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Thread: Why did Cingrani start Sunday?

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    Re: Why did Cingrani start Sunday?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    But would Cingrani have a problem with being "off-schedule"? Perhaps this causes him to give up 7 runs in the 1st inning against a good offensive team. Then we have a thread questioning the FO's decision to have Cingrani start.
    That's about as hypothetical as u can get. And very weak, IMO. I don't think anyone with a level head would question the decision to hold back your best triple A guy in that situation. For goodness sake, they had to turn to a guy with a 1-3 record with an ERA over 5.

    But at the end of the year, it won't mount to a hill of beans when the Reds have won the NL Central by 6 or 7 games.

    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    It just isn't that simple. Sure it might work. Hindsight is always 20/20, but the formula to call up a starter on short notice (key, since no one knows the real facts) is not so simple.
    Louisville is an hour and a half down the road. I think he could have adjusted.
    Last edited by Redlegs; 06-06-2013 at 10:11 PM.
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    Re: Why did Cingrani start Sunday?

    From Rotoworld:
    Tony Cingrani has been scratched from Friday's start at Triple-A Louisville. It pretty much cinches that he'll be called up to start on Tuesday in place of Johnny Cueto (lat). Cingrani put up a 3.27 ERA and 41/9 K/BB ratio over 33 innings with the Reds earlier this season. Jun 7 - 3:07 PM
    "I think were starting to get to the point where people are starting to get tired of this stretch of ball, Votto said. I think something needs to start changing and start going in a different direction. Im going to do my part to help make that change.

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    Flash the leather! _Sir_Charles_'s Avatar
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    Re: Why did Cingrani start Sunday?

    And thousands of Reds fans step back from the ledge. :O)

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