This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

There was not much player movement this week down on the farm, but we’ll check in with a few select players and see how they are faring. AAA Louisville Bats OF Brennan Boesch didn’t take long to get his stroke back after being sent down to AAA.  Boesch is slashing .389/.488/.444/.933 in 10 G and … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

This week it was Marlon Byrd being assigned to Pensacola for a rehab assignment.  Then Tony Cingrani (shoulder) and Jon Moscot (shoulder) suffered injuries that will require stays on the DL.  Let’s check out what kind of moving and shaking has happened down of the farm this week.. AAA Louisville Bats Pedro Villarreal, Carlos Contreras, … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

The Reds started out the week sending Devin Mesoraco and Jason Bourgeois down to Louisville on rehab assignments.  Then Brandon Phillips (groin) and Billy Hamilton (hand) promptly suffered nagging day to day injuries.  If that wasn’t enough, Zack Cozart appears to have suffered a knee injury that will most likely require a stay on the … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

How time flies when we are having fun.  We are already about one third of the way through the minor league season.  Hitters are fast approaching 200 PA and SP are right about 50 IP already.  Given the Reds recent 9 game losing streak, I ‘m glad to writing a column about the minors.  Here’s … Continue reading

The Byrd Cage
2015 Reds

The Byrd Cage

Marlon Byrd, by media accounts, is a personable, hard-working guy. He appears to be a consummate professional. (Other than that time three years ago he tested positive for tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancer that also hides the effects of increased testosterone. Byrd was suspended by MLB for 50 games.) The Reds are … Continue reading