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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

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    Yeah he's got a .940 OPS. He sucks.
    No, but he seems to be struggling at the dish for some reason. Must be the lineup or the way they're pitching him.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Quote Originally Posted by edabbs44 View Post
    League average 3B is .700 ops right now. About the same last year. He'll get close.
    82 OPS+. Not really close to league average.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Cards up 9-1 in the 3rd. Would be nice to have a game or 5 like that.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Quote Originally Posted by WVRedsFan View Post
    No, but he seems to be struggling at the dish for some reason. Must be the lineup or the way they're pitching him.
    He was hitting .289/.439/.500 coming into tonight. In what world is that struggling?
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    I just don't see the Reds suddenly becoming a better team, offensively or defensively, by getting rid of Rolen at the moment. Not saying they shouldn't pursue a quality 3B, but giving the job to Miguel Cairo or whoever doesn't seem like a much of an upgrade.
    "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."

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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

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    He was hitting .289/.439/.500 coming into tonight. In what world is that struggling?
    For Votto, yes.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

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    For Votto, yes.
    OPS an entire 8 points lower than it was last year.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

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    82 OPS+. Not really close to league average.
    Season ain't over.

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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    I just don't see the Reds suddenly becoming a better team, offensively or defensively, by getting rid of Rolen at the moment. Not saying they shouldn't pursue a quality 3B, but giving the job to Miguel Cairo or whoever doesn't seem like a much of an upgrade.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

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    Season ain't over.
    That was last year. Season is over. He's at 57 this year.
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Hoover or Simon in the 9th?
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    I want to see Hoover. No interest in Simon
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    When Soriano is making good defensive plays in left you know it's not your night. This ND receiver is still throwing mid 90s! A good few games for him, but the Reds are definitely helping him out!
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Pitching change
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    Re: 5/2/2012 Reds vs Little Bears

    Reds get a break as they are bringing in a reliever.
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