Originally Posted by Reds Fanatic
The thing I don't get if you are going to play Stubbs why is he continuing to bat him 2nd.
Because the other alternative is Valdez. Stubbs is probably getting the start tonight as a "thank you" for his catch ending the Marlins game.
I don't usually apologize for Stubbs, but it looked to me like he called out on ball four.
As for Phillips, I don't know who called for that steal of third, but it was ridiculous.