Quotable: "I wouldn't recommend it as a way to learn patience, but when you break your hand, you don't want to be swinging at too many pitches early. It hurt the first three weeks of spring training. Look at how I took batting practice. The first couple of times, I didn't swing at very many balls." -- Ken Griffey Jr., on how his hand injury has helped him.

-- ESPN.com news services

Too bad that's what it took, but as impressive as his hitting has been....his increase in walks/ decrease in k's has been spectacular. Wait a minute! Maybe they're related!

I mentioned it a week or so ago, that this is the best KG has looked in a Reds uniform at the dish. Now let's break Phillip's wrist.