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The 2012 Cincinnati Reds Have All the Makings of a World Series Champion

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AP Photo/Alan DiazThe Cincinnati Reds look primed to win the World Series this year. They have all the making of one of those rare seasons.Young guys have stepped up greatly, veterans are producing, and they sit on an 11 game lead in the N.L Central.Can they win the World Series? They have a good chance.With that being said, they aren’t merely the clear-cut favorites. That … [Read more...]

Is Reds’ Aroldis Chapman the Best Closer in the MLB?

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Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesAroldis Chapman has had an unbelievable season for a closer. He has gone 5-5 with a miniscule 1.60 ERA and 119 strikeouts. And, he has only pitched 67.2 innings.His strikeouts-per-nine-innings is 15.8. That would mean that if he were to start, he would strike out more than half the batters he would face if he went the distance.Chapman has established … [Read more...]

What Are the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Chances of Making the Playoffs?

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Justin K. Aller/Getty ImagesBefore the season started, did you think the Pittsburgh Pirates could possibly make the playoffs this season? Not me.This is one of the things I love most about the game of baseball. The league is so balanced that any team can emerge onto the scene at any time and any team can fall off at a moment’s notice.The Pirates have had almost the same team … [Read more...]