Re: Majors' best catching combo, LaRue, Valentin try for reprise (1/18)
Originally Posted by harangatang
The lack of true leadership is something the Reds have lacked since Barry Larkin left and with LaRue stepping up it will make the Reds at least somewhat better.
I think the lack of true pitching probably had alot more to do with it.
Leadership is overrated when a team is ranked dead last in pitching year after year.
Softness had nothing to do with it.
"....then Carps replacement the following year will win ROY and MVP and might get a CY young vote for pitching and playing 2nd base at the same time.
I have come to expect those types of scenarios with the Cardinals and it makes me sick." - Lidspinner