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_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 12:16 PM
Lineup per Fayl


Orlando Cabrera 6
Brandon Phillips 4
Joey Votto 3
Scott Rolen 5
Jay Bruce 9
Jonny Gomes 7
Drew Stubbs 8
Ryan Hanigan 2
Bronson Arroyo 1

vs. Brad Penny (3-2, 1.99 ERA).

The Reds beat Penny in the rain-delayed game in St. Louis.

Screwball
05-16-2010, 12:24 PM
vs. Brad Penny (3-2, 1.99 ERA).


Penny's ERA is 1.70. Why is it so hard for him to get simple things right?

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 12:30 PM
Hey! Someone caught it! (That's why I went with "Fayl") :D

VR
05-16-2010, 12:53 PM
Giddyup.

Degenerate39
05-16-2010, 01:06 PM
If Gomes wasn't doing well right now I would've liked to seen Heisey get a start

mbgrayson
05-16-2010, 01:07 PM
Cardinals lineup today:

1 C. Rasmus CF
2 J. Jay RF
3 A. Pujols 1B
4 M. Holliday LF
5 D. Freese 3B
6 S. Schumaker 2B
7 J. LaRue C
8 B. Penny P
9 T. Greene SS

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 01:09 PM
If Gomes wasn't doing well right now I would've liked to seen Heisey get a start

Degenerate39...it doesn't matter how many times I see it, I start laughing every single time I see that picture of Gomes wearing that sombrero. Just a great, great pic. :O) And its not just the hat...that face is hilarious.

I'd like to see Chris get some starts too...but with the way Jonny's swinging the lumba'....no chance.

Degenerate39
05-16-2010, 01:19 PM
Degenerate39...it doesn't matter how many times I see it, I start laughing every single time I see that picture of Gomes wearing that sombrero. Just a great, great pic. :O) And its not just the hat...that face is hilarious.

I'd like to see Chris get some starts too...but with the way Jonny's swinging the lumba'....no chance.

He either had a really good game or a really bad game to wear the sombrero

wheels
05-16-2010, 01:23 PM
This might jinx it, but I like having Arroyo on the mound in this one.

The "Good" Arroyo, that is.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:12 PM
Rasmus grounds out to 3rd.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:13 PM
Jay with a bloop double to center.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:14 PM
Intentional walk to Pujols

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:14 PM
Yep. Don't mess around with the guy.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:16 PM
Big 6-4-3 DP to end the innning. 0-0 mid 1st.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:16 PM
Yessirree!

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:19 PM
Cabrera leads off with a double to right.

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 02:19 PM
I dig it when Thom says Cabrera

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 02:20 PM
If you're gonna knock Dusty for everything, give him his props where due. Good move walking ,Dusty.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:20 PM
Phillips flies out to right. Cabrera goes to 3rd.

REDblooded
05-16-2010, 02:24 PM
I've had no issues with Dusty over the past month... TBH, he's done a stellar job managing the team.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:25 PM
Votto fouls out to short. 8 pitch AB. 2 outs.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:27 PM
Rolen homers to right!! 2-0 Reds.

nate
05-16-2010, 02:27 PM
GYM SHORTS! Whee!

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:27 PM
ROLEN!!! :jump:

2-0 Reds!

reds44
05-16-2010, 02:27 PM
Boom baby!

2-0.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:28 PM
Bruce lines a single to right.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:28 PM
Bruce with a single! Let's light 'em up!

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Is it just me or do we get a ton of hits with 2 outs this year?

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:30 PM
Gomes singles to right center. 1st and 3rd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:30 PM
Single for Gomes. Bruce goes 1st to 3rd

Homer Bailey
05-16-2010, 02:31 PM
Where are the Gomes and Cabrera haters now??

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 02:31 PM
The helmet tug continues. 1st and 3rd 2 down

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 02:32 PM
Where are the Gomes and Cabrera haters now??

Janish over Cabrera still ;) I have become a fan of Gomes

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:32 PM
Stubbs strikes out swinging. 2-0 Reds after 1.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:33 PM
Where are the Gomes and Cabrera haters now??

