Originally Posted by Steve4192
Every team has a list like that .... and a whole lot more. The fact that the Reds got 30+ starts out of every member of their starting rotation more than offsets a few injuries in the bullpen. The Reds had a historically healthy season in the rotation. A team with five guys over 30 starts has only happened nine times in the history of the game. That is EXTREMELY unlikely to happen again.
To be fair, did anyone lose a player of Votto's caliber for 50 games? I don't think they did, because the guys of that caliber can be counted on two or three fingers. And the Reds lost Votto for those games and even when he came back, he was more Wade Boggs than Joey Votto.