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Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:10 PM
Bot 3rd, 1 on, 1 out.

Easy Edwin Encarnacion (Easy-EE) up to bat after trying to impress the masses with his swings in the last AB, shows some real maturity at the dish by taking a 3-2 walk. I like to see that in a kid, especially in an opening day situation.

Good bit of plate discpline.

2 on, 1 out.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Edwin had a great spring but we all know must of those pitchers are bagging groceries now I'd like to see this kid get busy. Good eye good AB

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Solid contact :D

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Gone>>>>>>>>>>>>>

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Welcome to Cincy Scotty!!!

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Hatte!!!!!

GridironGrace
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
I NOW LOVE HATTE!!!!!!!!!


gizooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnn

1 run ball game

Gainesville Red
04-03-2006, 04:11 PM
Man, these new additions are gonna take us to the promised land.

TeamCasey
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
I forgive you for the moment Hatteberg!

cincy09
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Hatte

Reds Nd2
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Boom!

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Yeah baby, Casey who. Ok I jusss kidding!

Reds Fanatic
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Hatteberg homers!!!! 5-4

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Bot 3rd, 1st and 2nd, 1 out

Scott Hatteberg says WHOOPTY WHOOP, SLUGGING WHAT?! AND it's a DEEP DRIVE. GONE!

5-4 -- Here come the Redlegs, charging like Seabiscuit, baby!

savafan
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
I love Scott Hatteberg.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Home run derby today!!!

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Hatteberg the new Randa

DACS
04-03-2006, 04:12 PM
Welcome to Cincy Hatteburg:jump:

gonelong
04-03-2006, 04:13 PM
Kearns looks like he is swinging a sledgehammer up there ...

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:13 PM
Kearns K

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:13 PM
Kearns looks the same as last year.

Not good.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:13 PM
I at least got to hear that, but of all days for both mlb.com and even the other links to be unstable :bang:

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
Bot 3rd, nobody on, 1 out. Hatteberg, officially no long loathed by Puffy.

Austin Kearns up to bat again, gives Zambrano a gift by swinging through a sinker at his shoelaces.

Zambrano at 60+ pitches, still looking wild.

2 outs.

NC Reds
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
For now at least, I apologize to Hatteburg for doubting his value.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
Way to go Javy get to the Pitcher!

Aronchis
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
Austin simply looks awfull. Denorfia is waiting....................

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
Valentine is looking good....Picking up where he left off last year!

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
That's better. I was afraid the Reds were going to be all over Zambrano like stink on rice and then have nothing ot show for it.

Womack and Hatteberg must read RZ.

BoydsOfSummer
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
atta boy Turtle!

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:14 PM
Bot 3rd, 2 out.

Javier Valentin swings hard and drives the ball over Derrek Lee, ripping the base hit.

Not that it matters, because the Baseball Equivalent of "Free Parking" for the pitcher, Aaron Harang, is up next.

Falls City Beer
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
I knew Kearns' ineffectiveness had nothing to do with his weight.

Reds Nd2
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
Come on Harang. Show Dunn how to hit the long ball.

edabbs44
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
Wow....Zambrano looks like hell out there. I'll take it. Great comeback so far. Hatteberg and Womack have been, shall I say, our whole team so far?

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
Aaron just throw the bat at the ball.

westofyou
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
5 is the most since 3? That can't be right.
5 is the the most ever, ties the 1877 team's allowing 5 against Louisville.

The Reds lost that game 24-6

Gainesville Red
04-03-2006, 04:15 PM
I love watching Harang try to hit. I wonder what we'd look like? Probably like Harang.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Wow....Zambrano looks like hell out there. I'll take it. Great comeback so far. Hatteberg and Womack have been, shall I say, our whole team so far?
You dare discount the grand sac fly of Dunn?

How dare you sir!


;)

flynn78
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
If Hatte=the new Randa is Hatte < or > the old Casey?

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Lets see If Harang can keep his stellar pitching going!

NC Reds
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
I thought Kearns almost hit a homer his first AB. I still support the Ear!

