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Puffy
05-03-2005, 07:07 PM
St. Louis
D. Eckstein ss .276
A. Nunez 3b .286
A. Pujols 1b .333
J. Edmonds cf .280
R. Sanders lf .224
J. Mabry rf .263
M. Grudzielanek 2b .309
Y. Molina c .181
J. Marquis p .273

Cincinnati
R. Freel 3b .319
K. Griffey Jr. cf .244
S. Casey 1b .316
A. Kearns rf .217
A. Dunn lf .288
R. Aurilia ss .227
D. Jimenez 2b .208
J. LaRue c .226
A. Harang p .083

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 07:08 PM
Freel :clap:

Aurilia! :rant:

Hey it worked last night for Aurilia ;)

Puffy
05-03-2005, 07:12 PM
I don't like Aurilia "protecting" Dunn, but whatever.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 07:16 PM
Aurilia or Randa..they seem about the same to me, Randa being slightly better on D.

I'd prefer LaRue behind him..but Dave won't take my calls anymore

Fullboat
05-03-2005, 07:32 PM
Wow Harang's era .083 :thumbup:


P.S. please don't correct me.

REDJAKE
05-03-2005, 07:42 PM
Just a thought would sure like to see Miley switch Casey and Junior.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 07:42 PM
Dunn doesn't see a single strike tonight, if I'm Larussa. Boo :(

smith288
05-03-2005, 07:44 PM
Talk about setting up Dunn for a walk fest... Does Miley know basic managerial fundamentals? You give your best hitters reasonable protection and Aurilia aint that.

oneupper
05-03-2005, 07:45 PM
No Rolen.

Miley's Lineups continue to amaze me. I see 16 straight balls for Dunn.

smith288
05-03-2005, 07:53 PM
No Rolen.

Miley's Lineups continue to amaze me. I see 16 straight balls for Dunn. Creek is jealous... ;)

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 07:56 PM
Got to win this game.

(I'm not saying this is a "must win" just saying we need to win this game if that makes sense.)

wheels
05-03-2005, 07:58 PM
I wonder what the last couple of innings will look like if the Reds are leading.

My guess is that Miley will trot Graves right back out there again.

Hopefully, he is booed mercilessly.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:01 PM
Is anyone else having trouble with fox sports ohio tonight? Mine keeps getting strange lines on the screen and sometimes the picture stops for a second.

wheels
05-03-2005, 08:02 PM
Oh My Dear Lord!

Did anyone just see that little highlight piece of last night's game?

Melodramtic music as last night's events unfolded, along with Dave Miley's quote:

"We needed 27 outs, we got 26".

Wow.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 08:04 PM
So, here I am, ready to put my hand back in the hornet's nest. What the hell is wrong with me? :confused: :help: :gullett: :gullett: :gullett: :gullett: :gullett:

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:04 PM
Yer sick

Join the club ;)

RosieRed
05-03-2005, 08:05 PM
"We needed 27 outs, we got 26".

My coworker read that quote to us last night, and we all just kind of sat there in silence. Then my coworker said "Well, at least we know Miley can count."

Cracked me up.

Mutaman
05-03-2005, 08:05 PM
Somebody needs to step up big time tonight.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 08:07 PM
Yer sick

Join the club ;)

You know, I got more writing done today than I have in over a month. I "re-channeled."

RFS62
05-03-2005, 08:07 PM
Uh, we DID get 27 outs last night.

RosieRed
05-03-2005, 08:07 PM
So, here I am, ready to put my hand back in the hornet's nest. What the hell is wrong with me? :confused: :help:

It can't be any worse than last night.

Can it? :help:

wheels
05-03-2005, 08:08 PM
Somebody needs to step up big time tonight.

That somebody might just be Jim Edmonds or So Taguchi. :laugh:

RFS62
05-03-2005, 08:08 PM
I don't believe last night actually happened.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:09 PM
Uh, we DID get 27 outs last night.

I missed the last one, I just remember home runs landing in Right Field

wheels
05-03-2005, 08:09 PM
I don't believe last night actually happened.

I'm still numb, and trying to deal with it by virtue of my rapier like wit. :thumbup:

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 08:10 PM
What happened last night?
Puzzled...

OldCat
05-03-2005, 08:10 PM
I don't believe last night actually happened.

I had this dream....and you were in it Krono! and RFS! and Rosie!!!


