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WrongVerb
04-05-2019, 12:32 PM
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Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 12:35 PM
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3ZxTasX4AA3VWC.jpg:small

This should be interesting..

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 12:37 PM
I sill can't believe they PH Farmer for Winker last night. I don't care what the analytics might say.

Kinsm
04-05-2019, 12:41 PM
Winker in CF...lol

Why didn't this org find a backup CF'er this past winter to replace BHam?

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 12:43 PM
Winker in CF...lol

Why didn't this org find a backup CF'er this past winter to replace BHam?

I don't want to hear another person say Senzel wasn't ready and that's why he didn't make the team. :laugh:

Kinsm
04-05-2019, 12:45 PM
Senzel was a pure experiment when the offseason began, the Reds still should have found another CF'er to compete alongside him and Schebler.

Oh well, all winter I read posts saying CF is easy - we're going to see how easy it is tonight.

wvreds
04-05-2019, 12:48 PM
Well the outfield will be fun tonight!

Rojo Rijo
04-05-2019, 01:14 PM
We snap the streak tonight. Reds win 6-2

757690
04-05-2019, 01:25 PM
No worries on Winker in CF, Matt Kemp is in LF to get to anything Winker can’t.

cumberlandreds
04-05-2019, 01:26 PM
This the free game of the day on MLBTV.

If the baseball gods are at work tonight the game will end with Winker making a diving catch to save the game. That's just baseball.

Kingspoint
04-05-2019, 01:28 PM
We snap the streak tonight. Reds win 6-2

...or, they figure out how to win a 1-run game. I'll take that, too. That's what Veterans (Pitchers and Hitters) learn how to do...whatever it takes to win by a run, whether it's 1-0 or 10-9. Jack Morris was the best I ever saw at that as a Pitcher. Eric Davis was the best I ever saw at that as a Position Player. There's where the bar is set for a CF. Winker is utterly dismal as an overall player compared to him, but if he's out there, bat him first so he can possibly get that 5th plate appearance.

Votto and Winker could easily reach base a combined 5 times tonight. I expect 4, with them scoring 3 runs between them. That won't be enough. Others will have to score, too. We'll need 6+ runs tonight.

Griffey012
04-05-2019, 01:31 PM
Leadoff batter plays CF, dude.

We had Dusty misread the entire time.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 01:36 PM
Winker in CF at PNC Park...well this game should have some comedic value anyway.

Griffey012
04-05-2019, 01:51 PM
Winker in CF at PNC Park...well this game should have some comedic value anyway.

In a weird way I am interested to tune in just to see how he looks out there.

Will he be better or worse than Griffey Jr playing CF for the White Sox?

klw
04-05-2019, 02:19 PM
#reds lineup:
Winker 8,
Votto 3,
Puig 9,
Suarez 5,
Kemp 7,
Peraza 4,
Barnhart 2,
Iglesias 6,
Gray RHP


https://s.w-x.co/staticmaps/wu/wxtype/county_loc/day/animate.png

It's cloudy out in Pittsburgh
It's raining in Saigon
Snow's fallin' all across the Michigan line
Well she sits by the lights of the Christmas tree
With the radio softly on
Thinkin' how a good man is so hard to find


Edit: I totally missed the other thread

M2
04-05-2019, 02:31 PM
Senzel was a pure experiment when the offseason began, the Reds still should have found another CF'er to compete alongside him and Schebler.

Oh well, all winter I read posts saying CF is easy - we're going to see how easy it is tonight.

It's totally easy. Just get a bag of potato chips, open the bag, put it in CF. The ball will fly right into it.

cumberlandreds
04-05-2019, 02:32 PM
It's totally easy. Just get a bag of potato chips, open the bag, put it in CF. The ball will fly right into it.

Make sure its a bag of Grippo's, specifically.

Kinsm
04-05-2019, 02:33 PM
Make sure its a bag of Grippo's, specifically.

Only BBQ, the rest are meh.

cumberlandreds
04-05-2019, 02:37 PM
Only BBQ, the rest are meh.

I agree. :)

M2
04-05-2019, 02:40 PM
Make sure its a bag of Grippo's, specifically.

I'd go with Zapp's. You want a fierce crunch when the ball lands in the bag.

Big Klu
04-05-2019, 03:01 PM
I sill can't believe they PH Farmer for Winker last night. I don't care what the analytics might say.

RedsZone was beating the drum for an "analytics" manager when the Reds had Baker, Price, and Riggleman.

