Sadly, it took me about a minute to get the joke.
I was close to quoting and asking.
I was nearly over-Joyce-d at figuring out my mistake.
"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
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.
I read the title of this thread quickly and was thinking Andres Galarraga and was trying to wrap my head around that one
“The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.”
― Madeleine L'Engle
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Does Galarraga get the Dontrelle Willis slot?
Raisel Ghul, the Demon's Head
Make that a thing.
With ESPN.com finally announcing the signing of Galarraga today, it got me wondering this:
Has anyone mentioned the fact that when Galarraga pitched his (almost) perfect game, the guy who was called safe at 1st was Jason Donald, who, coincidentally, would be Galarraga's teammate should they both make the team?
Not a big deal, but interesting nonetheless.
For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism.
* Attended the 1990 and 2010 Reds Division clinchers *
Watched the 2012 Clincher on FOX.
*Bat Votto SECOND, please?*
If anyone can get him throwing well again, it's Bryan Price. I have supreme confidence in that man. The chances of our rotation being as healthy as they were last year are pretty low, and having A.G. as a #7 or #8 depth starter isn't the worst plan a team has ever had. Not too long ago he would have been an ace or #2 at worst on our staff.
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Reds lost an apparent insurance policy when right-hander Armando Galarraga left Monday’s AAA game with an apparent arm injury in the fourth inning.