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    Bobby Cox on the Reds

    From Hal McCoy:

    ATLANTA MANAGER Bobby Cox, on his farewell tour before retirement while leading his team toward an NL East championship, is impressed with the Reds and said he’d love an Atlanta-Cincinnati playoff series.

    “I like that team,” said Cox. “Their pitching seems to be good, they have a nice bullpen and they have Joey Votto and Scott Rolen. Votto is impressive, but even more so is Rolen. He’s the best professional player, just the best. He plays it the way it is supposed to be played and he is playing it at a high calibre right now. You know he is not 100 per cent every day, but he doesn’t show it, especially with his back problems.

    “His hamstring is bothering him?” Cox said. “Well, his hamstring may be bothering him but he is still the best baserunner they have. And Votto is a good baserunner, too.”

    Cox mentioned the home run Votto hit Friday off relief pitcher Takashi Saito, the only home run Saito has given up in his career. “That came off one of the best relievers in baseball,” he said. “Impressive.”
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    I like Bobby Cox, it seems like he's always got something nice to say about the Reds.
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine View Post
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    I like Bobby Cox, it seems like he's always got something nice to say about the Reds.
    As much as I like it, it's probably flattery leading up to a possible playoff series.

    Bobby Cox is one of my favorite managers, but this is coachspeak IMO.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Votto didn't homer off Takashi Saito on Friday, it was off Johnny Venters FWIW.

    Gonna miss Cox in a strange way. Always nice to hear a guy with so much knowledge and who tells it like it is saying good things about our squad.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    all Cox will ever be known for is playoff disappointments and ejections. sorry, not a fan at all.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by The Voice of IH View Post
    all Cox will ever be known for is playoff disappointments and ejections. sorry, not a fan at all.
    Five pennants and a World Series ring speak for themselves, my friend.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by cincrazy View Post
    Five pennants and a World Series ring speak for themselves, my friend.
    Also a run of 14 straight years with a division title from 1991 to 2005. I can't see how he wont be Cooperstown bound.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

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    Also a run of 14 straight years with a division title from 1991 to 2005. I can't see how he wont be Cooperstown bound.
    Yep, I believe Bobby Cox is a lock to make the HOF.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    If Bobby Cox isn't a lock to make the HOF, there is no such thing as a lock.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Cox is going to the HOF. At the same time, when you win 14 straight divisions and only one World Series it's certainly fair to talk about playoff disappointments.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by cincrazy View Post
    If Bobby Cox isn't a lock to make the HOF, there is no such thing as a lock.
    Agreed.
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    I personally hate the "14 straight divisions" point - they did not win it in 1994- the Expos were in 1st place when the strike hit. I know it's a moot point as baseball decided how to count records, but it still irritates me to see that.

    That said, Cox' longevity and consistent winning since he went back to Atlanta in the late 80s has been remarkable and definitely HOF worthy.

    Did anybody see the article on him in last weeks Sports Illustrated? It was very good.

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    Cox might be a great manager, but he hit a woman and I can't get past that. He's a jerk, IMO.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Bobby Cox was a great villain, and great villains deserve our respect.

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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by JayBruce32 View Post
    Votto didn't homer off Takashi Saito on Friday, it was off Johnny Venters FWIW.
    And Saito has given up HRs in his career before. If he'd been around this long and hadn't, it would be pretty incredible and well known.
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    Re: Bobby Cox on the Reds

    Might be the best regular season manager in baseball history.

    Certainly the only first ballot manager I can think of.
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