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2009: April 13-15 Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers

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  • #16
    here comes a reds sweep this brewer club is terrible

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Brewmann04 View Post
      here comes a reds sweep this brewer club is terrible
      We need pitching ASAP.

      Trade Suppan to some sucker team, and sign Pedro!

      Oh yeah, something needs to be done about that crap we call a bullpen too

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      • #18
        I right now would look to Boston to Dump Suppan .The redsox might be in the need for pitching

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        • #19
          Thats the problem though - with the contract he has - no one is going to take Suppan. Only way to get rid of him would be to pick up a large part of his contract with small market teams dont usually do, or just release him. Thats a long shot. Seems like he is here to stay, at least for this year. Maybe in last year of his deal he will get sent packing.

          Going for the sweep tonite!

          G Man

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          • #20
            Originally posted by gman5431 View Post
            Thats the problem though - with the contract he has - no one is going to take Suppan. Only way to get rid of him would be to pick up a large part of his contract with small market teams dont usually do, or just release him. Thats a long shot. Seems like he is here to stay, at least for this year. Maybe in last year of his deal he will get sent packing.

            Going for the sweep tonite!

            G Man
            That's the issue, his salary is 1/8th of the entire Brewers payroll! The front office can't afford to be paying 10-12 mil to somebody who's in the bullpen, in AAA or playing for the Nationals at league minimum.

            Speaking of former Cardinals pitchers, Looper is pitching tonight and he was good in his first outing. Hopefully the Brewers can avoid the sweep.

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            • #21
              #8 / Game 2: Cincinnati 6 Milwaukee 1 / April 14, 2009

              W: B. Arroyo (2-0, 4.38); L: M. Parra (0-2, 6.97)
              HR: CIN: J. Hairston (1). MIL: J. Hardy (2).

              Boxscore

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              • #22
                #8 / Game 2: How They Score / April 14, 2009

                Top 1st: Cincinnati
                - J. Votto doubled to deep right center, J. Hairston Jr. scored


                Bot 2nd: Milwaukee
                - J.J. Hardy homered to deep center


                Top 3rd: Cincinnati
                - J. Hairston Jr. homered to deep left center, W. Taveras scored


                Top 9th: Cincinnati
                - L. Nix doubled to deep right, R. Hanigan scored

                - J. Votto singled to right, L. Nix scored, J. Hairston Jr. to third

                - B. Phillips singled to shortstop, J. Hairston Jr. scored, J. Votto to second

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                • #23
                  #8 / Game 2: Recap / April 14, 2009

                  To Be Posted

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                  • #24
                    Prediction Standings / April 14

                    Code:
                                     Auto Wins STR LG  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT
                    TestSubjekt      (L)    6   4   4   6   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                    Brewcrew82       (L)    5   0   3   5   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                    RangerFan09      (W)    4   0   2   4   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                    KevinWI          (L)    3   0   2   3   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                    645              (W)    3   0   1   3   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                    Robby316         (W)    2   0   1   2   --   --   --   --   --   --
                    Season Standings
                    Last edited by 645; 04-16-2009, 10:01 PM.

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                    • #25
                      Prediction Scoreboard / April 14

                      Brewers Lose 6-1

                      Win by Posted Lose

                      None

                      Win by Auto-pick Lose

                      TestSubjekt

                      Lose By Posted Win

                      Brewcrew82 at Baseball Fever
                      KevinWI at Baseball Fever

                      Lose By Auto-pick Win

                      645, RangerFan09, Robby316

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                      • #26
                        #9 / Game 3: Game Preview / April 15, 2009

                        At

                        Reds 4-3
                        Brewers 2-6


                        Wednesday, April 15, 7:05pm CT

                        TV: WMLW 41

                        Vs

                        RHP Braden Looper (0-0 1.80) Vs RHP Micah Owings (0-0 0.00)

                        Game Preview
                        ESPN / Sportsline / MLB

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                        • #27
                          #9 / Game 3: Milwaukee 9 Cincinnati 3 / April 15, 2009

                          W: B. Looper (1-0, 3.27); L: M. Owings (0-1, 7.20)
                          HR: CIN: C. Dickerson (1). MIL: M. Cameron 2 (3), R. Weeks (2).

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                          • #28
                            #9 / Game 3: How They Scored / April 15, 2009

                            Bot 1st: Milwaukee
                            - P. Fielder hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Counsell scored


                            Bot 2nd: Milwaukee
                            - M. Cameron homered to deep left


                            Bot 4th: Milwaukee
                            - M. Cameron homered to deep left


                            Top 5th: Cincinnati
                            - A. Gonzalez doubled to deep right center, R. Hernandez scored


                            Top 6th: Cincinnati
                            - C. Dickerson homered to deep right, W. Taveras scored


                            Bot 6th: Milwaukee
                            - B. Hall doubled to deep left, P. Fielder scored, M. Cameron to third

                            - J. Kendall doubled to left, M. Cameron and B. Hall scored

                            - R. Weeks homered to deep right center, J. Kendall scored


                            Bot 7th: Milwaukee
                            - M. Cameron doubled to deep center, P. Fielder scored

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                            • #29
                              #9 / Game 3: Recap / April 15, 2009

                              To Be Posted

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                              • #30
                                Prediction Standings / April 15

                                Code:
                                                 Auto Wins STR LG  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT
                                Brewcrew82       (L)    6   1   3   6   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                                TestSubjekt      (L)    5   3   3   5   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                                KevinWI          (L)    4   1   2   4   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                                RangerFan09      (L)    4   0   2   4   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                                645              (W)    4   1   1   4   --   --   --   --   --   -- 
                                Robby316         (W)    3   1   1   3   --   --   --   --   --   --
                                Season Standings
                                Last edited by 645; 04-16-2009, 10:02 PM.

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