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reds44
05-31-2007, 12:31 AM
With all the complaints about tonight's lineup:
Hopper 8
Gonzalez 6
Griffey 9
Conine 3
Dunn 7
Encarnacion 5
Castro 4
Ross 2
Harang 1


I thought it would be interesting to check out some lineups from the past. Let's take a look at the Reds Opening Day Lineups this millenium.

2000:
Reds 3, Brewers 3 (Tie)

Pokey Reese 2B
Barry Larkin SS
Ken Griffey Jr. CF
Dante Bichette RF
Dimitri Young 1B
Eddie Taubensee C
Aaron Boone 3B
Michael Turner LF
Pete Harnish P

2001:
Braves 10, Reds 4

Barry Larkin SS
Michael Tucker CF
Dimitri Young LF
Sean Casey 1B
Alex Ochoa RF
Aaron Boone 3B
Pokey Reese 2B
Jason LaRue C
Pete Harnish P

2002:
Reds 5, Cubs 4

Todd Walker 2B
Barry Larkin SS
Ken Griffey Jr. CF
Sean Casey 1B
Aaron Boone 3B
Adam Dunn LF
Juan Encarnacion RF
Jason LaRue C
Joey (don't call me Josh) Hamilton P

2003:
Opening of GABP
Pirates 10, Reds 1

Barry Larkin SS
Aaron Boone 2B
Ken Griffey Jr. CF
Austin Kearns RF
Adam Dunn LF
Sean Casey 1B
Brandon Larsen 3B
Jason LaRue C
Jimmy Haynes P

2004:
Cubs 7, Reds 4

D'Angelo Jimenez 2B
Barry Larkin SS
Sean Casey 1B
Austin Kearns RF
Adam Dunn LF
Jason LaRue C
Ryan Freel CF
Juan Castro 3B
Cory Lidle P

2005:
Joe Randa Walkoff
Reds 7, Mets 6

D'Angelo Jimenez 2B
Ken Griffey Jr. CF
Sean Casey 1B
Austin Kearns RF
Adam Dunn LF
Joe Randa 3B
Rich Aurilia SS
Jason LaRue C
Paul Wilson P

2006:
Cubs 16, Reds 7

Tony Womack 2B
Felipe Lopez SS
Ken Griffey Jr. CF
Adam Dunn LF
Edwin Encarnacion 3B
Scott Hatteberg 1B
Austin Kearns RF
Javier Valentin C
Aaron Harang P

2007:
Reds 5, Cubs 1

Ryan Freel CF
Adam Dunn LF
Brandon Phillips 2B
Ken Griffey Jr. RF
Edwin Encarnacion 3B
Scott Hatteberg 1B
Alex Gonzalez SS
David Ross C
Aaron Harang P

Reds Record: 3-4-1
Most Appearances: Griffey
Most Starting Pitchers: Harang, Harnish (2)

Check out baseball-refrence.com. Nearly any boxscore you want, you can find. It's a wonderful tool, and you can find some interesting stuff.

Some of the names on those lineups (especially the starting pitchers) are painful to looks at.