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Danny Serafini
05-04-2005, 08:09 PM
What, everyone forget with the new forum? :laugh:


ST LOUIS CINCINNATI
AVG HR RBI AVG HR RBI
David Eckstein SS .275 0 5 Ryan Freel CF .327 0 1
So Taguchi CF .355 2 8 Felipe Lopez 2B .267 2 7
Albert Pujols 1B .337 6 20 Sean Casey 1B .313 1 9
Scott Rolen 3B .267 3 12 Austin Kearns RF .219 3 10
Reggie Sanders LF .239 5 13 Adam Dunn LF .280 7 16
Mark Grudzielanek 2B .298 1 8 Joe Randa 3B .276 4 16
Roger Cedeno RF .154 0 5 Rich Aurilia SS .218 3 12
Yadier Molina C .173 0 3 Jason Larue C .215 0 6
Mark Mulder LHP .000 0 0 Brandon Claussen LHP .000 0 0
(3-1, 3.50) (1-2, 2.51)

M2
05-04-2005, 08:13 PM
Yay, Scott Rolen's back. Just what the Reds needed.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:14 PM
Yay, Scott Rolen's back. Just what the Reds needed.

They won without him, perhaps they will lose with him ;)

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:15 PM
Yay, Scott Rolen's back. Just what the Reds needed.

A 75% Rolan is better than a Luna eh?

Hopefully the "goofy" reds mound throws Muldar's stride aside so the Reds can give the ball a ride.

letsgojunior
05-04-2005, 08:15 PM
Donde esta Wily Mo?

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:18 PM
Donde esta Wily Mo?

Still hurt apparently

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:18 PM
WMP Massive Muscle Mulls Manipulation Making Massage Mandatory

pedro
05-04-2005, 08:20 PM
I think that's the first time I've ever seen Lopez smile. nice range.

membengal
05-04-2005, 08:21 PM
WMP Massive Muscle Mulls Manipulation Making Massage Mandatory

Does all of that mean that Miley is still hiding behind that quad dealie to avoid the problem of too many OFers?

M2
05-04-2005, 08:22 PM
Felipe squeezes one past Pujols.

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

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:23 PM
Does all of that mean that Miley is still hiding behind that quad dealie to avoid the problem of too many OFers?

Or Wily Mo is really hurt and the Reds refuse to put him on the 15day dl, leaving Miley with a short bench.

Dunn should be hitting 3rd.

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:27 PM
2 nights in a row, plus Freels caught stealing. Can't buy a break on the basepaths.

FlyingPig
05-04-2005, 08:28 PM
Dunn should be hitting 3rd.

My feeling is Dunn strikes out too much to bat third..

but then again, Casey grounds into too many DP's...

:dunno:

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:28 PM
Someone tell the Reds to not move off the base for the rest of the night

M2
05-04-2005, 08:28 PM
Felipe's a really horrible baserunner. Doesn't help that Mulder's got a good move to first.

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 08:28 PM
Felipe squeezes one past Pujols....Uranus...

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:29 PM
My feeling is Dunn strikes out too much to bat third..

but then again, Casey grounds into too many DP's...

:dunno:

Rather a K then a DP (oh no not that again)..also Dunn is our best player right now..get him the at bats

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 08:29 PM
Mark Mulder needs to film an instructional video on the prototypical Balk move.

If he does, it'll look identical to that move he made on Felipe.

Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Reputation pickoff. Still a Balk. Balk.

M2
05-04-2005, 08:31 PM
My feeling is Dunn strikes out too much to bat third..

but then again, Casey grounds into too many DP's...

:dunno:

Dunn gets on base too much and hits for too much power to be in the top half of the lineup. It wouldn't be fair to other teams.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 08:31 PM
My feeling is Dunn strikes out too much to bat third..

but then again, Casey grounds into too many DP's...

:dunno:


Dunn 422/671 1.092 OPS
Casey 358/394 0.752 OPS

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:33 PM
Speed is the great equalizer.

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 08:33 PM
Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk.

Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. BALK!

Say it fast enough and you sound like a chicken.

BALK!!

M2
05-04-2005, 08:34 PM
Good thing for Kearns that Felipe was on that ball. Austin's not the man he used to be in the field.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:35 PM
Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk.

Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. BALK!

Say it fast enough and you sound like a chicken.

BALK!!

