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cumberlandreds
10-11-2012, 11:32 AM
Here are the lineups. Lets bring home a win!

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=paganan01&year=Career&t=b)
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=scutama01&year=Career&t=b)
3. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=sandopa01&year=Career&t=b)
4. Buster Posey (R) C (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=poseybu01&year=Career&t=b)
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=pencehu01&year=Career&t=b)
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=beltbr01&year=Career&t=b)
7. Gregor Blanco (L) LF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=blancgr01&year=Career&t=b)
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=crawfbr01&year=Career&t=b)
9. Matt Cain (R) P (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=cainma01&year=Career&t=b)

(http://www.baseballpress.com/lineup_team.php?team=CIN)1. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=phillbr01&year=Career&t=b)
2. Zack Cozart (R) SS (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=cozarza01&year=Career&t=b)
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=vottojo01&year=Career&t=b)
4. Ryan Ludwick (R) LF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=ludwiry01&year=Career&t=b)
5. Jay Bruce (L) RF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=bruceja01&year=Career&t=b)
6. Scott Rolen (R) 3B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=rolensc01&year=Career&t=b)
7. Ryan Hanigan (R) C (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=hanigry01&year=Career&t=b)
8. Drew Stubbs (R) CF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=stubbdr01&year=Career&t=b)
9. Mat Latos (R) P (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=latosma01&year=Career&t=b)

chicoruiz
10-11-2012, 11:53 AM
I'd have thought long and hard about Heisey in CF, but whatever...Go Reds!!!

Kc61
10-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Good luck, Reds fans.

Myself included BTW.

RedsMan3203
10-11-2012, 12:17 PM
Ya'll have a good day... Going to sit this one out due to work....

Lets bring it home!!!

Either way... Great season and <3 ya'll!!! :)

cumberlandreds
10-11-2012, 12:23 PM
Lets hope a little magic from this day 40 years ago will rub off on this Reds team today.

Reds Win 1972 NLCS - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4EijwKZaCI)

mdccclxix
10-11-2012, 12:27 PM
Let's do this!!!!!!!!!!!

REDREAD
10-11-2012, 12:28 PM
Man, I am excited.. I think they will win, but even if they lose.. thanks for the memories in Game 1 and 2 (I'm going to forget 3 and 4 :laugh: )

Tom Servo
10-11-2012, 12:51 PM
Redman.

smith288
10-11-2012, 01:13 PM
I want a Reds/Dodgers 1995 10-1 esque like victory please.

powersackers
10-11-2012, 01:30 PM
This 10am start is messing with my mind. I am just finishing breakfast.

SirFelixCat
10-11-2012, 01:45 PM
Regardless of the outcome today, how about EVERYONE here remember that we're all on the same side.

Now let's go out and wax that Giants booty today! Go Reds!

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 01:55 PM
Oh boy....

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 01:56 PM
I'm stuck at work, but got the game on the radio. You guys have no idea how difficult that was in korea with only an android to work with...

Lets go redlegs!

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 01:56 PM
Found a penny in the parking lot during lunch. :thumbup:

brad1176
10-11-2012, 02:00 PM
Today is my birthday, I told my wife a Reds win is ALL I want! GO REDS!!!

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:00 PM
Holy cow, I'm nervous

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:01 PM
Today is my birthday, I told my wife a Reds win is ALL I want! GO REDS!!!

Happy birthday, fellow Hoosier!

brad1176
10-11-2012, 02:04 PM
Happy birthday, fellow Hoosier!

Thanks, an NLDS series win will make this one a great birthday

WMR
10-11-2012, 02:05 PM
Please don't blow this thing, Reds. :pray:

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:05 PM
Dear God, please win.

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:06 PM
Hope Latos is super pissed for this. Be the nail and hammer Matt.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Hope Latos is super pissed for this. Be the nail and hammer Matt.

I'm hoping the ump doesn't have a really tight zone, or Latos will lose his cool.

