FRIDAY BASELINE ITEMS: KOREAN LANGUAGE LESSON

With a quarter of the season in the books, let’s take a look at how our beloved Reds rank among their National League peers…

OFFENSE
Runs – 2nd, 195
Hits – 5th, 350
Doubles – 4th, 70
Home Runs – T7th, 40
Walks – 1st, 142
Batting Average – 7th, .251
On-Base Pct. – 1st, .335
Slugging – 8th, .394
Pitches Seen – 1st, 6,201
Pitches Per Plate Appearance – 9th, 3.83
Total Bases – 550, 7th

PITCHING
Hits – 339, T7th
Runs – 153, 10th (1st is Milwaukee w/ 192)
Earned Runs – 143, 11th (15th is St. Louis with 122)
Home Runs – 45, 4th most
Walks – 106, 12th (4th fewest)
Strikeouts – 343, 1st
ERA – 3.43, 4th (1st is St. Louis with 3.06)
Opponent’s Batting Average – .241, 3rd lowest
Opponent’s On-Base Pct. – .300, 2nd lowest
Opponent’s Slugging Pct. – .398, 8th
Pitchers Per Innings Pitched – 15.7, league best
Walks + Hits per Innings Pitched (WHIP) – 1.19, league best

9 of the bullpen’s 36 inherited runners have scored (25%). That’s the league’s 4th best percentage.

FIELDING
Error – 17, tied for 3rd fewest
Fielding Pct. – .989, 3rd best

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Speaking (literally) of Mr. Choo

Ever wondered how to pronounce “Cincinnati Reds” in Korean?  Well, thanks to our friend Seulhui Lee, here’s how…

Click on the MP3 file for your lesson


RedsKorean

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I had a great time in Dayton last night as guest commentator for the Reds’ single-A Dayton Dragons telecast.  I got to see Jesse Winker in action and he didn’t disappoint.  Winker belted a  long home run to center field and had a very good approach at the plate.  He’s only 19 and he’s going to be a good one.

A big thanks to Tom Nichols and the Dragons for having me.  Below is a little time-lapse of Fifth Third Field in Dayton…

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PLEASE NOTE: The first pitch for the Reds’ game on Sunday, June 9 vs the Cardinals has been changed to 8:05 p.m. ET to accommodate the ESPN Sunday Night Baseball broadcast.

This is the night of the #RedsTweetUp, so please make plans accordingly.

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More in a bit

Expect good news

Jamie

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