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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageJoesGym View Post
    Those RBIs are fool's gold. He's hit .237 with a .291 OBP with runners in scoring position for his career. They'd be better off with anyone in the 4-5 spots in the lineup. 30 homer guys with his BA and OBP are a dime a dozen right now.
    Maybe, but you cant win games without RBI's, no matter how they come.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AverageJoesGym View Post
    30 homer guys with his BA and OBP are a dime a dozen right now.
    I'd argue they're actually quite rare. Most guys with those numbers end up on the scrap heap.

    But, I agree with what you're saying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plantmanky View Post
    Maybe, but you cant win games without RBI's, no matter how they come.
    That kind of batting average with runners in scoring position will lose you more games than it will win you. He got those RBI totals due to the volume of at bats he had with runners on. Last year Gennett hit .349 with a .386 OBP with runners in scoring position. How much better off would they have been with him batting cleanup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by plantmanky View Post
    Similar numbers to Votto and $24,355,000.00 less in payroll.
    Duvall lead every NL player in at bats with runners in scoring position last year - 162 at bats 63 RBIs. He hit .235/.274/.414

    Votto had 97 with 60 RBIs and hit .371/.565/.660

    So yeah, as usual not even close.

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    Schebler not in the lineup tonight.

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    Winker RF
    Peraza SS
    Votto 1B
    Gennett 2B
    Duvall LF
    Mesoraco C
    Blandino 3B
    Mahle P
    Hamilton CF

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    Schebler not in the lineup tonight.
    There has to be some reason for that. What is Riggleman looking at that tells him to sit Schebler tonight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Voice of Reason View Post
    There has to be some reason for that. What is Riggleman looking at that tells him to sit Schebler tonight?
    Bryan Price's manager notes?

    Seriously though, there's no logical excuse for playing scrubs like Duvall and Hamilton every single day. They shouldn't be on a major league roster let alone play every day.

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    Votto, Schebler, Winker, Gennett, Suarez (once he returns), and Barnhart should play every day.

    Ervin should play 4-5 days a week.

    It shouldn't be this difficult.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKMustangFan View Post
    Bryan Price's manager notes?

    Seriously though, there's no logical excuse for playing scrubs like Duvall and Hamilton every single day. They shouldn't be on a major league roster let alone play every day.
    I wonder if that 4 man outfield rotation is a front office directive?

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    @Reds

    The #Reds have returned from a rehab assignment and activated from the 10-day disabled list RHP Kevin Shackelford.

    RHP Kevin Quackenbush has been designated for assignment.

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    New lineup...

    Winker RF Peraza SS Votto 1B Gennett 2B Duvall LF Barnhart C Blandino 3B Mahle SP Hamilton CF

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    Are we trying not to jynx the Reds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by littleluck55 View Post
    Are we trying not to jynx the Reds?
    Your fault.

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    Quote Originally Posted by littleluck55 View Post
    Are we trying not to jynx the Reds?
    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    Your fault.
    Haha

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