Found July 31, 2012 on RedLegFans:
We’re blogging at you today LIVE from Fifth Third Field in Toledo and I’m keeping a close eye on the Bats dugout for any “activity”. Any hugs, handshakes etc, we’ll break it to you here. In the meantime lets get caught up shall we? 12:31 – Just sat down in the press box, drink in hand and I’m sitting next to the Glass City legend John Wagner from the Toledo Blade. He’s been an awesome to hang out with the past two days and has been incredibly helpful. I may be the rookie in the room but he sure hasn’t treated me like one. 12:32 – Finally had a chance to check my Twitter feed, looks like the Reds won’t be getting Shane Victorino after all, apparently he’s been dealt to the Dodgers. 12:40 – Just noticed that last night’s losing pitcher Kanekoa Texeira is your starting pitcher today. Interesting. 12:42 – Bill Rhinehart gets his first hit of the series a liner right back up the middle against Drew Smyly. This is the same Drew Smyly that pitched in GABP in June during the Tigers serie

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