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Redleg Nation Radio: A Cincinnati Reds Podcast

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Redleg Nation Radio: A Cincinnati Reds Podcast

Description

Hosted by Chad Dotson (Redleg Nation, Cincinnati Magazine, ESPN) and a rotating cast of characters, including Reds writers, broadcasters, players and former players, Redleg Nation Radio is the #1 Cincinnati Reds podcast on the interwebs. Brought to you by the gang at RedlegNation.com.

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Episodes

RNR #239: (Kinda) breaking news with Doug Gray

Dec 3, 2018 16:06

Description:

It's a mini-episode, in which Doug Gray and Chad Dotson discuss some big news for the future of Redleg Nation dot com. Regular episode will still drop on Friday!

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #238: Hashbrown Get the Keuchel

Nov 30, 2018 01:04:12

Description:

The Reds are "all over" free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, according to reports, and Chad Dotson & Jason Linden have a lot to say about it. The Reds have also filled out their major league coaching staff, and we can finally close the book on the Jay Bruce trade. Plus: Viewer Mail!

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #237: Counting down the Top 25 Reds prospects

Nov 24, 2018 01:10:37

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray (of RedsMinorLeagues.com) discussed the new Raisel Iglesias contract, then dove head-first into a countdown of Doug's just-released list of the top 25 prospects in the Reds organization.

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #236: Are the Reds really making a clean break from the past?

Nov 16, 2018 57:56

Description:

 

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack got together again to discuss the Cincinnati Reds. The overarching question: given the managerial and coaching hires, and the reports that the Reds are very active in free agent and trade discussions, are we really seeing a new direction for the Reds, a more aggressive team that is serious about winning now?

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #235: Surprise! More viewer mail questions answered...

Nov 12, 2018 52:46

Description:

Surprise! We already dropped our regular weekly episode, a fun discussion of all things Reds with Freekbass that you won't want to miss (RNR #234). But since we had some Cincinnati Reds-related Viewer Mail questions that needed to be answered, Chad Dotson and Jason Linden decided to record a special edition of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast.

No worries, we'll be back on Friday with our regular episode.

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #234: The Reds are getting funkier and funkier

Nov 9, 2018 01:04:36

Description:

The Cincinnati Reds' offseason just keeps getting funkier and funkier, with a complete overhaul of the on-field staff and reports that the Reds are in the mix for a bunch of free agent pitchers. #GetThePitching. Who better to discuss the latest news in Redleg Nation than Reds superfan and musician extraordinaire Freekbass?

Back for his second appearance on the show, Freekbass and Chad Dotson discuss everything that's happening in the Nation, and also offer a few suggestions for making baseball more appealing to the current generation of fans.

If you are in the Cincinnati area, go see Freekbass for "Funksgiving" at The Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY, on November 23. Be sure to tell him that Redleg Nation Radio sent you.

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #233: Are the Reds giving us reasons for optimism...finally?

Nov 2, 2018 55:46

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden are optimistic again! After a frustrating season, the Reds are making good decision after good decision so far this off-season. This week, the topic of discussion: why Cincinnati's hiring of Derek Johnson as pitching coach is a great sign for what the Reds have in store for fans this winter.

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #232: Welcome, David Bell! (And welcome back, Matt Klinker)

Oct 26, 2018 01:12:53

Description:

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack discussed the latest news around the Reds, including the hiring of manager David Bell, and two (plus) Reds being named finalists for the Gold Glove. We also welcomed back Matt Klinker, one of our former spotlight players, for a quick update. Klinker played for David Bell for three years in the Reds organization, and he has some interesting insights on what Bell is like as a manager.

Finally, we finished up yet another exciting edition of the podcast by answering more Viewer Mail questions.

Follow us on Twitter: @redlegradio. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #231: Viewer mail, yeah!

Oct 19, 2018 56:49

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden talk about the latest news from the Cincinnati Reds' ongoing managerial search, then have a little fun answering Viewer Mail.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #230: Good news about Nick Senzel, bad news about Nick Senzel

Oct 12, 2018 47:15

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden break down the latest news about the Cincinnati Reds. That includes good news about Cincinnati's top prospect, Nick Senzel, and some bad news as well. Also: the latest on the Reds managerial search, and some encouraging thoughts about the process.

Even better: another edition of Viewer Mail!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #229: The Managerial Sweepstakes

Oct 5, 2018 01:01:11

Description:

The Reds are deep into the process of hiring their next manager, and Chad Dotson and Bill Lack discuss every angle of the ongoing hiring process. They also answered your questions during a segment of "Viewer Mail," including a comparison of Reds owners past and present.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #228: It's time for the Reds to get serious, about pitchers and about managers and about winning

Sep 28, 2018 56:37

Description:

It's time for the Cincinnati Reds to get serious. That's the theme as Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discussed the end of the 2018 season and what the Reds need to do this winter to prove that they are serious about winning. That means acquiring the right pitchers, hiring the right manager, and showing an impatient fan base that they are willing to go "all-in."

Jason also makes a comment at the end of this podcast that ensures he'll never be invited back to participate.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #227: Nick Senzel, Hunter Greene, and prospect talk

Sep 21, 2018 01:01:17

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray (of RedsMinorLeagues.com) got together this week to discuss where Nick Senzel and Hunter Greene stand after frustrating seasons for the Reds' top two prospects. They also talked about which Cincinnati prospects are the most valuable in trade discussions over the upcoming winter, and Doug reveals his Reds minor league players of the year.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #226: Nick Senzel, Joey Votto, and what the Reds need to do to compete in 2019

Sep 14, 2018 01:01:21

Description:

The Reds are moving their top prospect, Nick Senzel, to the outfield? Chad Dotson and Jason Linden explore the possibilities with that move. Then they checked in on Joey Votto, and tried to put his career in historical context.

After answering a listener question (send your questions in mp3 format to chaddotson AT redlegnation DOT com, and we'll try to answer it on a future podcast), Chad and Jason muse over whether the Reds have lost an entire generation of fans by putting losing teams on the field for 17 of the last 22 seasons, and what that means for the Cincinnati community.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #225: Looking at the positives from the 2018 Reds!

Sep 7, 2018 58:14

Description:

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack decided to identify the positives from the 2018 Cincinnati Reds season, and there are some, if you can believe it!

Unfortunately, they also addressed the ongoing Homer Bailey saga...plus a retrospective on the incredible life lived by Burt Reynolds.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #224: The Matt Harvey Conundrum

Aug 31, 2018 01:05:30

Description:

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are back again for a rousing discussion of all things Cincinnati Reds. The discussion begins with the Reds' failure to trade Matt Harvey, then somehow veers into a discussion of the greatness of Joe Morgan before returning to the topic of whether the Reds can be a playoff team in 2019.

Finally, we answered this: "What's wrong with Joey Votto?"

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #223: An in-depth analysis of Reds nicknames (or: An Ode to B-Dix)

Aug 23, 2018 01:06:36

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week to discuss a fun weekend at the ballyard, where they got a chance to talk with some Cincinnati Reds front-office types. The conversation centered around the necessary elements to make the Reds a contending team next year, and the consequences if the Reds fail to go all-in.

There best part, however, was the rousing discussion about "Player's Weekend," with Jason grading all the Reds nicknames.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #222: Do the Reds have an ownership problem?

Aug 17, 2018 01:01:00

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined by Jason Linden again this week for a fun episode of Redleg Nation Radio. We began by discussing current news, answered a few Twitter questions, then asked whether ownership was meddling too much in baseball operations. Short answer: Yes.

