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2012 Cincinnati Reds – Part 3 of 5; Infield

I don’t know Joey Votto personally so I can only make assumptions, but I’m guessing he’s got a smile as wide as the Ohio River right now.  Let’s begin with what’s hot. How’s the first base situation looking this year? … Continue reading

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2012 Cincinnati Reds – Part 2 of 5; Pitching and Catching

So what can I say about the Reds pitching and catching?  There is hope that Devin Mesoraco becomes 82% of what Johnny Bench was.  There’s fear that Bronson Arroyo pitches like he has Valley Fever.  And there is mystery in … Continue reading

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2012 Cincinnati Reds – Part 1 of 5

With the season soon to be underway, I wanted to kick things off right with my Guide to the Cincinnati Reds.  As the foremost expert on all things Cincinnati Reds in my home, I feel it my obligation to cobble … Continue reading

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Myrtle Beach in the Year Two Thousand

Got an email the other day from long time friend Travis “Buff” Goubeaux.  Trav and I used to have contests to see who could bench press the telephone pole the most.  One time, I swear to God I saw him … Continue reading

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Weigh In!

New Year’s Resolutions are hard.  It’s been only two weeks for me, and I’ve already lapsed on this stuff.  I haven’t blogged in more than a week, which I’m sure you’ve been upset about.  In my defense, I had to … Continue reading

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Tweet Yo Self

There’s a decent chance that you are reading this right now, thanks to the virtues of social media.  I post the blog to the multiple channels available to me and some of you see it there and if not, you … Continue reading

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Humble Beginnings

The Weigh In I told you in my last post that I’d check in with my weight and let you know the starting point.  Let’s just say maybe I need to make this a 40 pound goal.  After playing a … Continue reading

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