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The Reds took two out of three against the Pirates last weekend and three out of four against the Padres which extended their run of wins to 22 out of their last 26 games. That is insane! Only one other Reds team had previously won 22 out of 25, the 1975 Big Red Machine. Go figure. In this week’s show: David and I reminisce about our time at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field Was Chapman’s 101 MPH Heater that hit Pirates CF Andrew McCutcheon intentional? Reds make a trade for Jonathan Broxton Shoutouts Crain’s Cleveland Business Asst Editor, and Pirates fan, and close friend of Seubs stops by the show this week the look back at the Pirates series Has Dusty Baker earned a contract extension? Vote today! Don’t forget if you subscribe to our show on iTunes or in the Podcasts app on iOS devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad etc), email us a screen capture showing you’re subscribed to Redleg Weekly and we’ll send you a $10 gift card to iTunes. Email us the screen cap at podcast@redlegfans.com. SUBSCRIBE ...
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