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Man, Harang is just horrendous when batting, eh? But if he hits his potential on the mound this year, I will forgive him.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Bot 3rd, 2 out, 1 on.

Aaron Harang does his job by turning the batting order over to lead off the 4th.

I love the guy as a pitcher, but can we buy this guy a copy of Tom Emanski's "Teaching the Mechanics of the Big League Swing" or something? I mean, it's embarassing...

3 outs, but the Good Guys charging! 5-4 Cubs.

New Fever
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Kearns was 10 ft. away from people loving him on his first at bat. Give him some time, he looks to be in much better shape this year.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
The ump is calling it both ways pretty much on par. And he's a hitters ump!

vaticanplum
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
Aaron just throw the bat at the ball.

Fo shizzle?

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:16 PM
1. Tony Womack 2B 1-1 with a double and walk
2. Felipe Lopez SS 1-2 single
3. Ken Griffey Jr. CF 0-1 walk
4. Adam Dunn LF 1-1 RBI
5. Edwin Encarnacion 3B 0-1 walk
6. Scott Hatteberg 1B 1-1 walk, homer, 3 rbis
7. Austin Kearns RF 0-2
8. Javier Valentin C 1-2

BoydsOfSummer
04-03-2006, 04:17 PM
I don't think Harang could make contact if he went up there with one of those big red club-looking whiffle bats. Most over-matched hitter,ever.

guttle11
04-03-2006, 04:17 PM
Take that Moneyball!!!!

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:17 PM
Bot 3rd, 2 out, 1 on.

Aaron Harang does his job by turning the batting order over to lead off the 4th.

I love the guy as a pitcher, but can we buy this guy a copy of Tom Emanski's "Teaching the Mechanics of the Big League Swing" or something? I mean, it's embarassing...

3 outs, but the Good Guys charging! 5-4 Cubs.



:laugh: :laugh: :cry:

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Kearns was 10 ft. away from people loving him on his first at bat. Give him some time, he looks to be in much better shape this year.
Yes I agree.

Redus
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
wow hatteburg and womack the two guys whove got the most grief here are the stars of the day

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Barrett doubles

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Think we have a 10-9 game here.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Why is Griff jogging there?

VI_RedsFan
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Austin simply looks awfull. Denorfia is waiting....................

He has one K and you're already doubting him? Did you forget that he almost had a Grand Slam in the first inning but got robbed? That's not his fault.

edabbs44
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
I love opening day...I have get out there next year. I don't like when people are peppering the CF wall off of Harang, though.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:18 PM
Ouch not a good start to the inning

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:19 PM
wow hatteburg and womack the two guys whove got the most grief here are the stars of the day
Then RZ should keep on them so they keep it up :cool:

BoydsOfSummer
04-03-2006, 04:19 PM
Hey Junior, don't try to go get that ball or anything.......wtf?

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:19 PM
Top of the 4th, suddenly the game is a lot more enjoyable. Aaron Harang trots out to the mound after a brief talk with Chris Chambliss. The words "Lost Cause" were apparently used.

Mike Barrett hits a DEEP DRIVE over the head of Griffey, who looked like he was having a morning stroll through the outfield as opposed to going after it hard. It's a 2 base hit for the catcher who looks like he still gets carded when buying smokes.

0 out, man on 2nd.

LincolnparkRed
04-03-2006, 04:19 PM
I love the guy as a pitcher, but can we buy this guy a copy of Tom Emanski's "Teaching the Mechanics of the Big League Swing" or something? I mean, it's embarassing...



Maybe someone needs to get him the Derek Jeter hit away and someone to spend some time with him to use it

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:20 PM
Hey Junior, don't try to go get that ball or anything.......wtf?
Yeah I thought it was gone because he stopped running.

gonelong
04-03-2006, 04:20 PM
Kearns was 10 ft. away from people loving him on his first at bat. Give him some time, he looks to be in much better shape this year.

Smaller body, same swing as last year, discouraging IMO.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:20 PM
I thought Kearns almost hit a homer his first AB. I still support the Ear!

