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    6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Jerry Hairston cf

    Jeff Keppinger ss

    Adam Dunn lf

    Brandon Phillips 2b

    Joey Votto 1b

    Edwin Encarnacion 3b

    Jay Bruce rf

    David Ross c

    Aaron Harang p

    v. LH Paul Maholm

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    This is a really good lineup, even the defense is about as good as you can align it with the players available.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    It may be the single best line-up dusty has run out all year.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Quote Originally Posted by membengal View Post
    It may be the single best line-up dusty has run out all year.
    I think so. Baker has done the best that he can tonight with what he has to work with.

    Stats vs. LH

    .455 .542

    .536 .638

    .400 .365

    .404 .705

    .371 .482

    .381 .400

    .333 .289

    .349 .324

    .167 .333

    v. LH Paul Maholm
    Last edited by Spring~Fields; 06-30-2008 at 07:09 PM.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Quote Originally Posted by membengal View Post
    It may be the single best line-up dusty has run out all year.
    I'd have to agree with that. The one and only beef I've got with it is Phillips in the cleanup role. He's been successful at it this year, but he approaches his at bats differently in that spot. He seems to swing for the fences more. But considering the lineup's we've seen this year...that's nitpicking. :O)
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    Hamilton ROY & GG

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    I'd have to agree with that. The one and only beef I've got with it is Phillips in the cleanup role. He's been successful at it this year, but he approaches his at bats differently in that spot. He seems to swing for the fences more. But considering the lineup's we've seen this year...that's nitpicking. :O)
    I don't like BP's approach either. But the way he hits lefties, this year and for his career, any lower than 4th against one would be a crime.
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    I find it quite funny that Dusty's severe aversion to stacking lefties has finally resulted in his putting Adam Dunn higher in the lineup. I won't complain.
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Win or lose tonight, the biggest thing I want to see is a return to the Aaron Harang of old. Something's GOT to turn around for the guy.

    K on Sanchez leading off is the RIGHT way to start. :O)
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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Quote Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_ View Post
    Win or lose tonight, the biggest thing I want to see is a return to the Aaron Harang of old. Something's GOT to turn around for the guy.

    K on Sanchez leading off is the RIGHT way to start. :O)
    Amen Brother...

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Sanchez Ks on 3 pitches. Ross blocked last strike in dirt.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    I want eight shutout innings from Harang tonight. Let's get the big guy back on track.

    Who's with me?
    Barry Larkin - HOF, 2012

    Put an end to the Lost Decade.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone792 View Post
    I want eight shutout innings from Harang tonight. Let's get the big guy back on track.

    Who's with me?
    Better yet, how about a complete game shutout on less than 110 pitches?
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Wow!

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Michaels fans on 4 pitches. 2 down

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    Re: 6/30/08 Reds vs Pirates @GAB

    Strikeout #2!

    Let's hope this is a sign of things to come.
    2014 predictions:
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    Bruce/Votto neck and neck MVP race (neither takes it)
    Bailey CYA winner
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