This is great (from CBS):
Here's the Reds' proposal: Field a team for 2009 with an emphasis on speed and defense. Swear off those big, strapping, lumbering sluggers. Hello Willy Taveras -- beep, beep! -- goodbye Adam Dunn.
"We've had eight years of losing the other way," Baker said. "It's time to do something different, don't you think?"
Fine. Great. Terrific idea.
Except, the Reds' bandbox at home, Great American Ballpark, was the most homer-friendly park in the National League last season with an average of 2.64 homers per game. And it ranked second in the majors to the Chicago White Sox's U.S. Cellular Field (2.76).