Redlegsobama

Daedalus

  • joined Apr 01, 2008
  • last login May 03, 2014
  • posts 110
  • comments 15739

I've actually been here since 2006 but when SBN switched to the new system it said I got here in 2008.

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Casey to Tigers

Can someone explain to me why Chris Shelton was not enough for the Tigers, why they had to send him down to AAA after he was batting .277/.343/.476 with 16 HR and 45 RBI?  It just doesn't seem fair...

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What's happened to Bronson?

Just for fun - the Reds magic number for the Wild Card is 61, Bronson's number.  Funny considering October depends on him, and the WC goes down the WC if he pitches like yesterday.  What is wrong...

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the Trade update

Apparently, some in Washington have taken to calling Felipe Lopez "FLop."Kind of harsh considering what has been there for the past two years in Guzman and Clayton.  So a guy has a bad week, and...

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Brian's song

Has anyone noticed that Brian Schneider comes to the plate with Fallout Boy's Sugar We're Going Down playing?  Not exactly a good song to bat to, considering the lyrics are "sugar, we're going down...

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Hammond's been DFA'd!!!

This is good. Shame, because I liked Chris Hammond, but he just wasn't getting the job done. - JDAccording to Lancaster, Hammond is gone.  Shack attack has been recalled to take his place....

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On Bowden

Redleg Nation did an interview with Chris Welch, Reds television broadcaster.  He had an interesting comment about Bowden:You were here through the Bowden and O'Brien eras, how is the atmosphere in...

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Danny Graves was DFA'd...

Bets on when Trader Jim will grab him?I mean, isn't the policy all ex-Reds players to whom Bowden gave excessively large contracts to get signed to Washington?At this point, could he be any worse...

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Washington is not a baseball town

A beef (bothers me enough to repeat):I lost my voice Saturday night screaming in desperation, as if my weak voice could make up for the lack of cheering by soulless suburbia who attend the games,...

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Opener forecast

Weather: Mostly sunny, high 73 degrees.Pitching: Ortiz will pitch four sucky innings, giving up five runs and eight hits.Hitting: Guillen will hit one out, the only homer in the series for the...

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Home Opener tickets

I have two extra tix in section 305.  I know that the home opener shamefully still has decent tickets available, but they're not this good.I'm not trying to make money off them.  I just want...

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Go see the Irish Baseball Movie tonight!

Tonight at 7pm at the E Street Theater, one night only.  For more info see http://www.baseballireland.com/ or my blog.  If you're Irish and you like baseball, this movie is for you.  It is...

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Ayala injured in Classic?

He left the USA-Mexico game after two batters with some sort of injury after walking A-Rod with some pretty bad pitches.  Trainer came out and everything.  As much as I wanted the US to beat up on...

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Where is the best baseball bar in DC?

I don't have cable because I don't watch enough television to justify the cost, but I really miss watching baseball on ESPN, especially when the games are blocked out on MLB.com.  I sometimes go to...

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Nats sign Astacio to Major League deal

Just in.  I was hoping the Reds would sign him.  I can't bear the thought of "quality starts" a measure for Reds pitching success again.  It's really too bad, though as a Reds fan living in DC, I...

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Dreaming of Summer

They're packing their bags to head for Florida.  Pitchers and catchers will report to spring training at the end of this week.  The first breath of this year's life is about to be taken, a rushing...

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Do the Nats have more than a long shot?

MLB.com has this to say about the Nats: The Nationals added Soriano, Brian Lawrence and Ramon Ortiz to essentially the same bunch that went 81-81 last season. The pitching staff, led by Livan...

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Approaching Baseball's Holiday

I've been a Reds fan since before I was born.  I saw my first game as a one-year old in Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego.  My mother is from Dayton and my family has been rooting for Cincinnati for...

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Today's Sermon: 160 games

Vidro targeting 160 games in 2006 Nationals second baseman Jose Vidro said his goal is to play 160 games in 2006. If he reaches that plateau, it will be the first time since 2002 that Vidro was...

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Today's Sermon: I called him Flippy

Another error - I was sick of them.  Who was this clutz, this guy who was supposed to inherit the position that would be vacated by my favorite player and childhood hero, Barry Larkin?  Felipe...

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Daily Prayer: Save us from this woman!

Private Stadium Funding Canceled The decision not to use the Deutsche Bank plan could be politically damaging to Council Chairman Linda W. Cropp (D), who is running for mayor and who led the...

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