It's hard to believe that we've only got 6 more of these bad boys left. Where has the time gone?
I haven't done squat today. Some of that is because I've been taking care of a 2-month old, but part of it is also because I am terribly excited about tonight's game. I don't know for sure if the Reds will win - Wandy Rodriguez is a tough pitcher to beat - but for some reason, I feel very confident that we'll be celebrating tonight. It just feels like the right time, you know.
There may be some power issues at the ball park tonight because Edinson Volquez has been lights out since returning from the minor leagues at the beginning of the month. In his 3 starts since going down "to work on some things," Volquez has pitched 21.2 innings, struck out 23, walked 7, and allowed just 10 hits and 4 runs. If the Reds get a performance like that out of him tonight, Dusty Baker should be fired for letting him pitch 21 innings in one game!
If you are at the game, come over to sections 144-145 for the Reds TweetUp. If there happens to be a reason to party after the game, I hope to see you there. It's a night we've been looking forward to for 15 years. Hopefully the Reds will come through for us!