#REDS BASELINE ITEMS FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

*This post may be updated as the day progresses

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Cool Papa Bill

From our friends at Elias Sports Bureau

EliasBillyHamilton

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For you wrestling fans

I met “The Monster” Abyss from Impact Wrestling yesterday at the airport.  Turns out he’s not really a monster at all but a really super nice guy.  And get this, he lives in Cincinnati and is a huge Reds fan!

 

Abyss

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Reds College Weekend at GABP, Sept. 30–Oct. 2

Join the Cincinnati Reds to celebrate College Weekend at Great American Ball Park the weekend of Sept. 30–Oct. 2 when the Reds take on the Cubs.

Show your school pride by purchasing a special ticket package that includes an exclusive Reds cap branded with your school colors and logo.

• Friday, Sept. 30 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:10 p.m. (Postgame fireworks)
• Saturday, Oct. 1 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 4:10 p.m. (#TeamCincinnati T-shirt giveaway)
• Sunday, Oct. 2 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 3:10 p.m. (Fan Appreciation Day, Reds Team Photo giveaway)

Reds-College-NightPackages start as low as $15, so choose your college below and make sure your school is well represented. Tickets available now at reds.com/college.

• University of Cincinnati
• Xavier University
• Northern Kentucky University
• University of Kentucky
• Miami University

A portion of each ticket sold will benefit a scholarship fund of your school’s choice.

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A few  notes from our friends at Inside Edge

  • Adam Duvall has 19 Extra-Base hits out of 28 total hits (67.9% Extra-Base Hit Pct) with two strikes this season. (MLB Rank: 1st of 168 full-time players
  • Joey Votto’s OBP is .549 in the past 30 days (23 games). (MLB Rank: 1st of 210 full-time players; League Avg: .321)
  • Tucker Barnhart’s Line Drive Pct is 33.3% (19/57) with two strikes . (MLB Rank: 2nd highest of 199 full-time players; League Avg: 20.4%)
  • Brandon Phillips has an OBP of .640 against righties in the past 7 days (7 games). (MLB Rank: 2nd of 182 full-time players; League Avg: .327)
  • Anthony DeSclafani has allowed a slugging percentage of just .208 (21 Total Bases / 101 AB) versus RHB this year. (MLB Rank: 1st of 134 qualified SP; League Avg: .421)

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Happy Anniversary Grandma & Grandpa!

Marylou and Russell Carr today are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary!  They watch all the Reds games on TV and are big time Billy Hamilton fans.

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Reds are 14-9 since the All-Star break.

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Expect good news!

1 Comment

That’s cool you met Abyss! We saw him at a TNA house show in Michigan back in 2010. He puts on a great show.
-Mike

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