Now they have one, and he makes a decision that the populace doesn't agree with, and they go apoplectic.


It wasn't analytics they wanted; they just wanted someone who did what they wanted, and was right 100% of the time.

JCM11
04-05-2019, 03:02 PM
I guess we'll be using the slow pitch softball 4 man OF a lot in this game.

Ironman92
04-05-2019, 03:18 PM
Touch it, catch it

I donít believe we have the players for a good defense....I just want team to get hitting like they should. I strongly recommend oppo

Strikes Out Looking
04-05-2019, 03:20 PM
Again this is the curse of Homer Bailey-- to get rid of him, the Reds took Kemp - Kemp is taking up the roster spot of a backup/4th CF. If only there was a team in Northern Ohio that could use a corner outfielder if someone would pay some of the salary....

DocRed
04-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Hmm..not seeing the game listed on FSO or FSO alt. Anyone else seeing this?

redsfan30
04-05-2019, 03:33 PM
Hmm..not seeing the game listed on FSO or FSO alt. Anyone else seeing this?
Not currently looking at my Directv guide but all 162 games on are FSO this season.

1thru5
04-05-2019, 03:37 PM
RedsZone was beating the drum for an "analytics" manager when the Reds had Baker, Price, and Riggleman.

Now they have one, and he makes a decision that the populace doesn't agree with, and they go apoplectic.


It wasn't analytics they wanted; they just wanted someone who did what they wanted, and was right 100% of the time.

Winning solves everything.- Tiger Woods

klw
04-05-2019, 03:41 PM
It wasn't analytics they wanted; they just wanted someone who did what they wanted, and was right 100% of the time.

Well yeah, duh

texasdave
04-05-2019, 04:04 PM
It's gonna be hard for someone to play an acceptable centerfield, what with all of those cans of corn that are gonna be lying around.

GaiusBallstar
04-05-2019, 04:07 PM
Well yeah, duh.

Description above fits my Ex as well.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObpcGNCU944

Kinsm
04-05-2019, 04:41 PM
RedsZone was beating the drum for an "analytics" manager when the Reds had Baker, Price, and Riggleman.

Now they have one, and he makes a decision that the populace doesn't agree with, and they go apoplectic.


It wasn't analytics they wanted; they just wanted someone who did what they wanted, and was right 100% of the time.

Don't be confused young man, analytics would also tell Bell not to play Winker in CF.

Kc61
04-05-2019, 05:06 PM
Senzel was a pure experiment when the offseason began, the Reds still should have found another CF'er to compete alongside him and Schebler.

Oh well, all winter I read posts saying CF is easy - we're going to see how easy it is tonight.

As I’m sure you know, the need to beef up CF was clearly stated on RedsZone all off-season. Both sides were heard on this.

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 05:36 PM
I think Bell is just trying to kick the offense into gear.

KronoRed
04-05-2019, 06:24 PM
I think Bell is just trying to kick the offense into gear.

I was reading a book about a football coach in the 60's, he had his Offensive and Defensive coordinators switch jobs for a game to try and shakes things up and get things going, they lost 51-0.

redsfandan
04-05-2019, 06:37 PM
I think Bell is just trying to kick the offense into gear.

Winker is still a young guy. And, although I like his offensive potential, he hasn't done anything so far this year. Putting Winker in center could easily result in an error or two and maybe the deciding runs to lose the game. HOW is it a good idea to mess with the head of a young guy like that?

It would've made more sense to have Puig in center. Then you'd get only one error instead of two.

BillDoran
04-05-2019, 06:51 PM
Winker is still a young guy. And, although I like his offensive potential, he hasn't done anything so far this year. Putting Winker in center could easily result in an error or two and maybe the deciding runs to lose the game. HOW is it a good idea to mess with the head of a young guy like that?

It would've made more sense to have Puig in center. Then you'd get only one error instead of two.

It's not the Stanford Prison Experiments. He's just playing center field. Winker even played some spring training innings out there.

I get that baseball is a mental game, but we act like they're all a bunch of nut jobs waiting to be triggered. Winker's played thousands of innings in the outfield. A few games in center isn't going to turn him into a basket case.

GADawg
04-05-2019, 06:55 PM
I wrote a bunch of stuff and somehow lost it but to make a long story semi short why would Schebler sit tonight when he finally made a little contact last night....a hit and even a couple of foul balls!!! Baby steps

redsfandan
04-05-2019, 07:03 PM
It's not the Stanford Prison Experiments. He's just playing center field. Winker even played some spring training innings out there.

