Re: Keys for the 2010 Reds
For me, I would start with Cabrera. The Reds are finally looking like a somewhat cohesive ballclub and not just a random collection of some decent players and filler, and the depth is better. In nearly every instance, if (insert name here) tanks or gets hurt, there's someone who can reasonably project to step in and at least not be a Black Hole of Awful of the kind that's killed the club for years. Shortstop is the exception, IMO, so Cabrera needs to play and play decently.
Otherwise, decent OBP from Stubbs (or whoever hits leadoff) and a breakout year from Bruce are what will move the team from average-ish to contender-ish.
"I don't have a baseball team, I have a theological seminary." -- Charlie Brown