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Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 04:40 PM
Zack Cozart 6
Drew Stubbs 8
Brando Phillips 4
Ryan Ludwick 7
Jay Bruce 9
Scott Rolen 5
Todd Frazier 3
Ryan Hanigan 2
Bronson Arroyo RHP

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 05:18 PM
Reds win 5-3 thanks and good night.

OnBaseMachine
08-22-2012, 05:33 PM
Reds win 5-3 thanks and good night.

You're my hero if you nail this one too.

Tadasimha
08-22-2012, 06:25 PM
Reds win 5-3 thanks and good night.

Thanks for this - I have to work tonight and now I don't have to sneak away to check on the score! :laugh:

Kc61
08-22-2012, 06:49 PM
Reds win 5-3 thanks and good night.

Arroyo against the Phils lefties allows three runs?

Thanks, I'll take it. Put it in the books, as they say.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Homer, put this back in the garage when you're done with it next time. :(

http://redlightnaps.files.wordpress.com/2007/08/delorean1.jpg

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 07:48 PM
I should have pulled a Costanza and just left on top after last night:

Seinfeld - George goes out on a high note - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O27RzZEOkeA)

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:02 PM
Somebody really should tell the Reds announcers that it's kinda cheating to call Frazier a 'hometown guy' for both NYC and Philadelphia, especially since he's from Jersey.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:07 PM
Phillies and Reds both sporting 80s throwbacks tonight.


Cozart grounds out to pitcher.

Plus Plus
08-22-2012, 08:09 PM
I love the uniforms that the Reds are wearing tonight- wow!

Change to these, please!

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:10 PM
Stubbs K's


BP grounds to short, but Rollins throws it away. BP safe at first.


Ludwick singles to left, BP to third. 1st and 3rd, two outs.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:16 PM
Bruce foul tip K's.


To the bottom of 1.

RedsfaninMT
08-22-2012, 08:18 PM
Bruce K's, but made Worley work. 22 pitches in the first.

Seems like that's usually followed by a 7 pitch second.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:19 PM
Rollins flies out to left.
Pierre grounds out to second.
Utley K's.


Good start for Bronson. 0-0 after 1.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:25 PM
Rolen lines out softly to 2nd.

Frazier singles to right.

Hanigan grounds to short, Frazier out at 2nd.


Arroyo robbed by Domonic Brown in right on a diving catch. Brown looks fairly terrible in the OF.


0-0 to the bottom of 2.

Gizmo
08-22-2012, 08:33 PM
damn, so close

Kc61
08-22-2012, 08:33 PM
Padres lead the Pirates 3-0 through three. I thought it would be a tough series, but wow.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 08:34 PM
Nice catch, but it smelled like an Edmonds.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 08:35 PM
Nice catch, but it smelled like an Edmonds.

I thought Brown needed to dive. Not a showboat play.

Of course, Stubbs would have caught it in stride with no problem.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Howard K's
Mayberry grounds out to short.
Brown pops out to 3B in shallow left.

9 pitch inning for Bronson.

0-0 after 2.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 08:42 PM
Bronson looking very solid. Keep it going.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 08:42 PM
Pirates get a run in the fourth, 3-1 mid four, Jones thrown out on bases to end inning.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:43 PM
Cozart leadoff single to left

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Cozart thrown out at 2nd after a ball dribbles away from Schneider.

Stubbs K's looking.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 08:46 PM
Very close on the slow mo replay.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 08:46 PM
Cozy looked pretty darn safe to me.

VR
08-22-2012, 08:47 PM
This leadoff duo has been a bear all year.

Cozart should be buried at 7 or 8.....we'd be thrilled with him.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:47 PM
BP flies out to center.

0-0 to the bottom of 3.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 08:48 PM
This leadoff duo has been bear all year.

Cozart should be buried at 7 or 8.....we'd be thrilled with him.

Stubbs right now, where should he hit?

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:50 PM
Polanco grounds out to short.

VR
08-22-2012, 08:50 PM
Stubbs right now, where should he hit?

Louisville? :)

It really is tough, because neither of them are top of the order guys.

