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Cincinnati Reds: Finally A Win

August 6, 2009 by Stephen Saulton 

Of all people, it was Justin Lehr who stepped up and put a stop to the Reds’ eight-game skid. Lehr dazzled the Cubs with his 89 mph fastball rendering them only four hits. He really does have a pretty nice curveball. 

Lehr, in only his second major league start, pitched a complete game shutout against the stupid Cubs. This automatically places him in my “hero” category.

The savior of the Reds, Scott Rolen, finally got a chance to hit and did so, belting a two-run homer. 

Perhaps what’s more amazing is the fact that Willy Taveras got a hit and actually stole two bases shortly thereafter. And then, to beat it al...

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