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VR
05-03-2006, 09:46 PM
Speaking of SS dingers, Felo now at about 77 ab's w/o one.
(You're leading off next inning Felipe:))

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 09:47 PM
Wow, that was a trainwreck.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 09:47 PM
help.... who are these guys?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:47 PM
Runner should have been picked off but Claussen has a bad throw to Aurilia then Aurilia makes an even worse throw and throws the ball into left field. Freeman goes to 3rd.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 09:48 PM
DP would be GGGRRREEEAAAATT (as Tony the Tiger would say)

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 09:48 PM
Ah... A rookie 1B mistake :(

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
single to center.


Rockies 1 - Reds 0

CrackerJack
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
Ugh. 1-0 Rockos.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
OK.....K, popout, K

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
Ardoin lines a single to center. 1-0 Rockies.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
Holy cow I'm always behind.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 09:49 PM
Just one of those things!!!

It's ONLY 1 Run!!! Settle down Claussen its OOOOOOOKKKKKK!

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 09:50 PM
Dammit....

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:50 PM
Francis attempts a bunt. Good play by Larue to throw the lead runner out at 2nd. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:50 PM
Caroll singles to center. 1st and 2nd with 1 out.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 09:50 PM
ohhhhhhh hate to say it

but FeLo's foot came off the bag there lol

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 09:51 PM
Non-Colorado pitchers routinely lose their stuff by the 5th inning. Time to get the bully up and running. They're plenty rested.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 09:51 PM
Looks like they've figured Claussen out..

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 09:51 PM
BC must be over the 60 pitch limit he has.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 09:52 PM
He's giving up hit after hit to awful hitters; just a matter of time before the big bomb sinks the team.

Gandalf the Red
05-03-2006, 09:52 PM
Francis attempts a bunt. Good play by Larue to throw the lead runner out at 2nd. 1 out.

Jason's made some nice plays defensively since his return.

(Now he just needs to hit a couple dingers to jack up his trade value) :devil:

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:52 PM
Spilborghs lines out to right. 2 outs.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 09:52 PM
Gets some of those out things

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 09:53 PM
Come on Claussen..one more out.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:53 PM
Holliday lines a double to the wall in center. 3-0 Rockies.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 09:53 PM
Well crap. At least he hit a good pitch. Dude can hit.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 09:54 PM
Hope they have a bad pen.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 09:54 PM
Oh, somebody must, MUST do that. Maybe Narron on JJ Dillon too?:D

What kind of monster have I created? :D

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 09:54 PM
Well crap.

HMMMMMMMMM lol

Sorry to pick on ya!!

JR catches that

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 09:54 PM
Saw that one coming. Claussen's stamina sucks at sea level--it's awful in the mountains.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 09:54 PM
Claussen's done.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:55 PM
Atkins runs the count to 3-0 and then they intentionally walk him.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 09:57 PM
Damage is done... Inning over...

Rockies 3 Reds 0

Our Big Boys are due up.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:57 PM
Marrero strikes out swinging. 3-0 Rockies after 5.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 09:57 PM
Alright....hat's on backwards...rally time.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 09:57 PM
Hey its only 3 runs

if Claussen gets through the 6th......its still a QUALITY Start.

Lets get a few of these runs back now!!!!!!!!!

6-4-3
05-03-2006, 09:58 PM
We can do this, plenty of time!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 09:59 PM
Lopez grounds out to 2nd. 1 out.

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:00 PM
did you all know that "it takes a man....to be a dad"

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:00 PM
This team never quits. Last year I would have been discouraged, but it's a new era, mannnnnn.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:00 PM
did you all know that "it takes a man....to be a dad"
I do now.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:00 PM
I think it's safe to say that it's Francis's night. They can't do anything with him.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:01 PM
C'mon RA lefty killer

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:01 PM
I'll settle for some base runners and a CHANCE to get some runs right now :)

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:01 PM
Aurilia grounds out to 3rd. Limping as he runs down the line.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Nature Boy hobbling. Would have beat it out if he hadn't pulled up lame.

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Uh-oh, Rich may be hurt.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Ut Oh

Aurilia comes up lame :(

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Aurrila comes up lame after running out the grounder to 3rd.

