Found April 08, 2013 on
Boston Red Sox
So I went back to the ballpark today and it was a hot one. I came home with a sunburn and a feeling of satisfaction after the Reds worked over one of the finest talents in the game of baseball today.
It was the second time I have seen Strasburg throw live.
Click through the jump to see Strasburg’s bullpen session as well as other photos and commentary.
So here’s most of Strasburg’s bullpen session. My apologies for forgetting how ****** the filming camera is on the iPhone. I forgot to turn it sideways in all of my excitement and kind of ruined it for everyone. You can still hear the pop of the glove and get a feel for what kind of bull is about to enter the arena.
Sorry again about the video; this should have been awesome and it really sucks.
So here’s the finest GM in the big leagues today, Mike Rizzo. Funny story, if you look closely you can almost see Rizzo holding an over-sized cup of coffee. If you can’t see it, trust me it’s there. About two minutes after this ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Sunday was the kind of pitching matchup normally reserved for opening games of playoff series. The marquee reads Johnny Cueto vs. Stephen Strasburg and people take notice, tickets are bought and butts are filling the seats.
The actual pitching didnt live up to the hype. The Reds and Nationals offenses, proving the old adages about how everyone puts their pants on one leg at a time...
Johnny Cueto ordered three runs. His Cincinnati teammates dutifully delivered.
The Reds pitcher came off the mound after the sixth inning of his start Sunday against the Washington Nationals with the score tied, 3-all.
''I said, 'I want three runs here. Do it for me,''' Cueto said.
Todd Frazier confirmed Cueto's order.
''I was screaming with...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto outlasted Stephen Strasburg in a highly anticipated matchup of young aces and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cincinnati Reds wrapped up an impressive opening week homestand with a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Cueto needed 108 pitches to get through six innings, allowing seven hits and three runs. He walked three and struck...
Stephen Strasburg's right arm is the talk of Washington DC sports fans every night. This changeup against Cincinnati masher Joey Votto is precisely why.
Johnny Cueto outlasted Stephen Strasburg in a highly anticipated matchup of young aces and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cincinnati Reds wrapped up an impressive opening week homestand with a 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Cueto needed 108 pitches to get through six innings, allowing seven hits and three runs. He walked three and struck out six. Aroldis...
Fast starts can lead to expectations. After opening the season with wins in consecutive series over San Diego and Miami, it is way to soon to consider the Mets a General Electric type behemoth.
But, there is some juice here, enough to where there is some light.
The Mets began the season with little hope of cracking last year’s 74 victories, but the first week created a sense there...
This is an old picture from 2009, but he was probably wearing about the same shirt yesterday.Last game
The Reds won their second tough series in a row to start the season last night. Johnny Cueto put his 6 innings of 3-run ball again Steve Strasburg’s 5.1 innings of 6-run pitching to win the rubber game against the Nationals. The offense just barely got him the win, breaking a...