real leadoff hitter. Even Johnson is a better option because he walks a lot if Giles is needed to bat 3rd.
Ramon Ortiz is the pitcher for the Reds. He is 2-4 with a 6.10 ERA, and will be battling with Horacio Ramirez to see who can give up more home runs. Both are among the league leaders in that category.
In-game comments welcome.
CF A. Jones
Clearly, Rafael Furcal doesn't have what it takes to bat leadoff this year. It's about time to move him to the bottom of the lineup. Just because he hit a leadoff homer yesterday doesn't mean he has turned it around...he went 1-5. Giles is our