I get that baseball is a mental game, but we act like they're all a bunch of nut jobs waiting to be triggered. Winker's played thousands of innings in the outfield. A few games in center isn't going to turn him into a basket case.

Well, gosh, I hope not. But, that's not what I was suggesting (I doubt his psyche is that fragile).

Imo, Winker is a modern day Adam Dunn. NO, he'll never have that much power. What I mean is they're both players where ALL of their positive value is from their offensive contributions and ALL of their negative is from their defense. That's not the type of player that a club should take a chance on in center (where defense is really important).

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 07:06 PM
Marty says Tucker Barnhart set a bat on fire just awhile ago.

Making a sacrifice to the Baseball Gods to get the club going I guess. Hahaha

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:06 PM
Goal for tonight... score a flippin run

KronoRed
04-05-2019, 07:09 PM
Marty says Tucker Barnhart set a bat on fire just awhile ago.

Making a sacrifice to the Baseball Gods to get the club going I guess. Hahaha

We're gonna need a live chicken.

Goose
04-05-2019, 07:09 PM
The Reds currently have 4 guys batting over .200. They are Casali, Barnhart, Iglesias, and Peraza. Anything Bell has or hasn't done won't help until people start hitting.

InsaneinthBrame
04-05-2019, 07:10 PM
Schebler finally gets a hit sit him good plan.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:12 PM
Votto with his 3rd double of the year

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 07:12 PM
Alright Joey!!!

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:13 PM
Votto aggressive.. double.. like it

Red Raindog
04-05-2019, 07:13 PM
Winker Kís on three pitches
The first called strike looked borderline low

Votto doubles
That helps


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NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:14 PM
that was unfortunate

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:14 PM
Effin shift.. double play

Red Raindog
04-05-2019, 07:14 PM
Lineout double play
Snakebit I tell you


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Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 07:14 PM
Well, that certainly was unfortunate.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 07:15 PM
Reds forced to eat shift and die

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by the way Thom's line about Votto's slow starts is bizarre considering Votto had a .914 OPS in April 2017 and an 1.046 OPS in May 2017. He's only remembering the first, like, 10 games of that season.

InsaneinthBrame
04-05-2019, 07:17 PM
Should be good night for Gray road in a big park

Red Raindog
04-05-2019, 07:19 PM
Nice running catch by Kemp
Yes I posted that


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NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:19 PM
last Reds catcher to bat third?

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 07:20 PM
Nice running catch by Kemp
Yes I posted that


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He just works here man

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last Reds catcher to bat third?

Mesoraco?

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 07:22 PM
Nice inning Sonny

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:27 PM
Suarez with the double bubble

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 07:27 PM
Geno!!!

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:27 PM
Reds making better contact tonight thus far

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 07:28 PM
Leadoff double

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Wow... what a horrible at bat by Kemp

TheBigLebowski
04-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Kemp gives me gas

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:30 PM
And Peraza does what should have been his job... but still nothing

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 07:30 PM
My kingdom for a 2 out hit

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:31 PM
Maybe he will balk...

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 07:32 PM
Joe Musgrove is the next terrible pitcher the Reds are determined to make look great.

JP321
04-05-2019, 07:33 PM
And the beat goes on

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:34 PM
they do know that they're allowed to get more than one hit in an inning, right?

TheBigLebowski
04-05-2019, 07:35 PM
21 consecutive scoreless innings.

There’s bad luck, and there’s this. Luck doesn’t explain this feckless bunch.

BluegrassRedleg
04-05-2019, 07:35 PM
Are we SURE these guys went to spring training??? Was it all a hoax? They were close to Area 51 out there.

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 07:37 PM
4 outfielders have a combined 6 hits in 6 games.

JCM11
04-05-2019, 07:38 PM
What a miserable ab by Kemp. He didn't even try to move the runner over.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 07:40 PM
Panic! In the Outfield

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 07:43 PM
Kemp should have been released before ST

JaxRed
04-05-2019, 07:43 PM
Ever since we acquired Gray I've been trying to figure out who he reminds me of. It finally dawned on me. The young guy who played Archie Graham in Field of Dreams.

(I know in real life he ain't so young anymore...)

membengal
04-05-2019, 07:47 PM
Even when we canít hit the pirates find a way to hit us.

