Photo by Anthony Rieber
After Sunday's "uh-oh" inducing loss in Philadelphia, the Mets are in Cincinnati to face the Reds tonight for the first of three.
One of the best things about the Queen City is the walk over the Roebling Bridge from Covington, Ky., where the good hotels are, to the ballpark. Well, today the bridge is covered in scaffolding because it is being painted and the river is as brown as a river can be (see above). But it is a very nice weather day, 80 degrees and sunny.
Here's the Mets lineup against Cincy righy Mike Leake, who jumped straight from college to the majors and is holding his own in the NL:
And here's the Reds lineup