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Let's win it for Joe!

http://www.baseballphd.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Joe-Nuxhall-.jpg

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:09 PM
Regardless of the outcome today, how about EVERYONE here remember that we're all on the same side.

Now let's go out and wax that Giants booty today! Go Reds!

Great sentiment - now let's go get 'em!

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:09 PM
Here we go Game 5 underway.

George Anderson
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
I'm hoping the ump doesn't have a really tight zone, or Latos will lose his cool.

Hallion has a big zone.

Largest Strike Zone
Name SAA
Jeff Nelson 4.81
Doug Eddings 4.70
Charlie Reliford 4.05
Phil Cuzzi 3.98
Paul Nauert 3.59
Jim Wolf 3.36
Bill Welke 2.86
Mark Wegner 2.77
Brian Runge 2.70
Tom Hallion 2.64

http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/a-zone-of-their-own/

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Wish this crappy MLB app wouldn't quit locking my feed

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Pagan strikes out swinging.

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Great start!

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
May the Flying Spaghetti Monster rain meatballs and noodly arms all over the Giants hopes and dreams.

K

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:10 PM
I called in sick...I hope my boss doesn't check Redszone.:eek:

Mat start it off with a K!

KittyDuran
10-11-2012, 02:11 PM
Still filing in ...6340

757690
10-11-2012, 02:11 PM
Latos tells Pegan, "You're (censored) out!

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:11 PM
Latos tells Pegan, "You're (censored) out!

I need an upvote button. Boss, can we make this happen?

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:11 PM
Hallion has a big zone.

Largest Strike Zone
Name SAA
Jeff Nelson 4.81
Doug Eddings 4.70
Charlie Reliford 4.05
Phil Cuzzi 3.98
Paul Nauert 3.59
Jim Wolf 3.36
Bill Welke 2.86
Mark Wegner 2.77
Brian Runge 2.70
Tom Hallion 2.64

http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/a-zone-of-their-own/

Thanks, I was just looking that up myself. Found his Better-Know-An-Umpire page from Deadspin:

http://deadspin.com/5902742/better-know-an-umpire-tom-hallion

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:11 PM
Scutaro singles to left.

757690
10-11-2012, 02:12 PM
I called in sick...I hope my boss doesn't check Redszone.:eek:

Mat start it off with a K!

He's probably at the game, hoping he doesn't run into you :)

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Sandoval lines a single to left. 1st and 2nd.

CrackerJack
10-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Good grief...back to back hits with 1 out

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Time for a double play.

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Ugh....is Latos getting his pitches up?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:14 PM
Posey flies out to shallow center. 2 outs

CrackerJack
10-11-2012, 02:14 PM
Good pitch there - gets the 2nd out - finish them off!

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:14 PM
Get this big cheerleader now, Mat!

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Ugh....is Latos getting his pitches up?Yeah, looks like adrenaline...he'll settle down.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Hell yes! Good job Latos.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Yes! Pence pops out to short. 0-0 mid 1st.

CrackerJack
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Wow that pitch was up in his eyes and he flies out to left

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Having the gamethread feed being faster than my radio is annoying. However, I'm listening to near real time coverage of a game from 14 timezones away. How did the old timers exist before the internet?

SirFelixCat
10-11-2012, 02:15 PM
Woot!

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:16 PM
Having the gamethread feed being faster than my radio is annoying. However, I'm listening to near real time coverage of a game from 14 timezones away. How did the old timers exist before the internet?

Teletype :)

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:16 PM
All fastballs from Latos in the first. Threw maybe 1 breaking ball.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:16 PM
Lets get to cain!!!

dougdirt
10-11-2012, 02:16 PM
What I would give to see Phillips at the plate high fiving a teammate again and dropping a "he ain't spit*" on them.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:16 PM
All fastballs from Latos in the first. Threw maybe 1 breaking ball.

I have supreme trust in Hannigan.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:17 PM
What I would give to see Phillips at the plate high fiving a teammate again and dropping a "he ain't spit*" on them.
Did he say that in game 1?

