The Reds Report
By Redsland, for Redsland
Concerned second baseman was only trying to keep police from arresting his friend, Tony Womack.
Outrage over drunken, expletive-laden, post-bachelor party, twilight arrest outside sushi pool hall voiced by David Wells, who thought it was the next night.
Fan favorite becoming popular with judges, probation officers.
After night in jail, IF/OF now also a C.
Rich Aurilia re-signed to play with club; Edwin Encarnacion resigned to play for affiliates.
Rob Stratton returns with Achilles tendon healed, Achilles heel intact.
Browning, Seaver, May to Reds Hall
Browning’s two career starts for KC make him leading candidate for their Hall in ’07.
“Mr. Perfect” expected to watch induction from outfield bleachers.
Famously traded Lee May’s induction paves the way for Reggie Sanders, Tom Lawless, Kurt Stillwell.
20,000 breakaway stadium seats being replaced after league nixes planned episode of “Punk’d.”
Griffey wins Lombardi Award, Harang wins Vander Meer Award, Casey wins Bichette Award, Wilson wins Harnisch Award, Freel wins Neagle Award, Aurilia wins Guillen Award, Encarnacion wins Encarnacion Award.
Adam Dunn to avoid O’Brien’s calls at Cory Lidle’s poker tourney again this year.
New Owners Weighing In
Castellini has “passion to win” Narron gushes as future boss looks on.
Ownership committee ironically unlikely to be impressed by closer-by-committee, second-base-by-committee.
Castellini’s son gets front office job after grueling search between him and a couple of minorities.
News Item: Cincy Woman Found Dead in Front of TV
Corners say woman died August 29, 2003
Police will not confirm that TV was tuned to Fox Sports Net, but will confirm deceased was “on the smiling side of 60.”
Fact: That night the Reds entered play in last place, having just been swept by the Brewers in a four game series for the first time ever. Link
Fact: Also on that night, John Bale earned his only win of the year, Danny Graves made his first relief appearance after a season of failed starts, and Ryan Freel robbed Jim Edmonds. Link
Folks, if that’s not a cautionary tale for Reds fans with weak hearts, I don’t know what is.