Originally Posted by 11larkin11
I know no one (or very little) agrees with me, but the BIGGEST thing that has helped this team is team chemistry. The deal for Lee would be good, but people wanting to replace Cabrera don't realize how much that would hurt team chemistry. And team chemistry is an intangible that cannot be measured by sabremetrics, but has been the biggest reason for turnaround since Scott Rolen arrived here, and Orlando Cabrera followed.
I don't know that this is the biggest
thing that has helped this team, but I have very little doubt that team chemistry has played a big role in the Reds success so far this year, and agree mostly with your post.