We were also joined this week by Jeff Fassero, the pitching coach for Cincinnati's Triple-A affiliate in Louisville. His comments on Robert Stephenson were extremely interesting, and confirmed some of the things we had long suspected. You aren't going to want to miss what he had to say. Fassero also had some illuminating comments on Cody Reed and Brandon Finnegan, among others.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #221: There he goes again! (Robert Stephenson, that is.)

Aug 10, 2018 01:01:42

Description:

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are back for Bill's 101st appearance on the Redleg Nation Radio podcast and, once again, they have entirely too much fun. This week's discussion: Robert Stephenson's hard head collides with the new "Winning Culture" of the Cincinnati Reds.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #220: Trade deadline recap, and Hunter Greene injury meltdown!

Aug 4, 2018 01:08:20

Description:

As Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discussed the lack of activity at the trade deadline for the Cincinnati Reds, they discovered that Reds uber-prospect Hunter Greene was injured and is out for the season. It's not Chad's fault!

Lots of fun on this week's episode. Enjoy!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #104: with Reds prospect Jesse Winker [RNR Rewind]

Aug 3, 2018 35:58

Description:

More than four years ago, Jesse Winker -- then a raw prospect in the Cincinnati Reds minor league system -- joined us for episode 104 of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. It's a fascinating interview with a kid who was finding his way on the road to the major leagues.

Now that Winker has established himself on the big league scene, we thought you might a Redleg Nation Radio Rewind. (Episode originally aired on February 20, 2014.)

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RNR #219: Chris Welsh on the state of the Cincinnati Reds

Jul 27, 2018 37:40

Description:

Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh is back on RNR! Bill Lack and Welsh engaged in a rousing discussion of where the Cincinnati Reds stand after a rollercoaster first half.

This is Welsh's ninth appearance on Redleg Nation Radio...and Bill's 99th!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #218: The Reds Trade Deadline Extravaganza!

Jul 20, 2018 01:00:15

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together for a far-reaching discussion of the Cincinnati Reds this week. With the Reds playing well into the All-Star break, and with the trade deadline looming, it's time for some big decisions. Chad and Jason have all the answers.

All of them.

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RNR #217: Suarez, Scooter, trade deadline...and Homer?

Jul 13, 2018 01:01:20

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are together again, discussing all the news surrounding the Cincinnati Reds. The team gets three All-Stars! What will they do at the trade deadline? Does the front office know what they're doing? And what's the deal with the recent announcement that Homer Bailey will be rejoining the rotation soon?

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #216: Biggest surprise of the season (Also: buy your playoff tickets now!)

Jul 6, 2018 01:04:10

Description:

 Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discuss the biggest surprise of the 2018 Reds season -- a player who just might end up being a Hall of Famer, according to Jason. This episode is a thrill-packed, exciting look at a Cincinnati Reds season that has become fun all of a sudden.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #215: We're going to the World Series!

Jun 29, 2018 51:52

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week for a rousing discussion of everything surrounding Cincinnati Reds baseball. First, the guys discussed the fact that the Reds are pretty much the best team in baseball right now. Next, it was an analysis of the current demand among some Reds fans (and writers) to sign interim manager Jim Riggleman to a full-time contract. Finally, a discussion of whether Scott Schebler should be the everyday center fielder.

Plus, there's a lot of other nonsense, the same stuff you have come to expect from Redleg Nation Radio.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #214: Emergency Nick Senzel Podcast!

Jun 24, 2018 25:57

Description:

We already recorded one podcast this week -- a really fun episode in which Bill Lack and Chad Dotson solved all the problems facing the Reds. (And it must have worked, since they haven't lost since.) You should give that one a listen.

Given the latest news about Nick Senzel's injury, however, Jason Linden and Chad got together for a short Emergency Edition of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. Enjoy!

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RNR #213: Seven Easy Steps (to fix the Reds immediately!)

Jun 22, 2018 57:03

Description:

Bill Lack joined Chad Dotson this week to discuss the suddenly resurgent Cincinnati Reds, and dive into seven easy steps to ensure that the Reds are contenders in 2019. Is the Cincinnati front office listening?

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RNR #212: Talking with John Erardi about "Tony Perez: From Cuba to Cooperstown"

Jun 14, 2018 55:38

Description:

On this week's episode, Chad Dotson had a great conversation with author John Erardi about his latest book, "Tony Perez: From Cuba to Cooperstown." It's a fantastic read, and our conversation was a lot of fun as we dug into Perez' life and career and much more.

You can purchase the book at all area bookstores, and online at all the usual outlets. We can't recommend this book more highly.

John will be signing the book at Price Hill Chili on June 15 at 5:00 pm, and at Findlay Market on June 16 at 11:00 am. Go see John, pick up a book, and tell him that Redleg Nation says hello.

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RNR #211: Breaking Down the Reds Draft

Jun 8, 2018 01:02:45

Description:

On this week's episode, Chad Dotson and Doug Gray and are talking about the newest Reds, selected by Cincinnati in this week's MLB Draft. From Jonathan India, to potential UVa commits, to a couple of kids named Josiah, we break down everything you need to know about this year's draft class.

Of course, we had to start the podcast with some discussion about the current big league Reds. And Chad gave a little love to the podcast listeners who showed up at our recent book signing.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #210: Hashbrown Vote Votto...plus the absurdity of benching Jesse Winker

Jun 1, 2018 54:30

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden are talking about the Reds again this week, and Jason has a request: Let's all get together and vote Joey Votto into the All-Star Game this year. Good idea, right?

The guys also discuss the completely absurd decision by the Cincinnati Reds to bench young Jesse Winker in favor of a guy who has no chance of contributing to the next good Reds team. What is going on in the Queen City?

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #209: When will the Reds deliver on their promises?...plus: let's talk about Scooter!

May 24, 2018 01:08:36

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined by Jason Linden again this week, and Jason had a bone to pick. But before that conversation, the guys discussed the promises made by Reds owner Bob Castellini when he purchased the franchise, and whether the ownership group had delivered on those pledges.

The discussion then turned to whether the Reds will be in a position to live up to their promises any time soon...plus a healthy dose of Scooter Gennett talk!

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RNR #208: The Reds are good again!

May 19, 2018 01:11:40

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined by Doug Gray (RedsMinorLeagues.com) for an optimistic and ebullient episode of Redleg Nation Radio, as the guys reflected on the fact that the Reds actually won 7 out of 9 games, including a beautiful West Coast road trip. Seriously, this is a thing that actually happened.

Chad and Doug also discussed what the Reds should do with Homer Bailey and Robert Stephenson, and whether interim manager Jim Riggleman should get the credit for Cincinnati's recent run of good baseball. Finally, Chad had a quick movie review for everyone.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #207: Emergency Edition! Let's talk about the Matt Harvey trade.

May 9, 2018 47:38

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It's an emergency edition of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast! Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discuss the acquisition of Matt Harvey in exchange for longtime friend of the podcast, Devin Mesoraco. The conversation, however, eventually returned to the way the Cincinnati front office is conducting this rebuilding process. The results aren't pretty, as you might imagine.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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Podcast-related questions and comments can be directed to Chad via email (chaddotson@redlegnation.com) or on Twitter (@dotsonc).

RNR #206: Call Nick Senzel up NOW!

May 4, 2018 01:02:06

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again for this week's episode of Redleg Nation Radio, but the conversation was a little different than our usual fun and games. We called out the Cincinnati front office for refusing to be honest with fans leading up to the 2018 season, and made a demand of the powers that be...

