Neither Caleb Cotham nor Eric Jagielo will set the world on fire, but both could be major contributors to the 2016 Cincinnati Reds after coming over from the New York Yankees for Aroldis Chapman.
All-Stars Aroldis Chapman and Todd Frazier are gone from the Cincinnati Reds. Now health is important to move the rest of the veterans.
The Cincinnati Reds did a poor job of getting equal value in their trade of Aroldis Chapman.
2016 will be a historically poor season for the Cincinnati Reds who should resist the temptation to call up Robert Stephenson and Cody Reed to help the pitching staff.
Brandon Phillips refused a trade to the Washington Nationals, so now his ego will make him an NL All-Star third baseman.
Alfredo Simon was a National League All-Star for the Cincinnati Reds in 2014, and they should bring him back for the 2016 season.
To avoid injuries and increase ground balls, the young Cincinnati Reds pitchers should throw more fastballs.
In trading Todd Frazier, the Cincinnati Reds have confirmed that they are behind the times in understanding modern analytics in player moves.
Lacking enough arms that can go more than five innings, the Cincinnati Reds should switch to a nine-man pitching rotation in 2016.
After rising from fourth to second in overall shifts in the NL Central, in 2016 the Cincinnati Reds need to shift more effectively.