He caught all of it and had the wind pushing it out, but it got caught at the wall because he put such a bad swing on it. Mechanically he's a disaster at the moment.

smith288
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
I always thought Kearns swing looked labored since the first time I saw him...like the bat is too big type of swing.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Looks like Harangs offspeed stuff is really working now...

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Has the Aflac duck always stopped and shook his butt like that?

:help:

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Top 4, Barrett on 2nd, 0 out

The hated and dispised Matt Murton steps in. I hear this guy threw at his own kid in a father son game. He hits a dribbler back to Harang, who smartly stares Barrett down -- that's right, you GET back to 2nd -- and then throws Murton out.

Murton does a quick WGN interview, making me dislike him even more.

1 out.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Still no mlb.com. This isn't just me, is it?

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:21 PM
Carrot Top with the comebacker. That guy annoys me just by existing.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:22 PM
Top 4, 1 out, man on 2nd.

Ronny Cedeno grounds weakly to Lopez, advancing the runner to 3rd.

2 out now.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:22 PM
Still no mlb.com. This isn't just me, is it?

Mine's working.

duh_vinci
04-03-2006, 04:22 PM
Still no mlb.com. This isn't just me, is it?

Nope, it's not just you. Akamai is having issues and they provide the servers for MLB.com's streaming.

GridironGrace
04-03-2006, 04:23 PM
Jimmy Rollins pops out in his first AB

registerthis
04-03-2006, 04:23 PM
Still no mlb.com. This isn't just me, is it?

Nope, it's a number of us. i called MLB customer service and sent them an email. All I get is that their "artner" Akamai technology is having "technical difficulties."

Inexcusable.

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:23 PM
Matt Murton, the bane of the Reds' existence.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:23 PM
Top 4, 1 out, man on 2nd.

Ronny Cedeno grounds weakly to Lopez, advancing the runner to 3rd.

2 out now.

It sounds like a back-handed compliment to say this, but Felipe's gotten a lot better at the routine play.

smith288
04-03-2006, 04:24 PM
Still no mlb.com. This isn't just me, is it?
No...me too and its infuriating.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:24 PM
Top 4th, man on 3rd, 2 out

Carlos Zambrano up in an RBI situation. ESPN analysts would be contractually obliged to state "Helping his own cause" were he to get a base hit here. Thankfully, he does't and instead strikes out.

The cubs waste a leadoff double, because they're a bunch of wasteful hippies.

5-4 Cubs.

Redus
04-03-2006, 04:24 PM
Womack of the 1000 ba and OBP to lead off

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:24 PM
Felix "The Intimidator" Rodriguez in to pitch for Washington, down by one against the Mets.

Gainesville Red
04-03-2006, 04:25 PM
It sounds like a band-handed compliment to say this, but Felipe's gotten a lot better at the routine play.

I agree, I remember a time when I would hold my breath every time he was throwing the ball to first. I hadn't thought about it in a while, so good for him, good for us.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:25 PM
Nope, it's a number of us. i called MLB customer service and sent them an email. All I get is that their "artner" Akamai technology is having "technical difficulties."

Inexcusable.I agree. I don't need the daggone new interface, just the stinking feed, esp. when they hold a monopoly on the internet feed. If the Reds lose, its their fault. ;)

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:25 PM
It sounds like a back-handed compliment to say this, but Felipe's gotten a lot better at the routine play.

I was thinking that as I watched it. Watching Lopez evolve into the player he is now has been a real joy.

smith288
04-03-2006, 04:26 PM
Just give me the feed on the gameday page...i'd be happy with that.

Tony Cloninger
04-03-2006, 04:26 PM
What is the deal with Michael Barrett and the way he hits Reds pitchin?