Warm up Hatte.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
And it's Dunner time

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Put in the backups, the starters ain't got it tonight.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Yea had he not pulled up he woulda make it :( DANG

Hope its not to bad Rich!

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:02 PM
Wow...the league's best offense is scoreless in Coors Field.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
Dunn grounds out to 2nd. 3-0 Rockies mid 6th.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
Now Sting has to come in and take his place at Flair's request, only to have the Horsemen turn on him.......oh wait, never mind.:) *whistles and slowly walks away*

RBA
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
If RA goes out, and Jr comes back. I predict supersub Freel and Hatterberg split first base duties. ;)

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
Just tip your cap to the kid, and go get 'em tomorrow.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
Ut Oh

Aurilia comes up lame :(

That stinks.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:03 PM
Narron shoulda called time there and said
"Dunn your going to 1B after this inning!"

That woulda ticked him off and he'd have BASHED ONE lol

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:04 PM
Just tip your cap to the kid, and go get 'em tomorrow.
.......Or we can string a bunch of hits together and win.......

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
"Pujols homered to left."

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
Hatteberg takes over at 1st.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
Just tip your cap to the kid, and go get 'em tomorrow.

Game is Far from over.

No runs YET, but we could score alot in these last few innings lol.

Not to mention.. we cant score 5+ EVERY Game. We'll be ok.. it's Jet lag

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
.......Or we can string a bunch of hits together and win.......

I like that idea.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
.......Or we can string a bunch of hits together and win.......

It's possible, but it's going to have to come against the bullpen because they're not touching this kid's stuff.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:05 PM
Now Sting has to come in and take his place at Flair's request, only to have the Horsemen turn on him.......oh wait, never mind.:) *whistles and slowly walks away*

Kearns and Freel unload with folding chairs on the third baseman.


On a serious note, Rich has to leave the game. The Cat in the Hatte now at 1B.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:06 PM
"Pujols homered to left."
Did the Cards arrive at the stadium? :D

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:06 PM
Great diving catch by Freel. 1 out.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:06 PM
Great Play Ryan - Great play.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:06 PM
Web Gem for Freel!!

RBA
05-03-2006, 10:06 PM
Jr gets that standing up. ;)

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
Choo?

Brother Chomp and sister Spit...

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
Freel takes step 1 in making up for letting that 2B get over his head.

Diving catch 1 down.

14-2 win we score first

5-6 win THEY score first.. so thiers still HOPE

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
Jr gets that standing up. ;)
On 2 hops :evil:

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
Thats 15 Homers for Albert this year already....

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
It's possible, but it's going to have to come against the bullpen because they're not touching this kid's stuff.
3rd time around is the charm for EE, Ears, and BP.
I got back, to back, to back jacks.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
"Pujols homered to left."
God he's amazing. 15 now.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:07 PM
Freeman grounds out to short. 2 outs.

37red
05-03-2006, 10:09 PM
The reds will have to learn to lose a few and not fall to pieces. One thing that competitive teams do is play like it's a playoff game every inning. They've had a lucky but kick butt start......... I hope they'll keep the fire in them after a small losing streak.

smith288
05-03-2006, 10:09 PM
If Claussen could take out his worst and best innings he would be an ace.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:09 PM
Ardoin strikes out swinging. 3-0 Rockies after 6.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:09 PM
Good innign BC - 1-2-3

Can the Reds get some hits?

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:09 PM
Well Claussen has thus far achieved Quality Start achievments for this game!

LETS GET SOME RUN SUPPORT!!!!

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:10 PM
Well...Claussen rebounded nicely...well done.

Get those bats going! This is Coors Field, for crying out loud!

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:10 PM
They need to get in this kid's head, he has showed great composure.

RBA
05-03-2006, 10:10 PM
The game is far from over. I can't believe people are ready to throw in the towel.

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:11 PM
Freel takes step 1 in making up for letting that 2B get over his head.

Huh? What double got over his head that he should have caught? I hope you're not talking about the 2-Run double last inning because there isn't a CF in the game who gets to that one.

paintmered
05-03-2006, 10:11 PM
Did we give up when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?!?

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:11 PM
The reds will have to learn to lose a few and not fall to pieces. One thing that competitive teams do is play like it's a playoff game every inning. They've had a lucky but kick butt start......... I hope they'll keep the fire in them after a small losing streak.


