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April 01, 2013
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April 01, 2013

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB K
CF SHIN-SOO CHOO
L-L .281 .375 .438 17 73 22 145
2B BRANDON PHILLIPS
R-R .286 .336 .438 18 76 15 82
1B JOEY VOTTO
L-R .323 .443 .576 29 102 4 122
LF RYAN LUDWICK
R-L .269 .345 .478 25 92 0 110
RF JAY BRUCE
L-L .259 .341 .530 37 103 8 153
3B TODD FRAZIER
R-R .262 .329 .480 21 70 6 117
SS ZACK COZART
R-R .258 .306 .412 16 47 8 113
C RYAN HANIGAN
R-R .273 .366 .353 4 29 0 34
BENCH
IF JASON DONALD
R-R .253 .301 .348 3 18 6 65
3B JACK HANNAHAN
L-R .245 .325 .356 6 35 2 72
OF CHRIS HEISEY
R-R .263 .318 .437 11 36 5 76

Enemy Lines

A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE REDS

A championship-caliber team. Cincinnati and Washington are the favorites in the NL.... Shin-Soo Choo is a great addition. There are a lot of concerns that he'll struggle in centerfield, but he's been flashing his big arm, and he's a better option than Jay Bruce. Choo is perfect for their lineup, the leadoff guy they always needed. He's a doubles hitter, but in that park a lot of those doubles are going to be home runs.... With Choo they don't have to rush prospect Billy Hamilton to the majors. He's one of the most exciting players in the game, but he's not ready.... They have Joey Votto, Bruce is ready to become a star, and Ryan Ludwick is a monster in that ballpark—his fly balls just sail out of there. But there's so much other talent. Zack Cozart catches the ball as well as anyone at short. Ryan Hanigan is an excellent catcher who will hit—they should start him over Devin Mesoraco.... I'm glad they didn't move Aroldis Chapman, that wasn't a good idea. He's so dominant as a reliever.... If Chapman breaks down, they'll still be good enough with Jonathan Broxton closing. Plus they have insurance with Sean Marshall behind him.... I think Mat Latos grew up last year. He has the stuff to be a No. 1 starter.... Homer Bailey is finally what everyone thought he'd be years ago: a front-of-the-rotation pitcher.... There aren't weaknesses here. They'll be back in position again in October, with an even more dangerous team.

The Lineup

2013 Projected Statistics

MANAGER DUSTY BAKER

Sixth season with the Reds

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

NEW ACQUISITION

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