Get this guy our for once!

dsmith421
04-03-2006, 04:26 PM
The WKKI feed has stopped working as well, so I'm "watching" on Gamecast. Lovely.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:26 PM
Womack is looking great

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:27 PM
Hey George Frank Pass-Tor-EEE! Man I hate that when announcers don't say names correctly.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:27 PM
yup, sure has soured opening day for those of us having to "work"

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
That is bull

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Womack is impressing me despite that out.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
tie goes to the runner

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Good call..he was out.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Out!

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Bottom of the 4th -- President and the Commish talking a little baseball in the luxury box.

RedsZone Player of the Year 2006 Candidate Tony Womack up to bat. He drops a bunt, good idea, that rolls foul, poor execution. He hits a weak grounder to third and is gunned out by a step. Close play, but Tony Womack c2000 would've beaten it.

Too bad we have the 06 edition.

1 out.

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Zambrano has used 78 pitches to get ten outs.

RedsMan3203
04-03-2006, 04:28 PM
Awww.... Tony!

Dunner44
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Tony tries to bunt off the first pitch, but it goes foul... silly kid. I hate listening to the Cubs announcers. I would give my right pinkie for some 700WLW. Is marty screaming that Tony was safe? The cubs announcers all but ignored the play and are talking about an attendance contest... blah.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Felipe walks

vaticanplum
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Tony Womack tried to bunt?

gm
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Slow mo replay = the ump was right

ToWo's speed on display

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Man, Zambrano looks terrible today...we NEED to take advantage of this...

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:29 PM
Zambrano's throwing alot of pitches he's not gonna last long. Come on JR..

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:30 PM
Bottom of the 4th, 1 out.

Felipe Lopez watches Zambrano fling pitches wildly toward the plate like some malfunctioning BP machine. I imagine the guy putting circles up on the Game Cast computer is loving this. 5 pitches later, Lopez has a walk.

Zambrano having thrown a TON of pitches thus far.

1 on, 1 out.

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:30 PM
Carlos has a lot of endurance, but he's still not gonna go more than six innings at this rate.

Redus
04-03-2006, 04:30 PM
time for a bomb JR

Larkin411
04-03-2006, 04:30 PM
George is saying Lopez got off to a rocky start with Reds fans...Is that true? I always thought it was more the Reds management that had a problem not the fans.

I don't remember a lot of dislike on this board but maybe I'm remembering wrong

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:30 PM
JR has never hit an opening day HR for the Reds

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
Dusty will leave Zambrano out there for 145 pitches.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
George is saying Lopez got off to a rocky start with Reds fans...Is that true? I always thought it was more the Reds management that had a problem not the fans.
A lot of fans hated him from the start because he wasn't Barry Larkin

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
Jr. the only remaining 500 homer MLBP to not be suspect to juicing!!

TeamCasey
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
George is saying Lopez got off to a rocky start with Reds fans...Is that true? I always thought it was more the Reds management that had a problem not the fans.

We were just talking about that. I don't remember trouble.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
3-5-3

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
Despite that disastrous 1st, it looks like Harang has pitched better than Zambrano.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
If the wind was not blowing like it is today, I wouldn't mind seeing Jr. lay one down the 3B line....

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:31 PM
Bot 4th, 1on, 1 out.

Ken Griffey Jr., American Hero, at the dish. Selig points from the owners box and says "See, Mr. President, they aren't all steroid induced freaks. Griffey grounds sharply to Lee, who throws to Ramirez, who throws back to Lee for the seldom-seen 3-5-3 double play.

In fact, I don't think I've ever seen one of those.

Wow, learn something new every day.

I hate the overshift.

5-4 cubs at the end of the 4th.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:32 PM
Did JR look really slow on that? :(

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:33 PM
Harang needs to keep it up...

Reds Fanatic
04-03-2006, 04:33 PM
Zambrano is already up to 87 pitches

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:33 PM
What A Play Ee

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
Great play EdE :clap:

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
EE be da man.

Heath
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
I just saw a Power of Tradition with Wily Mo hitting a homerun.

Memo to Reds Front Office - please change. He's in Boston.

NC Reds
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
I'll channel the late Harry Carey and state now that five runs will not win this game.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
George is saying Lopez got off to a rocky start with Reds fans...Is that true? I always thought it was more the Reds management that had a problem not the fans.