I'm still a Cabrera defensive 'hater'. :D

I've always enjoyed Gomes. Even when he's playing bad, he's playing all-out.

Homer Bailey
05-16-2010, 02:34 PM
Janish over Cabrera still ;) I have become a fan of Gomes

I respect your opinion but vehemently disagree. He's hitting well from the leadoff spot, which is something the Reds badly need. You put Janish in for Cabrera and we have a leadoff problem all over again.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:35 PM
Freese flies out to right.

REDblooded
05-16-2010, 02:36 PM
I respect your opinion but vehemently disagree. He's hitting well from the leadoff spot, which is something the Reds badly need. You put Janish in for Cabrera and we have a leadoff problem all over again.

Fully agree with this post... OCab has solved the biggest issue our offense had... He's been HUGE.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:36 PM
I respect your opinion but vehemently disagree. He's hitting well from the leadoff spot, which is something the Reds badly need. You put Janish in for Cabrera and we have a leadoff problem all over again.

I agree with his hitting. But I still think we should regularly see Janish as a defensive replacement at least AND he should be starting when Leake starts.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:37 PM
Schumaker walks

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:39 PM
LaRue singles to left. 1st and 2nd.

Ghosts of 1990
05-16-2010, 02:39 PM
good start.... bury them today reds

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:39 PM
LaRue with a single. Is his average over .100 yet?

Ghosts of 1990
05-16-2010, 02:40 PM
Wow great defensive play there

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:40 PM
Wow. 3-6-4 DP on a bunt. Nice.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:40 PM
Great play. Penny bunts into a 3-6-4 DP. 2-0 Reds mid 2nd.

Ghosts of 1990
05-16-2010, 02:40 PM
Reds look like they're hungry.... this would be a huge win.

RFS62
05-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Shades of Keith Hernandez!!!! Nice aggressive defense there Votto

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 02:42 PM
I respect your opinion but vehemently disagree. He's hitting well from the leadoff spot, which is something the Reds badly need. You put Janish in for Cabrera and we have a leadoff problem all over again.

And I do mean with all due respect...

No worries. Agree to disagree

Great play by Votto!

PuffyPig
05-16-2010, 02:43 PM
The Reds are playing some good baseball lately.

Not just hitting and pitching well, but looking like "winners".

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:45 PM
Hanigan grounds out to Penny.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:48 PM
Arroyo strikes out swinging.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:51 PM
Cabrera strikes out looking. 2-0 Reds after 2.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:53 PM
We need to put more pressure on Penny. I don't want to see this be another game where we score early only to see the bats go to sleep. Once we cracked his shell (with Rolen's dinger) he gave up hits easily.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:54 PM
Greene strikes out looking.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:55 PM
Rasmus grounds out to 2nd.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 02:56 PM
Jay flies out to the warning track in center. 2-0 Reds mid 3rd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 02:57 PM
*whew* close one. But I'll take it. 1-2-3 and that makes Poo Holes lead off the next inning.

Homer Bailey
05-16-2010, 02:59 PM
I agree with his hitting. But I still think we should regularly see Janish as a defensive replacement at least AND he should be starting when Leake starts.

This I agree with.

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 02:59 PM
Time for some base runners and more runs.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:01 PM
Phillips singles to left off Greene's glove.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:01 PM
Time for some base runners and more runs.

They heard the first part.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Joey's been quiet this series....he's DUE!

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Votto singles to right. 1st and 3rd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Hey! Single, Brandon goes 1st to 3rd. That's become almost commonplace lately. I like it.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 03:04 PM
I don't care what anyone says, the Reds are a GREAT baserunning team. Go 1st to 3rd better than any team I've ever seen. Pickoffs have been more in the area of baseSTEALING department than baseRUNNING.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:04 PM
Rolen singles to right. 3 RBI for Rolen. 3-0 Reds. 1st and 3rd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:05 PM
I'm loving these seeing-eye singles! Rolen knocks in Phillips. 3-0 Redlegs

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:05 PM
I don't care what anyone says, the Reds are a GREAT baserunning team. Go 1st to 3rd better than any team I've ever seen. Pickoffs have been more in the area of baseSTEALING department than baseRUNNING.

