Through 13 games, the Cincinnati Reds rank third in the National League with a 3.49 ERA. That number is likely to climb significantly in the weeks to come. The bullpen, which has greatly exceeded expectations (2.65 ERA) has thrown an MLB-leading 57.2 innings. As a result, the starting staff, has tossed a MLB-low 58.1 innings. And the rotation just got even thinner
following the temporary loss of Brandon Finnegan (10-day DL). Heading into the season, the Reds were already without Anthony DeSclafani (60-day DL) and Homer Bailey (60-day DL). And Rookie Davis was recently placed on the DL with a bruised forearm. That leaves Scott Feldman, Bronson Arroyo, and rookie Amir Garrett to carry the load. A stiff challenge awaits with back-to-back home series against Baltimore and the Chicago Cubs. Look for the Reds to trend "over" the total moving forward.