Cincinnati Reds Schedule In 2013: The Team Hopes For NL Central Dominance
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Thursday, January.24, 2013
The Great American Ball Park is a great place to watch a game. The Great American Ballpark is one of the best parks in the majors for scenery outside the yard. You get a close personal view of the Ohio River. The park also features the ‘Cincinnati Reds Hall Of Fame” that is directly adjacent to the park—great place to check out the 1st Major League Baseball Club. Particularly if you are a Pete Rose fan, you have to visit this Museum. Pete Rose is nowhere to be found at Great American because of his lifetime ban—but his career is nicely chronicled inside the doors of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.
The concourses at Great American are spacious, clean and the workers there offer the nicest hospitality. There is not a bad seat in the place. Cincinnati’s fans are amongst the smartest in baseball. They have 3 mascots still in use that walk the field in:‘Gapper,’ ‘Mr. Redlegs’ and of course ‘Rosie Red,’ a truly great experience for the kids. The fireworks display on Friday nights in the summer are incredible against the back drop of the Ohio River.
From guys who also did 30 Ball Parks in 30 Days:
The Cincinnati Reds won the 2012 Central Divison with an 97-65 record. The Cincinnati Reds lost Three game to Two, to the eventual 2012 World Series champs San Franciso Giants in the National League Divison series after holding a commanding lead. The 2013 Cincinnati Reds will look very much the same on the field as they did in 2012. Joey Votto 1st .337/14/56, Brandon Phillips 2nd .281/18/77, Cozart SS .246/5/35, Frazier 3rd .273/19/67, Hanigan C .274/2/24, Bruce RF .252/34/99, The Reds have added Shin-Soo Choo was traded from the Cleveland Indians for Drew Stubbs.
Choo Batted .283/16/67, and Ryan Ludwick is a free agent, I expect Chris Heisey to take his place in the outfield ( .265/7/31). The Cincinnati Reds ranked 10th in attendance ( 2,347,251) in the National League. The spilts on the home/away for the 2012 Cincinnati Reds are 50-31 Home and the Reds were 47-34 on the road. The first half of the 2012 season saw the Reds at an 47-38 record, while the second half of the season the Reds had an 50-27 record.
2012 Opponent Record
MIA: ( 3-3 )
MIL: ( 9-6 )
NYM: ( 6-2 )
PHI: ( 3-4 )
PIT: ( 11-7 )
SDP: ( 6-2 )
SFG: ( 4-3 )
STL: ( 7-8 )
WSN: ( 2-5 )
2013 Cincinnati Reds Opponent’s # Of Games Per Month
April: 28 – 11 Games vs NL Central
(Angels, Nationals, Cardinals, Pirates, Phillies, Marlins, Cubs )
May: 27 – 11 Games vs NL Central
( Cardinals, Cubs, Braves, Brewers ,Marlins, Phillies, Mets, Indians, Pirates )
June: 27 11 Games vs NL Central
( Pirates, Rockies, Cardinals, Cubs, Brewers, Diamondbacks, A’s, Rangers )
July: (27) 6 Games vs NL Central
( Giants, Mariners, Brewers, Braves, Pirates, Dodgers, Padres )
August: (28) 16 Games vs NL Central
( Cardinals, A’s, Padres, Cubs, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Rockies )
September: 26 Games 16 vs NL Central
( Rockies, Cardinals, Dodgers, Cubs, Brewers, Astros, Mets, Pirates )
*** only put the teams once if the Reds play more than one time ***
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A big thank-you goes out to our Baseball Schedule Correspondent Richie Devotie for doing the schedule portion of this blog. Richie grew up in Southwest Ohio and is a Cincinnati Reds fan. He has been involved with baseball since he was 10 years old, and now is 25. Richie loves crunching baseball numbers. Being a Reds fan the last few years has been very good to him as they are amongst the World Series Favorites for the 2013 Year – after winning 2 Divisions in the last 3 years in the NL Central. You can follow Richie on twitter Follow @MrBaseballman
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