Turn Off Ads?
Page 1 of 49 1234511 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 735

Thread: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

  1. #1
    Member BungleBengals's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Cincinnati
    Posts
    683

    8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Choo
    Frazier
    Votto
    Phillips
    Bruce
    Paul
    Cozart
    Hanigan
    Bailey
    2014 Attendance 0-3
    3/31/14, 4/12/14, 8/14/15

    2013 Attendance: 6-0
    4/3/13, 4/16/13, 4/17/13, 8/3/13, 8/21/13, 9/7/13

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #2
    Member NebraskaRed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    1,408

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    I understand Hanigan being in since Homer prefers him over Mesoraco, but why Paul instead of Heisey or Ludwick?

  4. #3
    Member RedsBrick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    560

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Yeah, don't understand sitting Ludwick. He needs ABs. I hope he didn't tweak something.

  5. #4
    Making sense of it all Matt700wlw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    26,510

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    They said during the broadcast last night (radio) that Ludwick would sit today and play tomorrow.

  6. #5
    Where's my chair? REDREAD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    Posts
    21,081

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Yea, tommorrow is a day game. I believe the Cubs are starting a lefty tommorrow too (not 100% sure).

    Dusty only wanted to play Ludwick 2 out of three games. This was the rest game.
    Makes sense to play Ludwick vs the two lefties.

    Oh yea, I think the whole "day game after a night game is hard" came into effect too. Not criticizing it. Just explaining what Dusty said.
    Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!

    Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!

  7. #6
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2001
    Posts
    13,742

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by NebraskaRed View Post
    I understand Hanigan being in since Homer prefers him over Mesoraco, but why Paul instead of Heisey or Ludwick?
    Heisey may not be playing because he is hitting .209 with a .631 OPS and much worse against righties. Paul is hitting .239 with a .741 OPS, and .787 against righties.

    That's probably why Heisey isn't playing.

  8. #7
    Worst Behavior. reds44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    25,403

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Tomorrow is a day game and a lefty is starting.

    Not hard to figure out.
    Quote Originally Posted by PuffyPig View Post
    Let's face it, you mis-hit the bun with the mustard squirter, no one will really care.

  9. #8
    Flash the leather! _Sir_Charles_'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Posts
    8,374

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    Yeah, don't understand sitting Ludwick. He needs ABs. I hope he didn't tweak something.
    Pretty standard for Dusty, ease a guy back from the DL in slowly. Perfectly fine way to approach it IMO.
    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

  10. #9
    Member klw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    6,454

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    With Ludwick I doubt the Righty/lefty is part of the equation on sitting him- just the rest aspect- and I have no issue with it. We heard a lot last year about Ludwick's skills vs rhp and the unusual platoon it could create. In terms of Paul v Heisey- that may be a RHP v LHP issue however.

  11. #10
    Matt's Dad RANDY IN INDY's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2000
    Location
    Brownsburg, Indiana
    Posts
    15,268

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Well, I hope Paul doesn't butcher left field again. A statue might be better.
    Talent is God Given: be humble.
    Fame is man given: be thankful.
    Conceit is self given: be careful.

    John Wooden

  12. Likes:

    OnBaseMachine (08-13-2013), powersackers (08-13-2013), Red Raindog (08-13-2013)

  13. #11
    Member RedsBrick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    560

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by RANDY IN INDY View Post
    Well, I hope Paul doesn't butcher left field again. A statue might be better.
    I bet you'll take the same 2 run bomb that saved the day against the Pads...

  14. #12
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Calgary, Alberta, aka, the most prosperous city in the world.
    Posts
    10,676

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    When you factor in the following:
    (1) Ludwick last year was a monster vs. LH pitching (.936 OPS), and the Cubs are starting a LH the 1st and 3rd game;
    (2) Ludwick coming back from the DL was unlikely to play all 3 games, so it would make sense to rest him the middle game;
    (3) the 3rd game is a day game after a night game, so Ludwick was unlikely to play both the 2nd and the 3rd game;
    (4) Paul is the best hitting option in LF vs. a RH pitcher, especially one who throws hard;

    it was a virutally no brainer that Ludwick would sit in place of Paul tonight.

  15. #13
    .377 in 1905 CySeymour's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Carmel, IN
    Posts
    2,224

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    I bet you'll take the same 2 run bomb that saved the day against the Pads...
    Which was as a pinch hitter. But yet, we'll always take a homer. But there is a cut off to when a players offensive production doesn't make up for his defensive liabilities.
    ...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.

  16. Likes:

    RedEye (08-13-2013)

  17. #14
    Member RedsBrick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    560

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by CySeymour View Post
    Which was as a pinch hitter. But yet, we'll always take a homer. But there is a cut off to when a players offensive production doesn't make up for his defensive liabilities.
    He hasn't reached that for me.

  18. #15
    .377 in 1905 CySeymour's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Carmel, IN
    Posts
    2,224

    Re: 8/13/13 Reds @ Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    He hasn't reached that for me.
    Check out his WAR. He's there.
    ...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.


Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!


RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball


Contact us: Boss | GIK | BCubb2003 | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | LexRedsFan | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25