Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.
4-2 REDLEGS! Xavier Paul!
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.
A little cushin for the pushin
Most Vottomatic Player
"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."
Paul singles to right. Another RBI. 4-2 Reds!
3 hits for Paul
Chapman may want to sit down.
Three hits for the much maligned Xavier Paul.
"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
Who is this Paul guy?
"You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
Volquez's first ever shutout was last week against HOU? He never had one his first year as a Red?
Originally Posted by nate
Chapman can be downright pornographic at times.
That is it for Cordero.
Xavier Paul has already become the most productive lefty-hitting bench player for the Reds this season.