Sabermetrics is this: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.
Forget the rain. It's never an official game until the Reds piss away a run between third base and home plate. - Bluegrass Redleg
"You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one."
Unofficial Johnny Cueto Cy Young Campaign President For Reds Fans by a Reds Fan
Johnny Cueto's Next Start:
AUGUST 20, 7:15 PM ET @ Busch Stadium
Hanley Ramirez for Cozart and Francisco.
"I could watch video of Griffey swinging all day. It's like baseball porn." - C. Trent Rosecrans
2008 Reds Record When I Attend: 9W - 5L
2009 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 2L
2010 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 0L
2011 Reds Record When I Attend: 0W - 1L
Edinson Volquez, Logan Ondrusek, Yasmani Grandal and Didi Gregorious for Jon Niese and Bobby Parnell
"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
Good gracious there were a lot of HORRIBLE trades proposed on this thread, especially for a thread whose title is "Dream Trades."