At this point in the season, for me there is one glaring issue for this team. I just don't care for the way the Reds use their bullpen. I have never liked this idea of "a" pitcher only able to get certain type of hitters out. IF you are not good enough to get out any ML hitter, then I really don't want you on my roster. Also if You are going to bring in a lefty to face a lefty lets say in inning 7, then why not agian if another lefty comes up in inning 8 or 9?
I am baffled at how misused Marshall has been. I see no reason why he is unable to pitch to just lefties, I don't believe his numbers are that bad vs. righties. To see him come in pitch to one batter and leave drives me up the wall. Also, why must Broxton and Chapman be the 8/9 inning guys? IF your top hitters you are going to face are say hitting in the 8th, then why not bring chapman in then? We have a strong bullpen, I just am concerned we are not using it to it's fullest potential.