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    What would be an improvement?

    It's a simple question. For those of you who feel that this team should be improved from last year, what do you think would be a tangible improvement record-wise?
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Getting excited over anything less than a better-than .500 seaon reeks of Bengaldom, IMO.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    .500 ball
    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Anything less than the playoffs and I won't be happy. I don't see it happening so I just hope to see the the young guys take a step forward.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    I'll take .500 or maybe 84 wins. Any more is just wishful thinking. I am ecstatic that they finally have a rotation that is not cobbled together with spare parts, AAAA journeymen and young prospects who aren't ready yet. But they also lost a lot of games last year by being atrocious defenders and I am still not certain where the run production will come from. Don't get me wrong, I am thrilled with the position they are in because it marks real progress, but I won't fret if they don't over achieve.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Winning season.

    Good stepping stone...show progress, but proves what we all know...they're not quite there yet.

    Winning it all would be fine too

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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    What would be an improvement?
    More cowbell... way more cowbell.

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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    better posters

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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    I'm greedy. Over .500 or bust.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    I want to see 81 or more wins, and I believe that would be an indicator in improvement of the team and team product for the fans.

    I feel strongly after reading Redszone for many years and having to realize that many of you really do invest a great deal of your time and money in the organization from love and loyalty, that those additional wins are needed and deserved by the Reds fans who never seem to give up on them.

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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    .500 is a good first step.

    More important, continued improvement from minor leagues and less reliance on multiple, expensive veterans.

    Oh, and free beer.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Quote Originally Posted by nate View Post
    Oh, and free beer.
    I'll take it.

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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    For certain, we weren't winning WITH the big offense. But the pitching looks to be legitimate this year. I' hearing a lot of talk about improved defense, but I hear that every year. I need to see it on the field.

    If this team can scrape together 83-84 wins, with this division, you never know where you might land. It certainly would be nice to play meaningful games in late August and September.
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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Quote Originally Posted by BRM View Post
    I'll take it.


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    Re: What would be an improvement?

    Quote Originally Posted by RFS62 View Post
    .500 ball
    Quoted for truth.

    This team makes no progress unless they are at least .500.

    If they aren't at least an 85 win team for 2010, they are a joke, like worse than the Royals, worse than the Pirates.


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