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

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

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

I’ve returned from vacation to warmer climates.  It’s time to catch up with what has been going on down on the Red’s farm teams over the last few weeks while I was away. AAA Louisville Bats Matt Magill, who came to the Reds from the Dodgers in the Chris Heisey trade, had season ending Tommy … Continue reading

Pitching keys Dragons’ early success
Dayton Dragons

Pitching keys Dragons’ early success

The Dayton Dragons have completed the first 33 games of their 140-game season, posting a record of 18-15.  The Dragons play a split-season format featuring two distinct 70-game championship seasons.  They can qualify for the playoffs by finishing first or second in the eight-team Eastern Division of the Midwest League in either half.  The Dragons are currently tied … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Injuries and the recent changes on the big club have caused a bit of change to the top level roster.   Let’s look at roster movements and check in on a few pitchers from each of the teams. AAA Louisville Bats The Michael Lorenzen call up left an open spot in the pitching rotation.  That spot … Continue reading

This Week on the Farm
Minors

This Week on the Farm

Today we’ll check in down on the farm and see who got off to quick starts and how some of the top prospects did the first week of the season.  Remember, these are pretty small sample sizes, so one good game or start can change these numbers pretty quick. AAA Louisville Bats The Bats started … 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