Theres no place like RedsZone! There's no place like RedsZone!!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:11 PM
Eckstein flies out to second. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:12 PM
Nunez flies out to right. 2 outs.

wheels
05-03-2005, 08:13 PM
I wonder if Pujols' arthritis bothers him on cold, damp nights like tonight.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:13 PM
Pujols singles to left.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:14 PM
So much for the perfect game

Fullboat
05-03-2005, 08:15 PM
Must they show highlights of Black Monday. :bang: :bang:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:15 PM
Edmonds strikes out swinging.

Mutaman
05-03-2005, 08:17 PM
Somebody on the Reds needs to step up bigtime.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:18 PM
Freel grounds out to third. 1 out.

letsgojunior
05-03-2005, 08:20 PM
Hi game threadies :wave:

wheels
05-03-2005, 08:20 PM
Hi Junior!

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:21 PM
Hey LGJ :wave:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:21 PM
Junior walks

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:23 PM
I wish the TV guys would quiet down about last night

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:23 PM
Casey grounds into a 4-6-3 double play. 0-0 after 1.

letsgojunior
05-03-2005, 08:24 PM
Casey grounds into a 4-6-3 double play. 0-0 after 1.

Casey and Milton are on record setting paces right now, and unfortunately they're both dubious records.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:26 PM
Casey and Milton are on record setting paces right now, and unfortunately they're both dubious records.
That is the 8th double play Casey has hit into this year.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:28 PM
Sanders grounds out to third. 1 out.

Chip R
05-03-2005, 08:29 PM
Casey and Milton are on record setting paces right now, and unfortunately they're both dubious records.I wonder if Casey hits into a record number of DPs if he'll get as much crap as Dunn did for setting the strikeout record?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:29 PM
Mabry flies out to left. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:30 PM
Grudzielanek flies out to right. 0-0 middle of the 2nd.

SteelSD
05-03-2005, 08:31 PM
1-2-3 Inning. Good.

And Sean Casey is now even in Runners removed vs. Runners plated for 2005.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:34 PM
Kearns leads off with a single to left.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 08:36 PM
1-2-3 Inning. Good.

And Sean Casey is now even in Runners removed vs. Runners plated for 2005.

Ummmm, No Mr. Hat Lover - he has 9 RBI and only 8 GIDP, so he's plated one more than he's erased :p:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:37 PM
Dunn walks. 1st and 2nd with no outs.

SandyD
05-03-2005, 08:38 PM
I had this dream....and you were in it Krono! and RFS! and Rosie!!!


Theres no place like RedsZone! There's no place like RedsZone!!

On my drive to work I heard the song "Beware the Banshee Clown."

You know, there's a line that goes "I heard the world end in my dreams ..."

SteelSD
05-03-2005, 08:38 PM
Ummmm, No Mr. Hat Lover - he has 9 RBI and only 8 GIDP, so he's plated one more than he's erased :p:

Of course, Mr. Hat Hater guy...

I'm speaking of Runners ahead of him.

Casey plated himself once.

That leaves eight.

Now take your hat. Put it in your hand. Move along. ;)

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:38 PM
Dunn gets picked off first as Molina throws him out. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:39 PM
Aurilia grounds out to third. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:39 PM
Wild pitch moves Kearns to third.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 08:41 PM
Of course, Mr. Hat Hater guy...

I'm speaking of Runners ahead of him.

Casey plated himself once.

That leaves eight.

Now take your hat. Put it in your hand. Move along. ;)

Man, you are so lucky I used up all my reputation giving points yesterday and I can't give any out for another three hours, cause you would be so negativized if I had the power right now!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:41 PM
Jimenez flies out to center. 0-0 after 2.

SteelSD
05-03-2005, 08:42 PM
Free Out Meter (given up):

Reds: 2

Cardinals: 0

oneupper
05-03-2005, 08:43 PM
It could be worse, I guess. The Rays have scored 6 on Kevin Brown in the first.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:44 PM
Molina pops out to the pitcher. 1 out.

SteelSD
05-03-2005, 08:44 PM
Man, you are so lucky I used up all my reputation giving points yesterday and I can't give any out for another three hours, cause you would be so negativized if I had the power right now!

Ohhhh...Mr. Negativized Hat Hater, are ya'???

As soon as I can figure out how to hack the system to give myself enough power to give out 135 Negative Rep points you are SO toast! :mooner:

smith288
05-03-2005, 08:44 PM
Man, you are so lucky I used up all my reputation giving points yesterday and I can't give any out for another three hours, cause you would be so negativized if I had the power right now! If I had any points I would negate your points with my points...

