Originally Posted by harangatang
Ryan Freel was a bright spot on some bad Reds ballclubs. Even when the Reds weren't winning, players like Freel made the Reds worth watching every night. RIP Ryan.
I'll always remember Krivsky having to answer to a crowd of angry fans at RedsFest after Freel was traded. In the age of clubhouse recliners, Freel basically personified everything Cincinnati wanted to see in a ballplayer. Hard news to believe.