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    Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    For me, it was definately the 3 game series sweep of the Cardinals following the all star break. Big attendance numbers, ESPN in the house, etc. That series sent the Reds on their way to the top of the standings for the long haul.
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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    So many highlights this year. My favorite: the stretch without Votto, and in particular, the 10 game winning streak.

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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    Mat Latos pointing at himself in game one of the NLDS asking to be put in. Kids got fire, and I dig that.

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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    I liked Marty's shaved head, partly because I think it was a marker of a truly special season taking shape, but also because of the reason he did it, some great ball playing by the Reds.
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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    Homer Bailey's no-hitter will stand out for me for 2012. We've been waiting for a moment like that from him and he finally came through in a big way.

    Also Todd Frazier's play. Stepping in where ever he was needed (3rd, 1st, LF, PH) and playing hard and well throughout the season.
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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    Chapman's somersault stands out for me. It was so weird and unexpected.
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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    Bailey's no-hitter, easily.
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    Re: Your favorite highlight of 2012?

    Votto's Mother's Day walk-off as a single moment, along with the night Marty shaved his head.

    Todd Frazier channeling his inner Chris Sabo was pretty sweet also.

    Watching Latos and Bailey improve throughout the year was cool as well. (Assist to Ryan Hanigan.)
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