4/28 vs. HOU

Reds lineup vs. Astros

Stubbs 8
Cozart 6
Votto 3
Phillips 4
Bruce 9
Rolen 5
Heisey 7
Hanigan 2
Cueto 1

*Jose Arredondo has retired his last 16 batters in a row. Gone from last season seems to be Arredondo’s penchant for walks. With the bullpen depleted early by injuries, the effectiveness of him, Aroldis Chapman and Logan Ondrusek has been a big boost.

*The Reds bullpen has a 2.45 ERA over its last eight games.

*On this date 56 years ago, Frank Robinson hit the first of his 586 career home runs.

*New Hall of Famer Barry Larkin turned 48 today.

*Nick Lachey will be on hand today as part of a fundraiser for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Lachey will serve as the honorary captain.

*In the Minor Leagues, Class A Bakersfield has won 11 in a row after a 3-7 start to their season.

*SS Billy Hamilton was 3-for-4 on Friday for Bakersfield and is batting .395 (32-for-81) in 21 games this seasaon. He has 12 stolen bases in his last five games, including seven in his last two games.

*At Double-A Pensacola, OF Ryan LaMarre is a 10-game hitting streak and he’s batting .378 (17-for-45) during the streak. It improved his overall batting average from .212 to .333

2 Comments

Game 4 today, beautiful day. Where the hell is spring???
Curt

Curt, I was thinking it was your kind of ballgame weather – let’s play two!

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