Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand
Next year- wondering if it might make sense to platoon Dickerson and Hairston. Hairston is playing over his head and Dickerson may be doing the same in triple A...platoon them and you may have a decent center fielder.
I miss Adam Dunn.
On WLW, Paul Daugherty just asked BP what he would miss most about having Griffey as a teammate. After being silent for a good 10 seconds, he declared that Griffey would be missed in the clubhouse, because he was a "good clubhouse guy."
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.
"He said, 'If I could do it all over, I wouldn't change a single thing, including coming here," Reds radio legend Marty Brennaman said Griffey told him after the trade was done. "He said, 'I was able to put on the same uniform my dad wore for nine years.'"
I miss Adam Dunn.
Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!
Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!
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