Originally written on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 4/28/13
  World, meet Tony.  Tony Cingrani, a 23-year old rookie phenom for the Cincinnati Reds, was given the ball today in an effort to squelch the Washington Nationals and their quest for a four game sweep.  Mr. C obliged with a gem.  Cingrani left after the sixth giving up only two hits while recording 11 wiffle-ball strikeouts (including four K’s in the 4th).  Three innings later, the Reds made it official with a 5-2 victory over the Neon Hulk and the rest of the Nats.  Cingrani now sports a video game-like 28:4 strikeout-to-walk ratio and will certainly crack the fantasy baseball Most Added list in the days to come.  So, if you want to impress your uncle or co-worker with a pick-up, here’s your opportunity.  One last thing, if you are a Reds fan, do your best to keep him a secret from Dusty Baker.   Wiffleballs are hard to hit   (USA Today, SI) Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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