Re: 5/8/2013 Braves at Reds Business Special
Originally Posted by traderumor
The team is floundering, good enough to beat the weak teams, struggling against the contenders. But what should we expect? The injury bug has hit early and often, our cleanup hitter is injured, and two key guys are not carrying their full load just yet (Votto and Bruce). I hate losing a series at home, but 3 over all things considered is about right.
This is basically a .500-ish team and I don't see much evidence to make me think it will change. They've scored 2 runs or less in almost half their games. Not a good sign.
"I talked to an advance scout that told me if Joey Votto and Albert Pujols were on the same team he'd advise his team to do the unthinkable...pitch around Votto to get to Pujols." - Buster Olney, ESPN