Good post.. where in Southern KY you at? Im in Wayne County.

We have only lost Back to Back games once this season, and it was only because of a Blown Save by Weathers :(

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
The game is far from over. I can't believe people are ready to throw in the towel.
http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/student/idioms/idioms/images/throw_in_towel.jpg

VR
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
God he's amazing. 15 now.

Yesterday his back hurt so bad he was worried he couldn't get out of bed.

I think he was just afraid of the freak that is Dave Williams

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
God he's amazing. 15 now.

Still going to lose...Cincy could use this game. Need some EBHs.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
Encarnacion flies out to left. 1 out.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
Huh? What double got over his head that he should have caught? I hope you're not talking about the 2-Run double last inning because there isn't a CF in the game who gets to that one.

there are several when they posistion thier self to have a chance.. announcers even said he played to shallow

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:12 PM
George, he wasn't even close to the warning track!

37red
05-03-2006, 10:13 PM
No towel throwing here, just a little thought about when they slip somewhere along the way. The reds could come right back into this game in one inning easy

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:13 PM
Kearns singles to left.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:13 PM
Ears with a hard hit liner over short for a hit. Let's get something going!

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:13 PM
We really need a rally cry on this board.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:13 PM
Kearns with a solid single!

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
there are several when they posistion thier self to have a chance.. announcers even said he played to shallow

No. They said that he wouldn't have reached that ball even if he were positioned deep. And he was positioned by the coaching staff.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
C'mon BP keep it going

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
!yllaR

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
Phillips flies out to right. 2 outs.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
We really need a rally cry on this board.

You know what the RedsZone battle cry is.... :D

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
2-out rally

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:14 PM
I'd give both my eyes and my braille collection for Jeff Francis. If he ever shows up at sea level, he'll win several Cy Youngs.

This is my first chance to actually watch him pitch. Pray for rain, folks, the offense ain't touching this kid with an office tower.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:15 PM
http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/student/idioms/idioms/images/throw_in_towel.jpg

We aren't the French ;)

Unassisted
05-03-2006, 10:15 PM
Those of us watching the Rockies feed didn't get to see Kearns hit. :(

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:15 PM
I'd give both my eyes and my braille collection for Jeff Francis. If he ever shows up at sea level, he'll win several Cy Youngs.

This is my first chance to actually watch him pitch. Pray for rain, folks, the offense ain't touching this kid with an office tower.

I think he's the only Colorado pitcher on any team in my 20-team league (mine). And, of couse, I sat him tonight. Sigh...

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
Francis nearing the 90 pitch mark. Maybe he'll start to tire a little bit.

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
Is it me or does it seem like Cincy is very impatient at the plate tonight? I think Coors got in their head.

37red
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
Hi Gridiron, I live south of Burkesville not far from Dale Hollow Lake.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
You know what the RedsZone battle cry is.... :D


S-C-R-A-P-P-Y Lets go Scrappy.. What What.. Scrappy... Yeah Yeah.. Scrappy

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
You know what the RedsZone battle cry is.... :D
Multi-tasking? :D

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:16 PM
You know what the RedsZone battle cry is.... :D
NOBODY SCORES ON DANN......oh crap. Never mind.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:17 PM
I think he's the only Colorado pitcher on any team in my 20-team league (mine). And, of couse, I sat him tonight. Sigh...

Dude's not sick, he's plum macabre. He's the best lefty I've seen since Randy Johnson. Wow.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:17 PM
Solid AB

VR
05-03-2006, 10:17 PM
Give Claussen one more....just don't let him pitch to Holliday

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:17 PM
bad finish

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:17 PM
Larue strikes out swinging. 3-0 Rockies mid 7th.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:18 PM
Complete dud.

I'd like to see some more Javy Valentin, please.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:18 PM
Multi-tasking!!!!

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:18 PM
Complete dud.

I'd like to see some more Javy Valentin, please.
Whole team is a dud tonight, not LaRue's fault

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:18 PM
Give Claussen one more....just don't let him pitch to Holliday
Yank him if anybody reaches.



The chances of this commercial ever being enjoyable is........remote.

You know, I bet the people who can't see the Reds feed every day are confused as heck at all the commercial jokes. LOL.

