Reds manager Bryan Price is trying a new lineup tonight, featuring Jay Bruce batting second and Devin Mesoraco batting clean-up. Other changes include Chris Heisey playing LF and batting fifth and Kris Negron starting at 2B and batting seventh.
Let’s hope Price’s shake-up ignites a much-needed rally for the offense. And that everything will start to hum, as suggested by Todd Frazier’s new walk-up song.
Steve grew up in Cincinnati as a die-hard fan of Sparky’s Big Red Machine. After 25 years living outside of Ohio, mostly in Ann Arbor, he returned to the Queen City in 2004. He has resumed a first-person love affair with the Cincinnati Reds and is a season ticket holder at Great American Ball Park. The only place to find Steve’s thoughts of more than 140 characters is Redleg Nation. Follow his tweets @spmancuso.