This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

The Reds made some acquisitions to restock the upper part of the farm this week.  Let’s take a look at the new players and other happenings down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats The Reds brought in some reinforcements for Bats starting pitching staff after the departure of Chien-Ming Wang last week.  Wang is one … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Here are some of the happenings down on the farm this week. AAA Louisville Bats Felix Perez (.296/.342/.498/.840) went 2 for 2 with a 2B and a 3B in the AAA All Star game.  Ruben Gotay (.273/.343/.457/.801) went 0 for 2.  Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his contract with the Reds and became a free … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Let’s stroll across the farm and see what’s going on this week. AAA Louisville Bats Neftali Soto (.336/.378/.491/.869) has hit very well since being sent down to Louisville.  He’s positioned himself as the best option in the minors right now to help out at 1B with the big club in Joey Votto’s absence.  Ruben Gotay … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

There’s been a flurry of activity affecting the top two levels of the organizations so let’s take a look at what is going on down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats Recently signed Cuban prospect Raisel Iglesias has been assigned to the Bats roster but has yet to pitch.  The Reds signed 31 year old … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Last week we looked at the roster shuffling that coincided with the startup of the Red’s two Rookie level teams.  This week we’ll check out how some of these players are faring thus far at their new levels. AAA Louisville Bats Juan Silverio (.360/.385/.440/.825) and Steve Selsky (.278/.409/.389/.798) are both off to very good starts … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

There was a rash of midseason roster movement over the last week.  Let’s catch up on many of the comings and goings in the Reds organization. AAA Louisville Bats The Bats cleared some space on the AAA roster by releasing 3B Chris Nelson (.692 OPS, Age 28), SS Argenis Diaz (.604, 27), and 1B Shelley … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Various tidbits from down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats Carlos Marmol was placed on the restricted list yesterday for leaving the Triple-A Louisville club without permission.  Marmol has posted a 7.36 ERA over 3.2 IP where he allowed 2H, 6 BB, with 6 K.  He obviously had not begun to solve the control issues … Continue reading