2015 PROJECTED STARTERS
As of 4/6/2015;
Catcher: DEVIN MESORACO R/R Age 26
First Base: JOEY VOTTO L/R Age 31
Second Base: BRANDON PHILLIPS R/R Age 33
Third Base: TODD FRAZIER R/R Age 29
Shortstop: ZACH COZART R/R Age 29
Left Field MARLON BYRD R/R Age 37
Center Field: BILLY HAMILTON S/R Age 24
Right Field: JAY BRUCE L/L Age 28
Batter Bench Notable: SKIP SCUMAKER L/R Age 35
Starting Pitcher 1: HOMER BAILEY R/R Age 28
Starting Pitcher 2: JOHNNY CUETO R/R Age 29
Starting Pitcher 3: MIKE LEAKE R/R Age 27
Starting Pitcher 4: ANTHONY DESCLAFANI R/R Age 25
Starting Pitcher 5: JASON MARQUIS L/R Age 36
Closer: AROLDIS CHAPMAN L/L Age 27
Pitcher Bench Notable: RAISEL IGLESIAS R/R Age 25
NOTABLE INJURIES: Ace HOMER BAILEY starts the season on the DL, but should be back in the rotation by the end of April.
PROJECTION: 5Th in the NL Central, projected wins - 80 (and that's generous).
MVP: TODD FRAZIER
POTENTIAL ROOKIE IMPACT:Except for ANTHONY DESCLAFANI most rookies are a couple of seasons away.
COMMENTS: The Reds are in a rebuilding phase whether they know it or not. Despite a good rotation they are short on bats and have relatively little depth. .