Joey Votto's New Contract Is Like A Mortgage-Backed Security

Reds first baseman Joey Votto officially signed a big contract extension today. A big, honking deal: 10 years, $225 million, on top of the two years and $26 million the Reds already promised him for 2012 and 2013. There's an option year for 2024. » 4/04/12 4:00pm 4/04/12 4:00pm

Reds Scrub Juan Francisco Hit This Home Run All The Way Out Of The…

Holy dear lord. That is a lot of power from Reds third baseman Juan Francisco. That is the kind of power that makes Adam Dunn weep. Juan Francisco could hit a ball this far before he's reached his 150th MLB plate appearance—what can he do next? This is why we—well, someone—watches September baseball, to see the flawed … » 9/13/11 10:20am 9/13/11 10:20am