Found December 24, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
Merry Christmas, everyone! I trust that you all are enjoying this wonderful season by spending time with your respective loved ones. Since this is the time of year for giving and receiving, I thought it would be noteworthy to whip up a handful of "gifts" the Reds are hoping to receive in 2013. Here goes nothing... 1) Production out of the leadoff spot! + Cincinnati's No. 1 hitter was collectively woeful at getting on base last season. The team ranked dead last among MLB leadoff hitter production in many offensive categories including average and on-base percentage, of course. But general manager Walt Jocketty and the front office took a step to improve upon that by adding Shin-Soo Choo to the fold. While nothing is ever guaranteed, Choo and his .381 career OBP promises to be just what the Reds need at the top to spark their offense. 2) Aroldis Chapman makes seamless transition + The plan is to convert The Cuban Missile to a starter after serving the first thr...
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