"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
Descalso strikes out swinging. 3 Ks for Cueto.
Lohse pops out to right.
Basically, Lohse has figured out how to use the umps floating strike zone to his advantage, while Cueto hasn't. Got to hand it to Kyle, but it certainly isn't the result of his great pitching talent.
"Man, the pitch looks fast, even in slow motion." Thom Brennaman on Chapman's fastball.
If Brandon can't move like he should, should he be playing?
"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky, dangerous animals and you know it."
The answer is Stan Musial.
"Okay you guys, pair up in threes!" --Yogi Berra
Okay, now THAT was a lucky break. :O)
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
Are you serious.
"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."