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Is the additon of Ryan Madson, among others, enough to dub the Reds' division favorites? Dan Syzmborski wrote a very intriguing column recently implying that the Reds still need to make another big offseason move to be considered the "true division favorites" (it's an ESPN Insider piece, so if you want to view it in its entirety you must subscribe). Nonetheless, Syzmborski got me wondering, DO the Reds REALLY need to add another weapon to their arsenal to claim the NL Central in 2012? In the article Symborski talks about the disappointment of the 2011 campaign, the club's recent acquisitions, a ZiPS projection chart for notable players, and some possible names for the franchise to consider acquiring. However, these two paragraphs are the most telling of the article, in my opinion: "The Reds' embrace of the short term, buoyed by the departures of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder from their likely rivals, was furthered by the signing of Ryan...
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