757690
04-05-2019, 07:52 PM
Ever since we acquired Gray I've been trying to figure out who he reminds me of. It finally dawned on me. The young guy who played Archie Graham in Field of Dreams.

(I know in real life he ain't so young anymore...)

That would be Frank Whaley, who has had a nice career, including one of my favorite underrated war movies, “A Midnight Clear.”

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 07:53 PM
Gray looks a lot sharper so far tonight.

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 07:54 PM
Stating the obvious but Grays control is much better. Looks really sharp.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 07:54 PM
Stating the obvious but Grays control is much better. Looks really sharp.

good timing

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 07:54 PM
Meanwhile someone called Kevin Plawecki is hitting homers for Cleveland

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 07:58 PM
good timing

Jinx!!

membengal
04-05-2019, 07:58 PM
Sonny Grey is dealing.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 07:59 PM
what if Sonny just has a problem with home parks lol

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Meanwhile someone called Kevin Plawecki is hitting homers for Cleveland

Good thing he isn’t a Yankee.
Can you imagine John Sterling calling one of his home runs

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:04 PM
Some issue with the FS Ohio feed? At least on MLB TV there is. Been in "commercial break" for several minutes, Pittsburgh feed has the game working fine.

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:05 PM
Some issue with the FS Ohio feed? At least on MLB TV there is. Been in "commercial break" for several minutes, Pittsburgh feed has the game working fine.

No problem here

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:05 PM
Some issue with the FS Ohio feed? At least on MLB TV there is. Been in "commercial break" for several minutes, Pittsburgh feed has the game working fine.

It's a blessing in disguise

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:06 PM
Some issue with the FS Ohio feed? At least on MLB TV there is. Been in "commercial break" for several minutes, Pittsburgh feed has the game working fine.

I checked Gameday and saw that Puig had struckout before I realized that there was a problem

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:07 PM
Kemp looked like an 18 Wheeler trying to floor it after sitting at a stop light on a hill.

RedlegsFanatic
04-05-2019, 08:07 PM
2 single moves tell me David Bell is not the man for this job unless he changes the way he manages.

#1
You ABSOLUTELY HAVE to play for the tie with Hader on the mound, give Votto a chance to tie the game with a sac fly. Which he would have done.
I don't care how good we all think Votto is. Right now....Hader is a better pitcher vs left handed batters than Votto is a hitter.
Instead Bell DOES NOT bunt, and the Reds lose in 9 innings.

#2
Pinch hit Farmer for Winker last night?
Are you flippin kidding me????

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:08 PM
Pretty sure Kemp was safe.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:08 PM
I'm pretty sure this team will score a run some time before the AS break

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:08 PM
It's one thing when it was Freddy Peralta but how are they getting nothing going against Jordan Lyles and Joe Musgrove

Solstice1989
04-05-2019, 08:09 PM
I’ve been trying to stay optimistic but man it’s becoming difficult

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:11 PM
I am going to die of boredom if the Reds don't score some runs soon. And this is coming from someone that enjoys a good ol' fashioned pitchers duel.

757690
04-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Jesse Winker has successfully handled all three fly balls to center. Better than I expected.

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Good thing he isnít a Yankee.
Can you imagine John Sterling calling one of his home runs

Have you heard his Gleyber Torres call?

ďItís Gleyber day!Ē

Yeah. It can get worse than Thom. Much, much worse

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:13 PM
This team could be 6-0 right now with even an average offense.

redsfandan
04-05-2019, 08:13 PM
I’ve been trying to stay optimistic but man it’s becoming difficult

The season is long and it's still early.

WrongVerb
04-05-2019, 08:13 PM
Ever since we acquired Gray I've been trying to figure out who he reminds me of. It finally dawned on me. The young guy who played Archie Graham in Field of Dreams.

(I know in real life he ain't so young anymore...)

Frank Whaley is the name of the actor. He's more well known for the role of Brett in Pulp Fiction. ("English...Do you speak it?!?")

https://resizing.flixster.com/QCGGLQNBi5EA2D2ceulP2om-8p4=/300x300/v1.cjs0ODE0NTtqOzE4MDAwOzEyMDA7MTQ5MTsxNDkx

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 08:15 PM
Both the Reds and the Pirates would have a hard time scoring off a pitcher from Clint’s Printing

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:15 PM
Have you heard his Gleyber Torres call?

“It’s Gleyber day!”

Yeah. It can get worse than Thom. Much, much worse

The worst is his Stanton HR call.