This :beerme:

kbrake
05-16-2010, 03:08 PM
This :beerme:

The pickoffs seemed to be in that 3 week period to start the year where this team was just in a daze at least it seemed. Since the 25th of April its like a completely different team and the baserunning has been great.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:08 PM
Bruce strikes out swinging. 1 out.

Kc61
05-16-2010, 03:09 PM
Gomes with an important at bat here.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:09 PM
I still can't get over it. Gomes is creeping up on .300. Seriously....THREE hundred.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:09 PM
Gomes sac fly to right. 4-0 Reds.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:10 PM
Almost. Sac fly for Gomes. 4-0 Reds!

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:10 PM
Stubbs doubles to right center. 2nd and 3rd.

Kc61
05-16-2010, 03:10 PM
Sac fly.

Gomes is really using the whole field and is really belting the ball.

Stubbs doubles, Rolen to third.

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 03:10 PM
Gomes drilled that pitch.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:10 PM
STUBBS! double off the wall! :O)

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:11 PM
Will they fear the Manigan?

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:14 PM
Hanigan grounds out to 1st. 4-0 Reds after 3.

RedsMan3203
05-16-2010, 03:14 PM
Walk the great one......

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:14 PM
Grounder to 1st to end the inning. But we play add on! 4-0 good guys!

edabbs44
05-16-2010, 03:14 PM
Not a lot of respect shown to Hanigan there. Very odd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:15 PM
Walk the great one......

I was just going to ask this....or were you referring to Hanigan? :O)

Leading off the inning, up 4...no, I pitch to him here.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:15 PM
Not a lot of respect shown to Hanigan there. Very odd.
Well, some respect...they didn't throw him any fastballs. ;)

TRF
05-16-2010, 03:16 PM
Stubbs as a leadoff hitter, .507 OPS
Hitting 7th, .943 OPS

Not a leadoff hitter, but my he seems to be thriving lower in the order.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:17 PM
Pujols grounds out to 3rd. 1 out.

RedsMan3203
05-16-2010, 03:17 PM
They pitch to the great one.... (With an infield shift on) - Pays off....

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:17 PM
Walk the great one......

Just plunk him for prior offenses...fewer pitches with the same result.;)

or get him to ground out... I guess that works.

RedsMan3203
05-16-2010, 03:18 PM
Just plunk him for prior offenses...fewer pitches with the same result.;)

Rather have Masset do it.... Arroyo's arm isn't the same these days... ;)

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:19 PM
Holliday grounds out to 2nd. 2 outs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:19 PM
Brandon showing the range. 2 down.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 03:19 PM
Dustys shift works. Again, nice job Dusty.

Brutus
05-16-2010, 03:20 PM
Stubbs as a leadoff hitter, .507 OPS
Hitting 7th, .943 OPS

Not a leadoff hitter, but my he seems to be thriving lower in the order.

Talent is talent no matter where you hit.

Stubbs is doing better in the 7th hole, right now, because the pressure if off him a bit to relax. Once he starts getting more experience and becomes more consistent, I don't see why, with his speed and ability to take pitches & draw walks, he can't be an effective leadoff guy.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:20 PM
Freese strikes out swinging. 4-0 Reds mid 4th.

TRF
05-16-2010, 03:21 PM
Arroyo being pitch efficient. I think he's looking for a CG here.

guttle11
05-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Good pitching, good hitting, good defense...who knew that would work?

TRF
05-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Talent is talent no matter where you hit.

Stubbs is doing better in the 7th hole, right now, because the pressure if off him a bit to relax. Once he starts getting more experience and becomes more consistent, I don't see why, with his speed and ability to take pitches & draw walks, he can't be an effective leadoff guy.

