Despite the fact that this is far from a bad team, everyone can see that this bunch, as presently constructed, is not winning a world series and is no lock to even make the playoffs, considering we are running third in our own division at the ASB. And we don't know when or if Ludwick and Cueto are coming back, and we don't have a lot to offer other teams in deals to fix these problems.
It's not been often since 1990 that Reds fans have had reasonable cause for high expectations. And let's face it - our window of opportunity may be small. I don't blame anyone for being a bit upset about the present state of the union, so to say.
This post is BABIP-lucky.
"But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."
They are unhappy because the Reds won 97 last year so the possibility of 90-91 seems like a step backward.
They are unhappy because they thought the Reds were better than the Bucs and Cards, and they haven't been.
They are also unhappy with the performance of certain home grown players who they hoped would do well this year and haven't, at least offensively.
So there are some things people thought would be much better.