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Leake or Wood? Both Are Good.
As I’m sure is the case for most of you, Mike Leake and Travis Wood are heavily linked in my mind. They’ve been competing with each other for a spot in the rotation since spring training last year without a clear winner emerging. I thought I’d depart...
Posted: 7/26/2011 12:00 PM in Redleg Nation
As the rumor mill turns
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reported that the Rockies have asked for Devin Mesoraco and Aroldis Chapman in exchange for Ubaldo Jimenez. That gives you some insight into how high the price would be for Jimenez. I can’t see the Reds giving up either one...
Posted: 7/26/2011 11:48 AM in Cincinnati Reds
Murphy’s Law starting to apply
Murphy’s Law is starting to apply to the Reds. Take last night’s game. It was perfectly winnable until it turned in the seventh. Dusty Baker probably went a batter too long with Mike Leake (applying the old Sparky Anderson rule of not putting a pitcher...
Posted: 7/26/2011 11:31 AM in Cincinnati Reds
Red Reposter - Riding the crest of a wave of frustration, or; Scott Rolen vs. The World
11 more runners left on base last nightand the team was 1-9 in ABs with runners in scoring position. I've been incredibly patient with this shit so far this year because I think it's mostly a function of luck. I don't really think clutch is a skill, ...
Posted: 7/26/2011 11:07 AM in Red Reporter
Starr Cards: Ramon Hernandez
Posted: 7/26/2011 10:50 AM in Reds Country
Starr Cards: Joey Votto
Posted: 7/26/2011 8:33 AM in Reds Country
The Morning Line Express, 7/26
My sickness is your gain, Mobsters. Or something like that. In about 45 minutes, The Man and the erstwhile Kid Down the Hall will point the Truckster south and east. Six-plus hours later, we’ll be in heaven, Earth division. There is a reason Billy Graham...
Posted: 7/26/2011 8:15 AM in Paul Daugherty
Farmers Only: Dayton keeps on rolling
Let's start by going over some roster moves that dropped yesterday. Jose Castro and Denis Phipps are now with Louisville, the former replacing Janish at SS and the latter taking Frazier's spot. Taking their places in Carolina are Didi Gregorius and J...
Posted: 7/26/2011 8:00 AM in Red Reporter
Down On The Farm
Games Played on 07/25/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Dayton 1B Donald Lutz: He went 2 for 3 with 2 HR. AAA Louisville 5 – Charlotte 3 Denis Phipps went 3 for 5. Dan Dorn went 2 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Devin Mesoraco went 2 for 3 with a
Posted: 7/26/2011 6:53 AM in Redleg Nation
I don’t wanna talk about the things we've gone through. The winner takes it all. Reds lose, 4-2.
Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Paul Janish. Three hits, including a double, and a run for the new callup from AAA. Honorable mentions go to Sam LeCure (a perfect inning of relief), and Miguel Cairo (on base three times and a run). Key
Posted: 7/26/2011 12:45 AM in Red Reporter

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