Re: Tony Cingrani
I'm betting Chapman's the closer again next season, especially if Leake, Bailey, Arroyo, Latos, and Cueto are all healthy.
That would make Cingrani and Corcino the AAA starting depth.
Which would be better, IMO, than than all but a handful of team's starting depth in the high minors.
If one of the starters (Arroyo? Leake? Bailey?) is dealt this offseason, Chapman gets slotted there, and, IMO, Cingrani moves to the pen as a late-inning arm (with Hoover, who, IMO, will be the RH set-up man next season if Chapman's still the closer).
Bray/ Masset/ Ondrusek LR
Ondrusek/ Simon/ Arredondo LR
Rogers/ Lotzkar LR
Hard to figure out a real bullpen as they're so funglible, but it's certainly possible the Reds could go cheap in the pen and still be largely effective. (Much like this season turned out to be, with rookies, unprovens, and youngsters playing key roles in every spot but Marshall's and, late in the year, Broxton's.
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