Simply put, it’s a good time to be a Reds fan.
Can anyone remember a better Opening Weekend than the one we just witnessed? Short of a no-hitter or someone hitting for the cycle, the last three Reds games took us on all-stops tour of baseball delicacy, somehow managing to deliver us home safely on Sunday, happy and full.
Between Ramon Hernandez’ walk-off homer on Opening Day, to Travis Wood serving notice to the baseball community on Saturday(“Yo…I’m pretty FREAKING good.”), to Sunday’s lopsided artillery display Sunday(the Reds pounded out 12 runs on 19 hits), the weekend’s action was as diverse as it was satisfying.
While it’s obviously true that three games are, well, JUST three games, we’d be remiss as baseball fanatics if we didn’t break from recharging our batteries to take a quick inventory.
Here are a few questions to ponder as we await the Houston series…