Shatz1988
04-05-2019, 08:16 PM
It would be nice to have a good catcher. Barnhart brings nothing.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:17 PM
I may never complain about Thom again after listening to these Pirates announcers

Wonderful Monds
04-05-2019, 08:17 PM
Excuse me because I’m pretty blasted, but this team sucks lmao

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:17 PM
just kidding, I'll complain about Thom

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Excuse me because I’m pretty blasted, but this team sucks lmao

well said

UPRedsFan
04-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Dear Reds,
When?

Signed, Reds Fan

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 08:18 PM
The worst is his Stanton HR call.

No...this is the worst. You have to be a special kind of awful to out-awful Sterling


https://youtu.be/DV3NhT0oXzY

membengal
04-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Frank Whaley is the name of the actor. He's more well known for the role of Brett in Pulp Fiction. ("English...Do you speak it?!?")

https://resizing.flixster.com/QCGGLQNBi5EA2D2ceulP2om-8p4=/300x300/v1.cjs0ODE0NTtqOzE4MDAwOzEyMDA7MTQ5MTsxNDkx

Say what again! I dare you!

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Awesome, we just put another runner on base to ultimately strand.

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Jesus.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:19 PM
Iggy, dear, no

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:19 PM
Wow what was Iglesias doing

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:19 PM
DANG!!!!

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:19 PM
My god

membengal
04-05-2019, 08:20 PM
No worries on stranding another runner!

RedlegsFanatic
04-05-2019, 08:20 PM
It's looking like we received the 2018 2nd half version of Matt Kemp.
This dude has pretty much blasted 30 HR per year for a long time when playing every day.
Even with Atlanta and San Diego he still hit the ball out of the ball park.
I honestly thought he would hit a minimum 30 dingers this year while playing 1/2 his game in our GABP launch pad.
But this dude couldn't hit water if he fell out of a boat.

And Iglesias just got picked off in a bunt situation. Unreal.

JCM11
04-05-2019, 08:20 PM
Just when you think it can't get any worse.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:21 PM
I may never complain about Thom again after listening to these Pirates announcers
Apparently Pirates fans like Steve Blass but I can't stand him, an insufferable homer.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:21 PM
24 straigght scoreless innings

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:21 PM
Also now 50 innings since the Reds last had a lead

WrongVerb
04-05-2019, 08:21 PM
Excuse me because I’m pretty blasted, but this team sucks lmao

We're watching the Reds. Isn't "pretty blasted" the default condition?

White Russians for me tonight.

membengal
04-05-2019, 08:21 PM
Just when you think it can't get any worse.

Thatís my secret - I always think it can get worse.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:22 PM
And the Reds continue making Musgrove look like the second coming of Cy Young.

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We're watching the Reds. Isn't "pretty blasted" the default condition?

White Russians for me tonight.

I don't drink. But this team regularly makes me reconsider that.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:23 PM
Is Goldschmidt out-homering the Reds?

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:23 PM
Sad thing is they are once again wasting another good pitching performance

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:23 PM
Is Goldschmidt out-homering the Reds?

5 to 2, I believe.

UPRedsFan
04-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Dear Reds,
When?

Signed, Reds Fan
Not yet you say?
Ok thank you.
But also, WHEN?

ochoa30
04-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Is Goldschmidt out-homering the Reds?

Yes, Cody Bellinger has twice as many homeruns by himself then the Reds do.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:24 PM
5 to 2, I believe.

yikes.

RedsfaninMT
04-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Nice to have Thom talking with disguist about somebody other than the Reds!

RedlegsFanatic
04-05-2019, 08:24 PM
Who honestly thought scoring runs would be our issue?
This 1-5 start is a shame considering how well our starting and relief pitching both have been.
But then again the Red Sox and Cubs both are off to terrible starts as well.

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The Dodgers could out score the Reds on their way to taking BP.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:26 PM
Is Goldschmidt out-homering the Reds?

Yes Reds have 3 homers this year. In comparison Dodgers have hit 21. It may take until June for the Reds to hit that number

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:26 PM
SP probably won't be this good all season. What a shame to waste it.

Boston Red
04-05-2019, 08:26 PM
I'm heading to the liquor store now so I can join the happy miserable crew.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:27 PM
I'm heading to the liquor store now so I can join the happy miserable crew.

Cheers mate. Early morning for me so I can't imbibe, but you know I will be tomorrow night.