Yeah you do



;)

letsgojunior
05-04-2005, 08:35 PM
Good thing for Kearns that Felipe was on that ball. Austin's not the man he used to be in the field.

I've noticed the same thing. He just doesn't seem to be getting good jumps on the ball this year.

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:35 PM
As I said... speed is the great divider.

Freel makes rookie mistake..

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 08:35 PM
Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk.

Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. Balk. BALK!

Say it fast enough and you sound like a chicken.

BALK!!

Following on my 'puter- no video. What's he doing? Curious.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 08:37 PM
Anyone think that they could have caught that single that sailed by Aurilla?

Or, at the very least, given it some sort of effort?

M2
05-04-2005, 08:37 PM
Spelled backwards Yadier Molina is Reiday Anilom.

M2
05-04-2005, 08:39 PM
Anyone think that they could have caught that single that sailed by Aurilla?

Or, at the very least, given it some sort of effort?

That's the thing with Rich, sometimes you don't even perceive that a SS might be able to make a given play because he's off in another area code.

Puffy
05-04-2005, 08:39 PM
Spelled backwards Yadier Molina is Reiday Anilom.

This is two days in a row where you're killing me!

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:41 PM
This is Rich Aurilia's comp for fielding.

http://www.deadballart.com/redszone/brewer.gif

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 08:44 PM
Following on my 'puter- no video. What's he doing? Curious.

Mulder broke his knee and fell toward home (far further than he's allowed to by rule) and threw the ball to First to get Lopez in a pickle. Seriously, if you taped a video on what rookie pitchers cannot get away with but what solid vet LHP can, that move would go on the tape.

BALK!!

Chip R
05-04-2005, 08:44 PM
To quote the Ol' Perfesser, "Can't anyone here play this game?" Felipe gets picked off, Aurelia has the range of a lawn chair and Freel misses the cutoff man.

And where is WMP? He's supposed to be a lefty killer, no?

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:46 PM
MLB had this as their main logo from 60-69

Just sad.

http://www.sportslogos.net/images/Baseball/MLB/MLB_1987.gif

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 08:46 PM
Mulder broke his knee and fell toward home (far further than he's allowed to by rule) and threw the ball to First to get Lopez in a pickle. Seriously, if you taped a video on what rookie pitchers cannot get away with but what solid vet LHP can, that move would go on the tape.

BALK!!

Thanks!

M2
05-04-2005, 08:46 PM
Mulder broke his knee and fell toward home (far further than he's allowed to by rule) and threw the ball to First to get Lopez in a pickle. Seriously, if you taped a video on what rookie pitchers cannot get away with but what solid vet LHP can, that move would go on the tape.

BALK!!

I grew up watching Steve Carlton. As far as I'm aware, the balk doesn't exist.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:47 PM
Looks like MS paint WOY ;)

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:48 PM
http://www.sportslogos.net/images/Baseball/MLB/MLB-ASG_2956.gif

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:48 PM
That guy is on Greenies.

But he is scrappy.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:48 PM
That Mr.Red is a good looking guy, they should bring him back.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 08:49 PM
If it wasn't obvious that Pena can't play when he failed to PH last night, it's obvious now by his abscence with the LH pitching and Griffey on the bench.

M2
05-04-2005, 08:50 PM
http://www.deadballart.com/redszone/brewer.gif

Why who is that barrel-chested young robot?! We gotta sign him he reminds me of a young, stainless steel Honus Wagner.

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 08:50 PM
Aw MAN! I just realized my kid is feeding her dinner to the dog. The old dog that poops when the wind blows. And the same dog who misses about 1/2 of what she throws to him. I'll be cleaning lasagna from the carpet for the next hour and probably poop from the laundry room floor tomorrow morning.
Ya'll enjoy the game...

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:51 PM
Sorry SunDeck :help:

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 08:53 PM
That Mr. Red looks like Gary Busey.

Spittin' image.

westofyou
05-04-2005, 08:55 PM
So Taguchi is to Ichiro what John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band is to Springsteen.

On the darkside......

M2
05-04-2005, 08:55 PM
Aw MAN! I just realized my kid is feeding her dinner to the dog. The old dog that poops when the wind blows. And the same dog who misses about 1/2 of what she throws to him. I'll be cleaning lasagna from the carpet for the next hour and probably poop from the laundry room floor tomorrow morning.
Ya'll enjoy the game...

