The Cincinnati Reds comeback on Wednesday night fell short as they stranded the bases loaded in the 9th inning as Christian Colon grounded into a double play to end the game in a spot that was once the batting spot for Joey Votto. But the Reds starting first baseman wasn’t available there because he was pinch run for the inning before after drawing a walk. Travis Jankowski went 1st to third on a single that followed, but was stranded there after back-to-back strikeouts.
The move was the ire, one of many moves that drew the ire of social media on the night – particularly after the game ended in the fashion that it did. Manager David Bell was asked about the decision after the game. Here’s what he had to say: