June 7, 2007

Get Away Game Thread

The good news is that, win or lose, the Reds' next game will be in the Eastern Time Zone. If I have to watch the boys lose, I'd at least like to get a good night's sleep afterward.

Scott Hatteberg 1B
Juan Castro SS
Ken Griffey, Jr. RF
Brandon Phillips 2B
Adam Dunn LF
Edwin Encarnación 3B
Josh Hamilton CF
David Ross C
Kyel Lohse P

David Eckstein
Chris Duncan
Albert Pujols
Jim Edmonds
Scott Rolen
Juan Encarnacion
Adam Kennedy
Gary Bennett
Adam Wainwright

So the Cardinals are fielding two Adams tonight, which seems a little unnatural. But more or less unnatural than batting Castro second? Tough call.

77 comments to “Get Away Game Thread”

  1. Red Hot Mama says:

    I don’t know, Phillips was in there by a mile. Dang, EdE’s having a good game.

  2. Oh, we haven’t even had a guy on third! Sucky.

  3. Red Hot Mama says:

    What are you up to this weekend, BS?

  4. BubbaFan says:

    OTOH, maybe Lohse will pitch a complete game. He’s been remarkably efficient tonight. Only 90 pitches.

  5. You are kidding me. Stupid wide-turn Kennedy. We should have a run!

  6. Red Hot Mama says:

    I guess they were so excited to finally get a runner to third that they decided to hold him there for a while.

    A walk, a failed double play, and a hit to put the runner on third. It must be the eighth inning!

  7. Oh, let’s see. We have tickets for Saturday’s game against the Angels. Sunday the Proxy’s parents are having a thing. And I think I’m going to do laundry tomorrow night.

    [i]Very[/i] glamorous.

  8. How ’bout you?

  9. Bug Eyes is pitching!

  10. Red Hot Mama says:

    As recently as two days ago, I thought we might have a relaxing weekend off.

    I’m enrolling the kid in school tomorrow during the day and I think Jonny’s going to have to go grocery shopping because he’s going to a concert with his mom in the evening.

    Saturday we wake up early and head over to the old house to mow the lawn before heading on to the department store to return one of the kid’s birthday presents (my mom didn’t get him REAL Healies). Then it’s on to my mother-in-law’s house to help her put together the new swing set she got, followed by a celebration dinner for my son’s and my nephew’s “graduation” from kindergarten.

    Sunday we might sleep in a little, but not much because we’ve got to clean the place up before my mother-in-law comes over to drop off my son (who will have spent the night at her house.)

    Not as busy as the trip to Cedar Point, but still hardly relaxing.

  11. Red Hot Mama says:

    I don’t know what’s more surprising: seeing Pujols dropping the ball or Juan Castro being walked.

  12. That’s quite a weekend! I’m trying not to do too much before the end of the month – the second to last weekend we’re going on a float trip, then the last weekend we’re coming out east (whoooo!).

  13. Red Hot Mama says:

    What’s a float trip? I envision gallons and gallons of root beer.

  14. Oh, camping and then going down a river in a canoe or raft. There’s gallons of regular beer.

  15. Red Hot Mama says:

    So close, Griffey.

    It’s so nice that George has stopped called Pujols “Prince Albert.” I wonder whether someone talked to him about it.

  16. I hate all the nicknames for Pujols. Prince Albert, El Hombre.

    No shutout!!

  17. Red Hot Mama says:

    Sounds fun. I’ve been canoing a couple times, and I’ve enjoyed it.

    Uh-oh. Shut-out’s gone. And here comes Weathers.

  18. Red Hot Mama says:

    I don’t mind Lohse coming out of the game, but it seems a wee bit strange. I mean, he was already past Pujols and Edmonds, still had a 4-run cushion, and only two outs left to get.

    Better to get Weathers in with as much of a lead as possible, though.

  19. joeberk says:

    Here is what I do not understand about Jerry Narron. 5-1 lead in the bottom of the ninth … and here comes Weathers. What, he doesn’t get enough work? :confused:

  20. Red Hot Mama says:

    Good thing they brought in Weathers. :rolleyes:

  21. Yeah, I don’t think Weathers is necessarily the best choice here.

  22. Red Hot Mama says:

    Weathers is the “closer.” Not sure why he’s pitched for a while [em]before[/em] today…

  23. BubbaFan says:

    We’ve the corner! No, really, this time…

  24. Red Hot Mama says:

    Hey! Nice catch, Hatte!

    I’d like to say it’s been a fun series, Ms. Scratcher, but it’s actually been pretty boring. Instead, I’ll say that I’d been lovely to chat with ya. We’re looking forward to seeing you guys at the end of the month. I’m getting psyched about the planning!

    Have a good night and a fun weekend. 🙂

  25. Red Hot Mama says:

    I’m sure you’re right this time, BF. 😎

  26. Yay, me too!! I can’t wait!

    Try to grab a nap this weekend 😉