Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle….
W: J. Hanrahan (5-1)
L: J. Broxton (3-2)
–Mike Leake pitched six shutout innings. He gave up four hits, walked three, and struck out three. He also doubled at the plate. The kid can hit.
–Ryan Ludwick finally returned, collecting a pinch-hit double in the eighth.
–TOS.* Only seven hits and one runs.
–Jose Arredondo and Logan Ondrusek aren’t very good, and neither should be on the post-season roster, in my opinion.
–Oh well, the Pirates seemed to enjoy their little walkoff win. It happens. Go get ‘em tomorrow, Reds.
–No, I’m not particularly concerned about the Reds offense as they enter the playoffs. At least, I’m not any more concerned than I have been all season. The offense has been pretty bad lately, though.
#Reds become eighth team in Major League history with 5 pitchers with at least 30 starts in a season. Leake made his 30th start tonight.
— Reds (@Reds) September 29, 2012
@redlegnation I sure am glad Wilson Valdez is getting the most at bats this game
— Matthew Runion (@MAR61980) September 30, 2012
*This offense stinks.