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

Let’s stroll across the farm and see what’s going on this week. AAA Louisville Bats Neftali Soto (.336/.378/.491/.869) has hit very well since being sent down to Louisville.  He’s positioned himself as the best option in the minors right now to help out at 1B with the big club in Joey Votto’s absence.  Ruben Gotay … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Last week we looked at the roster shuffling that coincided with the startup of the Red’s two Rookie level teams.  This week we’ll check out how some of these players are faring thus far at their new levels. AAA Louisville Bats Juan Silverio (.360/.385/.440/.825) and Steve Selsky (.278/.409/.389/.798) are both off to very good starts … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

There was a rash of midseason roster movement over the last week.  Let’s catch up on many of the comings and goings in the Reds organization. AAA Louisville Bats The Bats cleared some space on the AAA roster by releasing 3B Chris Nelson (.692 OPS, Age 28), SS Argenis Diaz (.604, 27), and 1B Shelley … Continue reading