I think Phillips/ Stubbs/ Votto/ Beethoven/ Bruce/ Rolen/ Cozy/ Hanny makes the most sense for the playoffs....with Cozy and Stubby being candidates to be PH for in late innings by Frazier or Rolen the first time a RISP comes up from the 7th on.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:51 PM
Schneider flies out to left

RedsMan3203
08-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Louisville? :)

It really is tough, because neither of them are top of the order guys.

I think Phillips/ Stubbs/ Votto/ Beethoven/ Bruce/ Rolen/ Cozy/ Hanny makes the most sense for the playoffs....with Cozy and Stubby being candidates to be PH for in late innings by Frazier or Rolen the first time a RISP comes up from the 7th on.

I must not be up to date on nicknames... Who the heck is Beethoven?

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Worley K's.

0-0 after 3.

VR
08-22-2012, 08:54 PM
I must not be up to date on nicknames... Who the heck is Beethoven?

Ryan Ludwick

http://modern.zp.ua/useruploads/img/27des/1.jpg

VR
08-22-2012, 08:55 PM
Does Arroyo have a gig tonight?

He's dealin', hope the Reds put a lot on the board for him tonight.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:56 PM
Ludwick grounds out to 2nd.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:56 PM
Bruce triples as Brown loses the ball!

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 08:57 PM
When I say Bruce knows how Brown feels....

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 08:58 PM
The Philly lights giveth and taketh away from Bruce.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 08:58 PM
Yikes. Jay knows how that feels in that park, too.

VR
08-22-2012, 08:58 PM
Bruce deserves a few breaks like that.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 08:58 PM
Rolen HBP

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 08:59 PM
Surprise the Philly fans didn't give that a standing ovation.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 08:59 PM
Phillies fans cheer when Rolen is hit in the arm. Phillies fans are ruthless. Rolen backhanded Philadelphia over 10 years ago.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
Welp

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
Frazier flies out to right, Brown makes up for his error by gunning down Bruce at the plate to end the inning.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
I wouldn't call Bruce fast.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
That was a cannon to get Bruce. No bounce right on the money. Wow.

REDSEER
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
What a throw. Wow.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:01 PM
That was a missle.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:02 PM
I wouldn't call Bruce fast.

It looks like he may have already lost a step or two.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:02 PM
That was a Bruce-like throw.

dougdirt
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
Billy Hamilton would have been out on that throw. :eek:

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
Note to Reds: Next time, hit it to Juan Pierre.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
That must have been what the Phillies were waiting on with Brown, because he sure has yet to show anything with the bat.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
Todd really should've been holding all the way there tbh

VR
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
Don't dig the short fly out to right on a 3-0 swing.

Unless you can square that thing up.....take the pitch.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:03 PM
Billy Hamilton would have been out on that throw. :eek:

Exactly. Nothing about that throw should comment on the runners' speed.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 09:04 PM
That must have been what the Phillies were waiting on with Brown, because he sure has yet to show anything with the bat.

And his defensive out in right is very poor. Looks like he is running in quicksand.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:05 PM
Rollins flies out to left

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:05 PM
Those CBP lights must be brutal

dougdirt
08-22-2012, 09:05 PM
That must have been what the Phillies were waiting on with Brown, because he sure has yet to show anything with the bat.

The Phillies messed that kids swing up big time. They were trying to fix it, because mechanically at least, it wasn't pretty, but it worked for him and he had gotten results with it. They tried to change it anyways and at least so far, it has been a terrible plan.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:06 PM
Pierre grounds out to 2nd

RedsfaninMT
08-22-2012, 09:06 PM
I know it's the thing to do to bash the players on here, but Bruce did not look that slow to me on that. Just an incredible, amazing throw in the air to nail the runner...and it wasn't even close.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:07 PM
I really like that the Phils go all the way with their throwbacks by wearing the helmet. I usually can't stand throwback nights because hitters look ridiculous and mismatched with the helmet.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:08 PM
Utley lines out to Cozart on a shift.

0-0 after 4.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:09 PM
Bronson Arroyo doing a thing through 4 innings...

