The Cincinnati Reds have the third best record in baseball but could still use improvement in a few key areas. With the acquisition of a quality bullpen arm and an impact bench bat, Cincinnati could be primed for a deep playoff run.
The St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates are all locked in a tight divisional race. However, by the end of May the NL Central standings should look a bit different than they are currently.
A look at three Cincinnati Reds players that you should try to buy in fantasy baseball, and three that you should definitely look at selling. Determining which hot (or cold) starts are flukes and which are the real deal is the secret to fantasy baseball.
The Reds offense needs to replace injured Ryan Ludwick in the short term. There are a variety of potential players who could be acquired to fill Ludwick's shoes, including Giancarlo Stanton, Chase Headley, and Ryan Raburn.
Reds fans shouldn't worry about their teams recent struggles against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds have five distinct advantages over their main divisional foe that should add up to another division crown for Cincinnati.
With Reds ace Johnny Cueto set to make his return to the Reds shortly, which of the Reds' current five starters deserves to be removed from the rotation? Rookie Tony Cingrani is doing everything in his power to keep his spot.
Dusty Baker needs to adapt his approach due to Ryan Ludwick's injury. Joey Votto batting second will improve the Reds' offense while maintaining the integrity of Baker's beloved lefty-righty-lefty lineup.