"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."
Tempting to bring chapman back out to face the bottom of the order.
Costanzo strikes out looking.
Costanzo sees three pitches. Oh well, welcome to the NFL Mike.
This game kind of shows our need for balance. I felt the reason we struggled so vs Delgado was because of our RH laden lineup. They bring in a firethrowing lefty and our righties hit ropes. We need a Raul Ibanez type acquisition soon
Cozart fouls out to 1st.
Here we go. Once thing for sure.
It won't be Coco.
The Reds go quietly. 3-1 after 8.5
Marshall in to pitch.
Pinch hitter, Hinske and Bourn due up