When the 2017 MLB scheduled was released the first game I circled on my calendar was the May 27th match-up between the Mets and Pirates at PNC Park. It was an opportunity to see my favorite team in my favorite park while bringing my family along for the ride. To date I’ve attended Mets road games in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Milwaukee, Atlanta, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Houston with success. There is nothing like walking out of “enemy” territory with a road win. Despite the Mets early struggles in the 2017 I was hopeful for a good showing in the Burgh but the Pirates had other ideas. [Read more…]
My name is Rachel Greenhouse and I met my husband Cole Greenhouse online. We began talking and connected over our love of sports. Cole’s been a baseball fan for much of his life, while my fandom started in high school. I am a huge Red Sox fan, while Cole is a die-hard Cardinals fan. What a great rivalry! [Read more…]
It’s been 12 years since my visit to the Queen City. I’ve been planning this trip since September when the 2016 schedule was released (My Christmas Day). The ride from Lebanon was pretty boring although I did have the opportunity to visit Rachel’s old home in Barnesville, Ohio.
The Reds and Mariners played their second of a three game series. Felix Hernandez shut the Reds down for 6 innings and got the win behind Leonys Martin and Franklin Gutierrez home runs. The Reds looked awful sending the 38,200 in attendance home unhappy.
After the game I walked through downtown Cincinnati and found what might be the best ice cream in America, Graeters. It’s a must visit if you’re in town. Hopefully the Reds will play better on Sunday.