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:09 PM
The Phillies messed that kids swing up big time. They were trying to fix it, because mechanically at least, it wasn't pretty, but it worked for him and he had gotten results with it. They tried to change it anyways and at least so far, it has been a terrible plan.

It's kind of a shame because a few years ago, there were visions of sugar plumbs dancing in their heads with a LF-RF combo of Michael Taylor and Domonic Brown. But so far, neither have done anything. Taylor is barely even a prospect now.

VR
08-22-2012, 09:09 PM
Arroyo unable to get through 4 under 40 pitches. If this game goes 12, the bullpen may have to be deployed.

Whatever Bronson.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:09 PM
It's kind of a shame because a few years ago, there were visions of sugar plumbs dancing in their heads with a LF-RF combo of Michael Taylor and Domonic Brown. But so far, neither have done anything. Taylor is barely even a prospect now.

Didn't they trade Taylor to the A's?

redsfaninbsg
08-22-2012, 09:10 PM
Philly hitters hacking tonight. Arroyo just 41 pitches through 4 innings, although with Bronson, I don't think it's as much the pitch count as the number of times the hitters see him in a particular game.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:10 PM
Didn't they trade Taylor to the A's?

Yessir, he was included in the 3-team trade that involved Halladay.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:10 PM
Without saying the dreaded words, when was the last guy to do it for the Reds? Browning? Or did someone do it after Tom?

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:11 PM
The Dads get a run back from Pittsburgh, 4-1 in the 4th.

redsfaninbsg
08-22-2012, 09:11 PM
Browning is the answer.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:11 PM
Yessir, he was included in the 3-team trade that involved Halladay.

Wow, that was a lot longer ago than I thought.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:11 PM
Browning is the answer.

And the question shall not be asked.

CrackerJack
08-22-2012, 09:12 PM
Late to the party, but 20 year old me loves seeing these uni's again, as well as 42 year old me.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:12 PM
Browning is the answer.

I mean the basic version of course, not the Larson version.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:13 PM
Hanigan walks

redsfaninbsg
08-22-2012, 09:13 PM
What is this, Jeopardy?

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:13 PM
Vance Worley looks like he's having a nervous breakdown every time he sets. What's up with that.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:13 PM
Exactly. Nothing about that throw should comment on the runners' speed.

As Doug said, Billy would have been thrown out. But Jay looked slow there, totally fair to notice that.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:14 PM
Vance Worley looks like he's having a nervous breakdown every time he sets. What's up with that.

Yeah, that glove shaking thing is strange.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:14 PM
Arroyo sac bunt on 0-2 advances Hanigan to 2nd.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:14 PM
Solid bunt by Bronson

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Overall, the Reds are not great at fundamentals at the dish. Arroyo did get it down though.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:15 PM
As Doug said, Billy would have been thrown out. But Jay looked slow there, totally fair to notice that.

Agree to disagree. He looked fine. He's not a speedster, but he's not Hanigan either. He's a very average runner. Which is fine in my book.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Solid bunt by Bronson

Dusty should PH him if a bunt is needed.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
Cozart flies out to right.

RedsfaninMT
08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
As Doug said, Billy would have been thrown out. But Jay looked slow there, totally fair to notice that.

Nobody was complaining about his speed, which got him on 3rd, on a fly ball to RF.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
Will Stubbs strikeout again?

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
That strikeout looking thing Worley is leading had to be random variance right?

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
Agree to disagree. He looked fine. He's not a speedster, but he's not Hanigan either. He's a very average runner. Which is fine in my book.

I totally view him as average, but he looked slow getting a jump there.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:17 PM
Hanigan should've tagged. What are the odds he throws two perfect bullets in a row? :O)

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:18 PM
Stubbs singles to right. Hanigan scores.

1-0 Reds.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:18 PM
I was suprised to see Stubbs at 1.5 WAR on fangraphs today.

WildcatFan
08-22-2012, 09:18 PM
Stubbs unclogs Hanigan from the bases.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:19 PM
Camera guy is getting all avant garde with his zooming in and out

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:19 PM
BP singles.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:19 PM
Nice Drew!

