Originally written December 10, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
The 2012 season definitely brought more good than bad for the Redlegs. They were able to overcome an injury to MVP first basemen Joey Votto, which sidelined him for over two months, to win their second National League Central Division crown in three years. Because it's the middle of the December, and because there is not much to talk about regarding the Reds, here's some notable good and bad statistics from '12. Feel free to drop any I've left off in the comment box below. Good: + Fell victim to the second-fewest double plays in the league (100) + Only caught stealing 27 times (second-fewest in NL) + Boasted the third-highest pinch hitting average in baseball at .269 (47-175) + Tallied the second-most wins in baseball (97) + Recorded the second-best ERA in the league (3.34) + Sported the best bullpen ERA in baseball (2.65) + Led MLB in team ERA on the road (3.18) + Committed second-fewest errors in NL (89) + Won their division by a larger margin tha...
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