Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Reds Fall from First Just Preview of Things to Come

The surprising Cincinnati Reds 23-16 start was destined to fade, as the team's rotation is woefully shallow, the bullpen shallower. While an upstart team such as Detroit can expect the rotation and bullpen to carry the Tigers deep into the race for a playoff spot, the Reds precipitous decline has already seen the team fall from first place. The Reds have lost their fourth in a row, seven of the last 10 and eight of the last dozen.