Found September 19, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
Ask anyone around baseball what they think the 2012 Reds' biggest strength is and I would bet you my bottom dollar that majority of them would point towards the bullpen. Cincinnati's relief staff has been good this season, really good actually. And Dave Cameron of ESPN The Magazine is one of several national writers to take notice of this fact. Here's an excerpt from his most recent column which is slated to appear in ESPN The Magazine's October 1st "Age Issue": Ryan Madson. Nick Masset. Bill Bray. After those three fell to injury this spring, it would've been easy to write off the Reds. After all, the Rangers and Cards showed the importance of bullpens last October. And here was a team without its closer and two of its other top relievers. That narrative was wrong. Led by Aroldis Chapman -- who, with 35 saves, a 1.61 ERA and 118 strikeouts, might be having the best relief season ever -- the 2012 Reds bullpen (2.73 ERA) isn't j...
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