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Thread: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    I would love for the Reds to sweep the Brewers and end their run.

    I still do not know why the Reds FO did not see Quentin Berry as an option at AAA and just let a cheap option go like that.

    He would have been a great pickup and help get Baker off his Stubbs kick.

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    The philosophy of 0-2 pitching. Why on earth did Hoover let Castro hit it almost out of the inning?

    For discussion at some other time.

    Now bases loaded and Lecure looks like he's coming in. Maybe not, just the pitching coach making a visit.

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Bases loaded. Ugh.
    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
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    "[Price] said he and the GM have become “somewhat in lockstep” with how they view the best way forward for the team, including how to handle promotions and playing young players while also trying to win games."

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    The philosophy of 0-2 pitching. Why on earth did Hoover let Castro hit it almost out of the inning?

    For discussion at some other time.
    It was a ball outside...still it was hitable.

    Hoover might not be ready for prime time...
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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Hoover not exactly impressing here. Rookies. You just never know. Putting them in a position like this is always a crapshoot.
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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by George Foster View Post
    It was a ball outside...still it was hitable.

    Hoover might not be ready for prime time...
    Hoover walked a guy earlier after 0-2. I hope that wasn't on his mind.

    Castro is a free swinger, make him chase. Whatever.

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    And now the strike zone tightens up.
    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Don't worry. I'd say the game threads are about league average.
    "[Price] said he and the GM have become “somewhat in lockstep” with how they view the best way forward for the team, including how to handle promotions and playing young players while also trying to win games."

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Gameday indicates the first pitch was right down the middle...for a ball.
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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    About to walk in the tying run.
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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Gameday indicates the first pitch was right down the middle...for a ball.
    It was low.

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Ladies and gentlemen, in tonight's performance, the part of Carlos Marmol will be played by J. J. Hoover.

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Laughable

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    You've gotta be kidding me.
    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Don't worry. I'd say the game threads are about league average.
    "[Price] said he and the GM have become “somewhat in lockstep” with how they view the best way forward for the team, including how to handle promotions and playing young players while also trying to win games."

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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    Quote Originally Posted by George Foster View Post
    It was a ball outside...still it was hitable.

    Hoover might not be ready for prime time...
    Exactly. Not on this night, anyway.
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    Re: 9/19/12 - Reds at Cubs

    And now he comes in for the hook


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