Ready, set, something
Cold Stove

Ready, set, something

Major League Baseball’s winter meetings begin this morning and last until Thursday. San Diego hosts for the first time since 1985. Baseball executives have been doing this for 113 years. What started as an industry practice for inter-team dialogue is now largely a tradition. The annual convention creates a convenient opportunity for team and player … 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

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

The Arizona Fall League is gearing up for the season that will begin on October 7.  Double A Pensacola Blue Wahoos manager Delino DeShields will manage the Surprise Saguaros, who will consist of prospects from the Reds, Red Sox, Padres, Mariners and Rangers.  The Reds have announced that OF Jesse Winker (.917 OPS, A+, AA), … Continue reading

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