Well-deserved, all the way around: What outfielder Aristides Aquino and starting pitcher Amir Garrett have in common is they were named MLBPipeline.com’s 2016 Reds Player and Pitcher Prospects of the Year. Garrett is the Reds’ No. 2 prospect and ranked No. 57 overall by MLBPipeline. The 24-year-old began the year at Double-A Pensacola and posted […]

In this week’s installment of “This Week on the Farm”, I’d like to take a quick peek forward to next season to see what the Reds top two farm clubs rosters might look like opening day.  The rosters of these two farm clubs will contain the players that have the best chance of helping out […]

Last week I chose the best hitter this season for each team.  This week we’ll see who was the best pitcher this season for each team. AAA Louisville Bats It was hard to choose a winner here, but I’m going with Josh Smith for Bat’s best pitcher.  The 27 year old RH SP posted a […]

The minor league regular season has now come to a full close.  This week we’ll see how each of the three playoff teams fared in the post season.  Then we’ll see who was the best hitter this season for each team. AAA Louisville Bats I’m giving the nod for the Bat’s best hitter to 25 […]

The minor league regular season has come to a close.  This week we’ll check on how each team finished in their division races.  We’ll check in on the status of the three teams that qualified for the playoffs.  Then we’ll do some level setting by listing out the average ages and rate stats for hitters […]

The minor league season is quickly drawing to a close.  This week we’ll take a look at how each team is faring in their division races and how some of the players are doing for each of the teams this season. AAA Louisville Bats The Bats currently stand at 63-75 on the season and in […]

In the Reds quest to provide us with the best draft pick possible for us to follow next year, they have grabbed a firm hold on last place in the NL Central.  They now have their sites set on overtaking  Colorado (1 GB), Miami (2 GB), and Philadelphia (3 GB) to obtain the number one […]

Hey, the Reds won one yesterday!  That makes them 2-4 on their 10 game west coast road trip with 4 to go against the Dodgers.  Yeah, the west coast never treats us nice does it?  Oh well, we got the minor leagues to look forward to right?  Let’s see what has been going on down […]

With the two big trades last week we have some new top prospects to keep tabs of down on the farm.  We also have some players moving around between minor league teams.  Let’s take a look at what is going on down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats SP Robert Stephenson, who in 6 GS […]

You’d be hard-pressed to find a full-time relief pitcher in the Reds’ farm system enjoying a better season than 23-year-old Zack Weiss. After recording uneven rookie ball numbers in 2013, the right-handed Weiss thrived at Low-A Dayton in 2014 (63.1 innings, 11.37 K/9, 2.98 BB/9, 2.92 FIP) and has enjoyed another leap forward in 2015. The […]

Pitcher Nick Howard and shortstop Alex Blandino, the Cincinnati Reds top two selections in the 2014 draft, have hit the disabled list while playing for the club’s High-A affiliate, the Daytona Tortugas. A Tortugas spokesman said Thursday morning that Howard is suffering from soreness in his throwing shoulder and that Blandino has a fractured finger. Howard, […]

The Reds have 8 players in the Arizona Fall League. They’re assigned to the Glendale Desert Dogs. As of this writing, they lead the Western Division by a game and a half with a record of 5-2-1 (a tie?) and have won 2 in a row. Pitchers Drew Hayes: After a disappointing season at Pensacola, […]