The dreaded leadoff walk.
Rolen leads off with a walk
Gomes is about to do work
Most Vottomatic Player
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
Rolen BB. I was hoping for a hat trick.
That just gives Gomes the chance to put em ahead.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
Wow, leaving the lefty in to face Gomes. I love it.
Ump likes those low ones.
That 2-1 pitch was NOT a strike. No way.
No way that was a strike. Especially with the way he's been calling low pitches.
99-63 WS champs (Cards take 2nd WC, Mil 3rd, Pit 4th, Chi 5th)
Bruce/Votto neck and neck MVP race (neither takes it)
Bailey CYA winner
Hamilton ROY & GG
That last pitch hasn't been a strike all game.
Benzinger backing and calling! And the 1990 world championship series belongs to the Cincinnati Reds!
Gomes strikes out swinging for the 3rd time.
That's right and then, at least at GABP, they play 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' after that so it all still works.I think they've been doing "God Bless America" in all parks on Sunday since 9/11.
"I tried to play golf, but I found out I wasn't very good." -Joey Votto on his offseason hobby search
An MLB.com reporter asked what one thing Votto couldn’t do. “I can’t skate or play hockey,” Votto said. “Well, I can skate ... but I can’t stop.”