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    4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    A Sunday Special...on a Friday night

    Choo CF
    Izturis SS
    Votto 1B
    Phillips 2B
    Bruce RF
    Frazier 3B
    Paul LF
    Miller C
    Bailey P
    "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."

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Great. I'll be there. Maybe they can get more than one hit tonight. Last year I saw the Red twice in DC and they scored two runs. One each game. Looks like it will be the same this year.
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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    I guess Dusty is hitting Izturis second and Paul seventh because Izturis is a switch hitter so the Reds won't find themselves lefty,lefty,lefty against a lefty.

    I disagree with this, Paul is the better hitter, and Reds are likely to hit for Paul if a lefty reliever comes in against him. So likely it won't be lefty, lefty, lefty against a lefty.

    I think the use of XMan by this team is poor. Hitting him seventh in front of Corky Miller defeats much of the purpose of using him out there.

    Do. Not. Agree.

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    ^ Number one rule; SS always hit 2nd.
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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Dusty's lineup construction has gotten too laughable. He loves the old notion have having a poor hitter hit second so he can bunt runners over. However, he never has said hitter bunt anyone, but still ends up giving away outs.
    ...the 2-2 to Woodsen and here it comes...and it is swung on and missed! And Tom Browning has pitched a perfect game! Twenty-seven outs in a row, and he is being mobbed by his teammates, just to the thirdbase side of the mound.

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Going to be headed down there soon. I'm optimistic about the offense showing up tonight, they're due again after the last few games. Let's hope Homer continues his run of solid outings.
    Is it "next season" yet?

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Would rather see this:

    Choo
    Phillips
    Votto
    Frazier
    Bruce
    Paul
    Izturis
    Miller
    Bailey

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Mind blown didn't notice I could post on the game thread again! I have missed this why I haven't been on in so long. Looking forward to getting back in the game I hope the reds are tonight! What a lineup ...
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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Well, many are getting their wishes. Cozart is NOT batting second. Paul IS replacing Heisey. And Corky gets to flaunt his fabulous lip warmer to his undying fans.
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    Bruce/Votto neck and neck MVP race (neither takes it)
    Bailey CYA winner
    Hamilton ROY & GG

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    Would rather see this:

    Choo
    Phillips
    Votto
    Frazier
    Bruce
    Paul
    Izturis
    Miller
    Bailey
    Would rather see this:

    Rose
    Griffey
    Morgan
    Bench
    Perez
    Foster
    Geronimo
    Concepcion
    Bailey :O)

    There are times when I look back on that club and wonder what kind of payroll it would take in today's market to have them on the same team. Mind. Blown.

    Speaking of the 75 Reds....after 23 games, we're currently 13-10...big red machine was 12-11. Just sayin.
    Last edited by _Sir_Charles_; 04-26-2013 at 04:22 PM.
    2014 predictions:
    99-63 WS champs (Cards take 2nd WC, Mil 3rd, Pit 4th, Chi 5th)
    Bruce/Votto neck and neck MVP race (neither takes it)
    Bailey CYA winner
    Hamilton ROY & GG

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    ok, I am generally a Dusty defender.. but Izturus 2nd?

    Hope the magic works.

    Who was the reserve infielder that got a few hits, and Dusty called him the "good luck charm"?
    Was that Cairo the first year he got here or someone else? Hopefully Iz gets some of that magic.
    Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    Would rather see this:

    Rose
    Griffey
    Morgan
    Bench
    Perez
    Foster
    Geronimo
    Concepcion
    Bailey :O)

    There are times when I look back on that club and wonder what kind of payroll it would take in today's market to have them on the same team. Mind. Blown.

    Speaking of the 75 Reds....after 23 games, we're currently 13-10...big red machine was 12-11. Just sayin.
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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    I'm interested to see how this lineup works tonight. Hoping the offense wakes up.

    Bold prediction: Corky goes 0-4 but his mustache hits a triple, and then is thrown out of the game for being too awesome.

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Corky Miller being in the lineup tonight means I won't watch.
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    Let's face it, you mis-hit the bun with the mustard squirter, no one will really care.

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    Re: 4/26/13 - Reds @ DC

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    Would rather see this:

    Rose
    Griffey
    Morgan
    Bench
    Perez
    Foster
    Geronimo
    Concepcion
    Bailey :O)
    .
    Would you take Votto over Perez?


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