I don't remember a lot of dislike on this board but maybe I'm remembering wrong


He got booed a few times not because he wasn't Larkin but because he stunk. Made a lot of bonehead plays and at the time didn't have any business being in the bigs!

deltachi8
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
Jr hits into a Casey.

i dont remember any problems with fans either for FeLo, FWIW

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
Top of the 5th. Griffey complaining to Selig about defensive alignment issues. Selig being dismissive. President acting like he cares.

Juan Pierre, the dirty frenchman, does his best Tony Womack impresonation by dropping a bunt down the third base line. Triple-E charges in from third and guns him out with ease.

Great defensive play.

1 out.

Falls City Beer
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
Zambrano is already up to 87 pitches

Yeah, but it's going to be a short day for both starters. I'd much rather see Dusty leave Zambrano in than go to their bullpen.

Not that their bullpen is great. But probably just a tad better than the Reds'.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:34 PM
EdE will win a GG one of these years, count on it.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:35 PM
I just saw a Power of Tradition with Wily Mo hitting a homerun.

Memo to Reds Front Office - please change. He's in Boston.
Power of Tradition = Players we trade will go and do well somewhere else ;)

BRM
04-03-2006, 04:35 PM
EdE will win a GG one of these years, count on it.

Yeah, but he's no Joe Randa.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:35 PM
I just saw a Power of Tradition with Wily Mo hitting a homerun.

Memo to Reds Front Office - please change. He's in Boston.Read this post three times. I don't get what you're saying.

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
Dusty wants to put Zabrano in the lead for PAP.

Red Leader
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
My fantasy team is on board with its first HR. Jonny Gomes, a solo shot off Rodrigo Lopez.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
Yeah, me thinks the wind is carrying

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
Yeah, but he's no Joe Randa.
Who is?

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
Man the ball is carrying.


Originally Posted by Heath
I just saw a Power of Tradition with Wily Mo hitting a homerun.

Memo to Reds Front Office - please change. He's in Boston.


Did WMP go yard?

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
Top of the 5th, 1 out

Todd Walker out of the dugouts. Reds fans remember fondly what it was like to have a 2nd baseman that didn't turn their stomach, small sample size of 1 game notwithstanding. Walker with a deep drive that Griffey should've caught up to, but bounces over the wall for a ground rule double.

I love Griffey, but Denorfia would've had that.

1 out, man on 2nd.

westofyou
04-03-2006, 04:36 PM
He's got legs, Just can't use em.....

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:37 PM
Walker is killin us

M2
04-03-2006, 04:37 PM
I love Griffey, but Denorfia would've had that.

In his pocket.

Gainesville Red
04-03-2006, 04:37 PM
He's got legs, Just can't use em.....

Yep, couple more steps and that's a fly out.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:38 PM
Power of Tradition = Players we trade will go and do well somewhere else ;)
Like the Bengals in their gory years, our guys don't go elsewhere and do well. They just aren't worth much no matter where they play.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:38 PM
Top 5, man on 2nd, 1 out

Derrek Lee steps in. Just guessing, but Derrek Lee is going to get pitched around here. Lets see -- Pitch 1: Junk, Pitch 2: Junk, Pitch 3: Junk, Pitch 4: Junk.

A *wink* *wink* non-intentional walk to Lee.

1st and 2nd, 1 out.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
Harang has lost the strike zone.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
Harang is laboring, bad, now....

Aronchis
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
When will Krivsky make his political push to move Griff to 1st base? I have a feeling he will throw a tantrum when he does. But maybe self-embarrasment will stave off a confrontation, though I am not sure Griff is watching, but his play in CF is :mooner:

lollipopcurve
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
They can patch the pitching, but the defense is going to take a root canal.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
Throw strikes.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:39 PM
2 outs

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:40 PM
Ram pops out.

Big out right there.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:40 PM
Top 5th, Cubs on 2nd and 3rd, 1 out.