And btw, I agree about the uni's. But I totally expect to see Paul O'Niell stroll out of the dugout.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:20 PM
I was suprised to see Stubbs at 1.5 WAR on fangraphs today.

CF's with his skills aren't that prevalent in baseball today. A point I've been trying to make for years regarding Stubbs.

alloverjr
08-22-2012, 09:20 PM
I was suprised to see Stubbs at 1.5 WAR on fangraphs today.

Being fast gives you an automatic 1 WAR

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:20 PM
And now Brandon. Keep it goin' boys!

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:20 PM
Ludwick singles to right. Stubbs scores!


2-0 Reds

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:20 PM
Heart skipped that time, looked like Drew took a hit at home

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:22 PM
Enough with the - when Stubbs scores - stat.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:22 PM
Bruce fouls out to third.

2-0 Reds to the bottom of 5.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 09:22 PM
Reds have figured out that Brown in right has a great arm, but slow on his feet. For an athletic looking guy, he sure can't run very well.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:23 PM
Heart skipped that time, looked like Drew took a hit at home

he did. Foot to the face.

(sorry, my feed is quite a bit behind...AGAIN) *sigh*

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:24 PM
Enough with the - when Stubbs scores - stat.

I don't mind it. Mainly because when they say it, it usually means that we just scored. :beerme:

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:24 PM
Reds have figured out that Brown in right has a great arm, but slow on his feet. For an athletic looking guy, he sure can't run very well.

I thought he was lollygagging on the diving catch on Bronson's well hit ball...guess not.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Howard grounds out into the shift.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Very, very, very early, as in first inning early, the Astros lead St. Louis 1-0.

Padres still up 4-1 on Pittsburgh through 6

RedsfaninMT
08-22-2012, 09:25 PM
WOW! Astros score in the top of the 1st, 1-0. Pirates trail 4-1.

I don't expect the Astros to win that game, but it would be mighty nice if they did.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Mayberry grounds out to 2nd

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:27 PM
Brown homers.

2-1 game.

RedsMan3203
08-22-2012, 09:27 PM
buh-bye.... Towering shot.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:28 PM
Wouldn't give up on Dominic Brown just yet

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:29 PM
Ball got stuck in the backstop. That was weird.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:29 PM
That didn't happen. Still a perfect game. I swear.

backbencher
08-22-2012, 09:29 PM
RedsfaninMT - what do yo do in Bozeman? I just ate at the John Bozeman Bistro. Good place. Loved the Main Street book stores, too.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:29 PM
Polanco flies out to center.

2-1 Redlegs after 5.

Degenerate39
08-22-2012, 09:30 PM
Kelch jinxed that one. After every batter he'd say 11 up 11 down. 12 up 12 down etc

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:31 PM
That didn't happen. Still a perfect game. I swear.

Well, now we're screwed. You said it.

OldRightHander
08-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Kelch jinxed that one. After every batter he'd say 11 up 11 down. 12 up 12 down etc

Maybe he was hoping it would be remembered like Scully's perfect game call where he kept giving the time.

Boss-Hog
08-22-2012, 09:31 PM
4-2 Padres now

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:31 PM
I was suprised to see Stubbs at 1.5 WAR on fangraphs today.

The baserunning component of that is 2.5. The total WAR is 1.5. So . . . .

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:32 PM
Rolen pops up near the mound on the first pitch.

RedsfaninMT
08-22-2012, 09:32 PM
RedsfaninMT - what do yo do in Bozeman? I just ate at the John Bozeman Bistro. Good place. Loved the Main Street book stores, too.

Director of a nonprofit that teaches kids about science. Best restaurant we had (Boodles) blew up a couple years ago in a natural gas explosion. Amazingly, only killed one gal, but level several buildings.

Country Bookshelf is awesome. We give them a lot of business. My boy loves to read.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:32 PM
4-2 Padres now

Poor old Boss. He's gone round the bend. He's forgotten we follow the Reds here. *sigh* Did someone forget to leave out his meds? ;)

OldRightHander
08-22-2012, 09:34 PM
Poor old Boss. He's gone round the bend. He's forgotten we follow the Reds here. *sigh* Did someone forget to leave out his meds? ;)

Astros up 1-0 as well, just in case anyone cares.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:34 PM
4-2 Padres now

Youngster Werner pitched for the Pads, I had no expectation he would do this well, so 4-2 in the seventh is a good score.

