Indians, Reds walking wounded

Both the Indians and Reds were devastated by injuries to key performers last season.

Updated: March 11, 2004, 10:53 AM ET
By Jim Baker | MLB Insider
It's not very difficult to cipher, really. In order to compete, you need two basic things:

1. You have to find guys you actually want in your lineup.
2. Those guys actually have to be in the lineup.

A breakdown of either and you've got a problem. A breakdown of both and you've got a disaster.

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