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:45 PM
Marquis singles to left.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:46 PM
We need to start walking the opposing pitcher

smith288
05-03-2005, 08:48 PM
DP! whOOt!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:48 PM
Eckstein grounds into a 5-4-3 double play. 0-0 middle of the 3rd.

SteelSD
05-03-2005, 08:50 PM
Free Out Meter (given up):

Reds: 2

Cardinals: 1

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:51 PM
Larue grounds out to third. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:52 PM
Harang strikes out looking. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:53 PM
Freel walks

Puffy
05-03-2005, 08:54 PM
This is just my opinion, but I think if the Reds hitters scored more runs and the Reds pitchers gave up less, well, they might win some more games.

I have no scientific methodology to back that up though. Just one man's, albiet one great man's, opinion

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 08:55 PM
This is just my opinion, but I think if the Reds hitters scored more runs and the Reds pitchers gave up less, well, they might win some more games.


That's just crazy talk! pitch to contact is the way.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 08:56 PM
Junior grounds into a fielder's choice. 0-0 after 3.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 08:57 PM
This is just my opinion, but I think if the Reds hitters scored more runs and the Reds pitchers gave up less, well, they might win some more games.

I have no scientific methodology to back that up though. Just one man's, albiet one great man's, opinion
In the presence of genius, I post...

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 08:58 PM
ANd that's "albeit", smarty pants.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:00 PM
Nunez flies out to center. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:02 PM
Pujols singles to center.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:02 PM
ANd that's "albeit", smarty pants.

What? Stupid I before E except after C song!!!

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:03 PM
This is just my opinion, but I think if the Reds hitters scored more runs and the Reds pitchers gave up less, well, they might win some more games.

I have no scientific methodology to back that up though. Just one man's, albiet one great man's, opinion


Scintillating analysis, Puffy old boy. Your trenchant wit and keen eye for detail has turned up yet another pearl of wisdom.

M2
05-03-2005, 09:04 PM
Pujols singles to center.

On what should have been a routine grounder to SS. Aurilia barely waved at it.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:04 PM
earthquake in cincy!

centerfield camera was shaking like a fat tourist hula dancing while on vacation in Maui.

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 09:05 PM
Pujol's may have strained an oblique.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:05 PM
Edmonds flies out to left. 2 outs.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:06 PM
Scintillating analysis, Puffy old boy. Your trenchant wit and keen eye for detail has turned up yet another pearl of wisdom.

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2004-9/825505/drevil.jpg

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:06 PM
Pujols steals second.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:06 PM
Pujol's may have strained an oblique.
What's that? Not watching- sounds like he hurt himself doing math or something.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:06 PM
If we're having an earthquake nobody told me about it ;)

M2
05-03-2005, 09:06 PM
Anyone else laugh like Beavis and Butthead everytime you hear someone say Pujols?

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 09:07 PM
Hey, is Poopy allowed in CRT? He could be the tonic.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:07 PM
Anyone else laugh like Beavis and Butthead everytime you hear someone say Pujols?

NOW I do..

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:08 PM
What? Stupid I before E except after C song!!!
Never woulda figured you for a rule follower, Puff.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:08 PM
Sanders drives in the run with a bloop broken bat single to left. 1-0 Cards.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:08 PM
Sanders steals second.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:09 PM
Seriously, does Welsh get paid by the word?

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:09 PM
Boy, Harang really can hold on those runners.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:10 PM
Anyone else laugh like Beavis and Butthead everytime you hear someone say Pujols?
'specially when someone says Pujols pulled his oblique...

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:10 PM
Wow, that stolen base by Pujols worked like a charm as Sanders singles him in on a bloop.

Now Sanders steals - since we know LaRue would eat these guys up one can only assume the Cardinals have Harang timed like a Christmas Ham.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:10 PM
Mabry walks. 1st and 2nd with 2 outs.

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 09:11 PM
The Cards announcer is all over Pujols' "instincts" in knowing that the ball would drop and scoring on the play. Perhaps he's unaware of the theory that you can run on anything with 2 outs.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:11 PM
the Cardinals have Harang timed like a Christmas Ham.

my new favorite metaphore

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 09:12 PM
What's that? Not watching- sounds like he hurt himself doing math or something.

