Have at it, folks.
No George Grande announcing... we're off to a good start tonight already.
Quick first inning for Bronson. Nicely done. "In the middle of one, the D'Backs have nothing and the Reds are coming to bat."
Arroyo with a very nice 1st inning...
That was a lovely backhand by Janish and a gun to get him.
Hopefully this is one of Bronson's "on" nights. So far, so good.
Willy Taveras cf
Jerry Hairston 3b
Joey Votto 1b
Brandon Phillips 2b
Laynce Nix lf
Ramon Hernandez c
Jay Bruce rf
Paul Janish ss
Bronson Arroyo p
vs. RH Dan Haren
Seriously, when was the last time Bronson had a scoreless first inning? Seriously.
~just checked. Okay, it just SEEMS like he allows runs in the first. 2 of the last 4 he's had a scoreless 1st. (make that 3 of 5 now).
chat is open
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BRUUUUUUUUUUUUUCE guns 'em down with ease.
"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."
Arroyo retires the first two batters, walks the next too. I don't recall the line-up (fill in the blanks for me please). The next player singles and Jay Bruce throws the runner out trying to score.
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Why do they keep challenging Bruce's arm? You'd think they would know better by now, LOL
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