Might I suggest that instead of cursing when you're cleaning up, you instead blurt out "Pujols!"

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:55 PM
That guy is on Greenies.


I just noticed the eyes

He's higher then a kite.

M2
05-04-2005, 08:56 PM
On a separate note, in Virginia I met more than a few people who insisted you make lasagna with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese.

M2
05-04-2005, 08:58 PM
Not that I like seeing the other team do this, but Eckstein taking second on that flyball was pretty cool.

Falls City Beer
05-04-2005, 08:58 PM
On a separate note, in Virginia I met more than a few people who insisted you make lasagna with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese. :barf:

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 08:59 PM
Yay, Scott Rolen's back. Just what the Reds needed.

Yep :bang:

westofyou
05-04-2005, 09:00 PM
David Eckstein

http://www.toymuseum.com/inside/c10/3237095.gif

Puffy
05-04-2005, 09:00 PM
http://www.sportslogos.net/images/Baseball/MLB/MLB-ASG_2956.gif

I don't like his hat.

Just sayin'

westofyou
05-04-2005, 09:01 PM
Rolen crushed that in the second deck, crushed it. The Cardinal RH's have crushed the ball at GAB the last 2 seasons.

ws1990reds
05-04-2005, 09:01 PM
Brandon Claussen is a hitting tee. And the beat goes on.

Danny Serafini
05-04-2005, 09:01 PM
On a separate note, in Virginia I met more than a few people who insisted you make lasagna with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese.

Please, please, pretty please tell me you're joking. Please?

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:01 PM
What's wrong with his hat??

Sure he needs to be in rehab..but his hat is fresh.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 09:02 PM
I'm not sure why Freel decided to double pump before he threw to second. It's like he couldn't believe that Eckstein was challenging him. I do know that double pumping may have cost the Reds 2 runs.

Chip R
05-04-2005, 09:03 PM
Who is the analyst for the game tonight on ESPN?

westofyou
05-04-2005, 09:04 PM
I'm not sure why Freel decided to double pump before he threw to second. It's like he couldn't believe that Eckstein was challenging him. I do know that double pumping may have cost the Reds 2 runs.
Freel has dumble pump disease.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:04 PM
Who is the analyst for the game tonight on ESPN?

Mark Mclemore (sp)

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 09:04 PM
I doubt Eckstein will run on Freel again. That play looked close at second.

Puffy
05-04-2005, 09:06 PM
Freel has dumble pump disease.

Some calamine should clear that right up.

Chip R
05-04-2005, 09:07 PM
Mark Mclemore (sp)Thanks. He seems to know what he's talking about.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:08 PM
Except earlier when he said Dunn was struggling so far this year :help:

Chip R
05-04-2005, 09:13 PM
Except earlier when he said Dunn was struggling so far this year :help:Didn't catch that. If he posted here, I'd negativize him for that comment. ;) I did like how he didn't make excuses for Freel's bad throw while the play by play guy tried to alibi for him.

M2
05-04-2005, 09:15 PM
Please, please, pretty please tell me you're joking. Please?

If only I were. I actually saw it served once a potluck wedding dinner.

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 09:17 PM
Okay, I'm back. Where's my beer.
Thanks for the fake cussword idea M2, although I have this urge to follow "Pujols!" with, "Heh, heh."
It works as good as my favorite one, "Shaddafinga!".

Yes, I have a well used repertoire of fake cuss words; it's easier to explain your kid's nonsensical stuff to the grandparents than the genuine article.




Trust me on that one.

The dog ended up puking by the way. I think he read the post about the hot dogs and cottage cheese.

SandyD
05-04-2005, 09:19 PM
If only I were. I actually saw it served once a potluck wedding dinner.

OK ... I'm here to say not all southern potluck dinners include a dish made with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese. I promise.

Chip R
05-04-2005, 09:19 PM
Can't anybody here play this game? :help:

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 09:19 PM
Freel. Good lord. I'm almost as grumpy at him as I am at Claussen.

And that stupid little league double pump crap needs to stop.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 09:20 PM
The more Freel plays, the worse he looks.

But, of course, that's been said many times before.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:20 PM
Can't anybody here play this game? :help:

Apparently not

This could be the low point of the season..I hope.

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 09:20 PM
And the boo-birds are out. And rightly so.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 09:22 PM
PUJOLS! :angry:

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 09:22 PM
OK ... I'm here to say not all southern potluck dinners include a dish made with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese. I promise.