Pujols was holding his side and grimacing a little at 1B. Doesn't appear to have affected his base running though.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:13 PM
OK, I popped open a "change of luck" Coors Light. We're good to go.

gO rEDz!!

M2
05-03-2005, 09:14 PM
Today on MLB Science Talk, Albert Pujols talks about the rings around Uranus.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:14 PM
Nice play by Harang as he catches the line drive by Grudzielanek to end the innning. 1-0 Card middle of the 4th.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:15 PM
Today on MLB Science Talk, Albert Pujols talks about the rings around Uranus.

Uranus

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 09:15 PM
Today on MLB Science Talk, Albert Pujols talks about the rings around Uranus.

Did he mention seeing Klingons on Uranus?

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:16 PM
Today on MLB Science Talk, Albert Pujols talks about the rings around Uranus.


Did Puffy hack into M2's account?


:evil:

M2
05-03-2005, 09:16 PM
Did he mention seeing Klingons on Uranus?

He vowed that all Klingons will be wiped from Uranus.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:17 PM
Casey lines out to 2nd. 1 out.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:17 PM
He vowed that all Klingons will be wiped from Uranus.

Dude, you're killing me!!

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:17 PM
He vowed that all Klingons will be wiped from Uranus.


When M2 starts making anus jokes, we're all DOOOOMED!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:18 PM
Kearns flies out to right. 2 outs.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:18 PM
Today on MLB Science Talk, Albert Pujols talks about the rings around Uranus.

"Wrecked 'em? Hell, it damn near killed him!"

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:19 PM
I would like to announce the engagement of George Grande, Chris Welsh, and Chris Carpenter.

M2
05-03-2005, 09:20 PM
When M2 starts making anus jokes, we're all DOOOOMED!

What? I'm sure we'd all like to see Uranus freed from extraterrestial interlopers. If it's not done now Uranus will become a foul and dangerous place.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:22 PM
Anyone else laugh like Beavis and Butthead everytime you hear someone say Pujols?

http://www.soniguales.com/fotos/Beavis.gif

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:22 PM
What? I'm sure we'd all like to Uranus freed from extraterrestial interlopers. If it's not done now Uranus will become a foul and dangerous place.


I need Krono's noggin... :bang:

there

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:22 PM
Dunn flies out to the wall in center. Good 10 pitch AB by Dunn. 1-0 Cards after 4.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:22 PM
Edmonds timed that one all wrong. No way he could dive on that one.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:23 PM
That was a great at bat by Dunn. Took a hack at 3-1, fouled off a marginal pitch, still got a good swing on the fly ball.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:23 PM
I need Krono's noggin... :bang:

there

I have the copyright on that

I'm suing.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:24 PM
Jason Marquis has developed into a fine pitcher. Not a number 1, but maybe a number 2 or at the very least a top notch number 3. A lot of people wanted to trade for him when he was with the Braves - - does anyone believe that if that happened that he'd be the same "rising" pitcher that he has become?

I used to think "yup, Gullet would help him" but not anymore.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:24 PM
Edmonds timed that one all wrong. No way he could dive on that one.

He still made sure to hit the fence

We should electrify them :devil:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:25 PM
Molina grounds out to the pitcher. 1 out.

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 09:25 PM
Hrabosky was talking about Dunn's strikeout record last season. He then said that Dunn's performance was high enough that you could live with the K's. That from a man who played the game. Interesting is it not?

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:26 PM
I have the copyright on that

I'm suing.

I gave you credit, dude.

:bang: (TM Kromerica Enterprises)

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:26 PM
Jason Marquis has developed into a fine pitcher. Not a number 1, but maybe a number 2 or at the very least a top notch number 3. A lot of people wanted to trade for him when he was with the Braves - - does anyone believe that if that happened that he'd be the same "rising" pitcher that he has become?

I used to think "yup, Gullet would help him" but not anymore.
I think Aaron Harang is turning into a fine pitcher too. He's not on Marquis' level by any means, but he is developing very nicely.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:27 PM
I gave you credit, dude.

:bang: (TM Kromerica Enterprises)

You didn't say All Rights Reserved

;)

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:27 PM
Marquis flies out to left. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:28 PM
Eckstein doubles.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:28 PM
Nice try at that ball from Dunn.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:29 PM
Aaron needs to buckle down here and retire Nunez because we do not want to face Pujols and Edmonds in this situation with runners on.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:29 PM
Nice try at that ball from Dunn.


it was kinda like watching a rhino trying to dance ballet.

