Found May 29, 2013 on Red Hot Mama:
Johnny Cueto pitches to the Cubs leadoff hitter in the bottom of the first.On Sunday, in the Reds’ last game of a series against the Cubs, many less-than-ideal things happened: Logan Ondrusek blew the save, Joey Votto didn’t have any RBI, and the Reds lost in extras. But the one thing that made the news was a sixth-inning pitch Johnny Cueto let fly that didn’t pass by in front of Cubs’ centerfielder David DeJesus so much as three feet over him. I had the good fortune to actually be at that game, and I didn’t think much of the pitch. The Cubs had already hit Todd Frazier in the fourth, so I wasn’t surprised when the umpire warned both benches. I was surprised when Shin-Soo Choo got hit in the bottom of the ninth and the Cubs’ reliever wasn’t ejected; I though there was a rule now that said any HBP after a warning was automatic ejection. But neither of those plunks made the news because Cubs’ starter Matt Garza was spouting off to the media about Cueto’s not-so-near miss: I took total...

Dusty Baker, Johnny Cueto, Matt Garza Should All Grow the Hell Up

In Sunday afternoon’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds, Reds starter Johnny Cueto threw a pitch over the head of Cubs second baseman David DeJesus in the sixth inning. A warning was issued to both clubs, as tension had already commenced beginning in the fourth inning when Cubs starter Matt Garza hit Todd Frazier with a pitch.Following the game, a 5-4 victory for...

The mean streets of the NLC

Looking forward to seeing this guy tomorrow. I miss him from his Indianapolis Indians days.The Cincinnati Reds are 33-21. Their .611 winning percentage would be enough to lead the NLE and the NLW, but here in the NLC, they’re a sad third place. They can’t all three keep this up, can they? Surely someone’s got to crack. At the time of this writing, after the Pirates won, but...
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