On Alfredo Simon’s Recent Struggles
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On Alfredo Simon’s Recent Struggles

Alfredo Simon took the hill last night against Colorado Rockies for his seventh start since the All-Star Break. Since posting an amazing first half, going 12-3 and making the All Star Game, Simon has struggled since the midsummer classic. During those seven starts, Simon is on the wrong side of his career averages in K/9, FIP, xFIP, HR/FB (barely), and LOB%. Is this just … Continue reading

Trading the pitchers
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Trading the pitchers

Plenty of attention has focused on what trades, if any, the Reds should pursue at the upcoming trade deadline. But a more defining moment for Walt Jocketty’s career with the Reds will likely come in the next twelve months when the organization confronts the issue of what to do with their starting pitchers. Johnny Cueto, … Continue reading