But it WAS a good try.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:30 PM
Nunez singles to center. 2-0 Cards.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:31 PM
That was a good pitch that Nunez went down to get.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:31 PM
One more out..let's not let them get a big lead..we don't come back well

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 09:32 PM
Looks like Aaron's poised to give up his expected big fly.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:32 PM
Pujols flies out to right. 2-0 Cards middle of the 5th.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:32 PM
Well, at least we ended the inning with Pujols so we can go to work on the rest of the order for a couple innings.

Aurilia, Jiminez and LaRue due up for the Reds.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:33 PM
I love my girlfriend, but I'm enchanted by that McGriddles/Coffee girl in the McDonalds commercial.

Just sayin.

Anywho, time for a few runs.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 09:34 PM
I love my girlfriend, but I'm enchanted by that McGriddles/Coffee girl in the McDonalds commercial.

Just sayin.

Anywho, time for a few runs.

That dame keeps eatin' those McGriddles, she's gonna look like Mama Cass.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:34 PM
I think Aaron Harang is turning into a fine pitcher too. He's not on Marquis' level by any means, but he is developing very nicely.

I disagree. Aaron Harang is a number 5 starter. Thats fine, but thats all I ever see him as. He can't go more than 6, had just enough stuff for one time through the lineup, but each successive time through gets easier to pick up.

Thats a typical 5 starter, but any more, I just don't see it.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:34 PM
Marquis is pitching a very fine ballgame. We've got our work cut out for us.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:35 PM
Jailbait.

Just sayin'

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:35 PM
It's ok

Aurilia will go off right here and get us on the board

smith288
05-03-2005, 09:35 PM
That dame keeps eatin' those McGriddles, she's gonna look like Mama Cass. Really? I think she is below average and can totally see that dudes disinterest in her...

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:35 PM
I disagree. Aaron Harang is a number 5 starter. Thats fine, but thats all I ever see him as. He can't go more than 6, had just enough stuff for one time through the lineup, but each successive time through gets easier to pick up.

Thats a typical 5 starter, but any more, I just don't see it.
That's probably true, but on this staff he looks better.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:36 PM
Aurilia hits it hard but grounds out to short. 1 out.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:36 PM
That dame keeps eatin' those McGriddles, she's gonna look like Mama Cass.

Actually, she does look a bit like Michelle Phillips when she was her age.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:36 PM
I love my girlfriend, but I'm enchanted by that McGriddles/Coffee girl in the McDonalds commercial.

Just sayin.

Anywho, time for a few runs.

Slippery slope m'boy.

Raisor
05-03-2005, 09:38 PM
Slippery slope m'boy.

Amanda would leave me in a minute for Orlando Bloom, so I can have a slight crush on McGriddles Girl!!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:38 PM
Jimenez flies out to center. Jimenez now 6 for 52 this year from the left side.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:38 PM
I love my girlfriend, but I'm enchanted by that McGriddles/Coffee girl in the McDonalds commercial.

Just sayin.

Anywho, time for a few runs.

Speaking of commercial gals - do you guys remember that iTunes dancing girl from the Super Bowl Pepsi commercial - - fans have devoted a whole website to that girl based on that spot.

I think there webmaster is Chip. Just sayin'

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:38 PM
Larue flies out. 1-0 Cards after 5.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 09:39 PM
Jimenez flies out to center. Jimenez now 6 for 52 this year from the left side.

Ummmm, that must mean he's due. Yeah, thats the ticket....

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:40 PM
DJ..give up the switch hitting

Thanks.

Love,Reds fans

Falls City Beer
05-03-2005, 09:40 PM
Speaking of commercial gals - do you guys remember that iTunes dancing girl from the Super Bowl Pepsi commercial - - fans have devoted a whole website to that girl based on that spot.

I think there webmaster is Chip. Just sayin'

"Fans." Suuuure. I got another term for those kinds.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:40 PM
Larue flies out. 1-0 Cards after 5.
The sad but true tale is that it's actually 2-0 Cards.

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 09:41 PM
I love my girlfriend, but I'm enchanted by that McGriddles/Coffee girl in the McDonalds commercial.



The part of the commercial we don't see.....

Women are like coffee....they start off all hot and steamy.....but end up cold and bitter.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:42 PM
Where was that pitch?

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
The part of the commercial we don't see.....

