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    4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    This looks interesting:

    Ryan Freel 3B
    Josh Hamilton CF
    Adam Dunn LF
    Ken Griffey Jr. RF
    Brandon Phillips 2B
    Scott Hatteberg 1B
    Alex Gonzalez SS
    Javier Valentin C
    Matt Belisle P

    Brewers lineup
    Rickie Weeks 2B
    J.J. Hardy SS
    Prince Fielder 1B
    Bill Hall CF
    Johnny Estrada C
    Geoff Jenkins LF
    Kevin Mench RF
    Craig Counsell 3B
    Dave Bush P

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Time to rely on Matt Belisle to take care of business again!

    The Reds lineup looks fairly strong.......B. Phillips is where he belongs, and it's nice to see Gonzo back in there!
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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Some of those guys have killed Bush in the past. His ERA at GABP last year alone was over 16. Of course, to counter that, you have Bill Hall. In 6 ABs against Belisle, he has 2 hits, both HRs.

    I think this Reds lineup should score a bunch of runs.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    The Brewers have only one left-hander in the bullpen (Brian Shouse, who was once traded for Enrique Cruz, who was just DFAed by the Reds today), and I think that makes this a great lineup.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Cue the Narron bashers for sitting EE....


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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt700wlw View Post
    Cue the Narron bashers for sitting EE....
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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by Matt700wlw View Post
    Cue the Narron bashers for sitting EE....


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    Cue EdE to start complaining about lack of playing time.

    Then cue Freel's complaints.

    Then cue Hamilton to get involved as the nice guy, saying "I'm just glad for the opportunity." Then complaining when he's only playing 4 games per week in the 2nd half.

    Haven't we seen this before?

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    Cue EdE to start complaining about lack of playing time.

    Then cue Freel's complaints.

    Then cue Hamilton to get involved as the nice guy, saying "I'm just glad for the opportunity." Then complaining when he's only playing 4 games per week in the 2nd half.

    Haven't we seen this before?

    This assuming Griffey stays healthy.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    Haven't we seen this before?
    No, this is different. If EdE sits consistently 3-5 times a week, or if Hamilton fails to play well, there will be complaints, otherwise the fact that Freel spells EdE and BP is the correct path to take.

    Actually, I'd like to see Freel be the everyday catcher. That would answer most problems this team has (except for the defense part of catcher).
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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by Strikes Out Looking View Post
    Actually, I'd like to see Freel be the everyday catcher. That would answer most problems this team has (except for the defense part of catcher).
    Other than the fact that he wears down fast enough when he plays the OF, such that catching should wear him down after a game or two, and other than the fact that he's probably caught only a few innings in his life, it sounds like a wonderful idea.


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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    I can live with that lineup. The Reds need another good performance from Belisle tonight.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    Cue EdE to start complaining about lack of playing time.

    Then cue Freel's complaints.

    Then cue Hamilton to get involved as the nice guy, saying "I'm just glad for the opportunity." Then complaining when he's only playing 4 games per week in the 2nd half.

    Haven't we seen this before?

    Then cue suggestion of trading Jr to the Yankees for Phillip Hughes and Humberto to free up an outfield slot and money.
    Then cue suggestion of throwing Milton in the mix to "sweeten" the pot.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Anyone else surprised that JN didn't try a righty at clean-up between Dunn and Griffey? Obviously no righty in this lineup should hit 4th, but it wouldn't have surprised me to see BP in there.

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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    Then cue suggestion of trading Jr to the Yankees for Phillip Hughes and Humberto to free up an outfield slot and money.
    Then cue suggestion of throwing Milton in the mix to "sweeten" the pot.
    I'm down with Griffey for just Hughes....
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    Re: 4/17/07 - Brewers @ Reds

    Edwin finally gets a hit and now he's benched.
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