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
Dude's not sick, he's plum macabre. He's the best lefty I've seen since Randy Johnson. Wow.

Um...well...that might be a little much...

But he's doing a real nice job changing speeds and locating his pitches. He's been getting the Reds to flail at pretty much nothing in the zone tonight.

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
Muuuuuulti Tasking :bang: :thumbdown :bang: :thumbdown :bang: :thumbdown :bang:

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
S-C-R-A-P-P-Y Lets go Scrappy.. What What.. Scrappy... Yeah Yeah.. Scrappy
Did someone call for me?
3586

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
Multi-tasking!!!!
3?

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:19 PM
S-C-R-A-P-P-Y Lets go Scrappy.. What What.. Scrappy... Yeah Yeah.. Scrappy

Nope...good try, though.


Multi-tasking? :D

You got it!

37red
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
hey, in 37 posts I get my 1000th. What say we all get together and have a cold one!

Gainesville Red
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
Is it me or does it seem like Cincy is very impatient at the plate tonight? I think Coors got in their head.

No, you're right. I'm not sure it's Coors field in their heads, but they don't look as patient tonight, and I don't think they were nearly as patient yesterday either. Also, Francis looks filthy tonight.

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
Um...well...that might be a little much...

But he's doing a real nice job changing speeds and locating his pitches. He's been getting the Reds to flail at pretty much nothing in the zone tonight.

Alright. But he's the best lefty since Zito, no exaggeration there. He's got gross stuff.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
Dude's not sick, he's plum macabre. He's the best lefty I've seen since Randy Johnson. Wow.


Back up a bit...he's good, but best lefty since Randy Johnson?????? Huh?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
Francis strikes out swinging. 1 out.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:20 PM
I can tell you love that commercial

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:21 PM
Claussen hasn't been bad tonight. Let's get some runs!

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:22 PM
Alright. But he's the best lefty since Zito, no exaggeration there. He's got gross stuff.

He's got excellent stuff. Not much velocity. If Brandon Claussen could locate as well, he'd be Francis because they have similar stuff. But he can't so he's not.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:22 PM
Carroll grounds out to short. 2 outs.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:22 PM
I can tell you love that commercial
You know, I think I was one of the first people here to bring up the annoyance of the Red Roofers. I apologize profusely for what I started.:D

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
Need I remind you folks that Johan Santana is a lefty?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
Spilborghs reaches on an infield hit. Great effort by EE.
Pitching change.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
gosh

Great play by EE...........horrible throw and had time to atleast GET up :(

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
He's got excellent stuff. Not much velocity. If Brandon Claussen could locate as well, he'd be Francis because they have similar stuff. But he can't so he's not.

Francis can routinely hit 92. Claussen 89. Claussen dreams of being in Francis's class.

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
He's got excellent stuff. Not much velocity. If Brandon Claussen could locate as well, he'd be Francis because they have similar stuff. But he can't so he's not.
And if my aunt had a, well you get the point, he'd be my uncle.;)

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
Good play EDE - BC is gone.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
Great play by EdE to hold dude to a single. Holliday due up. Claussen is out. Belisle coming in.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:23 PM
AAnnnnndd here comes trouble...

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
Eddie...need to just put that one in your pocket there. At least Hatteberg actually got off the bag to field the wild throw to hold the runner at 1st on the infield single.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
Need I remind you folks that Johan Santana is a lefty?
/winner

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
Claussen tonight: 6 2/3 IP, 7H, 3 ER, 2BB, 5K.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
Alright. But he's the best lefty since Zito, no exaggeration there. He's got gross stuff.

Dontrelle Willis?

VR
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
6 2/3 solid innings by Claussen, I'll take it.

He deserves a shot at the W, Deno to kick start the 8th inning rally?

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:24 PM
Need I remind you folks that Johan Santana is a lefty?

I'd have to think very long and very hard about choosing between those two. This kid is a killer.

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:25 PM
Francis can routinely hit 92. Claussen 89. Claussen dreams of being in Francis's class.

Has Francis routinely hit 92 tonight? I've seen them both around the 87 MPH mark so far with the fastball and around 74-77 with the slower stuff. But I have missed some of the game.

Chip R
05-03-2006, 10:25 PM
You know what the RedsZone battle cry is.... :D

How low can you go? ;)

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:25 PM
Dontrelle Willis?

