"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
The sequence of pitches at 0-2 to Barney was imbecilic. So stupid. That kid is a disciplined hitter, he's not swinging at a garbage fastball over his head. This is the crap that doesn't seem to happen when Hanigan is behind the plate.
If evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will evolve!
"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."
Important thing is to not let this thing get farther out of hand. Sad this team was up 5-1 and couldn't hold it.
Guys do need time to get warmed up. Every time someone reaches base you can't have a new guy start warming up right away.
Honestly, if Anderson gets a hit, good for him. Just do not walk in the go-ahead run.
Come on, Sam