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Spring Training Game 5: Bucs/Reds Thoughts

Spring Training Game 5: Bucs/Reds Thoughts

Not a true live blog today, but I'll give a few thoughts as I listen to the game off and on:
Homer Bailey's on the hill today for the Reds. Give the kid the fifth starter's job. He, Arroyo and Harang will be a solid triumvirate next year.
Shawn Chacon for the Bucs: Don't give him the fifth starter's job.
The lineups for the "A" game (the teams played an abbreviated "B" squad game this morning):

Cincinnati
Pos.
Pittsburgh
Pos.

1
Crosby
RF
Duffy
CF

2
Hatteberg
1B
Kelly
SS

3
Phillips
2B
McLouth
LF

4
Hamilton
CF
LaRoche
1B

5
Ross
C
Bautista
3B

6
Bellhorn
3B
Matos
RF

7
Castro
SS
Hernandez
2B

8
Denorfia
LF
Diaz
C

9
Bailey
SP
Chacon
SP

Sounds like I missed a fun first inning. Chacon walked the lead-off batter, then gave up a HR to Hatteberg. Strong start to 2007, Shaw...

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