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Who else thinks it's time for Votto to stop choking up on the bat?

dougdirt
10-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Did he say that in game 1?

Yes, he did.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:17 PM
Who else thinks it's time for Votto to stop choking up on the bat?
I was thinking the same thing last night. Time to turn it loose.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:18 PM
Yes, he did.
Hahahaha. Awesome.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:18 PM
I was thinking the same thing last night. Time to turn it loose.

A "process swing" isn't very helpful when you only have one game left (potentially) in your season.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Phillips broken bat fly out to center.

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Having the gamethread feed being faster than my radio is annoying. However, I'm listening to near real time coverage of a game from 14 timezones away. How did the old timers exist before the internet?

Well, the neighbor kids would listen to the radio down at old man Johnson's general store and then run around the neighborhood and tell everyone the score - usually give 'em a penny to get candy with when they went back to the store!

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:19 PM
I have supreme trust in Hannigan.He was probably trying to work with Latos' adrenaline pump...Mat wants this one so bad he may tackle somebody on their way to first.:laugh:

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:20 PM
Cozart reaches as Crawford boots it.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:20 PM
Cozart got a member bounce.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:20 PM
Let's go Votto!

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:20 PM
Infield hit for Cozart on that play.

brad1176
10-11-2012, 02:20 PM
C'mon Joey!!!!

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Wow the Reds didn't take BP today.

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Give us another double, Joey, and an early lead!

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Wow the Reds didn't take BP today.

Too early?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
3-1 count

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
WHY THE EFF wont my MLB app show the video. Stuck at Verifying Access.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Doesn't look choked up. Maybe he'll turn it loose here.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Votto walks. 1st and 2nd.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Crowd sounds awesome today.

757690
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Sounds like Darling is a Giants fan. Like him usually, but he's clearly rooting for the Giants in this game.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
They sure aren't taking any chances with Votto, are they?

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Ludwick, do it again.

CrackerJack
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Crowd sounds awesome today.

Yeah was about to say the same thing - much different than last two games so far. Maybe Jay fired them up. :)

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:22 PM
Park one, Ryan!

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:23 PM
Ludwick chases a low outside pitch

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:23 PM
Don't let him settle in. You've gotta get him now.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:23 PM
Cane seems a bit wild right now. Everyone should be taking, I think. Let him hang himself here early.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:24 PM
Man Ludwick just missed on that last pitch

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:24 PM
He's not getting cheated up there. Maybe he'll run into one.

nemesis
10-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Swung at ball 3 and 4

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Saw one strike the entire AB.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Chased another low outside pitch. That was a walk if he did chase those pitches

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Im hoping they arent swinging for 5 or 6 run homeruns like game 3 and 4

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Darnit. Ludwick impatient. Story of the 2012 Reds, really. At least on offense.

CrackerJack
10-11-2012, 02:26 PM
Terrible AB for Ludwick, pitch wasn't close, geesh.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:26 PM
They desperately need to get at least one run here. Desperately.

WMR
10-11-2012, 02:27 PM
TURRIBLE AB by Ludwick.

George Anderson
10-11-2012, 02:27 PM
I know our bullpen is rested.

How is the Giants?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Bruce strikes out swinging. 0-0 after 1.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Ugh, ugh, ugh.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Terrible. Put the ball in play.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
&@$?!!

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
The story of 2012 with Votto in the lineup. Nobody can do damage once he gets on base.

