May 15, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 20

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Reds Open Season With Split

The B-Team Glasgow Reds christened the season on Sunday in Sidney, splitting a pair of games with the Patriots.

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Jill Page / For The Courier
Jake Page takes a lead off second base on opening day for the Glasgow Reds in Sidney on Sunday. The Reds split the double header, dropping the first contest and winning the second.

With a dozen new kids in legion this year, there was bound to be some bumps and bruises early, according to Head Coach Jack Sprague, such as losing command of the strike zone for the pitchers. Reds pitchers walked 11 batters in 13 innings of work split between the two contests.

But there were many positives, as well.

“We did a lot of things right, there’s a lot of things to get better at but considering first game with new group of guys, it wasn’t too bad,” said Sprague. ...

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