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    8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Pittsburgh

    A. McCutchen cf
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    I guess the Pirates purchased stock in the McCutchen family, LOL (Are they related at all?)
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Fay just posted that there's only about 76 people in the stands for the game right now. Yikes! I hope they get a few more people for game one. I know I'd much rather watch a double header between the Reds and Pirates than be at work on a Monday, LOL :
    "I tried to play golf, but I found out I wasn't very good." -Joey Votto on his offseason hobby search

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by HeatherC1212 View Post
    Fay just posted that there's only about 76 people in the stands for the game right now. Yikes! I hope they get a few more people for game one. I know I'd much rather watch a double header between the Reds and Pirates than be at work on a Monday, LOL :
    Local disinterest in Reds on the last day of August + poor drawing power of Pirates + economy sucks too much to risk job by blowing off to watch baseball on Monday afternoon + stubborn decision by FO to schedule this as day/night DH in order to get 2 separate gates + a game tonight anyway = probably a historically small gate.

    This business decision will probably backfire on the Reds, as they most probably will not cover their overhead for playing a game at GABP, at least for this first game.
    sorry we're boring

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Reminds me a game my college team played in Cooper Stadium in Columbus. We had around 100 friends and family in the stands, which held 15,000.

    A bit eery and cool at the same time.
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    Vendors must be hating working today.
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNext44 View Post
    Vendors must be hating working today.
    I haven't seen any in the stands. There is only one concession open in the view level BTW.
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by KittyDuran View Post
    I haven't seen any in the stands. There is only one concession open in the view level BTW.
    I was thinking the best thing about being at a game like this is no lines. Oh well...
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Nice play by Rolen to get McCutchen

    1 out
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Who is scheduled to pitch game two?

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by BRM View Post
    Who is scheduled to pitch game two?
    Cueto. A move needs to be made in between games to activate him.
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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNext44 View Post
    Cueto. A move needs to be made in between games to activate him.
    Thanks.

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by BRM View Post
    Who is scheduled to pitch game two?
    Cueto for us.

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    Re: 8/31/09 - Reds vs. Pirates - Game 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Highlifeman21 View Post
    Cueto for us.
    Maholm for them.
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