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    Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Peglegs

    1. McLouth cf
    2. Rivas 2b
    3. Bay lf
    4. Doumitc
    5. Nady rf
    6. LaRoche 1b
    7. Bautista 3b
    8. Van Benschoten p
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    Redlegs

    1. Bruce cf
    2. Keppinger ss
    3. Griffey rf
    4. Phillips 2b
    5. Dunn lf
    6. Encarnacion 3b
    7. Votto 1b
    8. Bako c
    9. Thompson p

    Game time 7:05 PM

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Thompson struggling already. 1-0 Pirates with nobody out.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Make that 2-0 with nobody out.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    I've grown to really hate the Pirates.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Maybe one of these days Paul Bako will realize that all major league hitters can hit a fastball? Especially when you call for it all the time? How about mixing in a breaking ball?
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Nady with the Pirates' 4th straight hit to lead off the game. The thing is, with the exception of McLouth who hit the first pitch, Thompson's gotten ahead (usually 0-2) on every single batter.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine View Post
    Maybe one of these days Paul Bako will realize that all major league hitters can hit a fastball? Especially when you call for it all the time? How about mixing in a breaking ball?
    Something like that always comes to my mind when we see the young guys who are having their pitches called from the bench or by the catcher, if a bad night, is it the pitcher or another reason.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    4-0 Pirates before the Reds get to bat. Yuck.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    The kid is a rookie. The debate's been raging over in ORG about The Trade and how it's a win because of Bray and Thompson. We just got reminded that Thompson has some learning to do. Nothing new, but the jury's still out and the runs keep coming in.
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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Quote Originally Posted by WVRedsFan View Post
    The kid is a rookie. The debate's been raging over in ORG about The Trade and how it's a win because of Bray and Thompson. We just got reminded that Thompson has some learning to do. Nothing new, but the jury's still out and the runs keep coming in.
    Pirates have a better lineup and theirs is more optimized than the Reds, while Bako and the bench is calling the pitches for Thompson.

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Thompson's having a Dumatrait-looking start.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    i didn't think david weathers was starting today

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Thompson's having a Dumatrait-looking start.
    Except for when Dumatrait starts against the Reds

    So in a few years when Thompson is starting against Cincy, will he shut them out for 6-7 innings, too?
    Never overlook the obvious

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    pirates showing how to get em on, get em over and get em in

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Dick Pole's visit to the mound seems to have really helped.


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