2013 Reds / Game Thread

Game Thread: Cardinals at Reds (2013.09.04)

I can’t help but think of the chant my youth baseball kids repeated over, and over, and over, and over this past season as the Reds and Cardinals set to begin game 3 of this 4 game set…

“I’m fired up, you’re fired up!
YEAH! 
I’m fired up, you’re fired up!
YEAH! 
I can’t hear you! 
YEAH!!!!!”

I think I heard that so many times I’d go to sleep hearing it echo in my ears and dreams.  But I think these last two games fit that chant to a tee.  If you aren’t fired up for the Reds right now then you don’t have a pulse.  These last two games have been exciting baseball and have us Reds fans believing yet again that this club can make some noise in September and October.  It now falls on to you, Bronson Arroyo.  The Cardinals kicked you around last time to the tune of 7 runs in 3.2 innings pitched.  We need better from you tonight.  I’ll honestly take the 2 runs in 6 and 2 runs in 7 innings performances you turned in earlier this season against the Cardinals and trust the offense to score more than that.  Just keep us in the game, good Bronson, and let the offense take care of the rest!

Discuss the game here and GO REDS!

570 thoughts on “Game Thread: Cardinals at Reds (2013.09.04)

  1. Keep it close, then crush the Cards’ fans souls in the Bottom of 14. Yes, excellent.

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