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

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Rookie Billings Mustangs   The Mustangs claimed the Pioneer League title by defeating Orem two games to none in the best of three game championship series. They played at home and won 4-3 in 11 innings in the first game. They then swept the series by defeating Orem 6-5 in the second game on the … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

The Reds have announced two new farmhands for next season.  The Reds have obtained RH RP Kevin Shackelford and RHP Barrett Astin from the Brewers to complete the Jonathan Broxton salary dump.  If you were like me and concerned that waiting so long for the two PTNL to be announced would rob you of the … Continue reading