Call Nick Senzel up NOW!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #205: Is the Reds #rebuild a failure?

Apr 27, 2018 01:04:00

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined this week by Doug Gray (of RedsMinorLeagues.com), and the conversation quickly veered to one important question: Should we already consider the Cincinnati Reds' rebuilding process a failure?

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RNR #204: Bryan Price has been fired. What's next?

Apr 20, 2018 53:39

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week to discuss the firing of Reds manager Bryan Price, and what it means for the current version of the ol' Redlegs. The guys also did a deep dive into their expectations for the rest of the 2018 season, and they even passed a little judgment on the current state of the Reds "rebuild" process.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #203: The Reds are better than this, right? (Short answer: YES.)

Apr 13, 2018 53:46

Description:

Jason Linden joined Chad Dotson this week to discuss the Cincinnati Reds' horrific start, and whether anything can be salvaged from this season. (Short answer: plenty to be optimistic about.)

The guys also discuss the managerial failings of Bryan Price, and his future with the Redlegs. That was a less optimistic conversation.

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RNR #202: Are these the same old Reds? (Plus some love for the Nation.)

Apr 6, 2018 47:34

Description:

A rough start for the Reds has some fans thinking that these are the same old Cincinnati Reds that have lost 90+ games the last three seasons. Chad Dotson and Jason Linden examine that question, and come to some conclusions.

Plus, the guys show some love for the Nation, an incredible and passionate community of Reds fans.

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RNR #201: The Men and Moments that made the Cincinnati Reds

Apr 2, 2018 55:57

Description:

It's a special edition of Redleg Nation Radio!

Chad Dotson was joined by frequent podcast co-host Bill Lack for a special episode to discuss "The Big 50: The Men and Moments that made the Cincinnati Reds," the new book written by Chad and Chris Garber. Bill just finished the book, and he has some thoughts.

Bonus: Chad and Bill completely ignored the 2018 Cincinnati Reds, and given the results of the opening series, this is a good thing.We'll be back on Friday with our regularly scheduled episode of the podcast.

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RNR #200: Season Preview Spectacular (or Why the Reds Are Going to Make the Playoffs!)

Mar 29, 2018 01:00:15

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined this week by Jason Linden to preview the 2018 Cincinnati Reds season, on the eve of Opening Day. The topic of conversation: why the Reds are going to make the playoffs this year. The guys also make a bunch of predictions about 2018, including a guess about the Reds' final record (you're gonna like that one).

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RNR #199: We have Reds news! Roster moves, Eugenio Suarez, and Nick Senzel

Mar 23, 2018 58:58

Description:

After a relatively quiet spring, we finally have some actual news about the Cincinnati Reds. Lots of cuts have been made, players have been released and sent to Triple-A, Nick Senzel will be playing second base at Louisville, and Eugenio Suarez has signed an outstanding long-term contract. Chad Dotson and Jason Linden have some fun discussing all the news.

Chad also tries to get Jason to convince him that he should be optimistic about the 2018 rotation, but Chad is not completely on board. You decide: who is right and who is wrong?

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RNR #198: The Reds have to be luckier this year, right?

Mar 16, 2018 52:26

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden are together again this week to discuss everything that's happening in Redleg Nation. The primary topic: after this week's injury news involving pitchers Anthony DeSclafani and Brandon Finnegan, are the Reds in for a repeat of 2017's bad luck?

Also...is there a method to manager Bryan Price's spring lineup madness?

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RNR #197: Is it time to PANIC over Joey Votto's spring production?

Mar 9, 2018 55:51

Description:

Chad Dotson is joined this week by his most frequent co-host, Editor Emeritus of RedlegNation.com Bill Lack. The discussion keeps returning to the likelihood of the Reds being a .500 club (or better!) in 2018. Bill also asks why there are so few open competitions for spots in the lineup this spring, especially given how bad the Cincinnati Reds have been the last three years.

Most importantly: is it time to PANIC over Joey Votto's lack of production this spring?

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RNR #196: How excited should we be about the young pitchers?

Mar 2, 2018 42:30

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray (of RedsMinorLeagues.com) talk about everything that's happening out in Cincinnati Reds spring training. Of note: some young pitchers are looking very good, and almost all the pitchers are healthy. How excited should we be about that?

On the other end of the spectrum, Chad discusses the single thing that could happen on Opening Day which might cause apathy to set in. (Hint: it involves Chad's favorite player.)

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RNR EXTRA: Introducing the Locked on Reds podcast!

Mar 1, 2018 20:33

Description:

This season, our Chad Dotson will be joining ESPN 1530's James Rapien regularly to discuss the Cincinnati Reds on the new daily Locked On Reds podcast. James and Chad discussed Joey Votto, Billy Hamilton, the team signing Ben Revere and much more. Plus, Votto wonders if it is a “nipple thing?”

Please subscribe to the Locked on Reds podcast at iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and enjoy the Reds discussion all year long, every day.

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RNR #195: Winning Starts Now? (Plus: PANIC over the first spring training lineup!)

Feb 23, 2018 57:58

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week for another rousing episode of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. The guys began by following up on last week's glorious discussion about the possibility of Nick Senzel as the potential starting shortstop of the Cincinnati Reds. Quickly, however, the discussion moved on to Joey Votto's recent comments that something has to change soon with this rebuilding process. Winning starts now?

Finally, should we be panicking over manager Bryan Price's first spring training lineup, featuring Billy Hamilton as the leadoff hitter? (Short answer: no.)

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RNR #194: The Cincinnati Reds may have the best shortstop in baseball (plus: what to do with all these pitchers?)

Feb 16, 2018 01:02:07

Description:

Jason Linden joined Chad Dotson again this week for a discussion of the most exciting news we've heard here in Redleg Nation for quite some time. We're talking, of course, about the fact that uber-prospect Nick Senzel is working out at shortstop this spring. How does this change the way we look at the Cincinnati Reds rebuild?

We also talked about the competition for the Reds rotation this spring, and discuss whether Cincinnati manager Bryan Price has organized that competition in the proper way.

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RNR #193: Who will be on the Opening Day roster? (Plus, why didn't the Reds sign Yu Darvish?)

Feb 12, 2018 01:05:27

Description:

Chad Dotson is joined again this week by Doug Gray. Chad and Doug try to predict the Opening Day roster for the Cincinnati Reds. They also discuss where some of the Reds top prospects will begin the season, and where they'll end up.

Most importantly, they talked about the reasons why the Reds weren't able to sign free agent pitcher Yu Darvish.

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RNR #192: 2018 Season Premiere, featuring Hunter Greene/Chad Dotson Twitter shenanigans

Jan 30, 2018 53:52

Description:

Welcome back! It’s the season premiere of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast, with Jason Linden joining Chad Dotson to discuss all the Cincinnati Reds offseason news. The conversation begins with the disappointment of the Reds losing out on a particular trade target, but it quickly turns to Chad's recent run-in with top Reds prospect Hunter Greene on Twitter. Hilarity ensues.

The guys also discuss what could happen on Opening Day that would cause us to give up completely on Reds manager Bryan Price.

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RNR #191: The Winter Meetings Extravaganza Episode!

Dec 15, 2017 47:23

Description:

Doug Gray (redsminorleagues.com) is Chad Dotson's co-host again this week, as we discussed all the exciting news surrounding this year’s Winter Meetings! Truthfully, there wasn’t much news, but there were plenty of rumors, especially surrounding the potential trades of Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall.

We also have some questions about manager Bryan Price’s “announcement” that he has already settled on the top four guys in his 2018 pitching rotation.

