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Tuesday July 30, 2013
The Cincinnati Reds are trying to make a push for a division title again in 2013 . but injuries have plagued them the entire season. Getting players healthy is going to be a huge factor if they expect to win the division and go deep into the playoffs. The major piece missing is Left Fielder Ryan Ludwick as he has been out since Opening Day with a shoulder injury. The other huge piece that has been missing for much of the season has been . He has been on the shelf three different times with a lagging right lat strain. The Reds look to have him back in late August. The last and final piece that needs to get healthy is the bullpen. Guys have been filling in great but that won’t last forever. Look for Sean Marshall and Jonathon Broxton to come back and help through the rest of the season and the playoffs.
By Ryan Ritchey (MLB Reports Writer):
The Cincinnati Reds are five games back of the Cardinals going into play on Thursday.
They won the first two of their series after the ALL-Star Break, taking two of three from the Pittsburgh Pirates and three of four from the San Francisco Giants. But then lost three of four against the Dodgers in LA.
The Reds are playing a three game series with the Padres now and need a sweep going into the weekend with St. Louis coming to town.
Ryan Ludwick 2012 Highlights – Mature Lyrics So Parental Guidance Is Advised:
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