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    Scoreboard Watching 2014

    The season is underway, figure we need one of these threads to comment on non-Reds games.


    Andrew Brown just hit a 3 run HR off of Stephen Strasburg.
    "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: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    Nice job, Servo.

    Hopefully, somewhere down the line, these games might mean something to the Reds.
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    Re: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Andrew Brown just hit a 3 run HR off of Stephen Strasburg.
    I wonder if that's the first and last time that sentence will ever be written.

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    Bryce Harper just took a leg to the head sliding into 2nd base, he is slow to get up and is going to leave the game.
    "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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    I really have grown to dislike the Pirates, and you can't call it sour grapes because I really have no ill will towards the Phillies or Giants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NebraskaRed View Post
    I wonder if that's the first and last time that sentence will ever be written.
    Strasburg has shown himself to be more human the last couple years.
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    Re: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by 10xWSChamps View Post
    Strasburg has shown himself to be more human the last couple years.
    yeah, but Andrew Brown?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NebraskaRed View Post
    yeah, but Andrew Brown?
    I guess so, since I had to look his name up to even remember who he was. I vaguely remember him now but would've totally forgotten he took 20 at bats as a 26 year old rookie for the Cardinals in 2011 if I had not just looked his name up He's now on his fourth season with his fourth team. Not sure how a guy like this even gets a job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reds44 View Post
    I really have grown to dislike the Pirates, and you can't call it sour grapes because I really have no ill will towards the Phillies or Giants.
    Go Cubbies!
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    Re: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    I did not expect Braun to be booed at Miller Ballpark......but he gets an ovation that is also undeserved. I would have liked just complete silence. That would have been epic.

    But cheer him like he just came back from some illness?

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    Re: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    That seemed like a horrible waste of a challenge by the Cubs manager.

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    Aaaaaaaand the Cubs still suck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Cloninger View Post
    I did not expect Braun to be booed at Miller Ballpark......but he gets an ovation that is also undeserved. I would have liked just complete silence. That would have been epic.

    But cheer him like he just came back from some illness?
    Braun has worked his butt off trying to get the people of Milwaukee back on his side. Tons of outreach and tons of apologies (of varying quality).

    I don't condone what he did, but he served his suspension and fans are very willing to forgive if players own up sincerely and try to move on (especially when the player in question has been one of few bright spots for them). It's the anti-Bonds, the anti-ARod approach.
    There is no such thing as a pitching prospect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    That seemed like a horrible waste of a challenge by the Cubs manager.
    I thought he was safe at first look.
    numbersinthereds.blogspot.com I actually made a post on 10/17/14. I promise.

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    Re: Scoreboard Watching 2014

    It took me way longer than it should have to figure out what that new "C" stands for in MLB's Gameday line score. For a second I thought it had something to do with each team's catcher...

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