Yeah, I think that's more Indiana church potluck fare. Down south a potluck ain't really even going until they pull the pig out of the ground.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 09:22 PM
Apparently not

This could be the low point of the season..I hope.

I think I said that on Sunday, then Monday.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 09:23 PM
This could be the low point of the season..I hope.

Didn't we say that Monday night?

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:25 PM
Inning over

we need a TD and 2 pter

SandyD
05-04-2005, 09:26 PM
point may really mean an "unspecified period of time."

SunDeck
05-04-2005, 09:26 PM
My god! I was gone what, a half hour? Now it's 7-0? Wait, lemme reload, it's probably 9-0.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 09:27 PM
Look at the bright side. They get the Dodgers next. ;)

Kc61
05-04-2005, 09:27 PM
The best team in the Reds organization, Louisville, won today. Encarnacion got two hits. He has 8 errors, but his bat is definitely coming on. Good outing for Jeriome Robertson. Chatanooga lost, but Dumatrait did ok. He seems well on the road to recovery. Sarasota is in a tight one. Josh Hall got hit around a bit, but it's good to see him piling up some innings after his latest injury. Gonzalez walked 8 for Dayton, which is probably to be expected from such a young pitcher.

There is one other game in the organization, but I'm blocking it out.

M2
05-04-2005, 09:30 PM
OK ... I'm here to say not all southern potluck dinners include a dish made with hot dogs, ketchup and cottage cheese. I promise.

But you come from what I call the delicious south. My heart would stop after a month in New Orleans.

Ravenlord
05-04-2005, 09:32 PM
wonder how long it'll be before ESPN comes back to Cincinnati...what with Griffey and Pena being on the bench on a nationally televised game....

Danny Serafini
05-04-2005, 09:33 PM
Is Freel doing anything else ugly besides the double pump? I stepped away from the computer for a bit to grab a burger and (thankfully) missed most of the last inning.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:36 PM
wonder how long it'll be before ESPN comes back to Cincinnati...what with Griffey and Pena being on the bench on a nationally televised game....

Sunday night ;)

Ravenlord
05-04-2005, 09:37 PM
i mean outside of the short-term....according to my guide, i should be wathcing the Tigers right now. i have the feeling that after next sunday, i'll be wathcing the Tigers in this situation.

Kc61
05-04-2005, 09:42 PM
Sarasota's fallen behind, 4-3. But Josh Hall pitched 5 innings so far.

westofyou
05-04-2005, 09:50 PM
Is Freel doing anything else ugly besides the double pump? I stepped away from the computer for a bit to grab a burger and (thankfully) missed most of the last inning.

Freel has airmailed 2 throws over the cut-off guys allowing 3 runnesr total to advance.

GAC
05-04-2005, 09:51 PM
Watching the Indians vs Twins. Get to see Aaron Boone and Juan Castro!

1-0 Indians so far.

Kc61
05-04-2005, 09:53 PM
The minor league website just made a correction on the Dayton game. Gonzalez only walked 5, not 8. Farfan walked the other 3.

wheels
05-04-2005, 09:53 PM
What's the score?

I haven't turned on my TV today.

SandyD
05-04-2005, 09:55 PM
But you come from what I call the delicious south. My heart would stop after a month in New Orleans.

Ugelich's is closing this week. For good. Ugelich himself is retiring. Family-run restaurant that's been a favorite for years.

My sister makes a Creole cheese cake with Creole cream cheese that's really good.

OT: my gameday audio feed keeps stopping. I'm getting the commercials but not the game.

RFS62
05-04-2005, 09:55 PM
Freel has airmailed 2 throws over the cut-off guys allowing 3 runnesr total to advance.


Yeah, it's really tough to be ready to play all the positions he plays on a major league level. But he seems equally inconsistant everywhere we put him.

I love his stick, but he runs us into trouble too often, and he's too erratic in the field to be a full time starter.

Kc61
05-04-2005, 09:55 PM
Wheels: the Reds game is 7-0 Cards. But Sarasota is only down a run and Louisville won.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 09:56 PM
What's the score?

I haven't turned on my TV today.

Keep it off.

RFS62
05-04-2005, 09:57 PM
Is there any player on this team with the cajones to call a players only closed door meeting and get into a few grills?