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Looking like a pitchers' duel today!

alloverjr
10-11-2012, 02:28 PM
BOOOOOOO ;)

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:29 PM
BOOOOOOO ;)

Sometimes Bruce can't tell whether he's on RedsZone or the SF Giants fan board. ;)

nemesis
10-11-2012, 02:29 PM
They were saying Bruuuuce... LOL

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:29 PM
It wouldn't be a pitcher's duel if our hitters would quit swinging at crap for pitches. Last pitch wouldn't even count as a pitch "too close to take with 2 strikes"

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:30 PM
Cane seems a bit wild right now. Everyone should be taking, I think. Let him hang himself here early.
I wish they'd figure this out. He's striking them out without throwing strikes. Ludwick got one strike and Bruce got none!:bang:

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:30 PM
Terrible AB's by both Ludwick and Bruce there.

mdccclxix
10-11-2012, 02:30 PM
...and the pitchers duel is underway.

nemesis
10-11-2012, 02:31 PM
I really would like a new hitting coach on the staff next year regardless who the manager is. Not that Jacoby has done a horrible of a job... But a set of fresh eyes and Ideas might do wonders for some these guys....

OnBaseMachine
10-11-2012, 02:31 PM
Typical Reds offense.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
The strikezone is big on both sides.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
Perfect pitch. Belt strikes out looking.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
Great pitch by Latos right there.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
That was filthy.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
its 1 inning guys...

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:32 PM
The ump seemed really excited by the location of that one.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:34 PM
Blanco flies out to left. 2 outs.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:35 PM
He's still throwing almost all fastballs. The longer he does it without being in trouble, the deeper he should be able to go.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:35 PM
Easy inning. Low pitch count.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:35 PM
Just wondering how many players there are who bat right and throw left. Can't be too many.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:35 PM
Crawford flies out to left. 0-0 mid 2nd.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:35 PM
Just wondering how many players there are who bat right and throw left. Can't be too many.

Travis Wood

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:36 PM
Quick inning for Latos. Everyone is either striking out or hitting it at Ludwick so far. Interesting.

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:36 PM
The ump seemed really excited by the location of that one.There's nothing like an ump who leaves no doubt about his calls.:thumbup:

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:36 PM
Just wondering how many players there are who bat right and throw left. Can't be too many.

Rickey Henderson

Brutus
10-11-2012, 02:36 PM
Quick inning for Latos. Everyone is either striking out or hitting it at Ludwick so far. Interesting.

Latos definitely has the strikeout-hit it to Ludwick out sequence going lol

GAC
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Ludwick was waaay too aggressive in his first AB. Had a walk if he had been more patient

sonny
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Where the hell is the Rally Onion?

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Good inning for Latos there!

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Beyond having the Reds advance because I'm a fan of them, I just really don't want StL or WAS to face SF in the NLCS. That's just like a cakewalk to the Series for them, IMO.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
The Giants only have 21 outs left!!!

sonny
10-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Just wondering how many players there are who bat right and throw left. Can't be too many.

Brandon Claussen

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:38 PM
Latos definitely has the strikeout-hit it to Ludwick out sequence going lol

Probably a sign that they are having difficulty catching up with his fastball, right? They aren't on it enough to pull it.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:38 PM
It would be a great time for a Rolen redemption.

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:39 PM
The Giants only have 21 outs left!!!YES!! Countdown to the end of the Giants' season! :thumbup:

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
If they can lay off that slider...

oneupper
10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Just wondering how many players there are who bat right and throw left. Can't be too many.

Cleon Jones

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Good AB from Rolen.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Rolen reaches as the Panda boots it.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
What's the official score on that?

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:41 PM
Sandoval with a bobble. Need to take advantage of these.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:41 PM
error

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:41 PM
Good AB from Rolen.

He's been having a lot of grinding ABs the end of the season and into the post

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Sometimes I really wish Frazier could play CF. Stubbs is just an automatic out in this part of the lineup.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Hanigan grounds into a 6-4-3 DP.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Terrible.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Horrible.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Funny, I don't hear any wooing through my radio. Did the idiots doing that finally figure out it's bad luck?

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:43 PM
First our SS draws an error from their SS, then our 3b draws an error from theirs.:eek:

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:43 PM
First our SS draws an error from their SS, then our 3b draws an error from theirs.:eek:

And... nothing to show for it!

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:43 PM
ESPN radio comes back from commercial break just in time for the first pitch to Stubbs... wtf?!

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
It's a big zone.

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Terrible.