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RNR #190: Let's talk about best-case scenarios. (Let's also talk about Adam Dunn.)

Dec 1, 2017 54:34

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week, and the result was a wide-ranging discussion about all things Cincinnati. The conversation begins with Adam Dunn's recent election to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, but most of the discussion is focused on the best case/worst case scenarios for various members of the 2018 Cincinnati Reds. The podcast finishes up with a surprisingly passionate remembrance of Pokey Reese and the special 1999 Reds.

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RNR #189: Joey Votto was robbed!

Nov 18, 2017 49:21

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray got together again to discuss the impossible reality that Joey Votto -- who is a perfect baseball player -- did not win a single major award this season. The guys also talked about the one Red that did win an award, then dove headfirst into some of the big decisions that the Reds will have to make over the next week.

Also, Doug tells us which Reds minor leaguer "will be better than Willie Mays."

Even better, Chad and Doug offered up their latest movie reviews, featuring an engaging documentary and a hilarious comedy.

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RNR #188: Discussing the Great American Dream with C. Trent Rosecrans

Oct 27, 2017 47:34

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined this week by C. Trent Rosecrans, one of the Reds beat writers for the Cincinnati Enquirer, to discuss Rosecrans' "Great American Dream" podcast. The podcast follows Reds prospect Shed Long on his path to the big leagues, and includes stories and memories from many former minor leaguers, including Joey Votto and Ken Griffey Jr.

Chad and Trent also discussed the current state of the Reds' rebuild, and how far the team is from being competitive.

Subscribe to Great American Dream here.

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RNR #187: How are we still having so much fun talking about the Reds?

Oct 20, 2017 01:00:36

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray got together again this week to talk about the Cincinnati Reds. How is it possible that they had so much fun talking about a team that has lost about a million games over the last two seasons?

Chad and Doug began by discussing the recent comments of Reds GM Dick Williams about the Eugenio Suarez/Nick Senzel logjam, then moved on to other pressing Reds-related topics, such as this question: Which of the Reds starting pitchers (age 25 or younger) do you expect to take the biggest step forward in 2018?

Finally, each has a short movie review for you, and the discussion of an actor who may end up being a (very) surprising Oscar nominee.

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RNR #186: Wrapping up the Reds' 2017 season

Oct 8, 2017 55:50

Description:

Do you like the Cincinnati Reds? Do you like podcasts? Well, we have a treat in store for you! It's a podcast...about the Cincinnati Reds!

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week, and they tried to wrap up the 2017 Reds season without a single tear being shed. It was a difficult task, but these are the sacrifices we make for you, the devoted listeners of Redleg Nation Radio. We also spent a little while admiring Joey Votto's age-33 season, because Joey Votto is the bestest.

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RNR #185: This is why the Reds will win the World Series in 2018.

Sep 29, 2017 59:44

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray got together to put a bow on the 2017 season and, as usually happens when they talk about the Cincinnati Reds, Chad made some ridiculous predictions. The guys began by discussing where Jesse Winker fits into the Reds outfield in 2018. After that, it was a rousing discussion about the positive aspects of a miserable season, and how those positives are an indication that the Reds will be competitive next year.

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RNR #184: Ranking the Reds Players

Sep 22, 2017 01:00:19

Description:

 

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack get together once again for another rousing discussion of Cincinnati Reds baseball. This week, we have a countdown of the current Reds players -- you won't believe who is ranked #41! -- and we finish with a look at the biggest questions facing the Reds as they look towards 2018.

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RNR #183: Will the Reds trade Scooter Gennett? Will the Reds win 90 games next season?

Sep 16, 2017 39:25

Description:

 

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden kick off this week's podcast by discussing the Reds' 14th losing season in the last 17 years. After they decided that was no fun, they talked about the surprisingly realistic possibility that the Cincinnati Reds will have an above-average pitching staff in 2018. Rousing discussions of Scooter Gennett, next year's outfield rotation, and more about Bryan Price followed.

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RNR #182: Why didn't the Reds fire Bryan Price?

Sep 9, 2017 57:10

Description:

Chad Dotson and Doug Gray got together to discuss the news that Bryan Price will return to manage the Cincinnati Reds in 2018. Good idea? Bad idea? You'll have to listen to find out the answer.

The guys also discussed the marvelous rookie season of Luis Castillo, and looked at the progress made by a bunch of young Reds pitchers in 2018. Plus, what to make of the Billy Hamilton/Phillip Ervin centerfield situation, and they even tossed in a couple of movie reviews (Wind River, The Big Sick).

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RNR #181: Talking with Reggie Sanders, future Reds Hall of Famer

Sep 1, 2017 37:35

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined this week by Reggie Sanders, who enjoyed an 8-year career as the All-Star right fielder of the Cincinnati Reds in the 1990s. Reggie reminisced on his days with the Reds -- his first professional organization -- the 1995 Central Division championship season, and why Cincinnati remains special to him and his family.

Go vote for Reggie for the 2018 class of the Reds Hall of Fame, and please support the Reggie Sanders Foundation.

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RNR #180: Is Eugenio Suarez the next Joey Votto? (Plus our picks for Reds Hall of Fame.)

Aug 26, 2017 55:01

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together again this week to discuss everything about the ol' Cincinnati Reds. The guys began by diving into all the similarities between young Eugenio Suarez and young Joey Votto, then discussed and analyzed this week's announcement of the six candidates for the Reds Hall of Fame. They finished up by getting a little excited over some young Reds pitchers. Plus, Jason played all kinds of games with Chad this episode.

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RNR #179: Phillip Ervin vs. Billy Hamilton (plus VOTTO!)

Aug 18, 2017 59:13

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined by Doug Gray again this week, and the topic of the show was whether Phillip Ervin -- who has returned to the big leagues with a vengeance this week -- has a chance to unseat Billy Hamilton as the starting center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds. The guys also discussed the incredible season we're witnessing from Joey Votto, and whether the Reds should bring back Zack Cozart in 2018.

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RNR #178: Nick Senzel anyone? Talking Reds prospects with Doug Gray

Aug 11, 2017 56:00

Description:

Chad Dotson was joined by Doug Gray for another rousing discussion of Reds prospects, from Triple-A down to the rookie league. Among the burning questions were: Is Nick Senzel ready now and, if so, where does he play? Are the Reds making a mistake in how they are handling phenom #1 pick Hunter Greene? Should the Reds call up Tyler Mahle this September? Plus, we did a deep dive into the slew of Reds pitching prospects to see if we learned anything this year.

The guys also talked about the proposed lineup for 2018 and beyond, and that's a conversation that can cause a Reds fan to be optimistic. Things are looking pretty good on that front.

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RNR #177: Will Johnny Cueto return to lead the Reds to the World Series?

Aug 4, 2017 01:04:33

Description:

We're back with another episode of Redleg Nation Radio, featuring Chad Dotson and Jason Linden talking about the current state of the Reds. The first question answered: which of the current pitchers can the Reds count on to be members of the 2017 rotation? Jason has a couple of surprising answers to that question, while Chad tried to keep the discussion rational. (Johnny Cueto?)

The guys also talked about the proposed lineup for 2018 and beyond, and that's a conversation that can cause a Reds fan to be optimistic. Things are looking pretty good on that front.

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RNR #176: with Joe Oliver, Reds catcher and World Series hero

Jul 14, 2017 37:39

Description:

This was a fun one. Chad Dotson was joined this week by Joe Oliver. You will all remember Oliver as a longtime catcher for the Cincinnati Reds, and the hero of Game 2 of the 1990 World Series, when he collected a legendary walk-off hit to give the Reds a 2-0 advantage over the Oakland Athletics. In this episode, Oliver recalls his memories of that team and his time in Cincinnati, and gets us up-to-date on his current duties as a minor league manager on the path back to the big leagues.