Brach coming in, guy pitches every day, throws hard for a couple batters.

Go Pads.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:34 PM
Frazier walks. Worley fears him.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:34 PM
Almost makes me sick that Todd Frazier could see the bench at any point this season.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:34 PM
The baserunning component of that is 2.5. The total WAR is 1.5. So . . . .

No, the baserunning component is 2.5 runs above average. Not 2.5 wins.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Hanigan singles to left.

OldRightHander
08-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Single for Hanigan. Something going here.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 09:37 PM
Shoulda umps called infield fly?

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:37 PM
Arroyo pops a bunt up, Worley lets it drop but the Phils screw it up and only get the out at 2nd. 1st and 3rd, two outs.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:39 PM
Cozart flies out to right.

2-1 Reds to the bottom of 6.

alloverjr
08-22-2012, 09:40 PM
Seems like the Reds have left a lot on the table tonight

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:42 PM
Schneider grounds out to 1st.

Matt700wlw
08-22-2012, 09:43 PM
Seems like the Reds have left a lot on the table tonight

8, I think

George Anderson
08-22-2012, 09:43 PM
Shoulda umps called infield fly?If

if it was a bunt then no.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:43 PM
Laynce Nix Daynce Mix flyout to center

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:43 PM
Gameday reports that Arroyo has 56 pitches. Very efficient evening for him so far.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:45 PM
Rollins flies out to center. Bronson making it look easy.

2-1 Reds after 6. Some insurance would be nice.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:45 PM
Sticking with my 5-3 Reds win prediction.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:45 PM
Laynce Nix Daynce Mix flyout to center

Nix still look like a bad @## in his batting staynce.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:45 PM
Damn. I knew I spelled O'Neill wrong. I hate when I do that.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:45 PM
8th inning for the Pads and Pirates, 4-2 SD.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:46 PM
Louie birds have tied up Houston 1-1 in the 2nd. It's on to the 8th in San Diego where the Padres are still up 4-2 on Pittsburgh.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:47 PM
Worley out, Lindblom in.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:48 PM
Stubbs bunt is a diving catch by Howard.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:48 PM
Ludwick is going to go deep.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:48 PM
This guy gives up a lot of walks and a ton of homers. Patience here please.

WrongVerb
08-22-2012, 09:48 PM
Nice to see Stubbs trying to bunt his way on. Something different in his game, and something we need to see more of.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:48 PM
Chris Welsh's brain just short circuited for a second.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:49 PM
BP pops up to 2nd.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:49 PM
This guy gives up a lot of walks and a ton of homers. Patience here please.

nope, lol.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:49 PM
Chris Welsh's brain just short circuited for a second.
http://www.starstills.com/product_images/h/ss3477682_-_photograph_of_tom_selleck_as_thomas_sullivan_magn um_iv_from_magnum_pi_available_in_4_sizes_framed_o r_unframed_buy_now_at_starstills__38546.jpg
http://cincinnati.com/blogs/reds/files/2011/12/bilde.jpeg

The Operator
08-22-2012, 09:49 PM
They really need to stop bunting. Just scrap the bunt play altogether.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:50 PM
Ludwick does not homer. He K's.

2-1 Redlegs to the bottom of 7.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:51 PM
Nice to see Stubbs trying to bunt his way on. Something different in his game, and something we need to see more of.

Wholeheartedly disagree. I never understood fan's obsession with bunting for hits. At best it gets you one base, and they aren't executed at a very successful rate.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:51 PM
Ludwick does not homer. He K's.

2-1 Redlegs to the bottom of 7.

I meant to say "sometime in the near future." Sorry.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:52 PM
Wholeheartedly disagree. I never understood fan's obsession with bunting for hits. At best it gets you one base, and they aren't executed at a very successful rate.

