We all know that Amir Garrett — who just made the Reds’ Opening Day roster and will make his major league debut next week — can pitch. You may also know that Garrett used to play a little roundball, too. (I’m not going to mention the name of the awful university where Garrett chose to play college basketball, since they are bitter rivals of my alma mater.)

Anyway, Garrett can pitch. And he can dunk too. As evidence of that statement, I present this clip, from Garrett’s high school days:

Blame Chad for creating this mess.

Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.

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  1. Between Garrett and Lorenzen, the Reds might have two pitchers who are better athletes than some of their positional players.

  2. BALL IS LIFE

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Blame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, "The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds" is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad's musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.

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