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    How are we supposed to move on from here?

    I'm soaking it in. I'm trying to lose this numb feeling I'm experiencing.

    I'm trying to put a positive spin on this, but I just can't make myself do it.

    Wait for another year. Follow each out of the 162 game season, only for further disappointment? What is this team? What is this organization?

    Do you need to see a major shakeup? Do we keep things the same.

    This will take quite a bit to get over

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Need a real Center Fielder....priority #1.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by DocRed View Post
    Need a real Center Fielder....priority #1.
    Isnt it basically Billy hamiltons to lose ?

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by DocRed View Post
    Need a real Center Fielder....priority #1.
    1. Replace Stubbs
    2. Get a better bench with Ciaro and Valdez who have constantly been in the interstate
    3. Get a better hitting coach (long overdue IMO)
    4. Get a catcher that can actually hit with power.

    just the shortlist

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedTruck View Post
    1. Replace Stubbs
    2. Get a better bench with Ciaro and Valdez who have constantly been in the interstate
    3. Get a better hitting coach (long overdue IMO)
    4. Get a catcher that can actually hit with power.

    just the shortlist
    No way you get rid of Hanigan...he is waaay too important to our pitching staff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dubc47834 View Post
    No way you get rid of Hanigan...he is waaay too important to our pitching staff.
    No, don't get rid of hannigan. But have a catcher that can hit with some pop (20+ home runs a year) and be an actual threat in the lineup.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    they dont need a major shakeup. They just need to make a definitive decision on Chapman's future and stick w/ it.

    Get a CF.

    They might be able to play around w/ a trade for a CF, especially if Chap is a starter. W/ Cingrani, Leake, and Chap we would have 7 potential starters w/ 5 spots.

    If chap remains a closer, that may not be the best idea. We were really fortunate to not run into any injuries w/ the starters.

    And the manager will be addressed obviously.

    Decisions on Madson, Broxton, Rolen, Ludwick will be addressed.

    Stubbs I wouldnt mind on the team but he has to be batting 8th, coming off the bench and starting <30 games.

    Big offseason w/ lots of action but dont do anything crazy like trade Bruce or something.

    Possible contract revisions for Bailey.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    1. Find at least one CLUTCH hitter
    2. Get rid of Dusty

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedTruck View Post
    1. Replace Stubbs
    2. Get a better bench with Ciaro and Valdez who have constantly been in the interstate
    3. Get a better hitting coach (long overdue IMO)
    4. Get a catcher that can actually hit with power.

    just the shortlist
    I agree with you 100% on 1-3. #4, I'm not so sure. Hanigan is vital to the pitching staff, and I really want to see what Mez turns in to. One partial season wasn't enough, in my opinion.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    You guys have a good team. If Queto didn't get hurt, you guys might have got passed us. Don't blame Dusty.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by Over da Pence View Post
    You guys have a good team. If Queto didn't get hurt, you guys might have got passed us. Don't blame Dusty.
    I'm really not trying to be rude here, first of all, if you're gonna jump on here and comment learn to spell his name correctly. It's my guess most on here have a good idea the Reds are good...

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    I like Hanny...no way do I want him gone. It's not like he's in the 4, 5, or 6 hole. He batted 8th most of the year. Having said that, it would be nice if he popped 10 - 15 out a year...but not enough right now to want him gone.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    I'm really not trying to be rude here, first of all, if you're gonna jump on here and comment learn to spell his name correctly. It's my guess most on here have a good idea the Reds are good...

    http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...ainder-of.html

    That link says Queto.

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by Over da Pence View Post
    That link is wrong

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    Re: How are we supposed to move on from here?

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsBrick View Post
    That link is wrong


    it is?


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