Originally Posted by Raisor
They scored 7 runs yesterday.
They are averaging over 5 runs a game.
They have scored 5+ runs a game in 7 of their games.
If you look at the stats, offense is not the problem. Not remotely. Yes -- they still strike out a lot, they have periods where clutch hits are hard to come by.
But their overall offensive numbers are fine and one can fairly assume that, with this personnel, they will continue to hit with the better teams in the league.
The pitching numbers are poor. They are now at 4.54 ERA, 12th in the league. Reds have allowed 18 homers, next to worst in the league. OPS against is third worst in league.
Right now, the pitching needs to get straightened out.