Still atop the NL Central and pacing the Senior Circuit in scoring (5.50 runs per game) despite the continued absence of Ken Griffey Jr. and now the loss of Rich Aurilia (hitting a handy .295/.341/.551 while playing all four infield positions). It's not that but the lack of pitching depth which could doom them, says Joe Sheehan. Three starters--including the DLed Eric Milton--carry ERAs of 5.63 or more, and the bullpen--despite Todd Coffey's 1.807 Reliever Expected Wins Added (second in the NL)--has been middle of the pack in those ABCs of relief: WXRL, ARP, and FRA.
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13, 15
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98
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