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RNR #175: The World's Most Dangerous Podcast answers all your Reds questions

Jul 7, 2017 52:07

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden get together again this week to discuss the resurgent Reds, a newly-adequate starting rotation, and Sal Romano's return to the big leagues. Plus, an admiring discussion of Cincinnati's two National League All-Stars, Zack Cozart and Joey Votto.

Finally, we answered all your questions on every topic, Reds-related and otherwise. Some of the questions were, ummmm...interesting.

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RNR #174: Which Reds are going to be All-Stars?

Jun 30, 2017 57:49

Description:

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are back on Redleg Nation Radio for another fun episode. The guys began by talking about Homer Bailey, a discussion that morphed into a look at all the young pitching talent in the Cincinnati Reds organization. Other questions answered:

--Who should be leading off?
--How can the Reds get Jesse Winker more at-bats?
--Should the Redlegs send Jose Peraza to Triple-A?
--Which Reds are going to make the National League All-Star team?

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RNR #173: Let's talk about this Reds pitching staff! (Plus, some fun stuff.)

Jun 24, 2017 54:46

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden are back again for another scintillating episode of Redleg Nation Radio. The guys keep trying to be optimistic, but the Reds continue to beat them down. After losing 12 of 13, Chad and Jason talk about the dumpster fire that is the Reds starting rotation, and analyze whether there is any hope for a turnaround in the near future. On a more positive note, they discuss a Reds offense that, somehow, caused Jason to compare the 2017 Reds to the Big Red Machine. Believe it or not!

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RNR #172: The 2017 Reds Draft Extravaganza!

Jun 16, 2017 54:44

Description:

Everything you need to know about Cincinnati's 2017 draft class! Chad Dotson was joined this week by Doug Gray of RedsMinorLeagues.com for an in-depth discussion of this week's MLB Draft. The guys looked at the elite potential of first-rounder (and Sports Illustrated cover boy) Hunter Greene and the cool story behind #2 pick Jeter Downs. Plus, an examination of all the fantastic names drafted by the Reds, and Chad laments the fact that GM Dick Williams didn't select a single Virginia Cavalier this year.

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RNR #171: Scooters, Sweeps, and FUN

Jun 9, 2017 58:55

Description:

On the heels of one of the most exciting weeks the Reds have enjoyed in recent years, Chad Dotson and Jason Linden had a lot to discuss on the most recent episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Scooter Gennett's 4-HR heroics were the highlight of the week, but a big sweep of the hated Cardinals propelled the Reds ever closer to first place. Are you not entertained?

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RNR #170: Devin Mesoraco, retiring Brandon Phillips' number, and author Tom Van Riper

Jun 4, 2017 46:38

Description:

To begin today's podcast, Chad Dotson talked about the glorious return of Devin Mesoraco, then went on a little rant about Brandon Phillips and his comments upon returning to Cincinnati for the first time. In addition, Chad was joined by Tom Van Riper, author of Cincinnati Red and Dodger Blue, a new book that looks at the Reds-Dodgers rivalry of the 1970s and 80s.

Tom will be signing his book at the Barnes and Noble in Newport, KY on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at noon; he'll also be at the Waterstone B&N at 3pm that day. Go meet Tom and tell him Redleg Nation sent you.

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RNR #169: The one thing standing between the Reds and the playoffs

May 27, 2017 47:24

Description:

Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discuss the potent Cincinnati Reds offense, the mostly-injured Cincinnati Reds rotation, and identify the one thing that is standing between this Reds team and the playoffs.

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RNR #168: The Era of Good Feelings

May 17, 2017 51:13

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack discussed what Bill calls "The Era of Good Feelings" for the Cincinnati Reds. Also: a discussion of which Reds team in our lifetimes was the most fun to watch.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #167: The Future is Bright

May 12, 2017 01:03:25

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This week, Chad was joined by Doug Gray of RedsMinorLeagues.com to discuss everything you need to know about the Cincinnati Reds farm system. It's a rousing discussion of all of the club's top prospects, though Chad kept interrupting the conversation to sing the praises of Billy Hamilton. What's that all about?

Support Doug on Patreon!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #166: Everything is Awesome (or something like that)

Apr 29, 2017 47:39

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Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got together once again to discuss the ol' Cincinnati Reds. The guys assess where the Redlegs are after a hot start, then a cold spell, with discussion centering on the young starters. Plus, Chad and Jason analyze the outfield, and ask the question: should Billy Hamilton be traded?

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #165: Reds GM Dick Williams

Apr 22, 2017 29:32

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Cincinnati Reds general manager Dick Williams is the guest on this episode of the podcast. Dick joined Chad Dotson to discuss where the Reds are on the "success cycle," whether Michael Lorenzen will ever be a starting pitcher again, and everything else about the 2017 Reds. Plus, Chad couldn't resist asking about Billy Hamilton: 2017 All-Star.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #164: The Hunt for a Reds October is ON

Apr 14, 2017 42:30

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Chad Dotson and Jason Linden got a little excited over the Cincinnati Reds' hot start to the 2017 season in this episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Most importantly, Jason made some bold predictions about young starting pitcher Amir Garrett, third baseman Eugenio Suarez, and our favorite team's playoff chances. Enjoy!

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #163: The 2017 Season Preview Podcast

Apr 3, 2017 58:34

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This week on the podcast, Chad Dotson and Chris Garber preview the 2017 Cincinnati Reds season.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #162: The Red Reporter/Redleg Nation BREAKING NEWS podcast!

Mar 29, 2017 29:09

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For the first time, Redleg Nation and Red Reporter got together to discuss the latest news surrounding the Cincinnati Reds. Chad Dotson was joined by Red Reporter's BK to talk about the Reds' surprising roster decisions, including the addition of Scooter Gennett, and Rookie Davis/Amir Garrett making the Opening Day starting rotation. Also: should we be worried that Cody Reed and Robert Stephenson have been banished to the bullpen for now?

Many thanks to our friends at Red Reporter. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #161: It's time to let the kids shine!

Mar 25, 2017 36:30

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Isn't it time to let the kids shine in Cincinnati? Chad Dotson and Jason Linden discuss the suggestion, made in the digital pages of Redleg Nation this week, that the Reds should give rotation spots to the kids in the competition -- Brandon Finnegan, Amir Garrett, Cody Reed, Robert Stephenson, Rookie Davis, and/or Sal Romano.

The answer? It's complicated.

Chad and Jason also look at some potential surprise picks to make the Reds Opening Day roster and discuss all the spring training news surrounding the ol' Redlegs. Plus: showering advice for Raisel Iglesias.

Thanks for listening. Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #160: Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh on Reds and Rules

Mar 9, 2017 50:51

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Fox Sports baseball analyst Chris Welsh -- who has been broadcasting Reds games for 25 years -- joined this week's host, Bill Lack, for a discussion of everything you need to know about the state of the Reds as spring training is well under way. They also talked about Chris' new website, Baseball Rules Academy, which just launched.

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass.

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RNR #159: Funkin' Baseball -- with Freekbass

Mar 3, 2017 50:16

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Really fun episode of the podcast this week, as Chad Dotson was joined by Ropeadope Records recording artist, superhero-movie geek, and obsessive Reds fan, Freekbass. Freekbass told us about performing at RedsFest (and getting to know Bronson Arroyo), his experiences being a Cincinnati Reds fan for life, his predictions for the 2017 season, and -- of course -- his memorable "Reds Fan" song and video.

