Cards come right back with 2 more. 5-4 Astros in the 3rd. Not exactly a pitchers duel.
Alvarez flies out to center, 1 out.
"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."
Garrett Jones doubles, good effort by Heisey.
Barmes lines out to Rolen. 2 out.
Barajas flies out to right. 5-1 Reds after 7.
What's his pitch count?
Most Vottomatic Player
Resop in to pitch. Barmes replaced at short by Navarro.
BRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCE HR! 6-1 Reds!
"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
Rolen with a double down the 3B line.