I don't see it on the coaching side. Damn, are we this complacent?

westofyou
05-04-2005, 09:57 PM
I'm getting the commercials but not the game.

Assimilated she is.

RFS62
05-04-2005, 09:59 PM
This series reminds me of the scene in Animal House where they are at the bar and a bunch of guys come up and say "you mind if we dance with your dates". And we just meekly say "sure, go ahead".

These guys are kicking our ass, taking our cash, and making us write out a check just for good measure.

GAC
05-04-2005, 10:01 PM
This series reminds me of the scene in Animal House where they are at the bar and a bunch of guys come up and say "you mind if we dance with your dates". And we just meekly say "sure, go ahead".

These guys are kicking our ass, taking our cash, and making us write out a check just for good measure.

THANK YOU SIR, CAN I HAVE ANOTHER?

:mooner:

SandyD
05-04-2005, 10:01 PM
Assimilated she is.

:laugh:

And that's about all there is to that ... and this game ... and about everything else right now.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:03 PM
OT: my gameday audio feed keeps stopping. I'm getting the commercials but not the game.

I switched from MLB.TV to the audio as a test. It's working fine for me.

Kc61
05-04-2005, 10:05 PM
Is there any player on this team with the cajones to call a players only closed door meeting and get into a few grills?

I don't see it on the coaching side. Damn, are we this complacent?

In the old days, the manager would be fired. Nobody would analyze it very much. His contract wouldn't matter, although he usually wouldn't earn very much. It wouldn't really matter if it was his fault. He would go.

I would fire Dave Miley because I see a different lineup every night, bad use of the bullpen, and a completely demoralized team. Obviously, it's not all his fault, but that's what I would do, along with some personnel changes.

By the way, Sarasota tied the game, 4-4. Votto and Perez each have 2 hits and are both starting to raise their BAs.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:09 PM
Did somebody say earlier in the thread that Freel was caught stealing tonight?

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:10 PM
Did somebody say earlier in the thread that Freel was caught stealing tonight?

Lopez got caught in a run down

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:13 PM
Lopez got caught in a run down

Thanks. I didn't get home from work untill the 2nd inning and missed it.

wheels
05-04-2005, 10:18 PM
It's fairly evident from this game thread that apathy has set in.

From the looks of the game, I'm assuming it has with the players as well.

SandyD
05-04-2005, 10:18 PM
I switched from MLB.TV to the audio as a test. It's working fine for me.

It's back, and I think the problem was more my computer than mlb. I'm on dial up and had about 3 browser windows open.

Marty brought up Monday night again ... and last night, after the Reds, I switched to the Mariners broadcast for a little while ... and they brought it up there too. Can't get away from it.

Maybe they can get to the bull pen. :D

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:21 PM
Danny Graves is in the pen

SandyD
05-04-2005, 10:23 PM
It's fairly evident from this game thread that apathy has set in.

From the looks of the game, I'm assuming it has with the players as well.

I don't think it's apathy, wheels. It's just numbness. What can you say about this game? Or the team right now?

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:23 PM
Seven in a row and counting. But you know what. They had a meeting today. No need to show a few guys the door, just need to tweek the lineup a little bit. Yep, that's what they conceded. Two pitchers with double digit innings pitched AND double digit ERAs, but we're OK, just make a few lineup changes.

Credibility? Standards? Oh, I kill me :thumbdown :thumbdown :thumbdown :thumbdown :thumbdown

ws1990reds
05-04-2005, 10:24 PM
It's fairly evident from this game thread that apathy has set in.

From the looks of the game, I'm assuming it has with the players as well.

It is pretty sad that when they show camera shots of the outfield at GAB, it's basically a ghost town in the stands. What will the front office do if this continues? The Reds aren't going to be able to run a team if they can't put fans in the seats. :p:

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:25 PM
It's back, and I think the problem was more my computer than mlb. I'm on dial up and had about 3 browser windows open.

Marty brought up Monday night again ... and last night, after the Reds, I switched to the Mariners broadcast for a little while ... and they brought it up there too. Can't get away from it.

Maybe they can get to the bull pen. :D

I do not miss the days of having dial-up access. Glad it's working again. Just wish the game was worth listening to. :(

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:26 PM
Fans welcome Danny in a fitting manner ;)

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 10:27 PM
Sounds like they're booing Graves while he's pitching right now. Ouch.