Music for this episode provided by -- who else? -- Freekbass.

 

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RNR #158: The Best-Case Scenario Edition!

Feb 23, 2017 58:22

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It's time to get optimistic, Reds fans! Jason Linden joined Chad Dotson for the latest edition of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast, and they're talking best-case scenarios. What if everything went absolutely right for the Cincinnati Reds in 2017? (Hint: it would be fun.)

Music for this episode provided by Freekbass, a big Reds fan and a friend of Redleg Nation.

RNR #157: Breaking News -- Brandon Phillips has been traded

Feb 13, 2017 30:05

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Chad Dotson was joined by Joel Luckhaupt for a special BREAKING NEWS edition of the podcast. Long-time Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has been traded to the Atlanta Braves for two minor leaguers. Joel and Chad discuss what this means for the Reds in 2017 and beyond, and look back at the memorable career of one of the best second basemen in Cincinnati history.

RNR #156: Kicking off the new season (with Homer Bailey news)

Feb 9, 2017 42:16

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We're back! It's the 2017 season of Redleg Nation Radio and we begin with some somber news: Homer Bailey has undergone another surgery on his elbow and won't be available by Opening Day. Jason Linden joins Chad Dotson for this episode, and the guys try very hard to remain optimistic as they address the various pitching scenarios facing the 2017 Cincinnati Reds. Enjoy!

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RNR #155: Trading Brandon Phillips

Nov 15, 2016 58:42

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Is a Brandon Phillips trade imminent? What about Zack Cozart? Bill Lack joined Chad Dotson for a discussion of those topics, and much more, in the latest episode of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast.

RNR #154: Why Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall should win Gold Gloves

Oct 28, 2016 55:07

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Lots of Cincinnati Reds news to discuss this week as Redleg Nation writers Chad Dotson and Jason Linden enjoy another riveting conversation. First up, should Billy Hamilton and Adam Duvall win Gold Glove awards? Then, the guys discuss the flurry of recent transactions and what they mean for the 2017 Reds. Finally, Chad's new book (with Chris Garber) about the 50 Greatest Moments in Reds history is available for pre-order!

RNR #153: Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh

Oct 21, 2016 48:15

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Reds broadcaster and longtime friend of Redleg Nation Chris Welsh -- the crafty left-hander --  returns to the podcast. Welsh joined Bill Lack for a wide-ranging discussion about the Cincinnati Reds and what the future holds for this organization.

RNR #152: Adam from Milwaukee and Reds legend Jim Maloney

Oct 15, 2016 01:10:55

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Let us never forget the glorious moment when Adam Dunn called up to the Reds radio booth during a rain delay -- on the banana phone! -- and talked to Marty Brennaman, calling himself "Adam from Milwaukee." We revisit that great moment in Reds history on the podcast this week, followed up by Bill Lack's interview with legendary Reds pitcher Jim Maloney.

RNR #151: Reds off-season plans, and how the Reds can win 117 games next year!

Oct 8, 2016 36:45

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Chad Dotson and Jason Linden unpack the recent comments from new Reds GM Dick Williams about his off-season priorities. The guys also discuss precisely what the Reds need to do over the next couple of months, and Jason predicts that the Reds will win 117 games next season. Really!

 

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RNR #150: Reds bring back Bryan Price, and the history of Redleg Nation

Oct 1, 2016 50:00

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It's episode #150 of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast!

Chad Dotson and Bill Lack celebrated this incredible achievement (we've recorded a round number of podcasts!) by talking about the Reds. Specifically, we talked about the Reds' announcement that Bryan Price will be returning as manager in 2017, and whether we've gotten any answers to the questions facing the current version of the Redlegs. Plus, Bill and I reminisced about the origins of Redleg Nation, dating back to the legendary Reds Listserv of the mid-1990s.

RNR #149: "The Big 50," the Big Red Machine, and the 2016/17 Reds

Sep 23, 2016 51:08

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Chad Dotson and Chris Garber -- co-authors of the best book ever (soon-to-be) published -- got together for the latest episode of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. The guys talked about the book, of course, but used "The Big 50" as a jumping-off point to discuss the current Reds team in the context of this club's history. Enjoy!

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RNR #148: What to do with Bryan Price? (Plus Tim Tebow!)

Sep 16, 2016 57:12

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Should the Cincinnati Reds fire their manager, Bryan Price? Is Price the right guy to lead the Reds as they tiptoe back into pennant contention, and if not, who is? Chad Dotson is joined by Jason Linden this week, and the guys try to tackle those questions. Other topics of discussion: the fun story of Hernan Iribarren, the amazing second half of Joey Votto, why 2016 has been kinda fun...plus more Tim Tebow jokes.

It's episode #148 of Redleg Nation Radio. Please subscribe and tell your friends!

RNR #147: A peek at the future (plus Tim Tebow!!!)

Sep 9, 2016 53:50

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Chad Dotson was joined this week by Doug Gray, from RedsMinorLeagues.com and Redleg Nation. We discussed last weekend's big Meetup at GABP, then dove headfirst into a discussion of soon-to-be Cincinnati Reds, such as Nick Senzel, Amir Garrett, and Taylor Trammell, and the club's recent international signings. Plus we talked about Tim Tebow for some reason. Enjoy!

RNR #146: with Reds legend Barry Larkin

Sep 1, 2016 31:28

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Barry Larkin is our guest on the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Larkin, of course, is a Reds legend and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the guys are more than a little excited to have him on the podcast. Redleg Nation's Jason Linden had an opportunity to sit down with Larkin this week and talk about a wide variety of topics. Enjoy!

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RNR #145: What should the Reds do with Devin Mesoraco and Tucker Barnhart (plus Joey Votto is special)

Aug 27, 2016 01:04:14

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Jason Linden joined Chad Dotson again for a fun discussion of the following topics:

1. Precisely how awesome is Joey Votto?
2. Can we equate the 2016 Reds to the 2009 Reds?
3. What should the Reds do with Devin Mesoraco and Tucker Barnhart next year?

Jason also maintains that Chad said Adam Dunn is better than Pete Rose, but you'll just have to listen and decide for yourself.

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RNR #144: Can the Reds compete in 2017?

Aug 22, 2016 01:01:43

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack get together again to talk about the Cincinnati Reds, who are currently one of the hottest teams in the major leagues. The question of the day: can the Reds compete in 2017? Other questions answered: Should Bryan Price return next year? Why is Joey Votto the greatest hitter on earth? Who is the best player that has not yet been inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame?

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RNR #143: Are the Reds going in the right direction?

Aug 13, 2016 48:08

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Chad Dotson and Jason Linden looked to 2017 in the latest episode of the podcast, discussing which current Reds will be playing next year and which kids will be joining the Cincinnati lineup soon. Jason also made an insane prediction. Go listen!

 

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RNR #142: The Reds are good again! (But so long, Jay Bruce)

Aug 6, 2016 01:06:14

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are back again to discuss the Jay Bruce trade, Cincinnati's better-than-expected play of late, and what the Reds should do with manager Bryan Price after this season. Plus much, much more!

 

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RNR #141: The 2016 Trade Deadline Spectacular!

Jul 30, 2016 01:03:18

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Chad Dotson and Jason Linden are back with a Trade Deadline Spectacular!!! Everything you need to know about all the trade deadline action, plus discussion of Joey Votto's amazing last couple of months, an interesting free agent signing, and the return of Homer Bailey. Also, the guys discuss whether it's time to purchase 2016 playoff tickets.