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:28 PM
This team could be 6-0 right now with even an average offense.

To be fair, they said they were going to get pitching in the offseason. They didnít say anything about hitting.

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:28 PM
Is Goldschmidt out-homering the Reds?

Jay Bruce has 3

malcontent
04-05-2019, 08:28 PM
I like David Bell. He'd make a helluva nice neighbor.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:30 PM
http://www.shuckme.net/img/logo.png

membengal
04-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Grey is a pitcher on fire.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Sonny!

Kingspoint
04-05-2019, 08:30 PM
SP probably won't be this good all season. What a shame to waste it.

It's not wasted. It sets a precedent, a pattern and higher expectations among the group.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Gray just rolling so far tonight

Kingspoint
04-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Sonny!

Those who aren't Chicken Little's knew that Sonny Gray was much better than what he showed in his first game.

Tadasimha
04-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Cheers mate. Early morning for me so I can't imbibe, but you know I will be tomorrow night.

Early morning?

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Gray looks really good. This is the guy that I thought we would be getting.

Alabama
04-05-2019, 08:32 PM
Also now 50 innings since the Reds last had a lead

If the offensive woes arenít a strong enough indicator, this is, that this is a BAD team.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:32 PM
Early morning?

Yeah, I have to get up super early tomorrow morning so I'm not drinking

Tony Cloninger
04-05-2019, 08:34 PM
1992 Braves were 22-29 to start the year.
1995 Reds were awful for a month.

I don’t have much else.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:34 PM
Joe. Musgrove. Is. Not. Good.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:34 PM
Gotta at least swap Peraza and Winker at this point just to see if it does anything

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:35 PM
Dodgers have 21 homeruns as a team right now.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:35 PM
Gotta at least swap Peraza and Winker at this point just to see if it does anything

Also I think it is time we move Puig somewhere besides hitting 3rd

Strikes Out Looking
04-05-2019, 08:36 PM
How embarrassing is this?

Alabama
04-05-2019, 08:37 PM
Not even trying to be cynical here, but the mlb.com game cast barely has time to update once while we are on offense. Went from mid inning to 2 outs and a strike on Puig

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:37 PM
tomorrow's lineup https://cdn-s3.si.com/images/Cincinnati-Reds-mascots-Gapper-Rosie-Red-Mr-Redlegs-Mr-Red.jpg

Tadasimha
04-05-2019, 08:37 PM
Yeah, I have to get up super early tomorrow morning so I'm not drinking

Oh, I read that as it was early morning where you were and was wondering where you were!

malcontent
04-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Also I think it is time we move Puig somewhere besides hitting 3rd
To another team would be OK with me. Also, not sure Bell is the guy to wake this team up from its coma.

M2
04-05-2019, 08:38 PM
When's the last time the Reds had a lead?

TheBigLebowski
04-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Scoreless inning streak = 25.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:38 PM
To another team would be OK with me. Also, not sure Bell is the guy to wake this team up from its coma.
ok man

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When's the last time the Reds had a lead?
Dietrich HR Opening Day

Shatz1988
04-05-2019, 08:39 PM
All of these resources that have went into position players and nobody on this team could hit themselves out of a wet paper bag.

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Find a way.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:39 PM
tomorrow's lineup https://cdn-s3.si.com/images/Cincinnati-Reds-mascots-Gapper-Rosie-Red-Mr-Redlegs-Mr-Red.jpg

Gotta watch that Gapper. He's scrappy.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:40 PM
Anybody know what the longest scoreless streak all of last year was?

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:41 PM
Speaking of lineups I heard on the radio broadcast tonight Bell makes out his lineups a few days ahead of time. It may be time to scrap the preplanned lineups and totally shake this up tomorrow

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:41 PM
Sonny through 6 scoreless at 74 pitches.

RED VAN HOT
04-05-2019, 08:41 PM
All time is 48.

Tadasimha
04-05-2019, 08:41 PM
Sonny dealing

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:41 PM
Between Castillo Wednesday and Gray tonight we are wasting two of the best starts we may see all year

Alabama
04-05-2019, 08:42 PM
Sonny through 6 scoreless at 74 pitches.

He’s dealing!

WrongVerb
04-05-2019, 08:43 PM
Anybody know what the longest scoreless streak all of last year was?

