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  1. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Running Backs
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Running Backs

  2. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Quarterbacks
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Quarterbacks

  3. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Top 150
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Top 150

  4. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Receivers
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Receivers

  5. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Tight Ends
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Tight Ends

  6. 2014 Fantasy Rankings: Kickers
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    2014 Fantasy Rankings: Kickers

  7. 2014 Fantasy Ranks: Defense/Special Teams
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    2014 Fantasy Ranks: Defense/Special Teams

  • Christmas 2011: Unique L.A. Dodgers Team Gifts

    Each holiday season, Christmastime becomes tense for those seeking the perfect L.A. Dodgers MLB team gift. In the search for unique Dodgers presents, a few sources are putting out some of their best merchandise for Christmas 2011. A majority of these items are made with recycled vintage baseball…

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    Fri, Jul 11
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  • 2012 Reds Lineup Best in NL Central - a Fan Perspective

    The projected batting lineup of the 2012 Reds, according to rotochamp.com, shows several holes. It does, however, compare favorably with that of the Reds' biggest rivals in the NL Central.

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  • Unusual First Half Awards for the Reds: A Fan Perspective

    The Cincinnati Reds did not make much of an impact at the 2012 All-Star game in Kansas City, going hitless at the plate and retiring just one batter from the mound. Reds' first baseman Joey Votto, who was elected by the fans to start the game, went 0-3. Outfielder Jay Bruce, selected by the…

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    Fri, Jul 11
    4:10 PM PDT
    Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
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  • Hamilton's Departure from Texas Would Help Reds Even If They Do Not Sign Him: A Fan Perspective

    Young Billy Hamilton, who established several records for stolen bases in the minor leagues last season, is playing center for the first time in the Arizona Fall league. Cincinnati Enquirer columnist Paul Daugherty addressed the center field question in Friday's issue. His answer is for…

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  • Baker Fought the Two Decisions that Turned Reds' Season Around: A Fan Perspective

    The Cincinnati Reds are entrenched in first place, primarily because of two key decisions. Manager Dusty Baker, who has received much praise for leading the club to one of the best records in Major League Baseball, went against both of those decisions. Forced to choose a closer after Ryan Madsen…

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  • Reds Fans Should Be Chanting "Go Nats" Until Game 162: A Fan Perspective

    A teen was sitting in the stands at a local high school football game near Cincinnati Friday night, where he took a lot of guff from some of the fans around him. Those Cincinnati fans, rather than berate the guy, should have been joining him for at least the remainder of the season. By winning…

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  • Baseball Writer's Model for Winning World Series Favors Reds, Not Giants: A Fan Perspective

    Veteran baseball writer Richard Justice posted "a model for a World Series champion" on MLB.com Saturday. He uses the model to justify his prediction that the San Francisco Giants will win the 2012 World Series. According to his model, though, the Cincinnati Reds would seem to be the likely…

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    Fri, Jul 11
    7:15 PM PDT
    Arizona at San Francisco
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  • Reds Unlikely to Make Significant Deal at Trade Deadline: A Fan Perspective

    Reds' fans who are scouring the Cincinnati Enquirer or the internet looking for news about big-names like Carlos Quinten, Josh Willingham, or Shane Victorino are wasting their time. Cincinnati's front office is very unlikely to make a major trade as the July 31st deadline approaches. In his first…

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  • Chapman is Great Against Mediocre Hitters, but Less Than Mediocre Against Great Hitters: A Fan Perspective

    Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been so dominant this season that some broadcasters and fans have prematurely called it the best pitching performance in the history of Major League Baseball. "This man's numbers project out to make him the first relief pitcher in history with 110 more…

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  • Ryan Ludwick Should Have One Award Wrapped Up Already: A Fan Perspective

    Even though Joey Votto's extended stint on the disabled list will put prevent him from winning his second Most Valuable Player award, his Reds' teammates are leading candidates to win many of the other honors in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati, who has the third best team earned run average in…

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  • Reds Finally Start Preparing for Playoffs: A Fan Perspective

    They still have several holes that need to be addressed, but at least general manager Walt Jocketty and manager Dusty Baker have taken a step forward. Cincinnati's first transaction to prepare the team for October occurred early this week, when the club optioned Devin Mesoraco to Louisville. …

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  • Reds' Front Office Could Be Regretting Votto Deal Already: A Fan Perspective

    The Reds have moved up to number three in the power rankings in USA Today, and they are on pace to win 95 games. That increase in production, while certainly welcomed, could also be a concern for the team's front office. Cincinnati has gone 8-2 since first baseman Joey Votto went on the disabled…

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  • Baker Deserves Manager of the Year for 2012: A Fan Perspective

    The Reds have the best record in Major League Baseball, but how much of that mark should be credited to their manager? Does Dusty Baker merit consideration as the 2012 National League Manager of the Year? The Pythagorean won-lost record for the Reds is listed at 76-58, which means the Reds have…

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  • Leake Must Be on the Reds' Post-Season Roster: A Fan Perspective

    Reds' beat writer John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer speculated as to the players who are guaranteed roster spots, which leaves a half a dozen guys to fill the remaining two vacancies. "The starters will be Johnny Cueto, Bronson Arroyo, Mat Latos, and Homer Bailey. Six relief spots will go to…

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  • Frazier Clearly Better Rookie Than Harper: A Fan Perspective

    Washington outfielder Bryce Harper, whose selection for the All-Star squad caused some controversy last week, is back in the headlines again. Miami Marlins' manager Ozzie Guillen exposed the excessive amount of pine tar on Harper's bat during Sunday's game, calling the rookie's behavior…

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    Fri, Jul 11
    4:10 PM PDT
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  • Wiining in September Crucial to Success in Post-Season: A Fan Perspective

    The Reds, having all but clinched the National League Central division, have played mediocre baseball in September. After losing two of three in Miami last weekend, Cincinnati has played exactly .500 baseball this month. They are just three and six against the two last place teams, Houston and…

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  • The Player Most Responsible for Reds N.L. Central Title: A Fan Perspective

    Brandon Phillips has obviously been a crucial piece that the Reds relied on all season, both defensively and offensively. The fact that he served as both the cleanup and leadoff hitter in the batting order says a lot about Phillips' versatility in terms of speed and power. Another key player,…

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  • Reds Must Replace Cueto from Top of the Rotation: A Fan Perspective

    As the magic number dwindles for the Reds to clinch first place in the National League Central, Cincinnati now must consider its postseason options. Manager Dusty Baker has already addressed some of the concerns, mainly in the batting lineup. He has replaced struggling centerfielder Drew Stubbs…

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  • Former Padres Latos and Ludwick Hope to Have Different Finish with 2012 Reds: A Fan Perspective

    Pitcher Mat Latos and outfielder Ryan Ludwick have been here before, and perhaps that is why they have risen to the occasion. Their current club, the Cincinnati Reds, are atop their division with a 69-46 record and a five game lead and, unlike their previous experience, they want to finish there. …

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  • Baker is Strong Believer in Rest, Except when it Comes to Pitchers: A Fan Perspective

    Reds manager Dusty Baker is a strong believer in resting his regular players, a philosophy that often brings criticism from Cincinnati fans. "You can play guys into the ground, and they'll never return," Baker said to Cincinnati Enquirer reporter John Fay, explaining why Drew Stubbs, Ryan Hanigan,…

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