Originally Posted by Benihana
1. Mesoraco starts very slow in Louisville before rebounding mid-summer
2. Jay Bruce hits more HR than Joey Votto
3. Andre Ethier is the starting LF for the Reds by August
Unfortunate Bonus: the Cubs will be much better than anyone expects
I actually considered making this one of my bold predictions too. After reading that piece on MLBtraderumors, if Gomes struggles and the Reds want someone proven out there instead of a young guy like Sappelt, I could see the Reds going after Ethier.