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The Diamondbacks Series
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The Diamondbacks Series

The 52-52 Cincinnati Reds host the 45-60 Arizona Diamondbacks for a 3-game series beginning tonight at Great American Ballpark. Just as they did two months ago, the Diamondbacks still have the worst run differential in the National League. Their .429 winning percentage is just a bit better than the .400 record they had in May. … Continue reading

Trade speculation
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Trade speculation

The Reds have been connected in trade rumors today to outfielders Marlon Byrd (Phillies) and Alex Rios (Rangers). Presumably, either would play LF for the Reds. Here are averages of two slash line “rest of the season” projections and their current defensive runs saved for 2014, plus those stats for Ryan Ludwick: Byrd: .262/.317/.437, +6 … Continue reading