#REDS BASELINE ITEMS FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10
*This post may be updated as the day progresses
Cool Papa Bill
From our friends at Elias Sports Bureau…
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!
— Jamie Ramsey (@Jamieblog) August 9, 2016
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)
Packages 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.
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)
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.
Reds are 14-9 since the All-Star break.
Expect good news!