Because you aren't looking at the human element. He might be a guy that doesn't understand the leadoff spot. Maybe he's fighting his instincts in that position. It would explain all the looking at pitches right down the pike. Remember, Larkin hated hitting leadoff for a reason. Some guys aren't suited for it.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Talent is talent no matter where you hit.

Stubbs is doing better in the 7th hole, right now, because the pressure if off him a bit to relax. Once he starts getting more experience and becomes more consistent, I don't see why, with his speed and ability to take pitches & draw walks, he can't be an effective leadoff guy.

I agree with this. :thumbup: He just needs to convince HIMSELF that he can hit these guys. Like many young hitters, (well, vets too but they at least KNOW it) relaxation is key. He's gotta stay loose...he may be a great leadoff hitter in the future. :D

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Arroyo flies out to right. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:24 PM
Cabrera grounds out to short. 2 outs.

Brutus
05-16-2010, 03:25 PM
Because you aren't looking at the human element. He might be a guy that doesn't understand the leadoff spot. Maybe he's fighting his instincts in that position. It would explain all the looking at pitches right down the pike. Remember, Larkin hated hitting leadoff for a reason. Some guys aren't suited for it.

On the contrary, I think he understands it too much. Even Dusty said that Drew's problem was that he was trying too hard to be selective and take pitches, and it was putting him at a disadvantage later in the count. Yeah, I'll buy that not everyone is cut out for it psychologically, but I don't think that's the case with him. He just needs to get acclimated to Major League pitching and get into a rhythm.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:25 PM
Arroyo being pitch efficient. I think he's looking for a CG here.
Yeah, a 10-pitch inning including a 3-pitch strikeout of Freese. (a .300 hitter) It looks like we got the 'Good Arroyo so far. :D

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:25 PM
There we go! double down the line for Brandon

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:25 PM
Phillips doubles down the left field line. Now 9 for 21 lifetime against Penny.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:29 PM
There we go! double down the line for Brandon
Have we had a baserunner every inning?

Oh, nm...I see Penny had a 1-2-3 2nd inning. Well, he's almost at 80 pitches in the 4th, so we're keeping the pressure on him. :thumbup:

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:29 PM
Votto strikes out swinging. 4-0 Reds after 4.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:29 PM
Blew Votto away with gas there.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 03:29 PM
Phillips doubles down the left field line. Now 9 for 21 lifetime against Penny.

Sorry, but theres no way thats true. Its a well known fact that Phillips can't hit righties to save his life. ;)

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:30 PM
80 pitches for Penny...48 for Bronson. Nice

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:31 PM
Sorry, but theres no way thats true. Its a well known fact that Phillips can't hit righties to save his life. ;)

Well, he did say 9 for 21...so clearly those 12 outs were all GIDP's. :D j/k

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:31 PM
Schumaker singles to left.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:33 PM
LaRue walks. 1st and 2nd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:34 PM
Bronson's having trouble with the bottom of the order.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:35 PM
Penny singles to left. Bases loaded with no outs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:35 PM
*sigh* bases loaded with 0 outs after the pitcher's single

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:36 PM
Bronson's having trouble with the bottom of the order.
Looks like the meltdown inning...I hope we can get a GIDP to get out of it quicker.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:38 PM
Greene grounds into a 6-4 FC. 4-1 Reds. 1st and 3rd with 1 out.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:38 PM
4-1 Reds. Just missed turning the DP

HokieRed
05-16-2010, 03:39 PM
Arroyo letting them back in. What happened to the DP; did Greene just outrun it?

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:39 PM
Arroyo letting them back in. What happened to the DP; did Greene just outrun it?It was slow ground ball. Hard to turn a DP on that.

membengal
05-16-2010, 03:40 PM
yeah, slowly hit, penny did a nice job going in hard to 2nd, and greene beat the throw to first

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:40 PM
Rain starting at the park.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:41 PM
Raining hard now. Still 2 outs from an official game.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:41 PM
Good play by Votto on a 3-5-2 FC. 2nd and 3rd with 2 outs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:41 PM
Nice. 3-5-2 to nail the lead runner

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:43 PM
That was high strike 3 called. 4-1 Reds mid 5th.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:44 PM
Nice job by Arroyo to escape with just 1 run. Official game. Time for the tarp?