At sea level I'd love to see how he'd match up to Willis.

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:26 PM
Dontrelle Willis?

Shhh...don't mention Mark Buehrle either. Just let FCB go with it. ;)

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:27 PM
Was there a double switch? It seems strange to bring Belisle into the game when the 9th spot is scheduled to lead off the next inning.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:27 PM
2 strikes

cmon K

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:27 PM
I'd have to think very long and very hard about choosing between those two. This kid is a killer.

don't get me wrong, kid's raw, but the choice here is obvious to me.......

Santana when he's on = Unhittable, period.
Francis when he's on = dominant, but not unhittable like santana, his change is absolutely video gameish

SteelSD
05-03-2006, 10:27 PM
Was there a double switch? It seems strange to bring Belisle into the game when the 9th spot is scheduled to lead off the next inning.

ROOGY

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:28 PM
Phil Norton was a lefty wasn't he? ;)

Wheelhouse
05-03-2006, 10:28 PM
foul tip. not held.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:28 PM
Luna goes deep for STL and they are getting closer and closer.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:28 PM
Phil Norton was a lefty wasn't he? ;)
You mea "The Legend"? :D

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:29 PM
Shhh...don't mention Mark Buehrle either. Just let FCB go with it. ;)
Germans, let him go he's rolling.

3588

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:29 PM
Cmmmonnn K

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:29 PM
don't get me wrong, kid's raw, but the choice here is obvious to me.......

Santana when he's on = Unhittable, period.
Francis when he's on = dominant, but not unhittable like santana, his change is absolutely video gameish

I think the manlove for Francis is getting a little absurd. Obviously a great talent, but we cannot compare him to Unit, Johan, Zito, Buerhle, Willis, etc until he gets a chance to pitch consistently outside of Denver. That's almost like comparing Helton to Gehrig.

But I know half of the posts were made in case Wayne is watching...

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Sit Down!!!!!!!

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Either that was a crappy jump, or that dude is slow as molasses.

Wheelhouse
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Quality start from Claussen at Coors. Nice job.

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Aurilia: Strained right groin -- day to day

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
The guy was caught stealin - inning over...

Good play by BP on that one.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Strike 3 and a throw out lol

he was out at 2B had it not been for the K

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Holliday strikes out looking. Someone needs to tell George that play at 2nd meant nothing the inning was already over. 3-0 Rockies after 7.

Gallen5862
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
How did Claussen look tonight? How much money will the Reds get from the sell of the Nationals? Will it be enough to afford a great starting pitcher or bullpen help?

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
ROOGY

http://www.cybercomm.nl/~ivo/photo_ASTRO3.JPEG

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:30 PM
Boom Shocka locka

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:31 PM
Quality start from Claussen at Coors. Nice job.

Did you happen to catch the offense he was facing? :(

Aronchis
05-03-2006, 10:31 PM
How did Claussen look tonight? How much money will the Reds get from the sell of the Nationals? Will it be enough to afford a great starting pitcher or bullpen help?

He did his Kirk Rueter routine.

Wheelhouse
05-03-2006, 10:31 PM
Oh no did George say "aaaaaand he got 'im!!!"

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:31 PM
We need atleast a run or 2 here to make it intresting anyways :(

Not to mention we've only been shutout once...

Ironiclly though.. we were shutout in a 11-0 Loss with guess who on the mound for us??

Thats right... Claussen

Gallen5862
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
If its day to day for the nature boy Aurilla that means the dl. How bad did the injury look?

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Nice job by Belisle.

And..FCB, if you honestly and truly have to *think* about Santana vs. Francis....well, let's just say you have a standing invite to any fantasy baseball league in which I play.

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Boom Shocka locka

I'll see your ^ and raise you a COMO SE YABA

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
George still calling it a DP. Only if there are suddenly 4 outs in an inning.

RedsMan3203
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Mesa in to pitch for the Rockies

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
MESAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Feed us some meat baby!!!! LETS GO REDS ITS RALLY TIME

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Did you happen to catch the offense he was facing? :(


Last I checked, they're a first place team (barely) in the major leagues. He did his job against his opponents. I don't understand why people have to put conditions on people's performances.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Seriously though, bringing Belisle in to get just one out seems strange.

