March 5, 2013; Tempe, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia (14) and Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker (12) shake hands before a spring training game. (Photo: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports)

Opening Day Game Thread: Angels v Reds

Opening Day in Cincinnati is unlike any other day in the city! Here at BRM we start a tradition while not near the scale of Opening Day, but we will have game threads throughout the 2013 season.

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Now, the particulars for Opening Day 2013

Starting pitchers (with 2012 stats):

Angels – Jared Weaver (20-5, 2.81 ERA, 1.018 WHIP)
Reds – Johnny Cueto (19-9, 2.78 ERA, 1.171 WHIP)

Starting lineups:

Angels 2012 Stats
1. Mike Trout (R) CF .326/.399/.564; 30 HR, 83 RBI
2. Erick Aybar (S) SS .290/.324/.416; 8 HR, 45 RBI
3. Albert Pujols (R) 1B .285/.343/.516; 30 HR 105 RBI
4. Josh Hamilton (L) RF .285/.354/.577; 43 HR, 128 RBI
5. Mark Trumbo (R) LF .268/.317/.491; 32 HR, 95 RBI
6. Howie Kendrick (R) 2B .287/.325/.400; 8 HR, 67 RBI
7. Alberto Callaspo (S) 3B .252/.331/.361/; 10 HR, 53 RBI
8. Chris Iannetta (R) C .240/.332/.398; 9 HR, 26 RBI
9. Jered Weaver (R) P .500/.667/.500; 0 HR, 0 RBI
 
Reds 2012 Stats
1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) CF .283/.373/.441; 16 HR, 67RBI
2. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B .281/.321/.429; 18 HR, 77 RBI
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B .337/.474/.567; 14 HR, 56 RBI
4. Ryan Ludwick (R) LF .275/.346/.531; 26 HR, 80 RBI
5. Jay Bruce (L) RF .252/.327/.514; 35 HR, 99 RBI
6. Todd Frazier (R) 3B .273/.331/.498; 19 HR, 67 RBI
7. Zack Cozart (R) SS .246/.288/.399; 15 HR, 35 RBI
8. Ryan Hanigan (R) C .274/.365/.338; 2 HR, 24 RBI
9. Johnny Cueto (R) P .090/.090/.104; 0 HR, 2 RBI

Lineups provided by Baseball Press. Stats provided by Baseball Reference.

GO REDS!!!

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