"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
Leadoff walk to Grandal
"But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."
Sabermetrics is this: 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.
Forget the rain. It's never an official game until the Reds piss away a run between third base and home plate. - Bluegrass Redleg
damn you Grandal and Alonso
"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."
Alonso doubles to left. 2nd and 3rd.
Leake being Leake.
Now 3-0 to Maybin.
Come on Mike. The offense just gave you a gift.
Most Vottomatic Player
4 pitch walk. Bases loaded with no outs.
Leake. What in the heck was Leake trying to do? Nothing close and all outside.
Leake is no where close to the strike zone.
This is the ol Left Hander rounding third and heading for home.
6 straight balls.
c'mon Big Mike