Aramis Ramirez steps into the box. He swings in a manner that could only produce a gigantic pop fly, and that's exactly what he gets: a routine flyout to Austin Kearns.

A wasted AB by Ramirez. 2 outs.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Jones having a real hard time trying to catch up to the high inside fastball.

BRM
04-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Krivsky can't possibly talk about defense being a priority if he's willing to leave Junior in CF.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:41 PM
He gone!

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Nice Harang is looking incredible, I def think he can go 7

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:41 PM
Jones having a real hard time trying to catch up to the high inside fastball.



:thumbup: Guess Aaron saw that too

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:42 PM
Top 5th, Cubbies on 2nd and 3rd, 2 outs

Jacque Jones rides his scooter to the batters box and strikes out swinging. President Bush boos loudest of all, until told that "This isn't the Jacque that wouldn't go to war with you." He sits down, slightly embarassed.

Harang, not going to earn the quality start, but definately due effort points for the saving bogey.

5-4 cubbies, still

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:43 PM
Top 5th, Cubbies on 2nd and 3rd, 2 outs

Jacque Jones rides his scooter to the batters box and strikes out swinging. President Bush boos loudest of all, until told that "This isn't the Jacque that wouldn't go to war with you." He sits down, slightly embarassed.

Harang, not going to earn the quality start, but definately due effort points for the saving bogey.

5-4 cubbies, still


CE, you are doing a fine job here son.

BuckeyeRedleg
04-03-2006, 04:43 PM
Griffey in CF is like that dirty little family secret that nobody likes to talk about during family get-togethers.

BRM
04-03-2006, 04:43 PM
CE, you are doing a fine job here son.

Yes he is!! Thanks for the updates CE!

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:43 PM
We need Dunn to go yard

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
CE: Player of the game

CTA513
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Dunn ties the game with a Homer!

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Dunn And Gone!!!

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
We need Dunn to go yard
Word.

Mario-Rijo
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Yeah Baby. My 1st Fantasy Dinger! Dunner 49 to go!

Reds Nd2
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Long Stick Goes Boom!

GridironGrace
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
YIPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

thats our boy!!!!!!

Sac Fly and a HR

NEW BALL GAME.

Reds Fanatic
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Dunn homers!!!!

Gallen5862
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Dunn HR.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Adam Bomb!!!!

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:44 PM
Hey I was right he went yard.. Zambrano's gonna be gone too..

Matt700wlw
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
:dunn:

:jump:

Redus
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Dunnner

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
have mlb.com again :thumbup: here's hoping its for good and in time to finish off this comeback, and I just hear Dunn's homerun WOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOO Tie game!

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
Bot 5th, 0 on, 0 out

Adam Dunn, He Who Makes Mortals Tremble, says: Let's start this bad boy all over again and GOES YARD!

5-5. It's all tied up, and Harang is officially off the hook.

Me love long term contracts!

vaticanplum
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
CE, you are doing a fine job here son.

Agreed, too bad I gave you all my rep points with the last game.

RedsMan3203
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
Adammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
He's now up one- two driven in, one let in.

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:45 PM
We need Dunn to go yard
Is that how it works? You just ask?

Golly, I should have been doing that years ago.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
EE gounds out

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
Casey just doubled

westofyou
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
Krivsky can't possibly talk about defense being a priority if he's willing to leave Junior in CF.500 lb Gorilla in the Club House.

A Cincy Tradition

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
:lastyear: :thisyear:

I'm conflicted.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
Bottom of the 5th, Dunn still the man...

Easy Edwin Encarnacion at the dish. He hits the ball on a hop over to Aramis Ramirez, who throws him out at first.

Eddie E will have better days (and he'll be the star of many plays, until the bottom drops out)

1 out.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
EE isnt shoing me much ofensively

TeamCasey
04-03-2006, 04:46 PM
Agreed, too bad I gave you all my rep points with the last game.