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RNR #140: The Reds are back in the playoff race, baby!

Jul 21, 2016 58:18

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Jason Linden joined Chad Dotson for the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio. The guys discussed Joey Votto, and Junior Griffey, and Devin Mesoraco, and Cody Reed, and Tony Disco, and...well, almost everything you need to know about the current state of the Cincinnati Reds. Including the biggest question facing the current edition of the Reds: What should the club do about the Brandon Phillips problem?

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RNR #139: It's time for some radical changes!

Jul 15, 2016 45:17

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Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt (author of "100 Things Reds Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" and "The Wire to Wire Reds") get together again to talk about the Cincinnati Reds. Specifically, the guys proposed some radical solutions to the problems facing the Redlegs and make some predictions for the second half. Also: they talked about Pokemon Go.

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RNR #138: Billy Hamilton is a Comic Book Superhero

Jul 9, 2016 01:07:21

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are back, and they're talking about the Reds again. In this episode, the guys discuss Adam Duvall's All-Star Game selection, the futures of Brandon Phillips and Bryan Price, and ask whether Jay Bruce or Zack Cozart are future Reds Hall of Famers.

Plus, a look back at the 1970 Reds and the beginning of the Big Red Machine.

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Enjoy!

Redleg Nation Radio #137: with former Red Ted Power

Jun 30, 2016 35:20

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Ted Power, who spent the bulk of his ten-year big league playing career with the Reds (and now serves as the pitching coach for the Triple-A Louisville Bats), joined Redleg Nation Radio this week for a great interview with Jason Linden. Also, Jason and Chad Dotson talked a little about Homer Bailey, Amir Garrett, and a guy named Jermaine Curtis, who needs to be on the Reds radar right now.

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Redleg Nation Radio #136: Which Reds are going to the All-Star Game?

Jun 25, 2016 01:00:05

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Nick Kirby makes his Redleg Nation Radio debut in the latest episode, as he joined host Chad Dotson to talk All-Stars, trade bait, and much more. Enjoy! You can right-click here to download the mp3 file to listen at your leisure. For links to all previous episodes of Redleg Nation Radio, check out the podcast’s … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #136 -- Which Reds are going to the All-Star Game?

Jun 25, 2016 01:00:05

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Redleg Nation writer Nick Kirby makes his Redleg Nation Radio debut in the latest episode, as he joined host Chad Dotson to talk All-Stars, trade bait, and much more. Enjoy!

 

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Redleg Nation Radio #135: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Jun 18, 2016 59:36

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Redleg Nation editor Chris Garber joined your host, Chad Dotson, on this week's podcast, and the guys had a rousing -- largely optimistic -- discussion about the current Cincinnati Reds National League baseball club in light of Cody Reed's major league debut, and where the franchise is headed. You'll have to listen for all the particulars, but there's only one way to describe their conclusion: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

If you like RNR, please go to iTunes and give us a rating and a review, and tell all your friends. If you don't like the podcast, just keep your mouth shut, please.

Also, please subscribe via iTunes and get the podcast before everyone else. That sounds good, right?

Redleg Nation Radio #135: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Jun 18, 2016 59:36

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Redleg Nation editor Chris Garber joined your host, Chad Dotson, on this week’s podcast, and the guys had a rousing — largely optimistic — discussion about the current Reds in light of Cody Reed’s major league debut, and where the franchise is headed. You’ll have to listen for all the particulars, but there’s only one … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #134: Adam Duvall will hit 80 HR, and other predictions

Jun 10, 2016 01:04:10

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Our old friend Jason Linden, longtime editor at Redleg Nation and The Hardball Times, joined Chad Dotson again for another scintillating episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Jason and Chad cover everything you need to know about the Reds, from Adam Duvall to Zack Cozart to Cody Reed to the MLB Draft. Enjoy! If you like … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #133: How long will this rebuild last?

May 31, 2016 01:03:42

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The Reds are in rebuilding mode, and Redleg Nation is in podcasting mode. This week, Bill Lack and Chad Dotson discuss everything surrounding your Cincinnati Reds, including the most burning question in Reds country: how long will this stupid rebuild last, anyway? If you like RNR, please go to iTunes and give us a rating … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #132: Return of the Mack

May 26, 2016 35:19

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We’re back! If you like RNR, please go to iTunes and give us a rating and a review, and tell all your friends. If you don’t like the podcast, just keep your mouth shut, please. Also, please subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and get the podcast before everyone else. That sounds good, right? Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #131: The Toddfather Edition

Jul 6, 2015 40:54

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We’re flipping the script on you this week: Joel Luckhaupt is your host of RNR, and Chad Dotson joins him to discuss everything you need to know about the Reds. Everything, of course, except what is actually happening on the field for the Redlegs. Instead, the guys focused on the All-Star festivities, and what the … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #130: Where are we now?

Jun 24, 2015 01:02:55

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Bill Lack is back, and he joins Chad Dotson for another glorious edition of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast. In this episode, the guys discuss what’s gone wrong with the Cincinnat Reds before making a conscious decision to focus on some reasons to be optimistic about the club. Also: who’ll be an All-Star and who … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #129: Weird season, weird podcast

Jun 11, 2015 59:57

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Redleg Nation Radio is back from hiatus, and this is all we have to say: weird season, weird podcast. Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt are back with more scintillating discussion of the Cincinnati Reds. It’s everything you need to know to be the most informed and coolest person around your water cooler tomorrow morning! If … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #128: Who cares about OBP anyway?

Mar 28, 2015 01:02:31

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Bill Lack. Chad Dotson. Talking about Brandon Phillips and Jason Marquis. They talk about fun stuff too. We promise. If you like RNR, please go to iTunes and give us a rating and a review, and tell all your friends. If you don’t like the podcast, just keep your mouth shut, please. Also, please subscribe … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #127: Ten Fun Years

Mar 3, 2015 01:12:41

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This week, RedlegNation.com celebrated our tenth birthday. Today, Chad Dotson and Bill Lack spend a little time reminiscing about the ups and downs of 10+ years of writing and talking about the Reds. The guys spent even more time discussing the current version of the Cincinnati Reds, including the recent flaps involving Joey Votto and … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #126: Miracle on Ice!

Feb 20, 2015 01:00:09

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Pitchers and catchers have reported to spring training, and Bill Lack and Chad Dotson are ready to begin the 2015 season of Redleg Nation Radio. In this episode, the guys take a look at the newest additions to the Reds roster, ask whether Cincinnati’s window has closed entirely, and ask some questions about Bob Castellini’s … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #125: When the Sparrow Sings

Dec 15, 2014 01:12:44

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Jason Linden is a longtime editor at Redleg Nation, and he’s also the author of “When the Sparrow Sings,” a just-published novel about baseball and life. You need to purchase the book right this moment (here, or here). Please? We promise it will be worth your time. In this Hot Stove League edition of Redleg … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #124: The Reds should really stop teasing us

Aug 12, 2014 57:15

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What are we to make of this year’s Reds team? Some days, they look like they could make a run to the playoffs. Other days, fans are ready to throw in the towel. If nothing else, there’s never a dull moment with the ol’ Redlegs. That being the case, Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt got … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #123: The Reds are experiencing technical difficulties

Jul 24, 2014 30:35

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So, the Reds are experiencing some technical difficulties thus far in the second half of the baseball season. To honor that, we decided to experience a few difficulties early in the podcast, as well. Please accept our apologies — we’ll get it ironed out — but you know you still want to listen to all … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #122: Surprises and Disappointments

Jul 9, 2014 59:15

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This roller coaster ride of a Reds season has provided more ups and downs than The Diamondback at Kings Island. The Redlegs are on the upswing at the moment, and Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are pretty happy about it. On the latest episode of RNR, the guys take a look back at the first … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #121: Hope springs eternal

Jul 2, 2014 37:01

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Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt are back, and the Reds have given the guys a few reasons to be optimistic lately. If you like RNR, please go to iTunes and give us a rating and a review, and tell all your friends. If you don’t like the podcast, just keep your mouth shut, please. Also, … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #120: Free Jumbo Diaz!

