Two weeks from today, the city of Cincinnati will be enjoying an unofficial holiday as the Redlegs open their 2013 season against the Halos from Los Angeles. It will be a momentous occasion for all of Reds country as we celebrate the dawn of a new campaign. But for now, we are left to count down the days until Opening Day finally arrives.
In the meantime, let us explore a post I like to call "three up and three down," which features three players who are scorching the stat sheet this spring, and three others that are...not. While success or failure in the preseason doesn't always mean the same result for the regular season, it should be given at least some value. Because honestly, what else do we have to go off of right now?
+ C Devin Mesoraco - There was some talk over the winter that Mez may begin the year in Triple-A while free agent signee Miguel Olivo would serve the backup catching role to Ryan Hanigan. Mesoraco's sizzling bat this spring has virtual...