Re: Poll: Playoffs or No Playoffs for the Reds?
We need too much starting pitching. I'm not worried about SS or LF this season because our offense can overcome the deficiencies there and we have guys in Louisville who I think will come up and contribute.
Starting pitching is the key. I have no idea how SP depth went from the strength of the team to the total crap fest it's been lately. Cueto and Home are our only rotation guys with an ERA under 400 (2.27 and 3.00...everyone else is above 5.0). We need to trade for solid pitching, but it's not cheap. I would trade some prospects for Charlie Morton. He is the perfect pitcher for GABP and could be cheap. And we all know the Pirates front office doesn't hesitate to drop players.