Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 10/30/14
The Reds and Cardinals are set to tangle in a matinee affair today with the winner coming away with a series victory. It's a pivotal game for the Reds to not only keep pace in the standings, but to help gain some confidence in a place that has been mightily unkind to them over recent years. In the meantime, enjoy some Reds news and notes... + Tony Cingrani has been really impressive in his first three starts. So much so that the Reds may be forced to bump someone else in the rotation when ace Johnny Cueto returns from the disabled list. This Yahoo! columnist thinks Bronson Arroyo and Mike Leake should be worried. + Sports Illustrated writer Albert Chen delves into the Cingrani situation even more in this post. In brief, he argues that teams are still trying to find the right way to groom young pitchers. + Donald Lutz made history Monday night when he made his major league debut as a pinch-hitter. Lutz became the first German-developed player to ever play in the big leagues....
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