For all the good it did to turn around the team's fortunes in the next games, Adam Dunn's grand slam might as well have been just another point in his batting average.
Cincinnati Bell called. It wants its money back from the Call to the Bullpen sponsorship.
One of Dante's lesser-known works is about a manager who knows how bad his bullpen is but has to keep calling on them anyway.
Would the fan in section 405, row 3, seat 2 report to the Guest Services area to begin warming up?
I've heard about a version of baseball they play in some towns where the relief pitcher goes the whole inning without giving up a run.
Concessions should be half off when the bullpen is pitching.
If I met David Weathers in public, I'd shake his hand, let him know how much I respect what he's given to the game, and then tell him his family must miss him and he should spend more time with them.
Maybe the baseball gods allow Cincinnati to have only so much pitching, and as the starters get better the bullpen is doomed to get worse.
If Edwin Encarnacion plays any better in Louisville, he'll be beyond baseball shape and into All-Star shape.
Heck, strain everybody's ankles.