Women are like coffee....they start off all hot and steamy.....but end up cold and bitter.


:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
Edmonds flies out to third. 1 out.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
Amanda would leave me in a minute for Orlando Bloom, so I can have a slight crush on McGriddles Girl!!

McGriddles Girl!
I have a funny picture in my head of you, rushing back to the TV from a wee break 'cause you hear that commercial.
Sheez Hot.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
I like this :D

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:43 PM
Good pitch from Harang. Got right in Jimmy's kitchen to enduce the infield popup.

1 out.

SunDeck
05-03-2005, 09:45 PM
The part of the commercial we don't see.....

Women are like coffee....they start off all hot and steamy.....but end up cold and bitter.

"I like my women like my coffee...BITTER"

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:46 PM
Sanders strikes out swinging. 2 outs.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:46 PM
Anyone know what Harang's pitch count is?

He leads off the bottom of the 6th, will he hit for himself?

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:47 PM
98 pitches through 6

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:47 PM
Mabry flies out to short. Good inning by Harang. 2-0 Cards middle of the 6th.

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 09:49 PM
Good start for Harang. With a bit of luck, we could be scoreless.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:51 PM
Harang grounds out to short. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:51 PM
Freel hit by the pitch.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 09:52 PM
First off, quality in here tonight. Great one liners.

Secondly, of course, I benched Marquis and Harang because I had a feeling both offenses would blow up tonight...nice hunch, Eddo.

Lastly, very nice job by both pitchers thus far. I fully take credit on both accounts...is that good??? ;)

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:52 PM
Freel is thrown out at second attempting to steal. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:53 PM
Junior singles.

M2
05-03-2005, 09:53 PM
The little nothing play Eckstein just made to start the inning was pretty much in the exact same spot as the Pujols single that led to the Birds' first run, the one that Aurilia acted like it wasn't in his county.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 09:54 PM
Junior is slowly and surely figuring out what he's got left in the tank.

A few more weeks, hopefully with no injuries, and he'll be an offensive force again.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:55 PM
Casey flies out to center. 2-0 Cards after 6.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 09:55 PM
In the other game thread, someone mentioned that Marty said it kind of speaks volumes about the BP when Harang bats for himself in a 2-0 game in the 6th.


Hard to argue that. Was really hoping to wake up this afternoon and find half the BP released. *sigh*


Oh, btw, I work nights...I'm not THAT lazy ;)

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 09:56 PM
The little nothing play Eckstein just made to start the inning was pretty much in the exact same spot as the Pujols single that led to the Birds' first run, the one that Aurilia acted like it wasn't in his county.

I've always thought that Eckstein had the worst range of any SS in the majors.

But Aurilla is making a believer out of me.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:58 PM
I'm not sure about the decision to run Freel in front of Junior in that inning. The combo of Marquis/Molina is tough to run on to begin with. Down two runs and with Junior swinging the bat the way he is, I just have a hard time running and risking an out in that situation.

Turns out Junior singled and the inning could be still going.

M2
05-03-2005, 09:59 PM
I've always thought that Eckstein had the worst range of any SS in the majors.

But Aurilla is making a believer out of me.

Eckstein's one of the worst. It speaks volumes when he's pouncing on balls you can't reach.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 09:59 PM
Grudzielanek hit by the pitch

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 09:59 PM
I don't have a good feeling for the rest of this game. This is going to be Harang's last inning (assuming he makes it through it) and our offense is spuddering. We've also got to deal with Pujols and Edmonds once more it looks like.

But hopefully I'm wrong.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 10:00 PM
Grudzielanek hit by the pitch

Not a good start to the inning...who else is due up this inning?

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:01 PM
Not a good start to the inning...who else is due up this inning?
Molina (who moves the runner over), Marquis and Eckstien.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 10:01 PM
Tonight the Reds come back in the 9th

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 10:01 PM
Turns out Junior singled and the inning could be still going.

Freel's SB% is now 55%. His Stolen Base Runs are a -1 after that last attempt.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:01 PM
Molina sacrifices the runner to second.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 10:01 PM
Molina (who moves the runner over), Marquis and Eckstien.

Well, not to J*^$ it, but that's not soooooo bad :help:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:02 PM
Marquis flies out to center. The runner goes to third. 2 outs.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:02 PM
Nice play by Junior in center. Allows the runner to go to third with two outs.

