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    Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

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    3. Griffey rf
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    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

    I've grown to really hate the Pirates.
    “I don’t care,” Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. “He’s in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.”

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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

    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?

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    Re: Reds vs Pirates 7/2/08

    Thompson's having a Dumatrait-looking start.
    “I don’t care,” Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. “He’s in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.”

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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

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

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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

    Thompson doesn't have the regular zip or movement on his fastball tonight. It doesn't help when that's basically the only pitch he's throwing too.

    Looks like a long night. It's already 2-0 and maybe more runs to come. Plus the Reds are facing a rookie with an 8.00+ ERA so that's a guaranteed shutout by the Pirates.

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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

    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

    4-0 Pirates after 1/2 inning.

    Thompson doesn't have much tonight. Mixing his pitches up better couldn't hurt though.


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