Originally posted on Fangraphs  |  Last updated 1/21/13
Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections, which have typically appeared in the pages of Baseball Think Factory, are being released at FanGraphs this year. Below are the projections for the Cincinnati Reds. Szymborski can be found on Twitter at @DSzymborski. Other 2013 Projections: Angels / Astros / Athletics / Blue Jays / Brewers / Cubs / Giants / Mets / Nationals / Phillies / Pirates / Rangers / Rockies / Royals / White Sox. Batters Something of which people never tire is to learn that there is both good news and also that there’s bad news. The bad news, in the case of the Cincinnati Reds, appears to be — at least so far as Dan Szymborski’s finely calibrated ZiPS projection system is concerned — appears to be that newly acquired Shin-Soo Choo is probably a pretty bad defensive center fielder. The good news, though, is that he’s still expected to be worth about three wins in 2013 — i.e. more than he produced in either 2011 or -12. Otherwise, of some note — beyond the simple fact that the club’s
PLAYERS: Shin-Soo ChooRyan LudwickBronson ArroyoHomer BaileyMat LatosMike LeakeAroldis ChapmanJonathan BroxtonBilly HamiltonDavid VidalTony CingraniJoey VottoJay BruceBrandon PhillipsTodd FrazierDevin MesoracoRyan HaniganScott RolenChris HeiseyHenry RodriguezNevin AshleyTucker BarnhartJack HannahanJason DonaldCorky MillerMarquez SmithXavier PaulMike HessmanCesar IzturisMiguel CairoRyan LaMarreEmmanuel BurrissNeftali SotoDenis PhippsJoey GathrightBeau MillsWillie HarrisDonald LutzDerrick RobinsonTodd HeltonCarlos PenaJeff ConineGeoff BlumNick GreenTim OlsonSean MarshallJ.J. HooverSam LecureAlfredo SimonJose ArredondoChad RogersWill OhmanDaniel CorcinoLogan OndrusekKevin WhelanKanekoa TexeiraIsmael GuillonDrew HayesPedro VillarrealJustin FreemanCarlos ContrerasJeff StevensNick ChristianiCarlos FisherTodd RedmondKyle LotzkarGreg ReynoldsJosh RavinAndrew BrackmanCurtis PartchChad ReinekeSean GallagherRoy HalladayJohn ThomsonChris HoltShawn EstesBobby JenksJason FrasorDanny KolbMike MacDougalZach McClellanNorm CharltonAgustin MonteroMarty McLearyDallas TrahernRA DickeyLoek Van Mil
TEAMS: Cincinnati RedsChicago White SoxColorado RockiesHouston AstrosArizona DiamondbacksPhiladelphia PhilliesSt. Louis BluesBoston Red SoxTexas RangersWashington NationalsToronto Blue Jays
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