SirFelixCat
05-03-2005, 10:03 PM
Nice play by Junior in center. Allows the runner to go to third with two outs.

Did he misplay it and not have a chance at the runner, or is this sincere?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:04 PM
Eckstein grounds out to short. 2-0 Cards middle of the 7th.

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 10:04 PM
Did he misplay it and not have a chance at the runner, or is this sincere?

Very good catch. Runner tagged, no chance.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Did he misplay it and not have a chance at the runner, or is this sincere?
Alittle bit of both. He kinda got turned around off the bat and it was a line drive so he had to turn and wound up having to catch it somewhat Willie Mays style. But even if he had caught it routinely, the runner would have gone to third anyway. It was just a few steps from the warning track.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Did he misplay it and not have a chance at the runner, or is this sincere?
It was a good running catch he made.

RedFanAlways1966
05-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Coming into tonight the REDS have had 9 quality starts.

They are 5-4 in those games.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:05 PM
Kearns, Dunn and Aurilia in this inning for the Reds.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:06 PM
Coming into tonight the REDS have had 9 quality starts.

They are 5-4 in those games.
It's gonna be 5-5 unless the Reds do some business.

Harang has pitched a very nice ballgame. Let's not saddle him with a loss.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:07 PM
Grudzielanek makes a great diving stop on Kearns ground out. 1 out.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:08 PM
That's the definition of a cross up.

:laugh:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:09 PM
Dunn grounds out to 2nd. 2 outs.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:09 PM
The bullpen has got to keep this score where it is. The offense is not hitting well at all tonight and we can't afford to get behind anymore than we are right now going to the 8th and 9th.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:10 PM
Aurilia grounds out to short. 2-0 Cards after 7.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 10:11 PM
A win tonight would be very nice.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:12 PM
This is really sad how pathetic this bullpen is.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:12 PM
More bullpen woes.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 10:12 PM
1 freaking pitch.:bang:

Kc61
05-03-2005, 10:12 PM
Anyone know why WMP is back on the bench tonight? Reds going so well they could rest their slugger?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:12 PM
Valentine comes in and Nunez hits his 1st pitch into the right field seats. 3-0 Cards.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:13 PM
Pujols grounds out to third. 1 out.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:13 PM
Nice play on both ends there on the grounder to third.

Nice pick by Freel and nice scoop by Casey.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:14 PM
Well, this isn't helping relieve any of the pain from last night.

2 more chances though.

Kc61
05-03-2005, 10:15 PM
Again, Miley not managing to win. I wouldn't have minded Valentine in the ninth last night, ahead by 6. Even if he blew the lead, the choice would have made some sense.

Why put him in the close game tonight? He's been so awful in his last outings. It just seems that Miley picks these guys out of a hat.

Hopefully Valentine is in Louisville by noon tomorrow.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:15 PM
Wonder what DanO's thinking about right now?

Does he feel as despondant about this team's propensity to give up runs at an historic rate?

Does he feel any sense of responsibility?

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:16 PM
Again, Miley not managing to win. I wouldn't have minded Valentine in the ninth last night, ahead by 6. Even if he blew the lead, the choice would have made some sense.

Why put him in the close game tonight? He's been so awful in his last outings. It just seems that Miley picks these guys out of a hat.
Who else can you put in there? There isn't a single pitcher performing well out of the bullpen right now.

It's pick your poison for the Reds bullpen right now.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:17 PM
Edmonds walks

remdog
05-03-2005, 10:17 PM
Looks like Harang pitched pretty well based on the box score. Was he sharp and does anyone think he can continue to pitch that way in the future. I'm kind of on the bubble with him.

Rem

PuffyPig
05-03-2005, 10:17 PM
Anyone know why WMP is back on the bench tonight? Reds going so well they could rest their slugger?

He did look pretty lost last night at the plate. But, like the rest of the Reds hitters, he needs playing time to get back in the groove.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:18 PM
Very disappointing.

Boos birds are out again.

Dan O'Brien, are you listening?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:18 PM
Sanders doubles in a run 4-0 Cards :thumbdown

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Looks like Harang pitched pretty well based on the box score. Was he sharp and does anyone think he can continue to pitch that way in the future. I'm kind of on the bubble with him.

Rem
Harang looked really sharp tonight. Only gave up 2 runs and 1 was on a bloop single.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Gullet's being booed now.

M2
05-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Reggie Sanders pulled a fastball, wow.

