How Cincy positions its rotation
September, 24, 2013
By Joe Kaiser | ESPN Insider
Cincinnati finds itself in a similar place as Pittsburgh with six days remaining in the regular season. Both teams have clinched a playoff berth, but both trail St. Louis by only 2 games for the coveted National League Central title.
How do the Reds and Pirates position their pitching staffs so they can challenge for the division crown while still preserving an ace for the winner-take-all one-game Wild Card playoff, if they must settle for that? Here's the Reds' approach.