Looks like 21 unless my math is off. They were shut out in back to back games on April 17 & 18.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:43 PM
Between Castillo Wednesday and Gray tonight we are wasting two of the best starts we may see all year

Mahle was pretty damn good too

InsaneinthBrame
04-05-2019, 08:44 PM
Between Castillo Wednesday and Gray tonight we are wasting two of the best starts we may see all year

Do not forget Mahle's start in-between

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:44 PM
Just no plan at the plate. Pressing badly.

Kc61
04-05-2019, 08:44 PM
Here’s my slump busting lineup:

Schebler CF
Dietrich 2B
Votto 1B
Suarez 3B
Puig RF
Winker LF
Barnhart C
Peraza SS
Pitcher.

Kingspoint
04-05-2019, 08:45 PM
We signed Kemp and Puig to hit HR's in 1-0 games, right?

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Anyone hear from the new hitting coach he must be thinking I left LA for this

Alabama
04-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Man you gotta start questioning these position players toughness, urgency, pride, grit, etc. Man the f up

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:46 PM
WTH was Kemp swinging at?

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:46 PM
Kemp looks absolutely lost. He is atrocious.

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:46 PM
Jesus Kemp.

2-1 and you swing at a curveball in the dirt. Awful.

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:46 PM
Kemp is so lost right now. Winker has at least hit a few hard.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:47 PM
Here’s my slump busting lineup:

Schebler CF
Dietrich 2B
Votto 1B
Suarez 3B
Puig RF
Winker LF
Barnhart C
Peraza SS
Pitcher.

Flip Schebler and Peraza and you've got a deal.

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:47 PM
I remember when Marlon Byrd came to the Reds in 2015 and hit under .150 for like a month. The entire team is like that right now.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:48 PM
This has hit a level I donít know whether to laugh or cry

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:48 PM
How many innings is it now?

InsaneinthBrame
04-05-2019, 08:49 PM
Someone sacrifice a chicken quickly

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:49 PM
Kemp now 1 for 16 with 8 Ks

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:50 PM
How many innings is it now?

26

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:50 PM
How many innings is it now?

20-freaking-6

malcontent
04-05-2019, 08:50 PM
ok man
Musgrove is chewing up the RHHs in this lineup. Where is Dietrich?

Kc61
04-05-2019, 08:51 PM
Flip Schebler and Peraza and you've got a deal.

I think Scheb will eventually come through at lead off, but fine.

How about this thinking? Letís go back to what guys are used to.

Winker did well hitting sixth during the streak last year. Hit him sixth.
Votto always did well hitting third. Hit him third.
Peraza did well hitting second (I think). Hit him second.

Maybe try to replicate more traditional Redsí batting orders for those who have been here awhile.

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:53 PM
I think Scheb will eventually come through at lead off, but fine.

How about this thinking? Let’s go back to what guys are used to.

Winker did well hitting sixth during the streak last year. Hit him sixth.
Votto always did well hitting third. Hit him third.
Peraza did well hitting second (I think). Hit him second.

Maybe try to replicate more traditional Reds’ batting orders for those who have been here awhile.

Why do you think Schebler will be a good leadoff hitter?

Even when he wasn't ab absolute nightmare at the plate, he was never a good on-base guy or a speed guy.

Kc61
04-05-2019, 08:54 PM
Why do you think Schebler will be a good leadoff hitter?

Even when he wasn't ab absolute nightmare at the plate, he was never a good on-base guy or a speed guy.

Schebler did a very fine job at lead off last season.

The Villian
04-05-2019, 08:54 PM
Someone sacrifice a chicken quickly14747

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
if the Pirates score here, that's the game

Ron Madden
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
Thank God !!

Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
Wowwwwww. Peraza almosssst screwed that up.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
Got a break there. Runner out at the plate

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
phew, out at home

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
if the Pirates score here, that's the game

you can thank me for jinxing the Pirates

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:55 PM
Wow, Marte helped the Reds out big time there.

Red Raindog
04-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Nice running Marte


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Kirito-Sama
04-05-2019, 08:56 PM
That's the ol ballgame, I think.

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Huge mistake for Marte.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 08:56 PM
you can thank me for jinxing the Pirates

or not

The Operator
04-05-2019, 08:56 PM
Marte gifts the Reds with an out at home

Game still probably over now at 1-0 though

Tom Servo
04-05-2019, 08:57 PM
well that was anti-climactic

one too many hangers

Red Raindog
04-05-2019, 08:57 PM
And the reds waste the break


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Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 08:57 PM
Gray deserved better than this.

