Re: 2011 - Gonelong's 10th annual Season Ws prediction thread .
Bruce takes a giant leap forward, Stubbs struggles a bit. Votto has another great year, though not as great as his MVP season of a year ago. Rolen wanes; Phillips has his best year since his first in Cincinnati. Most importantly, Francisco, Sappelt, Mesoraco, and others keep the Reds from struggling so badly, as depth is once again key to an NL Central title.
Yorman Rodriguez, Billy Hamilton, Yasmani Grandal, Ronald Torreyes, and Kyle Lotzkar all become Top 100 prospects next season, with Rodriguez and Hamilton mentioned in the Top 25.
The Cards struggle, the Brewers are okay, The Pirates and Atros are bad, but the surprise of the division is the second-place Cubs.
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