National TV to Reds: "Get off our Lawn"


Via Awful Announcing. One of the secondary arguments made in favor of bringing in a "big name" manager to the Reds such as Dusty Baker was that he would give the Reds a national profile. Attract free agent talent, yes, but also pique the interest of the general baseball fan. Computer says no. That's 0 appearances for the Reds. Keep in mind that ESPN has only named its games through July and Fox certainly has some flexibility built into its scheduling down the line. Perhaps the Virus and his merry band of havoc-makers will have the Reds a hot commodity by then?