Jun 19, 2014 01:04:48

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are confused by this Cincinnati Reds team. Are they as good as they’ve looked this week, or are they who we thought they were? The guys attempt to answer this question in the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio, and they also have some ideas for how to improve the … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #119: Flying Solo

Jun 11, 2014 29:49

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Chad Dotson is flying solo in this week’s edition of the podcast, and he has a few things on his mind. Listen to these things, if you wish. If you like the podcast, please go to iTunes and give us a rating and a review, and tell all your friends. If you don’t like the … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #118: Half-full, half-empty

Jun 3, 2014 01:01:27

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This week on the podcast, Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt try to decide whether there are any reasons to be optimistic about the rest of this Cincinnati Reds season. The guys also decide to ignore optimism for a while, and instead turn to realism. It’s a roller-coaster ride of an episode! (FYI: just when we … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #117: Dark, Darker, Darkest

May 27, 2014 01:00:58

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Please don’t jump off a bridge. The Reds are just treading water, and not making much noise in the early-season playoff race, but it’s no reason for alarm. This is true. Trust us. On the other hand, Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are beginning to fret about the Reds season. More accurately, Bill is getting … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #116: Big leagues, minor leagues

May 21, 2014 01:03:31

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Doug Gray (of redsminorleagues.com) joined Chad Dotson for the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio. The guys discussed everything interesting about the current edition of the Cincinnati Reds (surprisingly, that took more than ninety seconds) before turning their attention to the best and brightest prospects of the Reds minor league system. Please subscribe via iTunes … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #115: Reds baseball with 50% less twang!

May 13, 2014 45:38

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Have we really done 115 of these podcasts? Yes, we have. And tonight’s episode features Bill Lack and Joel Luckhaupt searching for answers to the questions that are important to fans of Cincinnati Reds baseball. Enjoy! Please subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and get the podcast before everyone else. That sounds good, right? Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #114: Who knows?

May 7, 2014 54:40

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It has been an interesting week in Redleg Nation. The Reds have had a bit of success on the field, but some injuries that are causing concern for the immediate future. Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt got together to discuss all that and more, in the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio. Please subscribe via … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #113: What have we learned after one month?

Apr 29, 2014 01:05:02

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack are your one-stop source for everything Reds-related in this week’s episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Topics include the magnificence of Johnny Cueto, Devin Mesoraco’s unfortunate injury, and what we have learned about the Reds after one month of the season. Please subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and get the podcast … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #112: The Devin Mesoraco Show

Apr 22, 2014 01:07:49

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Chad Dotson and Joel Luckhaupt get you up to date on everything relevant in Redsland in the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio. Among today’s topics: Devin Mesoraco, Johnny Cueto, Joey Votto, and anyone else whose name ends with “o”. Enjoy! Please subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and get the podcast before everyone else. That … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #111: PANIC!

Apr 14, 2014 01:04:30

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Given the miserable start to Cincinnati’s 2014 season, is it time to PANIC? No. While we need not jump off a ledge, however, there is plenty to discuss about the first two weeks of the campaign, and that’s precisely what Bill Lack and Chad Dotson do in the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Topics … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #110: Is the Bryan Price honeymoon over?

Apr 8, 2014 01:01:11

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We’re only one week into the season, yet Joel Luckhaupt and Chad Dotson are forced to answer the biggest question facing the Redleg Nation this week: Is manager Bryan Price’s honeymoon over already? The guys address that burning issue, plus answer questions from the mailbag, in this week’s edition of Redleg Nation Radio. Enjoy! (P.S., … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #109: Let’s get it started

Apr 4, 2014 01:02:09

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Bill Lack and Chad Dotson have some opinions on the state of the Reds. In the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio, they shared some of those opinions. First up: a discussion of Cincinnati’s bullpen woes. That was followed by a number of items: Billy Hamilton, Bryan Price, Joey Votto, Tucker Barnhart, and some predictions … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #108: We choose to be optimistic!

Mar 25, 2014 55:39

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Joel Luckhaupt and Chad Dotson get you ready for the 2014 Reds season by discussing the ongoing injury problems facing Cincinnati, and by choosing to be optimistic! The guys also make their bold — and optimistic! — predictions for the upcoming campaign. Please subscribe via iTunes or RSS. Please? You will love it. That’s a … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #107: Can we all just get along (with BP and Ludwick)?

Mar 10, 2014 56:54

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Are you looking for a mildly-entertaining podcast? You’ve found it! In the latest episode of RNR, Joel Luckhaupt and Chad Dotson talk about a number of items facing the Reds as they prepare for 2014, including some recent quotes that indicate a certain level of unhappiness on the part of Brandon Phillips and Ryan Ludwick. … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #106: Inching Closer to Opening Day…

Mar 4, 2014 01:07:42

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Chad Dotson and Bill Lack got their hands on a slow news week in Redleg Nation, and somehow figured out how to talk about it for an hour. Yes, the excitement of Opening Day is drawing ever nearer. Let’s talk Reds, shall we? Please subscribe via iTunes or RSS. Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #105: Joel & Chad on Homer, Latos, Votto, and more

Feb 24, 2014 58:48

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Joel Luckhaupt and Chad Dotson spent more time than was actually necessary talking about Homer Bailey’s new contract, the newly-fan-friendly Joey Votto, the chances Cincinnati can sign Mat Latos to a new contract, and much, much more. Enjoy the latest episode of Redleg Nation Radio. Chad forgot to mention it at the beginning of the … Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #104: with Reds prospect Jesse Winker

Feb 20, 2014 35:58

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Jesse Winker is one of the top prospects in the Reds system, a young outfielder who has opened eyes with his superb bat and maturity at the plate. In the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio, Jesse sat down with Bill Lack to talk about his career and life in the Reds minor leagues. Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #103: with Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco

Feb 5, 2014 45:05

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Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco joins us again on Redleg Nation Radio, for a discussion with Bill Lack about the upcoming season, his first as Cincinnati’s primary starter behind the plate. Enjoy! Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #102: with Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh

Jan 28, 2014 54:35

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Reds broadcaster (and former Reds pitcher) Chris Welsh joins us for his annual pre-season chat with Redleg Nation’s Bill Lack. It’s a very interesting discussion about the Reds off-season moves (or lack thereof) and what we can expect in the upcoming 2014 season. Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #101: with Reds bullpen coach Mack Jenkins

Dec 20, 2013 47:32

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Redleg Nation’s Bill Lack was joined by Reds bullpen coach Mack Jenkins in the latest edition of Redleg Nation Radio. It’s an enlightening conversation you won’t want to miss! Continue reading →

Redleg Nation Radio #100: The Prospect Show

Nov 5, 2013 01:05:52

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Doug Gray (of RedsMinorLeagues.com) joined me for a discussion of Doug’s recently-released list of the Top 25 prospects in the Reds organization. It’s a good discussion of the Reds minor league system. It’s also the 100th episode of the greatest podcast in the history of the universe. Enjoy! Continue reading →