- Mesoraco starts the year in AAA and will not get called up until September.
- Chapman starts the season in the rotation and has a great first half and makes the All-Star game, but tails off dramatically after wards and spends time on the DL.
- Latos has break out year and finishes in the top three for the Cy Young.
- Frazier takes a step back in production, but few take much notice considering the Reds success.
- Hoover becomes the Reds top set-up man.
- Reds win the National League Pennant, lose in 5 in the WS.