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Now the Bengals made a pretty good run this winter, too. I've never been a big fan because I grew up in the 90s, but I guess they made a valiant effort this year.
And then right after the Jets kicked the Bengals out of the playoffs, the city was shocked with news. Something controversial about Brian Kelly? Is Carson Palmer injured? More snow? No. The Cincinnati Reds signed Aroldis Chapman. The Cincinnati Reds signed Aroldis Chapman?
So now February approaches and it's the shortest month, so baseball has to be here soon, right? Sort of. I gave up on football after coming in last place in my fantasy league and there is still plenty of cold weather to contend with and NBA news to ignore, but at least there's that light at the end of the tunnel. The local radio network started advertising their coverage of Spring Training and Chapman is already working with the Reds' pitching coach Bryan Price. I was double-gifted Joe Posnanski's The Machine this Christmas, so I'll fast-forward February by reading it and hoping the 2010 Reds have a season like the 1975 team did.