Originally Posted by cincrazy
I think to call it all luck is to take something away from the players that busted their butt the first half of the season. I knew just as many did that they'd come back to earth. But I don't think that takes away from the level of surprise they supplied all of baseball with the last 3-4 months.
They've been a below average pitching team and a below average hitting team the entire year. They used to have a winning record. Now its evened out. It was luck to be above .500 when you do nothing well (besides being a slightly above average defensive team).