We're bad again. Win tomorrow!
"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."
"The guy I think could be really good in center is Adam Dunn. If someone asked me if Dunn could be a center fielder for the next 10 years, if he started working on it, no one could explain to me why he couldn’t do it." - Brad Kullman
Other teams have good pitchers too. We saw one tonight. He made a lot of good hitters look bad.
Get 'em tomorrow.
Pay attention to the open sky
Just for the heck of it:
Reds blew a 5-0 lead in the 7th inning in Pittsburgh in April
They blew a 2-0 lead with two outs and nobody on base in the 8th inning in Philadelphia (Chapman gave up back-to-back HRs)
They blew a 4-1 lead in the 8th inning with two outs and nobody on base vs the Cubs (Ondrusek)
They blew an early 4-0 lead in Pittsburgh in June. Broxton gave up a late 2-run HR.
The extra innings loss to the Cardinals on Sunday Night Baseball in June when the Reds blew a 3-1 7th inning lead.
The Chapman blown save in Arizona
The 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh the third game back from the ASB when Votto grounded into a DP with the bases loaded and no outs in the 8th
1-0 loss in LA in 11 innings
Chapman blown save in San Diego
Chapman blown save in Milwaukee
Tonight's loss has nothing on those games.
I miss Adam Dunn.
Tonight's loss had nothing on game 3 of the 61 series when Maris hit that HR. or Game 6 of the 75 series. Or game 7 of the 72 series. or game 5 of the 73 playoffs.
I blame it on lineup construction......oh, wait, that's the best lineup we can put out there. Maybe the pitcher's stuff was the main factor.
Can't win with 'em
Can't win without 'em
Maybe the reds are incapable of winning every single game.