This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

We are gearing up for another season of baseball here at Redleg Nation and I’m happy to be once again providing the weekly “This Week on the Farm” column. I’ll use this space to discuss the progress and personnel of the Reds minor league affiliates. I’ll try to provide you with some news and notes … Continue reading

Pitching-heavy farm system
Minors

Pitching-heavy farm system

Baseball America just published its updated list of the top ten prospects in the Reds system: RHP Robert Stephenson RHP Raisel Iglesias OF Jesse Winker RHP Michael Lorenzen RHP Nick Howard RHP Anthony DeSclafani LHP Amir Garrett RHP Nick Travieso OF Aristides Aquino OF Yorman Rodriguez Seven pitchers in the top ten, six are right-handed. Doug … Continue reading

The 4A Shuffle
Minors

The 4A Shuffle

It’s that time of year when long time minor leaguers become free agents and teams resign players from this pool to restock depth at the upper levels of minor leagues.  The Reds showed last year that they were not adequately stocked at this level to help back fill the many injuries they had to key … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

I’m going to take a look at the Reds top level minor league depth at seasons end.  This week I’ll cover the starting pitchers.  I’ll move on to the relievers and then position players in subsequent weeks.  This will be more of a who is closest to helping in the majors type of ranking rather … Continue reading