Me too. :)

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:47 PM
:lastyear: :thisyear:

I'm conflicted.
Hug? ;)

Red Leader
04-03-2006, 04:47 PM
Poo-holes just homered for the Cards. They're up 2-0 over the Phils.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:47 PM
Krivsky can't possibly talk about defense being a priority if he's willing to leave Junior in CF.

Agreed. It's becoming an 800-lb. gorilla.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:47 PM
He's now up one- two driven in, one let in.
The three unearned runs say he's still down one ;)

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:47 PM
I'm going to go out on a limb and say 5 won't win this one.

;)

BRM
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
EE isnt shoing me much ofensively

It's the kid's first opening day.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
Bottom of the 5th, 1 out

Scott Hatteberg gets rung up looking on a strike well above the belt. I quibble with the call -- but what do I know, I'm writing game thread PBP.

2 outs.

flyer85
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
EE isnt shoing me much ofensivelyonly 161.5 to go

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
almost took his head off

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
AK haters need to be quiet. he has roped two balls today.

Matt700wlw
04-03-2006, 04:48 PM
Nuxhall will do innings 6-9 with Marty.

It was STEVE'S IDEA for this to happen. That's class!

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
Get Bud off the air..yeesh.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
He jumped on that hanger there...nice Ears:)

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
It was STEVE'S IDEA for this to happen. That's class!
Sureeeeeeeeeeee it was ;)

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
double for ole slow bat

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
Damn, Zambrano is out...grrrrr

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:49 PM
Zambrano is out.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Bottom of the 5th, 2 outs

Austin Kearns gets a little chin music from Zambrano, and then repays him by driving a frozen rope into the corner for a double. 'Dem ears got some magic power, or something like that.

That'll do it for Zambrano, who couldn't hold a 5-0 lead. That makes him a chump, as far as I'm concerned.

Ears on 2nd, double switch coming. Stay tuned.

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Dusty yanks Zambrano after 105 pitches. He must think it's still spring training.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Bud punts the blame to the players on the MLB steroids policy.

Tony Cloninger
04-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Dunn on pace for 162 HR's AND... SF.

That would make us and Marty very happy.

Larkin411
04-03-2006, 04:50 PM
Chris Welsh is so not listening to Selig. Cracks me up. You can almost see the words "blah blah blah" in his eyes.

nick311reds
04-03-2006, 04:51 PM
There goes zambrano.. I love how the reds can openly talk about the steriod policy because no one affiliated with this team has ever been allegedly using steriods.. But I secretly wonder If Dibble did? lol

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:51 PM
Now that mlb.com's back on, I can get some work done

well, if my job is posting on the game thread, that is.:doh:

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:51 PM
Angel Pagan?

Gainesville Red
04-03-2006, 04:51 PM
If todays game was on ESPN, I still would have watched FSN because I'm super tired of hearting about steroids. It's opening day, lets play ball. Now the Comish is in the FSN booth talking about steroids. Damn.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:51 PM
well, if my job is posting on the game thread, that is.:doh:
It's a good days work.

GridironGrace
04-03-2006, 04:52 PM
Rollins Lines out in 2nd AB.

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:52 PM
LOOGY Will Ohman now in for Chicago. To face a switch-hitter?

TeamCasey
04-03-2006, 04:52 PM
an 800-lb. gorilla.

Don't bring Bonds into the game thread. ;) :devil:

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:52 PM
hat's off to harang for throwing up goose eggs to give the boys a chance to come back. Let's not make a habit of five run spots, though.

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Will Ohmen is still pitching?!

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
5-5 going to the 6th.

Red Leader
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Jason Bay just drew his 3rd walk on the day, which followed a Sean Casey double. Probably more of those to come this year for Bay with Casey in front of him and Randa behind him.

M2
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
AK haters need to be quiet. he has roped two balls today.

That first swing was a disaster. It wasn't a homer because it was such a mess.

We'd better all hope he fixes that because even with good timing he's not going to be an effective hitter with that swing.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Will Ohman is your new pitcher, and there's an Angel in the outfield, apparently.

Kearns on 2nd, 2 out.

