Trade deadline week, Reds now 10 games under having lost 15 of the last 20. Team was .500 twenty games ago. 2-8 in last stretch including a six game wipe out in LA and Chic. Injuries have mounted with Hernandez, Hanigan, Owings, Burton and Dickerson all out along with Bruce and Volquez. Sutton, Tatum, Rosales, Roenicke all up. Manuel traded for a new outfielder who hopefully can hit. Reds are 9 games out of first place in Central.
Offense. Has gone from bad to worse. Team BA of .244 is next to last in the NL. OBP/SLG/BA are 14th in league at .313/.387/.701. These numbers have steadily declined of late. Twenty games ago the team's OPS was .715.
Pitching. Team's ERA in last twenty games has gone from 4.00 to current 4.43 which is 13th in the NL. Starting pitching in this period has gone from 4.38 to current 4.81 (now 13th in league). Bullpen now 3.59, held steady over last ten games.
Harang is 5-12 with 4.50; Arroyo is 10-10 with 5.17; Owings is 6-11 with 5.35. These three have combined for 61 of the team's 100 starts and are a combined 21 wins and 33 losses with a combined ERA of about 4.98.
Fielding. .982 FPCT with 66 errors. Four NL teams with more errors and FPCT is fourth-fifth from bottom of league. This is the same as last time. DER is now fifth best in NL, was fourth best last time.