Solstice1989
04-05-2019, 08:57 PM
That’s the game, on the bright side this will not go into extra innings, can get our loss out of the way sooner.

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Of course.

ochoa30
04-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Great night for Gray. Another joke of a performance by this offense.

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 08:58 PM
I donít really get taking Gray out here. He was only at 83 pitches

The Operator
04-05-2019, 08:58 PM
The Reds are really perfecting the art of killing fan enthusiasm right out of the gate. Just rip the bandaid off I guess.

Kc61
04-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Was completely obvious Gray was out of gas.

Absurd that he was still in the game.

Just because of the Disco argument, you don’t back off your principles.

You don’t push a guy to go seven innings when he’s obviously had it. Not in 2019.

Strikes Out Looking
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
We just aren't allowed to have nice things.

757690
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Not happy with being behind, but encouraging to see a quality outing from Sonny Gray.

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
What kind of throw was that by Kemp?

The Villian
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Great night for Gray. Another joke of a performance by this offense. Wait, Cincinnati has an offense?

TheBigLebowski
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
I don’t really get taking Gray out here. He was only at 83 pitches

He’s the manager, fella, and managers manage.

HammerTime
04-05-2019, 08:59 PM
I don’t really get taking Gray out here. He was only at 83 pitches

I think he was starting to labor a bit there that inning.

InsaneinthBrame
04-05-2019, 09:00 PM
The curse of Bryan Price.

Deja vu from last year

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 09:00 PM
I don’t really get taking Gray out here. He was only at 83 pitches

The data spoke to Bell. ;)

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 09:00 PM
Was completely obvious Gray was out of gas.

Absurd that he was still in the game.

Just because of the Disco argument, you donít back off your principles.

You donít push a guy to go seven innings when heís obviously had it. Not in 2019.

83 pitches and heís had it?

757690
04-05-2019, 09:00 PM
Hard to tell If it matters, but Kemp did not handle that double well, especially his throw to the cut off man.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 09:01 PM
The wheels on the bus are falling off.

M2
04-05-2019, 09:01 PM
Kang!

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SoftActualKawala-max-1mb.gif

Ohiohaybaler
04-05-2019, 09:01 PM
Cy Musgrove's pitching for the Pirates tonight.
Cy Williams tomorrow.
Cy Archer Sunday

klw
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
83 pitches and he’s had it?

He had a delayed start to ST. He is probably still building up stamina.

Tracy Jones
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
Kang!

https://thumbs.gfycat.com/SoftActualKawala-max-1mb.gif

Don’t blame me. I voted for Kodos

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
score

a

run

Tony Cloninger
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
Was completely obvious Gray was out of gas.

Absurd that he was still in the game.

Just because of the Disco argument, you donít back off your principles.

You donít push a guy to go seven innings when heís obviously had it. Not in 2019.

What was obvious? Not even at 90 pitches and 1 run allowed but because of new age thinking he must be out of gas?

Kc61
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
83 pitches and heís had it?

You can count pitches or you can watch the pitcher. Anyone watching Sonny this inning knew he was done.

I donít care if he was at 50 pitches.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 09:02 PM
The Reds should consider scoring some runs for their pitchers so they don't feel the pressure of having to be 100% perfect.

Tony Cloninger
04-05-2019, 09:03 PM
He had a delayed start to ST. He is probably still building up stamina.

Better point and theory.

malcontent
04-05-2019, 09:03 PM
83 pitches and he’s had it?
FB velocity was down.

CrackerJack
04-05-2019, 09:03 PM
Kemp and Puig seem...depressed

Playadlc
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Scoring a run just seems impossible.

NebraskaRed
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Kemp and Puig seem...depressed

they've been watching these games

Reds Fanatic
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Wow Barnhart gets robbed. Reds have zero luck

The Operator
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Wow web gem robs Barnhart

M2
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
The Reds should consider scoring some runs for their pitchers so they don't feel the pressure of having to be 100% perfect.

It would be the considerate thing to do.

Larkin Fan
04-05-2019, 09:05 PM
Barnhart can't catch a break.

Kc61
04-05-2019, 09:06 PM
The Reds should consider scoring some runs for their pitchers so they don't feel the pressure of having to be 100% perfect.

Yes. And eventually the pitching will get worse because of the pressure/lack of support.

But Gray should have been out of that game after his wild pitch.

The Operator
04-05-2019, 09:06 PM
Now Kang robs Iglesias


Must be sober tonight