Will M
05-16-2010, 03:44 PM
:D
That was high strike 3 called. 4-1 Reds mid 5th.

nice job to get out of the inning ahead of Albert.
that inning wasn't nearly as fun as the first four. :D

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:45 PM
*sigh* bases loaded with 0 outs after the pitcher's single

To get out of that with only one run is some nice pitching and really solid defense. Good job guys!! :thumbup:

membengal
05-16-2010, 03:45 PM
that was really splendid work from arroyo and sharp D from votto to get out of that with only the one run scoring

Scrap Irony
05-16-2010, 03:45 PM
I'm guessing other team's fans look at Arroyo and think, "How are we not hitting this guy? I can throw harder than he can!"

Meanwhile, Arroyo gets out of a bases loaded, no out situation, giving up one run.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:46 PM
I'm surprised we're still playing. Raining pretty solidly now.

HokieRed
05-16-2010, 03:46 PM
Let's get it back right away. Be good to put Penny away.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:47 PM
Rolen strikes out swinging.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:47 PM
Bruce singles to left.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:48 PM
Rolen K'd. Bruce follows with a single to the opposite field. I love it when Bruce goes Oppo. He's SUCH a better hitter when he's hitting to all fields.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:51 PM
Gomes doubles to left. 2nd and 3rd.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:52 PM
Gomes! 2 bagger! 2nd & 3rd. He is swinging a GREAT bat. Everything is hard off the bat. Even the outs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:54 PM
Generous strike called there for strike 2.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:54 PM
Gomes! 2 bagger! 2nd & 3rd. He is swinging a GREAT bat. Everything is hard off the bat. Even the outs.
and he fouled everything off until he got what he wanted...7 pitches! Penny over 90 now. It probably won't matter since they'll be in a rain delay soon and both starters may be done.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:54 PM
Stubbs strikes out swinging.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 03:54 PM
I missed what Thom was talking about with why they couldn't air the game vs. the Indians on Saturday, anyone know why? Its not on STO either.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:54 PM
Crud. Checked swing...strike 3.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:55 PM
Intentional walk to Hanigan

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:55 PM
Fear the Manigan. IBB

JaxRed
05-16-2010, 03:56 PM
I'd consider a PH here

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:56 PM
Big hit for Arroyo. Single to right. 6-1 Reds!!!

CTA513
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
Penny coming back down to earth.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
I'd consider a PH here
I might actually make that call based on the rain forecast....

JaxRed
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
I'd consider a PH here

Guess it wasn't needed !!

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
BRONSON! Take THAT! 2 run single! 6-1 Reds. 2 out hits...I can't remember a Reds club that's EVER hit like this with 2 outs.

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
BIG two rbi single for Bronson!

VR
05-16-2010, 03:57 PM
Penny coming back down to earth.

I think most people in the Western Hemisphere predicted that.

nate
05-16-2010, 03:58 PM
Bronson better be careful smiling like that!

:cool:

Kc61
05-16-2010, 03:58 PM
Jacoby gets some kudos. Reds using opposite field well and often. Big hit by Arroyo.

RedsMan3203
05-16-2010, 03:58 PM
BRONSON! Take THAT! 2 run single! 6-1 Reds. 2 out hits...I can't remember a Reds club that's EVER hit like this with 2 outs.

I can't remember a Reds team that EVER hit like this... period.

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 03:58 PM
it appears that the ump has the it's raining strike zone in affect.

Bronson just being Bronson...

membengal
05-16-2010, 03:59 PM
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.

HA.

And, HA.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 03:59 PM
Cabrera singles in a run. 7-1 Reds! 1st and 3rd.

VR
05-16-2010, 03:59 PM
Arroyo goes 1st to 3rd on the single to Holladay :beerme:

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 03:59 PM
Cabrera with a hit! 7-1 Reds. Bronson 1st to 3rd...Holliday just watches him run the bases.

