Cubs at Reds (6/21 - 6/24)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sumoroyal View Post
    Votto just struck out with the bases loaded and he never swung at a pitch. I just don't understand him. All of the pitches were border line and he never swung at any. Very passive instead of aggressive.
    As much as I love Votto he at times is just an "airhead".
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    Maybe Castillo needs to join Peralta

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    Suarez is just a beast. What a steal his contract is looking like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack of all Trades View Post
    Maybe Castillo needs to join Peralta
    One out away from a quality start. Tough crowd.

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    Reds win 6-3. Timely hitting and good pitching will win you a lot of games. Castillo was not great but good enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    One out away from a quality start. Tough crowd.
    Not really. This guy was supposed to be the "anchor" of the staff and he has had maybe one or two really good starts. Pitching 5 or 6 innings to me is not a quality start and I think that is one of the big problems with major league baseball.

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    5 in a row and 8 of 10 I believe.

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    I believe that makes them 22-18 in the last 40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack of all Trades View Post
    Not really. This guy was supposed to be the "anchor" of the staff and he has had maybe one or two really good starts. Pitching 5 or 6 innings to me is not a quality start and I think that is one of the big problems with major league baseball.
    He’s had a number of good starts and a number of bad starts. He’s very young and still figuring it out. I’ll take 6 innings if 3 run ball anyday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack of all Trades View Post
    Not really. This guy was supposed to be the "anchor" of the staff and he has had maybe one or two really good starts. Pitching 5 or 6 innings to me is not a quality start and I think that is one of the big problems with major league baseball.
    I don't know a single person that follows baseball at all who predicted Castillo was going to be an anchor on this year's staff. He's 25 and had less than 90 MLB innings coming into this year. Tonight was his 30th career start. Give him a chance.

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    Good Lord y'all...a guy who hasn't even had a full year in the majors is supposed to be an ace? And you're criticizing a guy's approach at the plate who's career BA is in the top 100 of ALL TIME, and his OBP is knocking on the top 10 in the history of the sport? Geez, tough crowd.

    I'm assuming you guys have signed the petition to have Cy Young's name removed from the award for the best pitcher, because that scrub lost more games than anybody else.

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    Some people just cant enjoy things.

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    Castillo is becoming a favorite of mine on this Reds team. I like his swagger on the mound.

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    I heard on the radio yesterday that if the Reds won last night they would be at .500 minus the 3-18 start. Thoughts on what has changed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack of all Trades View Post
    I heard on the radio yesterday that if the Reds won last night they would be at .500 minus the 3-18 start. Thoughts on what has changed?
    Reds can't start season with 10 players on the DL and mostly pitchers. And of course, Votto plays dead every April.

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