CrackerJack
05-04-2005, 10:27 PM
jeering him when he throws strikes, booing him loudly when he doesn't, getting ugly at the ole' GAB

Chip R
05-04-2005, 10:28 PM
I love his stick, but he runs us into trouble too often, and he's too erratic in the field to be a full time starter.Sounds like you could be describing most of the roster. :help:

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:29 PM
123 inning

Maybe we need to always boo Graves ;)

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 10:30 PM
Well, it's official...

Danny Graves can adequately protect a 7-Run deficit. Very nice.

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:31 PM
123 inning

Maybe we need to always boo Graves ;)

On three ground balls no less.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:31 PM
Well, it's official...

Danny Graves can adequately protect a 7-Run deficit. Very nice.


Too small a sample size. Needs about ten more appearances in 7-run deficit games to know more.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:33 PM
Rally hat on all

Come back time

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 10:34 PM
They're going back to Cali. To Cali. To Cali...

Ah...old school...

Chip R
05-04-2005, 10:34 PM
123 inning

Maybe we need to always boo Graves ;)I don't have a problem with that.

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:35 PM
Too small a sample size. Needs about ten more appearances in 7-run deficit games to know more.Apparently, he'll get plenty of chances. I think the Cards laid off of him to do their part to make sure the Reds keep him around.

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:35 PM
Here we go..FeLo with a 2 run HR..5 to go :D

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
Lopez hits a ralley killer.

TeamBoone
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
jeering him when he throws strikes, booing him loudly when he doesn't, getting ugly at the ole' GAB

Totally classless.

Tonight, he did not deserve it... especially not the moment he stepped on the field. The fans need to move on, just as the players do.

Danny Serafini
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
Anyone else get the feeling we're going to see a 6 run 9th?

Chip R
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
Nice HR, Felipe. Now be sure to have a good time on the bench on Friday.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
Lopez won't get another start for two weeks.

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 10:36 PM
Can someone give me a realistic and correct reason why Felipe Lopez shouldn't be this team's everyday Shortstop??

Geez. That's a rhetorical question, isn't it?

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:38 PM
I know why Kearns is scuffling. I haven't called him "Jeff Blauser" in a couple of weeks

wheels
05-04-2005, 10:38 PM
Rhetorical as rhetorical gets.

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:39 PM
Can someone give me a realistic and correct reason why Felipe Lopez shouldn't be this team's everyday Shortstop??

Geez. That's a rhetorical question, isn't it?Speed? Range? Decent stick? Those are bad things. Miley likes slow, cement shoed, wailers to play the most important infield position.

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:40 PM
I'm just surprised he hasn't been hitting him in the two hole :evil:

wheels
05-04-2005, 10:40 PM
:bang:
I know why Kearns is scuffling. I haven't called him "Jeff Blauser" in a couple of weeks

On my GAWD....You're right.

Jeff Blauser!

I've always thought he looked like someone, but I couldn't put my finger on it.

....Just in time for him to be traded. :bang: :bang:

ws1990reds
05-04-2005, 10:40 PM
Totally classless.

Tonight, he did not deserve it... especially not the moment he stepped on the field. The fans need to move on, just as the players do.

I disagree. The fans are the ones paying the money. They deserve to see the best. Graves is far from that. Bad performance is one thing, snapping back at the fans (for booing him and the team) in a newspaper is what I would call "classless".

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:40 PM
Dunn with a big HR to deep CF

4 to go :D

Kc61
05-04-2005, 10:41 PM
Can someone give me a realistic and correct reason why Felipe Lopez shouldn't be this team's everyday Shortstop??

Geez. That's a rhetorical question, isn't it?

Answer: Team is too good to go with youth. Nice home run for Dunn, who is probably counting the days before he becomes a free agent.

In the world of competitive baseball, Sarasota is in extra innings.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:41 PM
I'm sure Dunn will get blamed for showboating in a non-critical situation.

M2
05-04-2005, 10:42 PM
I know there will be some who call these runs meaningless, but I think it's a big deal that the team didn't go out of this game a complete doormat.

SteelSD
05-04-2005, 10:42 PM
Totally classless.

Tonight, he did not deserve it... especially not the moment he stepped on the field. The fans need to move on, just as the players do.

