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IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 05:28 PM
We came up short last night losing 4 to 3 and our 4th game in a row. This is a big early season game we need to stop the streak right now and get a W and get back going in the right direction. With Harang on the mound tonight we should have a decent shot of getting a win. Hopefully we can hit the lefty Moyer tonight. Also hopefully Votto gets better.

giventofly
05-20-2009, 05:45 PM
Is Votto still not playing tonight?

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 06:33 PM
No Votto will not be in the lineup tonight. Hernandez will be starting at first.

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 06:48 PM
McDonald getting his second straight start in left field.

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 07:06 PM
Willy T 0 for his last 19 since his 14 game hit streak ended.

jlohm1
05-20-2009, 07:06 PM
Wednesday, May 20 Great American Ball Park | 7:10 PM ET

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Jamie Moyer, LHP (3-3, 8.15) Aaron Harang, RHP (3-4, 3.44)


Scouting Report:
Phillies: Moyer has been struggling lately. He allowed eight hits and seven runs in 4 1/3 innings Wednesday against the Dodgers. It was his second consecutive start in which he has allowed seven runs. Moyer is 0-2 with a 13.86 ERA (19 earned runs in 12 1/3 innings) in his last three starts. It is his worst three-start stretch since he went 0-1 with a 16.62 ERA (16 earned runs in 8 2/3 innings) from April 30 to May 11, 2005, when he pitched for the Seattle Mariners.

Reds: Harang's overall numbers are good: 55 hits and 12 walks in 52 1/3 innings to go along with the 3.44 ERA. Last time out, though, he gave up five runs on eight hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings in a loss to the Padres.


Thursday, May 21 Great American Ball Park | 12:35 PM ET

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Joe Blanton, RHP (1-3, 6.86) Micah Owings, RHP (3-4, 3.95)

Scouting Report:
Phillies: With a doubleheader coming up the next day, Blanton gave the Phillies what they needed most in his start on Friday: five solid innings that kept them in the game long enough for to rally for the late victory. Admittedly, it wasn't pretty. In five innings against Washington, Blanton allowed four runs on five hits and walked six, one intentionally, while striking out five and raising his ERA to 6.86. But he only stumbled in one inning, giving up all four runs in that frame.

Reds: Owings made an extended emergency relief appearance in the Reds' 16-inning loss to Arizona on Saturday, allowing just one run -- albeit the game-winner -- on three hits and three walks over 5 2/3 innings. Prior to that, his last start was likely his best of the season, as he gave up one earned run and four hits during a 3-1 Reds win over the Diamondbacks. The right-hander, who took a shutout into the eighth inning, walked two, hit a batter and struck out four while throwing only 90 pitches. He also went 0-for-3 at the plate as a hitter and fouled a ball off his right knee.



i didnt know what color to make the phills, so made em pink. lol.

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 07:07 PM
We need to jump out early and win this game. Moyer is very good but he is hittable hopefully we can hit him tonight.

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 07:08 PM
Can you move what I said in the other thread thanks.

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 07:24 PM
1 to 0 we lead on an RBI single by Phillips

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 07:45 PM
Hanigan a solo homer 2 to 0

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 09:17 PM
We still lead 3 to 1 Harang leaves the game after 7 innings only 1 run allowed with 9 K's

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 09:19 PM
Dickerson starting to come around a little

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 09:24 PM
Phillips a 2 run triple 5 to 1 we lead

IowaAJ
05-20-2009, 09:55 PM
Reds win 5 to 1 and end 4 game losing streak now the we have a chance to win this series with a win tommorrow.

Freel for prez
05-21-2009, 02:42 AM
Thursday they better bat Owings in atleast the 7th spot. I wouldn't mind seeing him even at 5,6,7 also, to be honest. I hope dusty runs out this lineup...

1. Taveras CF
2. Hairston 3B
3. Bruce RF
4. Phillips 2B
5. Nix LF
6. Hernandez 1B
7. Owings P
8. Hanigan C
9. Gonzalez SS

jlohm1
05-21-2009, 04:13 AM
Can you move what I said in the other thread thanks.

i tried to merge the two threads, but i didnt do it right. sorry.

MooseWithFleas
05-21-2009, 12:32 PM
Good win for you guys last night. Harang was lights out. Great to see him bounce back for you guys, I totally expect you guys to contend in the Central if he can return to Pre-08 form. Afternoon rubber match, good luck to you guys

IowaAJ
05-21-2009, 12:47 PM
Owings in trouble already but he's only allowed 1 run so far.

IowaAJ
05-21-2009, 12:50 PM
Good job Michah limits damage.

IowaAJ
05-21-2009, 01:19 PM
we trail 4 to 0 Owings started all this when he walked Blanton STUPID

Freel for prez
05-21-2009, 04:44 PM
Why in the H-E double hockey stick did they bat Micah 9th today?!

jlohm1
05-21-2009, 07:06 PM
who knows. I was glad to see the gonzo wasn't playing today. that's the way it should be everyday.