Re: Beyond the Box Score All-Stars: Interesting Reds choices and non-choices
Originally Posted by 757690
Arroyo's ERA as a Red:
He had his best year when the Reds Lopez at SS, EE at 3B and Dunn in Left.
He had his worst year, the year three Reds won Gold Gloves.
2009, the year he improved his ERA by almost a full run, the Reds still had EE at 3B, Gonzales at SS and Gomes in LF. The real transformation to the Reds defense happened in 2010, a year after Arroyo's improved ERA.
That's not accurate and this isn't the first rodeo for this conversation.
BTW in 2008, the Reds defense was ranked 24th in the league (-32 runs) and it was ranked 4th in 2009 (+48 runs) for an improvement of 70 runs. I wonder how this impacted the only thing that matters for the Reds?
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Last edited by jojo; 07-08-2013 at 01:09 AM.