Just my opinion here, but I'll bet that booing tonight wouldn't have happened (or would have been FAR less severe) if Danny Graves would have said this about Monday's game:

"Yep. We got booed and we should have. There was no excuse to blow that kind of lead against any team. We're going to put this behind us and do everything in our power to give no one a reason to boo us."

IMO, it was Graves' whine-fest to the media that drew those boos. Even though I wouldn't have participated in booing the guy, I can absolutely understand why the fans were booing him tonight.

Danny did bad in his previous game and got booed for it. Fans didn't so much like it when he focused on them instead of focusing on fixing the problem.

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:42 PM
:bang:

On my GAWD....You're right.

Jeff Blauser!

I've always thought he looked like someone, but I couldn't put my finger on it.

....Just in time for him to be traded. :bang: :bang:I gotta believe that O'Brien is not that dumb with respect to the Yankees trade rumor. I also believe in the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy.

Kc61
05-04-2005, 10:42 PM
I know there will be some who call these runs meaningless, but I think it's a big deal that the team didn't go out of this game a complete doormat.

It's a bad thing because O'Brien will now tell Lindner that the team is coming on and no changes are needed.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:43 PM
I know there will be some who call these runs meaningless, but I think it's a big deal that the team didn't go out of this game a complete doormat.

Just think if the team could have gotten a little pitching...

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:43 PM
I'm sure Dunn will get blamed for showboating in a non-critical situation.

Well, it was a solo shot after the game was out of reach. :devil:

Spring~Fields
05-04-2005, 10:43 PM
Well, it's official...

Danny Graves can adequately protect a 7-Run deficit. Very nice.

OMG ROTFL.....well that is too funny ...........I love that..... :laugh:

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:44 PM
Game over..at least we didn't get shut out by the cards

westofyou
05-04-2005, 10:45 PM
Dave Miley has to quit thinking that saving Lopez and Freel on the bench behooves any later moves he might be able to make later on in the game. He cuts off his nose (sits those 2) to spite his face (starts RA and DJ almost nightly) Aurilia was so bad at SS that 3 teams cut him loose the past 2 years, he was even moved off SS last year... but all he does is play SS for the Reds?

Ludicrous

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:45 PM
Did Dunn's HR hit the Batters Eye? I never saw it come down and was wondering if it left GABP.

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:45 PM
Look on the bright side, DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR is on FX right now.

ws1990reds
05-04-2005, 10:46 PM
:bang:

On my GAWD....You're right.

Jeff Blauser!

I've always thought he looked like someone, but I couldn't put my finger on it.

....Just in time for him to be traded. :bang: :bang:

You all don't have very good photographic memory, it seems. :laugh: Austin Kearns really doesn't look like Jeff Blauser. Blauser had very small lips and a sharp, protruding chin. Kearns has has an over-bite and a dull, protruding chin. Big difference.

PuffyPig
05-04-2005, 10:47 PM
Look on the bright side, DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR is on FX right now.

Swwwweeeeeeeeeettttttt

TeamBoone
05-04-2005, 10:47 PM
I disagree. The fans are the ones paying the money. They deserve to see the best. Graves is far from that. Bad performance is one thing, snapping back at the fans (for booing him and the team) in a newspaper is what I would call "classless".

I'm saying he didn't deserve to be booed tonight (I HATE booing anyway).

We will disagree forever on acts such as this.

traderumor
05-04-2005, 10:47 PM
Dave Miley has to quit thinking that saving Lopez and Freel on the bench behooves any later moves he might be able to make later on in the game. He cuts off his nose (sits those 2) to spite his face (starts RA and DJ almost nightly) Aurilia was so bad at SS that 3 teams cut him loose the past 2 years, he was even moved off SS last year... but all he does is play SS for the Reds?

LudicrousI've been finding that last word becoming more and more typical when discussing matters with the Reds these days.

westofyou
05-04-2005, 10:48 PM
You all don't have very good photographic memory, it seems. :laugh: Austin Kearns really doesn't look like Jeff Blauser. Blauser had very small lips and a sharp, protruding chin. Kearns has has an over-bite and a dull, protruding chin. Big difference.

Jeff Blauser
http://home.att.net/~budbash/bb_man_XV.jpg

KronoRed
05-04-2005, 10:48 PM
Did Dunn's HR hit the Batters Eye? I never saw it come down and was wondering if it left GABP.

It went in the camera area

ws1990reds
05-04-2005, 10:50 PM
I'm saying he didn't deserve to be booed tonight (I HATE booing anyway).

