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    Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    @Reds: Johnny Cueto will be our starting pitcher on #OpeningDay. Tony Cingrani to start #OpeningNight. @JohnnyCueto @Grani_13

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    So last year's two injured starters are this year's healthiest and will pitch the opening two games.

    Brett Marshall going on DL, Simon will start April 6. Opens the door for Diaz or Trevor Bell or somebody.

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    No surprise about Cueto but a little bit about Cingrani. Are they giving Bailey more time for the groin issue?
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    I obviously prefer everyone healthy but do like Cingrani getting a start against the Cardinals who struggled against LHP last season.

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Now it feels real. Carve em up, Johnny!
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Well.. At least we have Simon as our 5th starter. I guess this is what happens when you just pursue non roster invitees to spring training..

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by OneManBand View Post
    Well.. At least we have Simon as our 5th starter. I guess this is what happens when you just pursue non roster invitees to spring training..
    Which is exactly what you are supposed to do when you have 5 starters in pen on your roster.
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    You're supposed to make someone who was a solid relief pitcher last year; your 5th starter because none of the SPers on the roster are good in enough for a spot start?

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by villain612 View Post
    No surprise about Cueto but a little bit about Cingrani. Are they giving Bailey more time for the groin issue?
    My guess is that Bailey gets a start this week-end to help build his pitch count before his first real start. He'll just need pushed back to the third or 4th game to get his proper rest between outings.
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    From Cincinnatireds.com.
    Assuming Bailey is still feeling OK, his next start would most likely be on Saturday for the Reds in an exhibition at Louisville. That could put him on track to pitch the third game of the regular season, which would be April 3 against the Cardinals.
    A summer watching a bad Reds' team, is still a pretty good summer.

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by OneManBand View Post
    You're supposed to make someone who was a solid relief pitcher last year; your 5th starter because none of the SPers on the roster are good in enough for a spot start?
    Which SP was available after the WS last year do you think wanted to come to a team that had NO OPENINGS in the rotation?
    Suck it up cupcake.

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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    I'm coming in from out of town for the opening series. Please let there not be a rain out games 2 or 3.
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Honcho View Post
    I'm coming in from out of town for the opening series. Please let there not be a rain out games 2 or 3.
    Take with a grain of salt as this is 6/ 7 days out (and this is only based on the GFS model) but looking at the GFS model it looks like rain may be moving in a little after the Wed night game ends and continue through Thursday.
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    Take with a grain of salt as this is 6/ 7 days out (and this is only based on the GFS model) but looking at the GFS model it looks like rain may be moving in a little after the Wed night game ends and continue through Thursday.
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    And, Cingrani looked great today.
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    Re: Cueto to start Opening Day, Cingrani Opening Night

    Quote Originally Posted by texasdave View Post
    Assuming Bailey is still feeling OK, his next start would most likely be on Saturday for the Reds in an exhibition at Louisville. That could put him on track to pitch the third game of the regular season, which would be April 3 against the Cardinals.
    Weather here in L'ville is garbage once again. Wonder what plan B is if this gig gets rained out?
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