"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard
Reds Fan Since 1971
"It's better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt."
I'm not a man of many words. Read my posts, and you'll see what I mean.
Some people are Optimists (They see the glass 1/2 full).
Others are Pessimists (They see the glass 1/2 empty).
Me, I'm a Realist. 1/2 empty IS 1/2 full.
Last edited by OldXOhio; 12-21-2012 at 11:15 AM.
Originally Posted by nate
Chapman can be downright pornographic at times.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle
I came in here ready to say Alex Trevino. He couldn't hit, and by the time he was a Red, he couldn't throw the ball to second base without bouncing it on the turf.
But the comments about Kevin Jarvis convinced me that he was indeed the worst pitcher in the history of baseball.
". . . acquiring J. Blanton from Oakland for, apparently, Bailey/Cueto, Votto and a lesser prospect. I do it in a second . . . The Reds' equation this year is simple: Make Matt Belisle your #3 starter . . . trade for Blanton, win 85 or more, be in the mix all summer." - Paul Daugherty, Feb. 8, 2008
Took a stroll down memory lane in baseball-reference.com for the absolute suckfest of the mid-2000's of the Reds pitching staff.
The names make me want to retch. What's worse is the number of innings they were allowed to pitch.