Most players aren't as fast as Drew Stubbs though.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:52 PM
Love the way Bronson's pitching, love the way we're hitting, not so in love with the timing of said hits.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:53 PM
Astros lead Cards 2-1. Snyder homer for Stros.

Go Stros.

OldRightHander
08-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Most players aren't as fast as Drew Stubbs though.

I like that speed more on a gap shot.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Pirates out in the eighth.

Gregerson is a good reliever, has pitched every game.

McCutchen out of the way, made the last out.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Pierre grounds out to 2nd.

Utley grounds out to 1st.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 09:55 PM
I like that speed more on a gap shot.

He doesn't have to do it every time up. But if he does it enough that the 3B has to cheat in all the time he's hitting, he gains a big advantage there.

The Operator
08-22-2012, 09:56 PM
Bronson may go the whole game at this rate, as long as he keeps his stuff.

The Operator
08-22-2012, 09:58 PM
K

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 09:58 PM
My goodness that 2-2 pitch was strike 3.

edit: i'm late, doesn't matter

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 09:58 PM
Howard K's.

2-1 Redlegs after 7.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 09:59 PM
71 pitches for Arroyo through seven innings.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 09:59 PM
This is the best I've seen Bronson look in quite a while. Just great snap on the breaking balls, really mixing his pitches well (as usual), and just pinpoint control. Love it.

Now put some more crooked numbers up on the board offense!!!!

Brutus
08-22-2012, 09:59 PM
Well, hopefully Arroyo can get through the 8th and then have Aroldis on standby just in case.

WrongVerb
08-22-2012, 10:00 PM
He doesn't have to do it every time up. But if he does it enough that the 3B has to cheat in all the time he's hitting, he gains a big advantage there.

Exactly.

Plus it isn't like Stubbs is all that successful swinging away anyway. Why not try to lay a few down on occasion?

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:01 PM
Tommy Layne is on in the 9th for the Padres to try and close it down. Unfortunately he will not be facing Laynce Nix.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 10:01 PM
Baker: Hey Bronson, want to go nine?

Arroyo: If not, who pitches the ninth?

Baker: I thought maybe Broxton?

Arroyo: Nah, who else you got?

Baker: Maybe Marshall?

Arroyo: Any other choices?

Baker: Well, Chapman had Monday off.

Arroyo: Deal.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:01 PM
Bruce! :jump:

Crushed! 3-1 Reds.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:01 PM
BOOM! :jump: BRUUUUUUCE! Second decker!

RedsMan3203
08-22-2012, 10:01 PM
Now... That wasn't a cheap shot....

WrongVerb
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
WOW!

membengal
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Didn't go far enough. Only two decks.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
WHOAAAAAAA

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
The Padres just got Garrett Jones out at the same time Bruce hit the homer. Double whammy.

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Jesus.

Matt700wlw
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Blast. Bomb. See ya. Bye Bye!

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Hanigan asking Jay, "hey, can you teach me how to do that?" :O)

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Tommy Layne is on in the 9th for the Padres to try and close it down. Unfortunately he will not be facing Laynce Nix.
Tommy Layne Commie Train

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Rolen flies out to right.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:03 PM
Pirates are down to their final out in the 9th.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 10:04 PM
That was a Griffey-like swing from Bruce. Wow. Natural power on a cookie.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:04 PM
Frazier pops up to 3rd.

Hanigan with a 2 out single to center.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:05 PM
Pirates LOSE!

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:05 PM
Ryan really swinging the bat well. Solid single to left center.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:06 PM
Arroyo lines out a diving Polanco at 3B.

3-1 Redlegs to the bottom of 8.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:06 PM
Polanco robs Bronson. He can't buy a hit tonight. Two great snags on his hard hit balls. Brown and now Polanco.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 10:07 PM
Pirates LOSE!

They are on the brink of us not needing to pay attention to them.

WrongVerb
08-22-2012, 10:08 PM
They are on the brink of us not needing to pay attention to them.

The Reds already have the biggest lead of any division in baseball.

The goal is 7 games up with 6 to play.

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:08 PM
They are on the brink of us not needing to pay attention to them.

