5-31-11 GAME THREAD: TIME TO CREATE THE BEST 3-4 PUNCH IN BASEBALL

by DocProc 31. May 2011 13:36
Time: 7:10 PM EDT Location: GABP Lineups: Cincinnati (28-27 and happy to be home) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Bruce 9 Rolen 5 Gomes 7 Renteria 6 Hernandez 2 Reineke 1 Milwaukee (29-25 and missing Miller Park) tba Pitchers: RH Zach Greinke (3-1, 5.79 ERA) RH Chad Reineke (5-2, 2.52 ERA at Louisville)   Last Night’s Game:  Pure and simple: Jay Bruce can carry this team when he’s hot. With better pitching in May, the Reds could have ridden h... [More]

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Reds October Nicknames and Misc. Background

by Mary 30. May 2011 17:27
DocProc suggested that we start a listing of things that may confuse those who read our musings, so this thread is where they will be kept. 

5-30-11 GAME THREAD: CALLING ALL REDS OCTOBER VETERANS, ALUMS, AND LURKERS—MAKE A SHOWING ON MEMORIAL DAY!

by DocProc 30. May 2011 10:49
Time: 7:10 PM EDT Location: GABP (Good to be home for the holiday)   Lineups: Cincinnati (27-27, back at .50) Heisey 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Gomes 7 Hanigan 2 Janish 6 Wood 1 Milwaukee (29-24, we need a sweep to pass them) tba   Pitchers: LH Travis Wood (3-3, 5.11 ERA) LH Chris Narveson (2-3, 4.20 ERA)   Last Night’s Game:  Okay, let’s make this fast so it hurts a little less. We can’t keep wasting good pitching... [More]

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5-29-11 GAME THREAD: Reds at Braves, The Hangover, Part 2, or Can We Just Play 9 Today?

by VottoLoco 29. May 2011 12:50
Time: 8:05 PM EDT / 5:05 PM PDT Location: Turner Field TV: ESPN2   Lineups: Cincinnati (27-26, wrong direction, guys) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Lewis 7 Hernandez 2 Janish 6 Cueto 1   Atlanta (29-24, you’ll have to wait another day for 30) Jurrjens 1 (6-1, 1.56 ERA)   R-O-L-A-I-D-S Our poor bullpen.  Everyone in there should send Carlos Fisher some flowers or something because that man has tak... [More]

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5-28-11 GAME THREAD: Reds at Braves, The Second Key Ingredient of a Streak, or Once More with Feeling

by VottoLoco 28. May 2011 13:57
  Time: 7:10 PM EDT / 4:10 PM PDT   Location: Turner Field   TV: Fox   Lineups: Cincinnati (27-25, better than it was) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Gomes 7 Renteria 6 Hanigan 2 Arroyo 1 (3-5, 5.28 ERA)   Atlanta (28-24, headed for .500) Lowe 1 (3-4, 3.53 ERA)     Confidence Winning is the best way to build confidence.  It doesn’t take a professional sports analyst to figure that one out.  But something ... [More]

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5-27-11 GAME THREAD: Reds at Braves, No Rest for the Weary or Let’s Turner this Ship Around

by VottoLoco 27. May 2011 12:11
Time: 7:35 PM EDT / 4:35 PM PDT Location: Turner Field Lineups: Cincinnati (26-25, wait, weren’t we just 9 games over .500?) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Lewis 7 Hernandez 2 Janish 6 Leake 1 (3-2, 5.70 ERA) Atlanta (28-23, and hating us for failing to beat the Phillies) tba Hanson 1 (5-3, 2.72 ERA)   Opening Day:  I refuse to acknowledge that anything has happened over the last week.  Ohio Cup?  Never heard of it.  NLDS flashba... [More]

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05-26-11 GAME THREAD: Reds vs. Phillies – Anyone Ready for Afternoon Baseball?

by bjsReds1 26. May 2011 09:55
Game Time:  1:05PM EDT Radio/TV:  WLW 700AM, FSO, FSO-HD, CSN, MLB Network   Lineups:   Cincinnati (26-24) Drew Stubbs 8 Brandon Phillips 4 Joey Votto 3 Miguel Cairo 5 Jay Bruce 9 Chris Heisey 7 Ryan Hanigan 2 Paul Janish 6Homer Bailey (3-1, 2.08 ERA)   Philadelphia (30-19) 1 – Martinez (SS) 2- Brown (RF) 3- Utley (2B) 4- Howard (1B) 5- Ibanez (LF) 6- Mayberry (CF) 7- Valdez (3B) — Not pitching today 8- Sardinha (C) Cliff ‘Sara’... [More]

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05-25-11 GAME THREAD: Reds vs. Phillies – “We won a game yesterday. If we win one today, that’s two in a row. We win one tomorrow, that’s called a winning streak. It has happened before.”

by bjsReds1 25. May 2011 11:38
  Game Time:  7:05PM EDT Radio/TV:  WLW 700AM, FSO, FSO-HD, SPSO, CSN, ESPN2     Lineups: Cincinnati (26-23) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Hernandez 2 Lewis 7 Renteria 6 Wood (3-3, 5.17 ERA)   Philadelphia (29-19) TBD Halladay (6-3, 2.21 ERA)   Preview:  Tonight is a great matchup between Wood and Halladay.  Doc no hit the Reds in the NLDS last year while Wood was close to perfection against the Phils duri... [More]

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05-24-11 GAME THREAD: Reds vs. Phillies – Time to get a W

by bjsReds1 24. May 2011 12:07
  Game Time:  7:05PM EDT Radio/TV:  WLW 700AM, FSO,FSO-HD, FS Tennessee, PHL 17, MLB Network   Lineups: Cincinnati (25-23) Stubbs 8 Phillips 4 Votto 3 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Hernandez 2 Heisey 7 Janish 6 Cueto (2-1, 1.45 ERA)   Philadelphia (29-18) Rollins SS Utley 2B Polanco 3B Howard 1B Ibanez LF Ruiz C Brown RF Mayberrry CF Worley (2-0, 1.13 ERA)   Recap:  The good news first.  Todd Frazier made his MLB debut striking out as a pinch... [More]

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05-23-11 GAME THREAD: Reds vs. Phillies--NLDS Rematch

by bjsReds1 23. May 2011 10:24
  Game Time:  7:05PM EDT   Radio/TV:  WLW 700AM, FSO, FSO-HD, SPSO, CSN     Lineups   Cincinnati (25-22) Stubbs 8 Janish 6 Votto 3 Phillips 4 Rolen 5 Bruce 9 Lewis 7 Hanigan 2 Arroyo (3-4, 4.11 ERA)   Philadelphia (28-18) Rollins SS UTLEY 2B Polanco 3B Howard 1B Ibanez LF Ruiz C Brown RF Mayberrry CF Hamels (5-2, 2.92 ERA)   Recap:  There’s nothing left to say that has not already been said here about t... [More]

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