Josh is a former collegiate baseball player and private baseball instructor. He is an avid baseball fan who lives and breathes the sport, has an opinion on all sports, and is not afraid to share it - though he does try to be as objective as possible.

A Cincinnati native, Josh works from home, can claim marketing and/or branding, transportation & logistics, leadership development, woodworking, and the business of sports all as his professional skills.

He is married with five (yes, five) kids and enjoys going on long walks around the ballpark debating the usage of the DH in baseball with his wife and kids. He is a purist, and they are not.

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  • Kyle Reed posted 2619 days ago

    Kyle Reed

    I just wanted to say I really enjoy reading your articles, the whole Cincy Reds and Bengals team always do a great job writing. Keep up the good work!!

  • Ryan Steinbrunner posted 2720 days ago

    Ryan Steinbrunner

    josh i have a scenario for you see what you think after signing josh hamilton the angels have an abundance of outfielders why not take ludwick leake and a young arm like lotzker or treviseo and get a real protector behind votto, trumbo fills that role and he is young and can play left field just curious what you think ?

  • Tyler Duma posted 2728 days ago

    Tyler Duma

    They're so similar that it begins to make you wonder how the Braves can justify spending all that money on Upton. If Stubbs didn't hit .213 last year they'd be the same exact player.

  • Tyler Duma posted 2729 days ago

    Tyler Duma

    We were talking about inflated contracts for the most recent signings. Wanna see something crazy?



    Check out the last four season splits of Stubbs and BJ Upton. Considering Stubbs has played about a hundred less games than Upton, their statistics are oddly similar... And Upton just got 5-years/$75.25 million.

  • Josh Matt posted 2753 days ago

    Josh Matt

    care for a fan add?

  • Trevor Rechnitz posted 2784 days ago

    Trevor  Rechnitz

    Great writer and good person. I gave him a tremendously hard time this series and the guy is sincerely polite and respectful. Loyal fan and very passionate about what he does. Despite the tough series loss, great season for the reds. they will surely be in the mix next year. enjoy reading your work. keep it up.

  • Johnny Bench posted 2828 days ago

    Johnny Bench

    I enjoy your writing. Remember, you get on a "roll" not a "role" and one can make a "concerted effort" not a "conceded effort."

  • Jon Hancock posted 2831 days ago

    Jon Hancock

    Thanks for becoming a fan. Love the Reds articles. Have a great day and keep up the great work!

  • Will Leivenberg posted 2921 days ago

    Will Leivenberg

    Hey Joshua, thanks for becoming a fan! I really enjoy reading your baseball content, especially about the Reds. I also saw that you played and now teach baseball, which sounds amazing. I played very seriously for a long time, mainly pitcher, and some first base. I still love the game and being from LA, the Dodgers look to have finally found their groove! Although we will see for how long haha thanks again!

  • Tyler Duma posted 2959 days ago

    Tyler Duma

    Nice to see a new face in the Reds writing community. Good first article. Oh, and Halladay didn't throw a perfect game haha give Jay Bruce a little credit for drawing the only walk.