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  1. Choo RF/CF
  2. Phillips 2B
  3. Votto 1B
  4. Ludwick LF
  5. Bruce RF/CF
  6. Frazier 3B
  7. Cozart SS
  8. Hanigan C
  9. Cueto P

With this (!) starting pitching rotation:

  1. Cueto
  2. Latos
  3. Chapman
  4. Bailey
  5. Arroyo

And this bullpen:

  1. Broxton
  2. Marshall
  3. Massett
  4. Hoover
  5. Simon
  6. Arredondo
  7. LeCure

And this depth:

  • Mike Leake SP
  • Logan Ondrusek RP
  • Chris Heisey OF
  • [Update per comment] Xavier Paul OF
  • Jason Donald IF
  • Devin Mesoraco C
  • [Update per current events] Jack Hannahan 3B/1B

Still to acquire for the final Opening Day roster:

  • Left-handed reliever

About The Author

Steve grew up in Cincinnati a die-hard fan of Sparky's Big Red Machine. After 25 years living outside of Ohio, mostly in Ann Arbor, he returned to the Queen City in 2004. Contemporary Reds thrills: witnessing Jay Bruce's 2010 homer and Homer Bailey's 2013 no-hitter in person. The only place to find Steve's thoughts of more than 280 characters about the Reds is Redleg Nation, although you can follow his tweets @spmancuso.

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