The Cuban Missile could be enough to
push Cincy's rotation over the top
by: Chase Fitzgerald
With the news of a Jonathan Broxton 3-year deal, Aroldis Chapman will assuredly be moving to the rotation. Now, I hope you all know how incredible the Reds rotation was last year. None of the Reds pitchers missed a start and four of them had an ERA of below 4.00, but the Reds did have a weak link; Mike Leake. Don’t get me wrong, I love Mike Leake. He is one of my favorite baseball players but emotions aside for a second, he was bad last year. Good news is, Chapman is taking Leake’s spot in the rotation and I guarantee you he can get a lower ERA than 4.58. Now, with Chapman in I don’t see a weak link and that is why I think this rotation is the best in baseball. Let’s break it down.
1. Johnny Cueto
Johnny Cueto is basically the man. He is without a doubt the Reds ace and is also one of the best pitchers in the league. He is at least a top-ten pitcher in th...