Just how incredibly productive have Jay Bruce and the rest of his 2005 first-round draft-mates been?
Draft

Just how incredibly productive have Jay Bruce and the rest of his 2005 first-round draft-mates been?

With Major League Baseball’s annual amateur draft approaching — and in turn, the 10th anniversary of the much-hyped first round of the 2005 draft that included Reds outfielder Jay Bruce — I thought it would be a fun exercise to go through the first round — I also included compensation picks — of each draft … Continue reading

Getting to know Nick Howard
Draft

Getting to know Nick Howard

As you probably already know, the Reds selected Nick Howard, a right-handed pitcher from the University of Virginia, in the first round of the 2014 First Year Player Draft. It’s a selection that made me stand up and say “wahoowa.” Admittedly, I don’t follow the draft particularly closely. I watch MLB Network once the draft … Continue reading