Red’s first round draft pick, Jay Bruce, was promoted from the GCL Reds to the Billings Mustangs of the Pioneer League. He made his debut there yesterday as the DH and homered and walked in four plate appearances. See his numbers for the season below:

Team From To G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG
GCL Reds 06/24 08/22 37 122 29 33 9 2 5 25 61 11 31 4 5 .331 .500 .270
Billings Mustangs 08/22 08/22 1 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 .500 1.333 .333

Later,
Tom

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Tom Diesman is a Cincinnati area native and grew up in Northern Kentucky and Clermont County. He currently resides in central Indiana. Tom makes his living doing UNIX System and Storage Administration. He fell in love with baseball and the Cincinnati Reds during the Big Red Machine era, and Johnny Bench is his all-time favorite Reds player. Tom is still an avid follower of the Reds, and longs for the organization to bring winning baseball back to Cincinnati.

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4 Responses

  1. Bill

    An additional draft note…#5 pick James Avery made his first start for the Dragons on Saturday and threw 5 innings 2 H 1 R 0 ER 1 BB 2K

  2. shaun

    Really excited for Jay Bruce in about 3 yrs he could take over for Griffey.

    Shaun

  3. Will

    What’s the next step after Billings for Bruce?

    Any chance we could see him start, or play sometime during the year in A-Advanced Sarasota?