WP: Arroyo (2-0)
LP: Parra (0-2)
–The Reds are now a game over .500, and they’ve won three in a row. Fun, fun, fun.
–Fast Willy Taveras! Tonight he was just 1-3, but he walked twice, stole two bases, and generally wreaked HAVOC. Good havoc.
–Brandon Phillips drew another walk. This is a recording.
–Bronson Arroyo pitched six and a third, and while he wasn’t extremely sharp, he only gave up one run on four hits. A good outing for the long-hair.
–Joey Votto and Jerry Hairston had a couple of RBIs. Hairston hit a homer early, and walked a couple of other times.
–Until the ninth inning, the Reds only had four hits. They aren’t hitting well as a team, but they are being patient at the plate and capitalizing on opponents’ mistakes. So maybe this is a positive after all?
–Edwin Encarnacion finally made an error…but Brandon Phillips and Alex Gonzalez and Willy Taveras have all made errors too, so he’s in good company.
–Ryan Hanigan and Paul Janish weren’t great, but they did more in one night than Ramon Hernandez and Alex Gonzalez have done all season. Plus, they were superb defensively (Hanigan has a gun). Nice to see the youngsters getting a chance to play.
–Laynce “A Boy Named Sue” Nix got another pinch hit double. Very nice.
–David Weathers is my hero.
–Reds go for the sweep tomorrow!