I also think the Schilling comp is an excellent one.
"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
What a gutsy performance that was by Latos. I loved the trade when it was made and obviously still do. I love his attitude. He wanted the ball immediately after Cueto left the game. Like someone else said, he didn't have anywhere near his best stuff but he went out there and threw 4 innings of 1 run ball on three days rest and helped save the bullpen. I love the comparison to Curt Schilling.
"The players make the manager, it's never the other way." - Sparky Anderson
"You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat."
-- Christy Matthewson
"Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot."
-- Leo Durocher
LET'S GO LATOS
LET'S GO REDS
Hey Sparky! Indian Hill English teachers taught me everything I know!
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