Reds pitcher Luis Castillo will get a hefty raise in 2021. While it’s not an exact science, the good folks over at MLB Trade Rumors have put out their arbitration projections for the 2021 season. After outrighting Matt Davidson, Travis Jankowski, Jesse Biddle and Matt Bowman, the Cincinnati Reds have nine players eligible for arbitration. […] Cincinnati Reds: Luis Castillo estimated to make $5.8-million in 2021 - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Joe Morgan’s 3 greatest postseason moments

Reds great Joe Morgan was at his best during the month of October. For a player who was a first-ballot Hall of Famer and a 10-time All-Star with a couple of MVPs on his resumé, playoff success did not come easy for Cincinnati Reds legend Joe Morgan. As a matter of fact, Morgan struggled in […] Cincinnati Reds: Joe Morgan’s 3 greatest postseason moments - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: Who is eligible for arbitration for the first time?

The Reds have eight players who are first-year arbitration eligible. Salary arbitration is a tricky nut to crack in the baseball world. Not every fans understands how it works, it’s oftentimes not known when a player becomes eligible, and what’s all this I’m hearing about non-tendering certain players? Well, we’re here to help you out […] Cincinnati Reds: Who is eligible for arbitration for the first time? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2020

Remembering Joe Morgan’s monumental impact on the Cincinnati Reds

Joe Morgan was the engine that led the Reds to back-to-back World Series titles. The date of November 29, 1971, is arguably the most important in the long franchise history of the Cincinnati Reds. To call the acquisition of Joe Morgan from the Houston Astros as seismic would be an understatement. It was a trade […] Remembering Joe Morgan’s monumental impact on the Cincinnati Reds - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2020

Which young prospect is the Cincinnati Reds version of Randy Arozarena?

Is Andy Sugilio the Reds version of Randy Arozarena? Randy Arozarena has broken onto the scene during the 2020 MLB Playoffs. Originally scouted and signed by the St. Louis Cardinals, Arozarena has dominated opposing pitchers during the postseason thus far. Arozarena is hitting .419 through eight games and has four home runs. Is there anyone […] Which young prospect is the Cincinnati Reds version of Randy Arozarena? - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2020

Cincinnati Reds: 3 best trades under Dick Williams

What were Dick Williams three best trades during his time with the Reds? Dick Williams stepped down as the Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations this past week. Not every move was a home run, but Williams made three significant deals that were instrumental in leading the Reds back to the postseason. Even the best […] Cincinnati Reds: 3 best trades under Dick Williams - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - A Cincinnati Reds Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More