Horrible.

Come on guys, let's chill a bit.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Wow. That was clearly outside.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Stubbs strikes out looking on a pitch that was outside. 0-0 after 2.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Wow. That was clearly outside.
And Latos' called strike 3 to Belt was clearly inside.

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
It's a big zone.

To put it mildly!

At least he's calling it that way for both teams.

Slyder
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Here are the lineups. Lets bring home a win!

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=paganan01&year=Career&t=b)
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=scutama01&year=Career&t=b)
3. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=sandopa01&year=Career&t=b)
4. Buster Posey (R) C (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=poseybu01&year=Career&t=b)
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=pencehu01&year=Career&t=b)
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=beltbr01&year=Career&t=b)
7. Gregor Blanco (L) LF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=blancgr01&year=Career&t=b)
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=crawfbr01&year=Career&t=b)
9. Matt Cain (R) P (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=cainma01&year=Career&t=b)

(http://www.baseballpress.com/lineup_team.php?team=CIN)1. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=phillbr01&year=Career&t=b)
2. Zack Cozart (R) SS (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=cozarza01&year=Career&t=b)
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=vottojo01&year=Career&t=b)
4. Ryan Ludwick (R) LF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=ludwiry01&year=Career&t=b)
5. Jay Bruce (L) RF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=bruceja01&year=Career&t=b)
6. Scott Rolen (R) 3B (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=rolensc01&year=Career&t=b)
7. Ryan Hanigan (R) C (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=hanigry01&year=Career&t=b)
8. Drew Stubbs (R) CF (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=stubbdr01&year=Career&t=b)
9. Mat Latos (R) P (http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/split.cgi?id=latosma01&year=Career&t=b)

Why not bat Stubbs 7th? If he gets on in front of Hanigan then use Hanigan's ability to make contact to drive the Giants wild?

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Come on guys, let's chill a bit.
No.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:44 PM
Ump enjoying himself a bit there.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
Come on guys, let's chill a bit.

I would agree with you if this weren't the biggest Reds game since I was 14. We're entitled to be a bit antsy, no?

OnBaseMachine
10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
The Giants have given the Reds two base runners so far and the Reds, doing what the Reds do, don't take advantage. I'll be surprised if the Reds score more than one run today.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
7 inning season.

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
This umpire is the type I HATE. Just call it strike 3. Quit acting like you are Leslie Nielsen

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:45 PM
The Giants have given the Reds two base runners so far and the Reds, doing what the Reds do, don't take advantage. I'll be surprised if the Reds score more than one run today.

Maybe they only need 1 or 2 today.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:46 PM
Maybe they only need 1 or 2 today.

Here's hoping!

Brutus
10-11-2012, 02:46 PM
I thought the pitch to Stubbs was way too good to be looking at with two strikes. It may have been an inch off the plate, but close enough when an umpire is showing signs of calling that pitch

GAC
10-11-2012, 02:46 PM
Chat is open :beerme:

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 02:47 PM
I would agree with you if this weren't the biggest Reds game since I was 14. We're entitled to be a bit antsy, no?

Sure...just remember that when I start losing it here in an inning or so :D

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Just a gigantic zone.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Chat is open :beerme:

Come again?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:47 PM
3 Ks for Latos as Cain strikes out looking.

NJReds
10-11-2012, 02:48 PM
Ump enjoying himself a bit there.

Is it Enrico Palazzo?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-54do9_2lGlQ/TooiYCfhIKI/AAAAAAAACRE/yhNd8b3VeHc/s320/1+enrico+pallazzo+umpire.jpeg

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:48 PM
Sure...just remember that when I start losing it here in an inning or so :D

If that happens, I'll probably just go silent.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:48 PM
Just a gigantic zone.

the good thing is at least he is being consistent and giving both teams the same wide zone

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:49 PM
the good thing is at least he is being consistent and giving both teams the same wide zone
Yup.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:49 PM
Is it just me, or do they show or discuss the details of the Latos trade every single inning when he pitches?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:49 PM
Ludwick catches the ball in foul territory

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:49 PM
2 out. Ludwick getting a workout today.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Ludwick could set some kind of record for LF putouts this game.

dougdirt
10-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Is it just me, or do they show or discuss the details of the Latos trade every single inning when he pitches?