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 03:59 PM
OCAB!!!!!!! I take back almost everything bad I have ever said about you. well a lot of it, ok you can hit, but we all know everything else is true ;)

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:00 PM
I missed what Thom was talking about with why they couldn't air the game vs. the Indians on Saturday, anyone know why? Its not on STO either.

The reason they can't show next Saturday night's game is that is one of the Saturday's Fox is showing a night game. So that means Saturday night games not on Fox will be blacked out next week.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:00 PM
Penny at 103 pitches...he may not make it out of the 5th. :D

VR
05-16-2010, 04:01 PM
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.

HA.

And, HA.

Nothing sums up the game so far better than that. :thumbup:

VR
05-16-2010, 04:02 PM
Penny coming back down to earth.

"A bad Penny always returns"

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:02 PM
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.

HA.

And, HA.
Is this your way of saying this game has become a laugher?

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:02 PM
Phillips grounds out to 2nd. 7-1 Reds after 5.

reds44
05-16-2010, 04:03 PM
Hey this is fun.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 04:04 PM
The reason they can't show next Saturday night's game is that is one of the Saturday's Fox is showing a night game. So that means Saturday night games not on Fox will be blacked out next week.

I hate MLBs TV rules. They are really dumb. Just cause you don't show my team, you think I'm gonna watch the Yankees and Mets? No, I'm going to watch something else (where I would be watching FSN, which you make money from FOX) and listen to the game.

membengal
05-16-2010, 04:04 PM
Is this your way of saying this game has become a laugher?

No, it's me laughing in the general direction of Tony LaRussa. And the rest of his whiny team.

HokieRed
05-16-2010, 04:06 PM
What's going on with the weather? Has the rain slowed?

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 04:06 PM
Pujols complaining about Phillips moving during the pitch. Really? Wheres that Cardinals are whiners thread...

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:07 PM
Pujols flies out to left.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:07 PM
What's going on with the weather? Has the rain slowed?It looks like it completely stopped

redsmetz
05-16-2010, 04:07 PM
What's going on with the weather? Has the rain slowed?

I can say this, I live about six miles north of the ballpark and it still hasn't rained here.

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 04:08 PM
Is this your way of saying this game has become a laugher?

Not yet. I'm still haunted by Danny Graves and the Reds blowing a nine run ninth inning lead against ST Louis a few years ago. :scared:

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 04:08 PM
that catch by Stubbs shows how easy he makes CF look. A perfect route to the ball, good jump, and he made it look like a lazy line drive.

yab1112
05-16-2010, 04:08 PM
Not yet. I'm still haunted by Danny Graves and the Reds blowing a nine run ninth inning lead against ST Louis a few years ago. :scared:

I was at that game. Ugh.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:08 PM
Holliday lines out to center.
Freese grounds out to 2nd. 7-1 Reds mid 6th.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:09 PM
1-2-3 from Bronson. THAT'S how you pitch after we add on. Don't give them ANY hope.

JaxRed
05-16-2010, 04:09 PM
Not yet. I'm still haunted by Danny Graves and the Reds blowing a nine run ninth inning lead against ST Louis a few years ago. :scared:

ESPN says we have a 99% chance of winning !!

guttle11
05-16-2010, 04:10 PM
Through 5 1/2 this has been an absolute clinic on how to play baseball. A little power, smart and aggressive baserunning, timely hitting, taking what the pitcher gives you, great pitching, great defense.

This team is becoming very, very easy on the eyes.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:10 PM
Big Sweat sighting.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:11 PM
Reyes in to pitch

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:11 PM
Votto flies out to center.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:12 PM
Votto's batting average is now BELOW Jonny Gomes'. That's not a knock on Joey...just sayin'.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:13 PM
1-2-3 from Bronson. THAT'S how you pitch after we add on. Don't give them ANY hope.
Yep, a 9 pitch inning. He went right after each hitter, including Prince Albert. Bronson at 79 pitches after 6 innings! :thumbup:

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:13 PM
Rolen lines out to center.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Reyes in to pitch
Senor Sweat pitching to Larue... bad flashback! :eek:

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Dang. I thought he had it there. Just a long strike.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Bruce grounds out to 1st. 7-1 Reds after 6.

