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2014 Reds Team Preview: Is That It?

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire.com and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).


2014 Reds Team Preview: Is That It?

On the surface, the 2013 Cincinnati Reds had a pretty good season. They won 90 games and made it to the NL Wild Card game, where they lost to the Pirates. But that undersells the story. They lost their final six regular season games, all at home, to finish third in the division. Making matters worse, the final three games were against the Pirates, and they lost home field advantage in the Wild Card game as a result. And the game itself wasn't terribly competitive, as they were helpless against Francisco Liriano, and Johnny Cueto melted down early. And so for the third time in four years, the Reds failed to win a playoff series, despite having a career-year from Shin-Soo Choo and prime seasons from Joey Votto and Jay Bruce, a super starting rotation and one of the best closers in the game.

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