What? Cairo and Valdez in the lineup? Sunday Special, Dusty :p
He's been playing Sunday Specials for a week now out of necessity, and they are 5-1.
In the grand scheme of things, today is an icing on the cake thing. While a sweep would be obviously awesome, the Reds have done so much heavy lifting that today is a must game for one team---and it isn't the one I root for. :lol:
To bring back the now immortal words of Orlando Cabrera, circa 2010, "you win when you can, not when you have to."
Not sure I wouldn't hit Hanigan sixth and bump Cairo and Valdez down a spot, but other than that I'm in full agreement for this lineup. Rolen has earned a day off, and Phillips shouldn't play until he's 100%.
KittyDuran wants to go but the seat she wants is wheelchair accessible only - she tried sounding pitiful to a Kroger employee to no avail! :( She could go to another Kroger & lie but would be kicked out of the ballpark... ) Well, she's onto GABP to try her luck there!
Perfect lineup. Let's try and get a sweep but if they lose, so be it.
Everything to gain and nothing to lose, except a game in the standings.
I have set in wheelchair accessible...if they don't sell them at some point, they are allowed to be bought by the general public.
Bring home a win, I have to go school shopping with the kids.
The first pick of the 2022 amateur draft went 3-3 with a walk from the lead-off position yesturday. His OBP is .780...crazy for a travel team. He pitched 5 innings and gave up 3 runs with NO WALKS...again crazy for 9u...Mustangs win..
I have a good feeling about Homer today. Hopefully I'm right.
I think the Pirates have a decent chance today, the Reds without Votto, Phillips, Rolen. Scott has been a hot batter and plays that stellar defense, Reds could miss him.
Still, if Homer does well, I'm confident the Reds will win. Cairo had a big night last night and maybe he'll be on a little roll and get a key hit or two.
Both benches have been warned already.
Marte flies out to right.