I know, and I hope that's not the case only from the standpoint I'd still like to see them stay competitive and beat out St. Louis for the wildcard.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 10:08 PM
They are on the brink of us not needing to pay attention to them.

Dusty needs to use Chapman again if necessary to pin this down. Then tomorrow he can rest.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:09 PM
Mayberry grounds out to short

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:10 PM
Dusty needs to use Chapman again if necessary to pin this down. Then tomorrow he can rest.

IF he has to. Right now Bronson's on cruise control. He's totally dominant right now.

Brown is the only guy who's gotten good swings off him. And again with the double.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 10:10 PM
That wasn't an especially difficult play, but man, Cozart is really, really solid at short.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:10 PM
Brown doubles. Bronson hung that one.

OldRightHander
08-22-2012, 10:10 PM
Test Brown for PEDs?

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 10:11 PM
He really loafed around the basepaths that time.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 10:12 PM
Welsh, I'm pretty sure that's the fastest Brown can run. Watch his play in the field.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:12 PM
What the hell was that? What is wrong with this ballpark?

Kc61
08-22-2012, 10:12 PM
Rolen boots it. Arroyo's 80th pitch.

Tough luck on that one.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:12 PM
I hate this infield. Horrid!

Brutus
08-22-2012, 10:13 PM
Up until that error, Arroyo had a perfect game going if you imagine a cardboard cutout hitting in place of Domonic Brown.

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:13 PM
Polanco reached on error. 1st and 2nd for Philadelphia, 1 out and Schneider up.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
*picturing a 4-6-3 in my mind right now*

Tadasimha
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Need a 6-4-3 here.

There's Waldo!

Wonderful Monds
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Somebody better be warming. Things go belly up with Bronson in the blink of an eye.

Kc61
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Reds infielders probably can't wait to leave Philly. Just so many bad hops.

Replay clearly showed the bad hop there.

Broxton in the pen.

CrackerJack
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
This field seems like a nightmare if you're not used to playing on it - short grass, weird hops, etc.., I expect nothing less from that franchise.

George Foster
08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
keep it down

or walk him...he's a lefty

RedsMan3203
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Yeah buddddddddy!

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Double Play!!!!!


3-1 Reds after 8.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Woohoo! Love it!!!

Tadasimha
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
NIIIIIIIIIIICE!

Kc61
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
One of these days the bare hand play is going to cost Phillips.

But not that time.

Brilliant second baseman.

Reds Fanatic
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Wow! What a DP

reds44
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
MERCY! What a turn!

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
WHOAAAAA!!!!

Gizmo
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
6-4-3 was the right answer.

_Sir_Charles_
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
I called the wrong order though. :-(

CrackerJack
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
BP - beauty, don't question his defense

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 10:15 PM
Now that is a DP!! Wow. Cozart and BP with a nice scoop from ROY. Brilliant all the way around.

kaldaniels
08-22-2012, 10:16 PM
Send Bronson back out and try to get by without anyone getting up in the bullpen.

WrongVerb
08-22-2012, 10:16 PM
Great play! I'm loving this game!

reds44
08-22-2012, 10:16 PM
I'm sending BA back out there with Chapman getting hot.

Homer Bailey
08-22-2012, 10:17 PM
Who is due up for Philly?

RedsMan3203
08-22-2012, 10:17 PM
I'm sending BA back out there with Chapman getting hot.

If he is gonna get "hot" just go ahead and put him in....

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:17 PM
Who is due up for Philly?
Pitcher spot, Rollins, Pierre.

reds44
08-22-2012, 10:17 PM
Who is due up for Philly?
PH, Rollins, Pierre.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Who is due up for Philly?

should be 9 then up.

George Foster
08-22-2012, 10:18 PM
The former Colt 45's are beating the Cards 2-1 in the 4th..

Bucks lose....you all probably know that already

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Lefty Raul Valdez on the mound for Philadelphia.

Virginia Beach Reds
08-22-2012, 10:19 PM
Gotta send BA out there. He has pitched a great ballgame. Brilliant so far.

George Foster
08-22-2012, 10:19 PM
no one in the bull pen warming...

Tom Servo
08-22-2012, 10:19 PM
Cozart leadoff single to center