Javier Valentin up and is turned around to bat right handed -- I think thats where he sucks, but I'm not sure. He takes a big cut on 1-0 anyway, just in case I'm wrong. He hits a flyball routinely to Angel Pagon, your new RF, to end the inning

Reds tie it up. Let's go win this thing.

(Mike Burns throwing in the Reds pen)

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Randa is 0-3 today.

traderumor
04-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Don't bring Bonds into the game thread. ;) :devil:
Nah, his head alone weighs 800 lbs.

gonelong
04-03-2006, 04:54 PM
AK haters need to be quiet. he has roped two balls today. i

I have been following Kearns since his days in Dayton. Nobody is hatin' on him, just commenting. Nobody wants him to fail ... I hope he hits 900 Hrs this season (that'd be a record).

GL

gm
04-03-2006, 04:54 PM
LOOGY Will Ohman now in for Chicago. To face a switch-hitter?

Check out Javy's L/R splits

vaticanplum
04-03-2006, 04:54 PM
Angel Pagan?

Wow, that beats Coco Crisp.

westofyou
04-03-2006, 04:54 PM
Randa is 0-3 today.
Bip Roberts was a greater Red than Randa could ever had hoped to be.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:55 PM
i

I have been following Kearns since his days in Dayton. Nobody is hatin' on him, just commenting. Nobody wants him to fail ... I hope he hits 900 Hrs this season (that'd be a record).

GL

They'd definately make him pee into a cup if he hit 900 HRs in one season.

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:55 PM
Nah, his head alone weighs 800 lbs.
His skull plates are tectonic.

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:55 PM
Check out Javy's L/R splits

CBS Sportsline actually lists him as a left-handed hitter. I knew he was a switch but stunk from one side, and I guess that was the right side.

Roy Tucker
04-03-2006, 04:56 PM
Bip Roberts was a greater Red than Randa could ever had hoped to be.
Randa suffers from Bip envy?

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:56 PM
Angel Pagan?

He must have some mean ink.

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:56 PM
You have to get someone in the pen up. Harang is laboring.

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:56 PM
Top of the 6th, Harang doing his best Rocky Balboa impersonation on the mound...YO ADRIAN!

Mikey Barrett at the plate. Harang starts doing his best Captain Peter Peachfuzz impersonation on the mound, unable to find the strikezone, as he issues a leadoff walk to Barrett.

1 on, 0 out.

BRM
04-03-2006, 04:56 PM
Randa suffers from Bip envy?

Don't we all?

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:57 PM
I loathe lead-off BB's (when we're pitching) esp in front of Murton....

gonelong
04-03-2006, 04:57 PM
They'd definately make him pee into a cup if he hit 900 HRs in one season.

If I hit 900 Hrs in a season and they asked me to pee into a cup ... I'd tell them no, bring a bucket. :)

oneupper
04-03-2006, 04:57 PM
Angel Pagan?

The guy's a walking, breathing oxymoron.

gm
04-03-2006, 04:57 PM
CBS Sportsline actually lists him as a left-handed hitter. I knew he was a switch but stunk from one side, and I guess that was the right side.

And JV hit .545 against the Cubs last year...they were wondering why he was batting 8th

Caveat Emperor
04-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Top 6th, 1 on, 0 out

The dirty ginger Matt Murton dribbles the ball to the left side of the mound. All hands are safe. Somebody call Eric Cartman about this guy.

2 on, 0 out

KronoRed
04-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Was that an E? shouldn't be.

Tony Cloninger
04-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Son of the Pirate great Dave Pagan??

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:58 PM
Hey, look, we're not the only team that can't bunt :)

reds44
04-03-2006, 04:59 PM
Get
Harang
Out

Doc. Scott
04-03-2006, 04:59 PM
Son of the Pirate great Dave Pagan??

Doubtful. That guy's Canadian.

SirFelixCat
04-03-2006, 04:59 PM
OMG....fellas, they're giving you an out....you gotta make that. I blame both Harang for a bad pitch 0-2 and EdE for being to slow on that one.