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    Re: Team Speed

    We need more wins.

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor View Post
    I think we need more team speed
    Robinson is still on the roster.

    Unfortunately, he has an unspecified condition that prevents him from batting from one side, and the manager won't allow him to hit from the other.

    But if Corky Miller can get on base when the Reds are losing late...I think he's the PR.
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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by malcontent View Post
    Robinson is still on the roster.

    Unfortunately, he has an unspecified condition that prevents him from batting from one side, and the manager won't allow him to hit from the other.
    That condition is called "I Can't Hit." He has a career .645 OPS in the minor leagues. He isn't going to all of the sudden turn into a good hitter against big league pitching.
    ...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: Team Speed

    We need three catchers, like in the good 'ol Narron days.
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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by CySeymour View Post
    That condition is called "I Can't Hit." He has a career .645 OPS in the minor leagues. He isn't going to all of the sudden turn into a good hitter against big league pitching.
    I'm not pushing for D-Rob to start over Paul...or even over Lutz....yet.

    I do think he's a useful piece and that he's only 25 and could improve. His 0.423 OBP looks nice, and I'd much rather see him hitting second than Cozart. Much less likely to GIDP with Choo on first.

    I know it's another thread but that just aggravates the hell out of me. Choo on first opens the 2B hole for a LHH. Even if Robinson forces Choo at 2B with a GO, we still have excellent speed on 1B.

    And Raisor would approve of that. So it's inarguable.
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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by RichRed View Post
    We need three catchers, like in the good 'ol Narron days.
    God that was so weird. I remember Krivsky giving bizarre quotes justifying signing Chad Moeller to a major league deal because "you need 3 catchers" in case of injury or meteor strike because without a catcher you couldn't play baseball. He acted like it was the most obvious thing in the world, despite the fact that we were the only team doing it.
    "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: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Javy Pornstache View Post
    Team speed, for chrissakes?! we don't need little fleas gettin' thrown out, gettin' picked off, gimme one of them big *********** that hit the ball out the ******* ballpark and can't make any ******* mistakes

    -Earl W


    The entire reason I posted.

    Thank you.
    "But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor View Post
    I think we need more team speed
    I agree.


    Especially the kind that doesn't get on base much. I LOVE seeing a lightning fast trip back to the dugout.

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Javy Pornstache View Post
    Team speed, for chrissakes?! we don't need little fleas gettin' thrown out, gettin' picked off, gimme one of them big *********** that hit the ball out the ******* ballpark and can't make any ******* mistakes

    -Earl W
    Gotta love just about any Earl quote.

    PS Has anyone ever told Dusty the key to winning baseball is pitching and three run homers .

    Dusty thinks it's pitching and solo homers, thus his distain for "base clogging" OBP guys.

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor View Post
    The entire reason I posted.

    Thank you.
    Hah, I thought it was obvious. For the record, I agree wholeheartedly with Earl's sentiment. Less fleas, and more 3-run homers, please and thank you.
    Last edited by Javy Pornstache; 05-09-2013 at 05:02 PM.

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by smixsell View Post
    I LOVE seeing a lightning fast trip back to the dugout.
    Hey, we all love watching Jay Bruce.
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    Re: Team Speed

    You know what this team needs?

    Heart.

    Championships Matter.
    24 Years and Counting...

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor View Post
    You know what this team needs?

    Heart.

    I would second that, but also add the related ingredient of "fire" to the list.

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by smixsell View Post
    I would second that, but also add the related ingredient of "fire" to the list.
    Hmm... I thought we needed more Keanu Reeves.

    How do we know he's not Mel Torme?

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    Re: Team Speed

    Quote Originally Posted by Javy Pornstache View Post
    Hah, I thought it was obvious. For the record, I agree wholeheartedly with Earl's sentiment. Less fleas, and more 3-run homers, please and thank you.
    Ya' know, for all the three-run homer talk, Weaver usually had a Buford or Shelby or Bumbry at the top of the line-up and Berlanger laying down bunts in the two-hole.

    But Weaver was a fox, not a hedge-hog. He could drop some small-ball on you when small ball was required.
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