Feb 16, 2013; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos (55) poses for a photo during photo day at the Reds Spring Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Reds Game Thread: Angels v. Reds 4/3/13


A note to pass along before we look at tonight’s game.

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Here’s is tonight’s pitching matchup…

Angels – C.J. Wilson (2012 stats: 13-10, 3.83 ERA, 1.344 WHIP; v. Reds: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.000 WHIP in 2.1 IP)
Current Reds v. Wilson:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Shin-Soo Choo 13 11 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 .182 .308 .455 .762 0 0 0 2 0
Cesar Izturis 9 8 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 0 0 0 0 0
Jack Hannahan 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 0 0 0
Total 26 22 4 1 0 1 4 1 7 .182 .269 .364 .633 0 1 0 2 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/3/2013.


Reds – Mat Latos (2012 stats: 14-4, 3.48 ERA, 1.161 WHIP; v. Angels: no previous games)
Current Angels v. Latos:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Albert Pujols 8 6 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 .333 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 1
Chris Iannetta 7 6 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .167 .286 .667 .952 0 0 0 0 0
Tommy Hanson 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 17 14 3 1 0 1 3 3 3 .214 .353 .500 .853 0 0 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/3/2013.


Starting lineups:

Feb. 21, 2113; Tempe, AZ, USA: Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson poses for a portrait during photo day. (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)

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. C.J. Wilson (L) P .000/.167/.000; 0 HR, 0 RBI

Reds 2012 Stats
1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) CF .283/.373/.441; 16 HR, 67RBI
2. Chris Heisey (R) LF .265/.315/.401; 7 HR, 31 RBI
3. Joey Votto (L) 1B .337/.474/.567; 14 HR, 56 RBI
4. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B .281/.321/.429; 18 HR, 77 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. Mat Latos (R) P .185/.229/.246; 1 HR, 4 RBI

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  • http://twitter.com/JordanBarhorst Jordan Barhorst

    Let’s see if Heisey can finally claim LF for good.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      Huge opportunity for him, that’s for sure!

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Welsh looking suave in his baseball-style tux accessories.

    • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

      That vest is awful.

      • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

        It’s baseballs! Can’t be awful!

        • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

          Aw…ful….

          • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

            :p

  • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

    Stage is set for a good pitching duel.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      Agreed. Neither team has really seen the opposing pitcher.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Trout…went fishing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

    Latos > Trout

  • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

    Josh Hamilton steps in the box and it takes Thom .08 seconds to mention drugs and alcohol.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      That’s our Thom! (not really)

      • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

        I love Thom. I think he is better than Marty, but, c’mon man!

        • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

          Did you catch the pic on Twitter of Thom today? Actually, it was a Fathead. Check BRM’s timeline of you didn’t get to see it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/scott.kelly.731572 Scott Kelly

    You don’t run on the Irishman. Silly Californians.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      Especially THAT one.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    BTW…this ravioli with LaRosa’s sauce is awesome…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    I wonder how much coffee will be sold at the stadium tonight?

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Latos looking good after 2!

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Got out of that jam. That ball Trout hit was an absolute rocket!!!

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    This game is too similar to Opening Day…

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      And I stand corrected…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Nice play by Bruce…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    A big fly, a hard hit ball and that”s it. 4-1 Good Guys!

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Ok…those “hats”?

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Joey hasn’t found his doubles stroke yet. Yet.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Oh crap. Now Heisey’s down…

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      But ok. Whew!

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Poo-holes grounds into the 5-4-3 to end the inning. Sweeeeeeet….

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Through 6…still 4-1 Good Guys. Fay says Mat’s at 82 pitches.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Could use another DP here.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Looking at Twitter. Seems there’s a list of nicknames for Hanigan.
    1. Hani-gun
    2. Hanigan the Manigan
    3. Hanny
    4. Hanimal
    Whatcha got?

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Oof. Down goes Kendrick.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Letter-high fastballs can have consequences. 4-3 Good Guys after Callaspo goes yard with a 2-run homer.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Latos done. Hoover in with Ianetta at bat.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      And we walks him…

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      And allows a hit to pinch-hitter Shuck. First and second with Trout at the plate.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      Oh my…Trout had no clue.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Votto is due.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Wow…all three outs via whiffs.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Big Brox in.

  • jeff yaws

    one things for sure,..you do NOT want K bruce up there with risp

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    This isn’t looking good so far…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Good to get out with allowing only one. The only ball hit out of the infield was Kendrick’ fly out. Truly amazing…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Choo doesn’t care. He’ll take his base…and like it.

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    Votto will be intentionally walked.

    • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

      No?

  • jeff yaws

    DONT BUNT HEISEY!

    • jeff yaws

      took the bat out of vottos hands smfh

      • jeff yaws

        did they really pitch to votto!??? lmfao wow

        • jeff yaws

          and this one belongs to the reds!!! scocia you dumb ass hahahaha!!!

        • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

          I imagine the Angels fans are questioning Scioscia now…

  • http://blogredmachine.com/ Steve O’Red

    REDS WIN! 5-4. Can’t believe they pitched to Votto there.