Gotcha, cool. Thanks for clearing that up.
Bats lost the game 8-5
The relievers allowed 4 runs in the 8th to lose the game
Herrera: 0 IP, 1 hit, 1 run, 1 ER
Roenicke: 1/3 IP, 3 hits, 2 runs, 2 ER
Coffey pitched a scoreless 9th with 2 K
As for the hitters:
D. T. Anderson:2-4, 1 triple
Barker-1-3, 1 triple
Griffin- 2-4, 1 double
Juan Duran went 1-3 with a walk and a triple.
I miss Adam Dunn.
But the walks are a great sign of his patience at the plate. Duran has shown two tools I normally question in "great talent" signings-- patience and speed.
The power should come in a couple years (although three extra-base hits isn't at all bad), the glove and arm will show up later as well. But the patience is really good to see this early.
"You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat."
-- Christy Matthewson
"Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot."
-- Leo Durocher
Duran already has a stolen bases and three triples. Maybe it'd serve the Reds better if he didn't fill out so much and stayed a center fielder.