"them dogs are good"
"them dogs are good"
After the big loss on Monday, I found this poem. After you post, I went back and looked at it again and it seems even more appropriate for today's game.
Written by Katharine Harer © in 2002
Published: Line Drives (2002)
baseball is a good antidote for death
where else do we mutter belief scream
hope over green grass bathed
in light where else do we coach the best
out of one another
it's all right baby
you can do it
settle down guy
you'll be okay just hang in there
we need you buddy
we need a spark
be the ignitor man
our whispered pleas combine over rows
of seats and peanut calls and pour into the ears
of our boys fixing them
with our best hope the best we have to give
nowhere else do we do this together
reverently from some untapped place
in our chests saved for our children
and our lovers we thought we'd used it up
but listen to us croon making our voices
carry just the right mixture
of love and demand
our throats are sore
the peanut shells under our feet flattened
from jumping up and sinking down again
our hearts extended
into this one afternoon
you can do it
you can do it for us
do it now come on
do it now
The Cure by Katharine Harer © in 2002
That's the one I'm thankful for. I don't really care if the Reds don't make the playoffs. Sure, it would be great, but I just want a team that is in contention down the stretch. Maybe if this continues my sights will be set a little higher.Originally Posted by RFS62
Next Reds manager, second shooter. --Confirmed on Redszone.
Your willingness to sacrifice is noted.Originally Posted by RFS62
"Hey...Dad. Wanna Have A Catch?" Kevin Costner in "Field Of Dreams."
Originally Posted by RFS62
"And the fact that watching him pitch is like having someone poop on your soul." FCB on Gary Majewski
It's so awesome to have a visible owner who gives a rat's behind. I really think he will renew the relationship between the Red's and Cincinnati.
Yeah, some of the trades have been so-so. These things are timely and all this will take time.
I'm happy we're not hearing ........ "we're rebuilding". We've been hearing that for 10+ years. I mean ..... we are rebuilding, but it doesn't sound like an excuse anymore. Does that make sense other than in my own sleepy head?
I love that we have an owner who appreciates baseball again.
Mr. Castellini, I love what you're doing ....... but about those beer prices......
Makes total sense to me. Yes we are rebulding but we are doing so in a way that keeps us competitive in the mean time. I too am tired of the "lets take 5 years and build a team" approach.I'm happy we're not hearing ........ "we're rebuilding". We've been hearing that for 10+ years. I mean ..... we are rebuilding, but it doesn't sound like an excuse anymore. Does that make sense other than in my own sleepy head?
a super volcano of ridonkulous suckitude.
I simply don't have access to a "cares about RBI" place in my psyche. There is a "mildly curious about OBI%" alcove just before the acid filled lake guarded by robot snipers with lasers which leads to the "cares about RBI" antechamber though. - Nate
If that were the case, George Grande would be in prison for life.Originally Posted by RBA
No doubt Chip. Seriously, it is beyond unseemly at this point. Beyond unprofessional. Beyond comprehension.
And, on the thread topic, yeah, props to Cast for getting people in the ballpark by any means necessary and the rest of it. Love seeing the effort from ownership.
Bingo.Originally Posted by SunDeck
Even if we're not the best team and playing in a weakened NLC, it's all good. Sure beats the Boone and Miley years where by now we were out of it and players were taking the rest of the year off for surgeries and the like because the season was a waste.
Now, if we could just pull this one out today...
"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
Can you imagine GG in prison? "Hi, hello and welcome to the big house. I'm George Grande along with the crafty ax-murderer Bubba."Originally Posted by membengal
Paul Dougherty wrote a column last week about this discount being embarrassing for a so called "baseball town". He's right but isn't is better to have a full house with 15,000 seats at half price than to only draw 27,000 at full price?
Yeah right.... they packed the seats for $1 hotdogs, while those half-priced seats for a series pitting the top two teams in the division (whom we've pretty much owned this year) had nothing to do with it.Originally Posted by Falls City Beer
Last edited by GAC; 08-11-2006 at 08:11 PM.
"panic" only comes from having real expectations
Joke. Joke. It's a joke!!Originally Posted by GAC
So, you're saying the Reds are a joke? I knew it! You're not a real fan!Originally Posted by Falls City Beer