KronoRed
05-03-2005, 10:19 PM
Dan O'Brien, are you listening?

If he's not I'm sure John Allen is.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:20 PM
Mabry walked. 1st and 2nd with one out. Valentine's ERA is now 10.12

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:20 PM
Looks like Harang pitched pretty well based on the box score. Was he sharp and does anyone think he can continue to pitch that way in the future. I'm kind of on the bubble with him.

Rem
I think he looked very good tonight. He pounded the hitters in all night and kept the ball down most of the time.

Looked to have some decent movement and alittle zip on the ball.

I've seen him throw harder, but he was mixing it up well and locating well too.

The two pitches he gave up runs on were good pitches.

Kc61
05-03-2005, 10:20 PM
Who else can you put in there? There isn't a single pitcher performing well out of the bullpen right now.

It's pick your poison for the Reds bullpen right now.

But Valentine is the worst of them all. He has been destroyed in his last few outings. His ERA is 10. Pitch Mercker. Pitch Weber. Pitch Belisle, even.
I know, these others are no great shakes. But this guy Valentine has been the absolute worst and doesn't belong in a close game. Ever. Ever.

So now, Valentine will be sent down, and this will be the great revolutionary move by O'Brien. He should send three guys down tomorrow and bring in new relievers.

Puffy
05-03-2005, 10:21 PM
Hey, Valentine has a chance to get his ERA over 10 tonight. Allllllright!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:21 PM
Grudzielanek grounds into a 6-4 fielder's choice. 2 outs.

Mutaman
05-03-2005, 10:22 PM
Again, Miley not managing to win. I wouldn't have minded Valentine in the ninth last night, ahead by 6. Even if he blew the lead, the choice would have made some sense.

Why put him in the close game tonight? He's been so awful in his last outings. It just seems that Miley picks these guys out of a hat.

Hopefully Valentine is in Louisville by noon tomorrow.

Ah, who would you put in?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:22 PM
Molina grounds out. 4-0 Cards middle of the 8th.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:24 PM
Wheels, I would like to appologize to you for remarks I made to you this winter about this team. You and I got into too many fights about this team and the pitching staff inparticular.

I was wrong about this pitching.

This is an atrotious bullpen.

I'm sorry I fought you so hard over this mess beyond the left center field wall.

Reds Nd2
05-03-2005, 10:24 PM
Ah, who would you put in?

At this point, I'd put Gapper in. He might not be any better but it would be fun to watch.

Kc61
05-03-2005, 10:24 PM
Ah, who would you put in?

Mercker. Weber. Even Belisle.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:24 PM
Kent Mercker needs to be used as more than just a LOOGY, in my opinion.

When you've got an entire staff full of pitchers that can't get batters out, you've got no use for a LOOGY.

Why not use him in the 8th?

Oh yeah, he's left handed, so he can only be used against left handers.

Dogma stinks.

StillFunkyB
05-03-2005, 10:25 PM
I was just looking at the box score on CBS, and it looks like Harang pitched pretty good. (Sorry I'm late. Been busy cleaning and just checking in! ) :D

M2
05-03-2005, 10:25 PM
Harang looked really sharp tonight. Only gave up 2 runs and 1 was on a bloop single.

I liked what he did tonight too. In general I'm pretty upbeat about the guy. I'd think he's going to be the best starter the club's had since Elmer Dessens.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:25 PM
Jimenez fouls out to third.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:25 PM
Wheels, I would like to appologize to you for remarks I made to you this winter about this team. You and I got into too many fights about this team and the pitching staff inparticular.

I was wrong about this pitching.

This is an atrotious bullpen.

I'm sorry I fought you so hard over this mess beyond the left center field wall.

Awww...C'mon.

It's not about being right.

I didn't think the pen would be THIS bad, anyway.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:26 PM
Larue grounds out to short. 2 outs.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:26 PM
Harang kinda reminds me of a poor man's Russ Ortiz.

RFS62
05-03-2005, 10:26 PM
The Cardinals are a multi-dimensional machine.

redsfan30
05-03-2005, 10:26 PM
Awww...C'mon.

It's not about being right.

I didn't think the pen would be THIS bad, anyway.
I know, but I got real nasty with you (especially over the Eric Milton signing) and I apologize for it.

wheels
05-03-2005, 10:27 PM
Hey look everybody!

It's Felipe Lopez!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2005, 10:28 PM
Lopez strikes out. 4-0 Cards after 8.