We will disagree forever on acts such as this.

And, I am saying that he did deserve to be booed tonight. There is no such thing as "booing in private or when the team is on an off-day". His whining showed up in the papers, and he had to know that he was going to be called to task for it. Good that he responded positively to the booing. Maybe *this* is the kick in the butt the Reds needed. Where have I heard that one before? But, hey, I respect your opinion nonetheless. :thumbup:

CrackerJack
05-04-2005, 10:50 PM
Did Dunn's HR hit the Batters Eye? I never saw it come down and was wondering if it left GABP.


It went right into the room with the tv cameras in center field on the fly

jmcclain19
05-04-2005, 10:50 PM
Dave Miley has to quit thinking that saving Lopez and Freel on the bench behooves any later moves he might be able to make later on in the game. He cuts off his nose (sits those 2) to spite his face (starts RA and DJ almost nightly) Aurilia was so bad at SS that 3 teams cut him loose the past 2 years, he was even moved off SS last year... but all he does is play SS for the Reds?

Ludicrous

Exhibit A: Juan Castro - Circa 2004

Chip R
05-04-2005, 10:51 PM
Totally classless.

Tonight, he did not deserve it... especially not the moment he stepped on the field. The fans need to move on, just as the players do.They will - eventually. He basically was asking for it, TB, when he said that the fans shouldn't have booed. Danny's been in the big leagues for, what, 7-8 years? Joe Valentine had a cup of coffee last season and April of this season and he knows what to say after he screwed up than Danny does. Astounding! If Danny had saced up the other night and said, "I stunk. We deserved to be booed." then he wouldn't have got the reception he did tonight. And this isn't the first time Danny has handled situations such as these in a similar manner. Whether you agree with booing or not is irrelevant. Saying that a fan doesn't have the right to boo is like saying we don't have freedom of speech. Nothing makes a fan madder than saying he or she doesn't have the right to do this or that. Sometimes Danny's too quotable for his own good.

M2
05-04-2005, 10:52 PM
After watching this game just let me say that thank God the Reds didn't pursue any of those cruddy A's pitchers this past offseason. This team could be in a world of hurt if it had gotten stuck with one of those guys.

wheels
05-04-2005, 10:53 PM
After watching this game just let me say that thank God the Reds didn't pursue any of those cruddy A's pitchers this past offseason. This team could be in a world of hurt if it had gotten stuck with one of those guys.

:laugh:

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:54 PM
It went in the camera area

Heads up!

Thanks...

Reds Nd2
05-04-2005, 10:55 PM
It went right into the room with the tv cameras in center field on the fly

Thanks. :thumbup:

Raisor
05-04-2005, 10:58 PM
Exhibit A: J--- C---ro - Circa 2004

Hey, I was at the meeting where we all agreed never to mention HE WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED ever again.

Get into line or face the wrath of POSTERS AGAINST HE WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED!!

:D

TeamBoone
05-04-2005, 11:08 PM
I never said a fan doesn't have the RIGHT to boo. I said I hate it when they do; and I do.

Puffy
05-05-2005, 12:32 AM
Hey, I was at the meeting where we all agreed never to mention HE WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED ever again.

Get into line or face the wrath of POSTERS AGAINST HE WHO SHALL NOT BE NAMED!!

:D

I've said it before and I'll say it again - we get rid of Castro, Puffy happy. We pick up Aurilia, Puffy indifferent. Puffy think he stay on bench, chew sunflower seed, make smoke signal. Aurilia become everyday shortstop, Puffy no longer happy.

KronoRed
05-05-2005, 12:36 AM
What about Randa Puffy? ;)

TeamDunn
05-05-2005, 12:36 AM
wonder how long it'll be before ESPN comes back to Cincinnati...what with Griffey and Pena being on the bench on a nationally televised game....

Sunday! ;)

And as if they were here to see the Reds...they wanted to show the Cardinals! :p:

lollipopcurve
05-05-2005, 10:52 AM
After watching this game just let me say that thank God the Reds didn't pursue any of those cruddy A's pitchers this past offseason. This team could be in a world of hurt if it had gotten stuck with one of those guys.

Well, we certainly could use some starting pitching. But we didn't have what Beane wanted (major league ready young arms), and I still say Zito would be a mistake, given he'd likely never sign long-term in Cincy.