2012 Reds / The Phenom / Titanic Struggle Recap

Titanic Struggle Recap: Latos and Chapman (plus a little Ondrusek) equal a happy Redleg Nation

Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle…. FINAL Atlanta 3 Cincinnati 4 W: M. Latos (3-2) L: B. Beachy (5-2) S: A. Chapman (2) BOX SCORE POSITIVES –Hey, there’s the Mat Latos we were hoping to see this year. Latos went 7 strong innings, surrendering just two runs on five hits. He struck out 8 and walked … Continue reading

2011 Reds / The Phenom

50.2 innings

Mike Leake and Aroldis Chapman were highly accomplished 22-year-olds when they arrived as rookies to the Reds’ brand new Spring Training complex in Goodyear, in February 2010. Leake, as a junior the previous year at Arizona State, compiled a 16-1 record with a 1.71 ERA.  He (not Stephen Strasburg) was named 2009 National Player of … Continue reading