Wheelhouse
05-03-2006, 10:32 PM
Crack Crazed.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:33 PM
Strained groin is the injury for Aurilia.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:33 PM
George still calling it a DP. Only if there are suddenly 4 outs in an inning.
It is Colorado

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:34 PM
McKraken PH'ing

Get us started old man!

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:34 PM
I blanch at the thought of a team like Atlanta pulling Francis down from the mountain. They'd have to build a new wing for the Cy Young trophies.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:34 PM
George still calling it a DP. Only if there are suddenly 4 outs in an inning.
Heck I didn't realize that the batter struck out until you guys said it. I guess I'm as out to lunch as Georgie.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:34 PM
I'll see your ^ and raise you a COMO SE YABA
:scared:

I fold!

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:35 PM
McCracken grounds out. 1 out.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
No Deno?

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
Heck I didn't realize that the batter struck out until you guys said it. I guess I'm as out to lunch as Georgie.
That is not possible gilpdawg;)

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
Man.. blasts it threw mesa's glove... lol dang it.. slowed it down enough for Carrol to get the ball and throw him out at 1st :(

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
Freel grounds out to short. 2 outs.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
I'll see your ^ and raise you a COMO SE YABA

Change of heart, I'll call and raise you a MULTI-TASKING!!! :p:

Matt700wlw
05-03-2006, 10:36 PM
Ray King warming up in the Rockies bullpen.

Hide Austin!!!

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
2 out rally....

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
If its day to day for the nature boy Aurilla that means the dl. How bad did the injury look?

Vader splashed him from the top turnbuckle. Dunn and Kearns are smashing cars in the parking lot with their bats looking for Vader.

Seriously though, he looked hobbled, but I think he wisely shut it down before doing anything major to it.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
That is not possible gilpdawg;)
Reminds me of when Joe called a 6-4-3 unassisted double play.:D

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
Change of heart, I'll call and raise you a MULTI-TASKING!!! :p:
Chances of me wanting this to continue.... Remote.

The Baumer
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
Reds don't seem to want to hit today. It's a shame.

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:37 PM
Colorado's station is interviewing a newspaper reporter right now...he seems like the most broing individual in the world. That's probably the reason why he is in print.

CrackerJack
05-03-2006, 10:38 PM
Change of heart, I'll call and raise you a MULTI-TASKING!!! :p:

Chance that he folds are.....Remote!

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:38 PM
Change of heart, I'll call and raise you a MULTI-TASKING!!! :p:


:( ugh, can't compete with that......

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:38 PM
The payoff.....

Aronchis
05-03-2006, 10:38 PM
The Reds are in their version of a offensive slump. I can only give Francis so much credit, they simply aren't hitting the ball overly well right now. Though we have lucked out into better pitching over the last few games which has blurred it out some and kept the wins coming.

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:38 PM
Ok....hate to open the door while FCB is drooling in front of the computer, but here's a bit of a reality check on Jeff Francis.

2005 - Francis was in the rotation the entire year. Here are his splits:

Home: 8-4 record in 87 IP. 62 K's, 25 BB's. 4.88 ERA. .308 ba.
Away: 6-8 record in 97 IP. 66 k's, 45 BB's. 6.40 ERA. .313 ba.

So much for the hypothesis that sea level pitching would make him better than Santana and Willis. Guy had a nice game against us tonight. Let's not overreact.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
Colorado's station is interviewing a newspaper reporter right now...he seems like the most broing individual in the world. That's probably the reason why he is in print.
Bet that's what they say about your print guys :devil:

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
I can't believe Joe Table just mowed us down.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
Lopez grounds out to 2nd. 3-0 Rockies mid 8th.

CrackerJack
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
Alright Reds, nappy time over, only 3 more outs left.

GridironGrace
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
Well we are down to 3 more outs to get 3 runs with

Hatteburgh, Dunn, Edwin due up in the 9th

I know we can do this so lets get it done!

VR
05-03-2006, 10:39 PM
Did you happen to catch the offense he was facing? :(

6th in the majors in OPS. They ain't chopped liver.

