"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
Edd Roush (08-10-2013)
I have no desire for Xavier Paul to fill that role. Todd Benzinger's bat with Kal Daniels glove.
If the lefty OF could have been a guy for the CF mix in 2014, it would have been worth parting with a little talent.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
Maxwell would have been a nice addition, lot o' power in that swing.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
Ludwick's stint in AAA is not going well. He is something like 4 for 33 with 1 home run. As much as I'd like to write it off in a "spring training stats don't mean anything" way there is the fact that his stats may be bad because his injury has affected him. It wasn't something as simple as a mild hamstring pull. He had surgery on his shoulder capsule. I don't think anyone knows how he can preform either this year or next.
I wouldn't expect Ludwick to perform as he did last year, but I wouldn't read too much into his stats in AAA. The adrenaline hasn't kicked in yet, and last year it took him a good while to find his timing and get in a groove. Ludwick is unlikely to be a huge difference-maker, but I think he's an upgrade over anything we currently have in left.
As long as he gets hot and stays hot after Oct 1.
Originally Posted by nate
Chapman can be downright pornographic at times.
Get all of the struggling out of the way in AAA, Ryan.
"Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?" ~ Jim Bouton
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