Archive for March, 2007

Midweek Minutia

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

You can’t put much stock in the spring stats, and Single-A players swing from the heels against a big leaguer, but Milton is becoming PR nightmare for the Reds. Matt Belisle has a 2.08 ERA; Bobby Livingston has a 1.23 ERA and one of them is going to start the year in Triple-A. Milton is 16-23 with 5.89 ERA in two years with the Reds and he’s getting a spot on track record.

But $9 million is a lot of eat.


Skeletons in the Closet – The Reds and Gambling

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

“I bet on my team every night. I didn’t bet on my team four nights a week. I was wrong, I bet on my team to win every night because I love my team, I believe in my team,” Rose said. “I did everything in my power every night to win that game.”

Last week Pete showed up again, it was to be expected, we all have a Pete in our lives, someone we love, someone we are fond of and someone who equally impresses us and embarrasses us, someone who reminds us of the past and present all in one big swift kick in the gut.

Anyway, I’ve beaten this subject to death, all Reds fans have, it’s a schism of major proportions, it’s in the blood of fans who have been around throughout my life, it’s in their eyes when they watch every player that pulls on a Reds jersey, it’s inevitable, it’s as simple as breathing.