They don't have much material.

Ludwick = Cardinal talk
Votto = Can't hit talk
Latos = Trade talk

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:50 PM
This zone changes E to W between pitches.

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Come on guys, let's chill a bit.Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? --Oddball

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Ludwick could set some kind of record for LF putouts this game.

Yes and nothing to left is going to be easy with the sun today.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:51 PM
Scutaro grounds out to 2nd. 0-0 mid 3rd.

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:51 PM
THROW the ball Brandon.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:51 PM
That play was a bit close.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:51 PM
18 outs left for the Giants!!!

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
Only 18 outs left in the Giants' season. Now the Reds just need to score a run.

cumberlandreds
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
Just got back from a work function. Sounds like Latos is doing well. Just need some runs!

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
This game might come down to who hits one out of the park. Not sure you're stringing hits together against either of these guys today.

Brutus
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
I'm disappointed that the strikeout-Ludwick sequence got snapped.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
In game 1 it was the 3rd where Brandon hit the big homer to put the Reds on top. This would be a perfect time for a repeat.

nemesis
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
I'm thinking 5yr's - $35 $40 Mil sounds about right for Latos this off season.

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
Cain has been shaky but the Reds cant be patient.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:52 PM
THROW the ball Brandon.

What is it exactly he does with the ball sometimes? It looks like he's doing some sort of affected herky-jerky thing.

smith288
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
What is it exactly he does with the ball sometimes? It looks like he's doing some sort of affected herky-jerky thing.
Just hot dogging it.

OesterPoster
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
Only 18 outs left in the Giants' season. Now the Reds just need to score a run.

Wilson Valdez will come off the bench and hit a walk-off HR...or a squeeze bunt. Not sure which one yet.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
How is Latos throwing though? I only have radio. Throwing more breaking balls or still primarily with the FB?

FB made me think of FCB. Where is he? Does anyone talk to him off board? I miss that dude

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
Wilson Valdez will come off the bench and hit a walk-off HR...or a squeeze bunt. Not sure which one yet.

It is written.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
Laots needs to do what he did against the Pirates and say eff it I'll do it myself.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
How is Latos throwing though? I only have radio. Throwing more breaking balls or still primarily with the FB?

FB made me think of FCB. Where is he? Does anyone talk to him off board? I miss that dude

Mainly the fastball but he has really good location today.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:53 PM
Wilson Valdez will come off the bench and hit a walk-off HR...or a squeeze bunt. Not sure which one yet.

squeeze bunt error riddled little league esque inside the park walkoff

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Wilson Valdez will come off the bench and hit a walk-off HR...or a squeeze bunt. Not sure which one yet.

I was thinking a Todd Frazier little league moment to win. But I'd take that, too.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Latos hit that well. Fly out to center.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Latos hits the hardest ball all day right there.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Laots needs to do what he did against the Pirates and say eff it I'll do it myself.

He darn near did there.

cumberlandreds
10-11-2012, 02:55 PM
I was thinking a Todd Frazier little league moment to win. But I'd take that, too.

Exactly what I thought. :thumbup:

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:55 PM
Patience, BP. Patience.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:55 PM
Phillips flies out to right

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 02:56 PM
6 inning season.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:56 PM
Blanco robs Cozart. 0-0 after 3.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:56 PM
Cozart hits it with authority -- but caught.

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 02:57 PM
Wilson Valdez will come off the bench and hit a walk-off HR...or a squeeze bunt. Not sure which one yet.I had a similar thought, but Frazier will be the hero! ;)

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 02:57 PM
Blanco made a nice grab there

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 02:57 PM
The next few innings are huge as both bullpens are well rested at the end of the bullpens.

thatcoolguy_22
10-11-2012, 02:58 PM
I like Votto leading off next inning. We need another low PC 1-2-3 inning here from Latos. I want no reason to see Broxton anywhere but in the dugout.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:58 PM
The next few innings are huge as both bullpens are well rested at the end of the bullpens.

