Re: 6/03/2013 Rockies at Reds
Originally Posted by holster10
#6 thru #9 is a light hitting bunch in that lineup. At least Izturis is at the bottom of the order today. I hope after this year Jocketty finds someone else to fill middle infielder back-up role who isn't on their last leg and can hit a bit more. I remember Reds camp getting excited about Izturis's bat in spring training but that has yet to parlay into any type of regular season performance.
I think they were counting on Jason Donald. Izturis had a hot spring (spring statistics don't count or so they say) and Donald got injured. These things happen.
Zero chance the Reds miss the playoffs!