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Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:58 pm
by Chieftain2009
The biggest issue right now is the injuries to the starting pitchers. The Reds score a lot of runs, their offense is dynamic.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 1:58 am
by TRENCHFOOT
I liked the memorial day military themed camo accented uniforms the Reds and the Phillies was wearing this evening. Army green hats with Army style camo bill. Grey uniforms with Army green accented lettering, Army camo socks with Beige baseball cleats. Very cool looking.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 7:14 pm
by bighead
A little starting pitching would go along way !

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 7:38 am
by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT
backbreaker of a loss last night to Toronto.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 3:14 pm
by danicalifornia
The Central is terrifically awful this year, so no loss is too bad at this point. Still only 2.5 games out, which is borderline crazy to think about.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 4:48 pm
by Chieftain2009
The central is surprising how bad it is when I first thought about it, but the Cards lost most of their big names. The Reds, Brewers and Pirates are young and the Cubs haven't been real good yet, everyone thought they would run away from everyone this year and they haven't come close to doing that. Unfortunately, I still see the Cubs eventually running away from everyone at some point.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:08 pm
by danicalifornia
Chieftain2009 wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 4:48 pm
The central is surprising how bad it is when I first thought about it, but the Cards lost most of their big names. The Reds, Brewers and Pirates are young and the Cubs haven't been real good yet, everyone thought they would run away from everyone this year and they haven't come close to doing that. Unfortunately, I still see the Cubs eventually running away from everyone at some point.
As a Cubs fan, I hope you're right. The starting pitching has been awful, but it is doubtful that their struggles with RISP will keep up. On the 0-6 West Coast trip, the Cubs went 3-40 with RISP lol

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:13 pm
by Chieftain2009
danicalifornia wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 6:08 pm
Chieftain2009 wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 4:48 pm
The central is surprising how bad it is when I first thought about it, but the Cards lost most of their big names. The Reds, Brewers and Pirates are young and the Cubs haven't been real good yet, everyone thought they would run away from everyone this year and they haven't come close to doing that. Unfortunately, I still see the Cubs eventually running away from everyone at some point.
As a Cubs fan, I hope you're right. The starting pitching has been awful, but it is doubtful that their struggles with RISP will keep up. On the 0-6 West Coast trip, the Cubs went 3-40 with RISP lol
Crazy! lol it seems that things click for the Cubs about half the time, when things do click, they are very good. For the Reds, nobody is questioning their offense I don't think, their offense is quite dominant, we'll see what happens when their starting pitchers become healthy again.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:23 pm
by bighead
Cozart trade now ! Need pitching !

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:37 am
by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT
awesome home run to beat the braves last night.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:57 am
by danicalifornia
Cozart has been one of the best players in baseball so far this season. Either trade now (or soon) when the time is right or try to sign him to a team friendly deal in case something has clicked.

With him being in his 31 year old season, he probably is at his peak and has 2-3 more really solid years left as a SS...but it also means that his value will probably never be higher.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:04 pm
by danicalifornia
Scooter Gennett.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:34 am
by Chieftain2009
4 home runs in one game for Scooter, what a game!

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:37 am
by bighead
4 !!!! WOW

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:29 pm
by Chieftain2009
Saw Scooter is now the first player in MLB history to have 4 home runs, 5 hits and 10 RBI in a single game.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:29 am
by Chieftain2009
Won last night too, three straight wins against the Cards, going for the sweep tonight.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:32 am
by Chieftain2009
Reds players in the top 5 of the NL in the major stat categories:

Zack Cozart - .351 BA (2nd highest)
Scott Schebler - 17 Home Runs (T-1st)
Joey Votto - 15 Home Runs (5th)
Joey Votto - 46 RBI (5th)

Raisel Iglesias - 11 Saves (5th)

Zack Cozart - 3.5 WAR (1st)

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:05 am
by bighead
One of the top hitting teams !

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:44 pm
by danicalifornia
They have 3 All Stars for sure at this point. Cozart, Iglesias, and Votto. Good sweep of the Cardinals.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:43 pm
by Chieftain2009
Schebler might be an all-star this year as well, he's tied with Harper for the most home runs in the NL.

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:52 am
by bighead
West coast trip ! O-Boy !

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:36 pm
by mattash
Go Reds, looking good

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:33 pm
by Chieftain2009
The Reds signed Cuban superstar shortstop to a minor league deal:

http://m.mlb.com/news/article/235570690 ... el-garcia/

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:15 pm
by bighead
Pitching ! And don't you say Homer the milk man ! LOL ! Reds can win the Central !

Re: 2017 Cincinnati Reds

Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:37 am
by bighead
Terrible melt down !