Originally Posted by CrackerJack
Ah, you mean the Reds in April and May every year?
Yep. That would be it. Easy to identify...
If the Reds are over-under on their Run Differential, yet have a winning record while a number of guys are playing well above expectations, that's the mirage.
If the Reds are right-side-up on their Run Differential and posting a winning record while players are performing to their potential, that's the real deal.