VR
05-16-2010, 04:15 PM
that catch by Stubbs shows how easy he makes CF look. A perfect route to the ball, good jump, and he made it look like a lazy line drive.

great point 22...I've thought that a lot as I've seen him cruisin to the ball in the gaps like a gazelle.

Jay Bruce hits a lot of foul home runs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:15 PM
Senor Sweat pitching to Larue... bad flashback! :eek:

Good point. Forgot about LaRue being back there with him. Say what you want about Reyes...but he's been VERY good this season. Best I've ever seen him....BY FAR.

That should be sufficient enough to jinx him, right? *grin*

redsmetz
05-16-2010, 04:16 PM
I was at that game. Ugh.

So was I. I still wake at night in a cold sweat, screaming. :scared::yikes:

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:17 PM
Schumaker & LaRue due up. Both have been on all 4 times.

But not this time. Schumaker grounds out to Votto.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:17 PM
Schumaker grounds out to 1st.

TeamBoone
05-16-2010, 04:18 PM
I liked Jason LaRue a lot.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:19 PM
LaRue homers to left. 7-2 Reds.

11larkin11
05-16-2010, 04:19 PM
Bruce is about to go on a power surge. He's close, and really his HR number is low.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:19 PM
Central Updates:

Pirates 3 Cubs 1 (4th)
Houston & Giants later
Brewers & Phillies later

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:20 PM
Ludwick hitting for Reyes

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 04:20 PM
So was I. I still wake at night in a cold sweat, screaming. :scared::yikes:

Well that makes three of us who were there to witness that disaster.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:20 PM
Ludwick strikes out swinging.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:21 PM
Greene singles to left.

top6
05-16-2010, 04:22 PM
I liked Jason LaRue a lot.

You and my wife both. She still won't shut up about him.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:22 PM
LaRue homers to left. 7-2 Reds.
Jason getting his BA back above the mendoza line against his former team. :rolleyes:

Reyes has been really good since about '06 or '07 when he had that nice season with the Twins.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:22 PM
That was close. Rasmus flies out to right as Bruce and Stubbs run into each other. 7-2 Reds mid 7th.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:22 PM
Poor communication there. Bruce & Stubbs bump into one another but Jay makes the catch to end the inning.

HokieRed
05-16-2010, 04:23 PM
Let's get a few more. Can't have enough.

thatcoolguy_22
05-16-2010, 04:23 PM
I think if the Reds ever put together a championship team I will have to start rooting for the Royals. I have grown so accustomed to waiting for teams 3 years from now...

I think I might be rooting for KC soon

VR
05-16-2010, 04:24 PM
Have they announced attendance yet? Looks about 1/2 full.

Ron Madden
05-16-2010, 04:24 PM
Poor communication there. Bruce & Stubbs bump into one another but Jay makes the catch to end the inning.

I hope Jay didn't injure his wrist on that play.

redsmetz
05-16-2010, 04:24 PM
Brantley gets distracted by side activities. The call just now about Bruce and Stubbs coming together and not once in chattering about it does he say the catch was made. I assumed it was since I dropped ball would have jolted him into action, presumably. He did the same thing earlier on a ball that was hit deep, readying himself to call it out, and then came up short on his call with it bouncing off the wall. I'm not a Brantley foe, but he needs to polish his game. He's a nice enough guy who adds some insight, but it just needs to get those rough edges off.

membengal
05-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Have they announced attendance yet? Looks about 1/2 full.

