Monday was a glorious day for baseball-lovers across the United States and beyond. This is because Monday marked the commencement of spring training as pitchers and catchers migrated into big league camp.
All totaled, the Reds ended up with 29 pitchers and six catchers at the Goodyear complex on Monday. By Friday, the team is expected to have a total of 57 players once position players trickle in throughout the week. However, only 25 will end up on the Opening Day roster, and much of the roster is already set in stone.
As well as the regular season went in 2012, the ending was absolutely gut-wrenching. The Reds blew a 2-0 lead in the NLDS to allow the Giants to eliminate them from postseason play. Sure, San Francisco went on to win the whole darn thing, but it still doesn't ease the pain of last year's meltdown.
Nevertheless, it's time to put that experience behind us and look optimistically toward 2013. With that being said, here are some questions the team is ...