Found February 25, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
The Reds essentially got swept by the Indians this weekend after dropping all three games to their in-state rivals at Goodyear Ballpark. This has caused some fans to hit the panic button, while the more realistic fans take the losses for what they really are: meaningless. We will get a better idea of how this team really looks once late-March and early-April rolls around. But for now, the purpose of these spring games are to serve as auditions for the minor leaguers, and minor warmups for the big league guys. Here are a few interesting reads to help reinvigorate the minority of Reds fans who have already lost their enthusiasm for the season: + Devin Mesoraco did not have a very good rookie season by any stretch of the imagination in 2012. He struggled at the plate, was suspended at one point, and failed to get on the field as much as he would have liked. But he sure made his presence felt in the team's first game of the spring by smashing a long homer. + What kind of r...
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