Hard to gauge because a bunch of people went up to the concourse when the rain got there. I was guessing around 26,000 before the rains hit.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Arroyo at 91 pitches after 7...Do you think Dusty will let one of the bullpen arms get a little tuneup in the 9th? ... I probably would unless Arroyo was begging to finish.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:26 PM
Mitchell Boggs in to pitch

VR
05-16-2010, 04:26 PM
Arroyo pitching a great game. Well, it's against the soon to be 2nd place Cardinals....so maybe he hasn't done so well after all.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:27 PM
Gomes grounds out to 3rd. 1 out.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:29 PM
Stubbs strikes out swinging for the 3rd time today. 2 outs.

VR
05-16-2010, 04:31 PM
Reds have looked at a LOT of fastballs right down the middle of the plate against the Cards relievers this series.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:31 PM
Hanigan lines out to 1st. 7-2 Reds after 7.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:31 PM
Hanny is robbed by Pujols. Nice snag.

Hererra & Lincoln warming...they BOTH need some work.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:33 PM
Bronson back out there. Short leash I'd think. 93 pitches...I'm pretty confident he could go the whole way, but several guys in the pen DO need some work.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:34 PM
Nice over the shoulder catch by Bruce. 1 out.

RedsMan3203
05-16-2010, 04:34 PM
26,712 at the game.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:35 PM
Pujols flies out to center. 2 outs.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:35 PM
Pujols with an O-fer. :O)

membengal
05-16-2010, 04:36 PM
26,712 at the game.

My estimate of 26,000 from about a page back in this thread was not half bad then.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:37 PM
Holliday lines a double to left center.

membengal
05-16-2010, 04:37 PM
That puts the weekend attendance at right around 94,000 then. Not 100K, but not half bad.

redsmetz
05-16-2010, 04:37 PM
My estimate of 26,000 from about a page back in this thread was not half bad then.

C'mon, you were off by 712 people. That's just unacceptable. :D

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:37 PM
Double for Holliday. Time for Captain Hook?

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:37 PM
Freese grounds out to short. 7-2 Reds mid 8th.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:38 PM
Grounder to short to end it. 7-2 Reds heading to the bottom of the 8th.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:38 PM
101 pitches for Arroyo.

TRF
05-16-2010, 04:38 PM
102 pitches for Arroyo. think he pitches the 9th?

VR
05-16-2010, 04:38 PM
As a Reds fan, this is the best I've felt about the pitching since 1999. And it's not really close.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:40 PM
Arroyo is staying in.

_Sir_Charles_
05-16-2010, 04:40 PM
102 pitches for Arroyo. think he pitches the 9th?

Brantley made a good point about this. He said you ask the starter. But he also said if you don't have a shut out...and your pen needs work, use the pen. He said lack of work is MUCH worse than too much work. I'll take his expertise on that subject.

Tony Cloninger
05-16-2010, 04:40 PM
Why should they not expect a sell out? Too me this sounds disappointing ....not acceptable.

membengal
05-16-2010, 04:40 PM
102 pitches for Arroyo. think he pitches the 9th?

He's batting, so Dusty will at least let him start the 9th and try for it.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:41 PM
Arroyo strikes out swinging.

Tony Cloninger
05-16-2010, 04:41 PM
I love complete games...but the bullpen needs work. Might as well send Fisher back down and a get a REAL RH PH off the bench then.

WebScorpion
05-16-2010, 04:42 PM
As a Reds fan, this is the best I've felt about the pitching since 1999. And it's not really close.

On the whole, I'd say the same thing. Our bullpen can be pretty solid too. I keep telling myself that these starters are young and will have some really bad games at times, but when they're on it's hard not to get excited. :beerme:

SunDeck
05-16-2010, 04:42 PM
As a Reds fan, this is the best I've felt about the pitching since 1999. And it's not really close.

The main difference for me is that I felt like the Reds were lucky to have Parris and Villone pitching so far above their heads. This year, it seems like good pitching should not be a pleasant surprise. Nice place to be,.

Reds Fanatic
05-16-2010, 04:42 PM
Cabrera strikes out looking. 2 outs.

VR
05-16-2010, 04:43 PM
Ump missed both strike 3 calls. Sheesh.