Cedric
05-03-2006, 10:40 PM
Denorfia must play tommorow.

gilpdawg
05-03-2006, 10:40 PM
We'll probably see Fuentes in the 9th. He's tough.
REC 1-0 | SV 5 | ERA 1.64 | WHIP .91

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:41 PM
Well we are down to 3 more outs to get 3 runs with

Hatteburgh, Dunn, Edwin due up in the 9th

I know we can do this so lets get it done!
Unabashed Enthusiasm is refreshing in this joint.:)

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:41 PM
Uh oh. Hammond is in to pitch.

Chip R
05-03-2006, 10:41 PM
i use photoshop quite a bit, i'll try to get something made sometime tonight

If you do, make sure you get Flair in a robe or else no one will know who the hell he is. I Googled an image of him in the robe pointing against a solid background so that might be a good one to use.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:42 PM
Uh oh. Hammond is in to pitch.
Whatchu talkin' bout Willie? Why Hammond?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:42 PM
Atkins grounds out to 3rd. 1 out.

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:42 PM
We'll probably see Fuentes in the 9th. He's tough.
REC 1-0 | SV 5 | ERA 1.64 | WHIP .91

I wonder if they were saving Denofria to hit against Fuentes for Hatte.

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:42 PM
Uh oh. Hammond is in to pitch.
Why not? his era wil go so high in Coors that it might be 0 ;)

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:43 PM
Uh oh. Hammond is in to pitch.

He still plays for us? :D

redsrule2500
05-03-2006, 10:43 PM
Ugh...what is with these ground balls?!?!

westofyou
05-03-2006, 10:43 PM
Colorado's station is interviewing a newspaper reporter right now...he seems like the most broing individual in the world. That's probably the reason why he is in print.
Tracy Ringlosby... a legend and kinda a big nad at times.

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:43 PM
Smith pinch hits and flies out to center. 2 outs.

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:43 PM
Reds have put the ball in play A LOT tonight, just didn't get great wood on the ball and had a lot of At'em balls, a lot of that is attributed to Francis, some to it being just one of those nights........We still got an inning left and we all know we can put up 3 like it's nothing. Just gotta tip the cap to the Rockiesfor making the plays (to this point) and Francis for not letting the reds get full extension/good wood tonight..........having said that, i'm feeling some fireworks in the ninth baby!!!!!!!!!!!!! :beerme:

flynn78
05-03-2006, 10:44 PM
I can't remember the last time I saw a comeback in the rain. Let's change that.

VR
05-03-2006, 10:44 PM
Denorfia must play tommorow.

Agreed Cedric. Freel obp'ing under .320 over the last couple of weeks, with 4cs....give those legs a break and let Deno fly around out there.

edabbs44
05-03-2006, 10:44 PM
Colorado announcers just said that Cincy is expecting Griffey back on Tuesday...this has to be the biggest joke of the decade. Are they waiting for the rest of the team to start to slump (i.e., now) before bringing him back?

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:45 PM
Gonzalez singles to left.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:45 PM
tonight..........having said that, i'm feeling some fireworks in the ninth baby!!!!!!!!!!!!! :beerme:
Ummmmm...... it's an away game? ;)

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:45 PM
Hammond's ERA is now 14.29

Falls City Beer
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
So I don't suppose any of you are convinced at the tsunami of evidence pertaining to pitchers leaving Coors and performing infinitely better at sea level--and not resting on the notion that the "splits" somehow reveal how a pitcher would do throwing 159 games at sea level. "Splitting" home and away at Coors reveals about as much about the potential of a pitcher at sea level as the color of the pitcher's boxers.

BoydsOfSummer
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Been so long since Hammond pitched,he couldn't remember where he put his glove.

Big Klu
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Hammond's ERA is now 13.50

Reds Fanatic
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Freeman lines out to right. 3-0 Rockies after 8. Hammond's ERA down to 13.50.

griffeyfreak4
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Pablo Ozuna just hit a game tying homer in the ninth with 2 outs for the Chi-Sox, and if he can do it, SO CAN WE!!!!

KronoRed
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
You don't know the color of his boxers do you?



;)

Keithwg_24
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Ummmmm...... it's an away game? ;)

ummmm, i know that, I mean..........umm, some excitement in the 9th, yeah....that's the ticket, some excitement in the 9th :D

TheBigLebowski
05-03-2006, 10:46 PM
Ok...time for a big rally...