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    I had some random Reds thoughts

    It doesn't happen that often anymore and where else am I going to post them?

    - I always figured Brandon Phillips would hit .300 at least once in his career. Call it the Mariano Duncan Theory (though Duncan did it twice). This could be that year.

    - Jay Bruce is going to win an MVP award one of these years. He's pretty damn good right now.

    - The Reds have a number of players and pitchers who overcame some major struggles/flaws on their way up the ladder. It's really a testament to the developmental folks. It's also a sign that Tim Naehring is long gone.

    - One thought related to that: If the Reds are doing a good job of turning raw talents into players, then emphasize tools in the draft.

    - Second thought related to that: The Yorman Rodriguez Project is still in its early days.

    - What's the ETA on Brad Boxberger? Got to be soon. He's ridiculous in AA.

    - And Josh Smith? Whoa. Best 20th round pick ever.

    - I don't care what a team like the Reds theoretically should pay its closer, Francisco Cordero has done his job like a pro since he arrived. He's 3rd all-time in franchise history in saves and he'll probably have four of the top 10 single season saves totals in franchise history after this season concludes. I hope people have had the good sense to enjoy him.

    - Jose Reyes may be on the market very soon ... I'm just saying.

    - With the caveat that you should always worry about your starting pitching, I wouldn't worry overly much about the starting pitching. It's early and there's enough options in the majors and AAA for it to sort itself out.

    - Joey Votto is quite a bit better than Albert Pujols at this moment in time.

    - Has anybody calculated the Reds' record with and without Scott Rolen the past three seasons? I bet the difference is striking.
    Last edited by M2; 05-24-2011 at 10:42 PM.
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