"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
"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."
But you are correct... there's no perfect right or wrong answer, which I why I think the criticism of what Dusty "should have done" is a bit overboard.
Ball 4 to the backstop. Leadoff walk.
What was that?
That was scary for those fans
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Dusty did the right thing. And I don't say that often. Usually he waits too long to make a change.
"I can't take this homerism anymore." - 10xWSChamps, August 11, 2010. A Cardinals fan having a problem with all the homerism on Redszone. Classic.
"Man do I miss the days where were didn't need a calculator and an encyclopedia of baseball metrics to enjoy a baseball game ... - MikeS21" - 8/2/12 game thread
Guthrie pinch running for Giambi.
Pitching coach needs to come out. Chapman is overthrowing.
What happened to his velocity?