If Latos gets them to the 7th, I like their chances -- whatever the results of game 3.

Brutus
10-11-2012, 02:59 PM
I really thought Cozart had a double down the line off the bat.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 02:59 PM
I like Votto leading off next inning. We need another low PC 1-2-3 inning here from Latos. I want no reason to see Broxton anywhere but in the dugout.

Yeah, Broxton makes me nervous.

CySeymour
10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Sounds like Cincy squared up the ball well that inning, just hit it at people.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Anyone know whether Latos is throwing offspeed stuff yet? These next four hitters are smart enough to take advantage if not...

dougdirt
10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Yeah, Broxton makes me nervous.

Are you a buffet?

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Anyone know whether Latos is throwing offspeed stuff yet? These next four hitters are smart enough to take advantage if not...

Not much but some nice chin music to Sandoval there.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Are you a buffet?

I admit it. Yes.

cumberlandreds
10-11-2012, 03:01 PM
Are you a buffet?


:laugh:

Kc61
10-11-2012, 03:01 PM
Yeah, Broxton makes me nervous.

Agree. Latos and Chappy today.

I can't watch much longer unavoidably, but want to keep the cheering going.

Go Reds!

Good luck to all Reds fans today.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:01 PM
Sandoval grounds out to 1st.

Tadasimha
10-11-2012, 03:01 PM
The next few innings are huge as both bullpens are well rested at the end of the bullpens.

The Department of Redundancy Department is calling...;)

WebScorpion
10-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Not much but some nice chin music to Sandoval there.Panda drama.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Took Pablo to school there.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Posey flies out to center. 2 outs.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 03:02 PM
A fly not caught by Ludwick. What do you know.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Latos has such a low pitch count. Just get him a run.

dougdirt
10-11-2012, 03:03 PM
I agree with Jamie Ramsey, who just tweeted - I like having a P.O'd S.O.B on the mound. And I say that with affection.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 03:03 PM
Looks like that offspeed stuff is working now.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:04 PM
I agree with Jamie Ramsey, who just tweeted - I like having a P.O'd S.O.B on the mound. And I say that with affection.

Yes I remember from the clincher they said he hates day games because he has to get up early. So he figures if I have to get up I am going to make the other team pay.

UKFlounder
10-11-2012, 03:04 PM
Or 10 ;)


Latos has such a low pitch count. Just get him a run.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Infield hit for Pence

vaticanplum
10-11-2012, 03:05 PM
I agree with Jamie Ramsey, who just tweeted - I like having a P.O'd S.O.B on the mound. And I say that with affection.

I feel like I would be a lot less tense right now if Latos would just start taking people out.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Whoa. Pence hit that ball above his head.

smith288
10-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Dang I hate Pence. Nothing he does is at all fundamental.

Reds Fanatic
10-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Whoa. Pence hit that ball above his head.

That is the 2nd straight AB he swung at a high pitch like that.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 03:06 PM
It's a weird game. Poor contact like that goes for a hit and watch this guy get out on something hard hit.

Puig Your Red
10-11-2012, 03:06 PM
Missed his spot big time on the 0-1 pitch.

RedEye
10-11-2012, 03:06 PM
Dang I hate Pence. Nothing he does is at all fundamental.

The Andre Agassi of MLB, if you will.

smith288
10-11-2012, 03:06 PM
Nothing too pretty Latos.

smith288
10-11-2012, 03:07 PM
The Andre Agassi of MLB, if you will.
Have you seen his throws? He looks like he's throwing with his opposite hand.

OldRightHander
10-11-2012, 03:07 PM
That is the 2nd straight AB he swung at a high pitch like that.

And don't think Hanigan won't remember that.