The minor league seasons are beginning to wrap up with three of the Reds Rookie level teams, (Greeneville Reds, AZL Reds, and DSL Reds) having already seen their seasons come to an end. The regular season ends for the remaining five teams next week. The AAA Louisville and A Dayton team’s season will end after […]

The big news today will be if we find out who placed waiver claims on Matt Harvey and Billy Hamilton and if the Reds will be able to work out deals with those teams. A trade for either player should bring back some interesting farm pieces for us to keep an eye on. Now let’s […]

OF Taylor Trammell (.276/.371/.406/.777 at A+ Daytona) has become the third top Reds prospect to find his way to the DL. Trammell has been placed on the Daytona Tortugas DL with concussion symptoms. He was removed from Tuesday nights game after crashing into the OF wall. Top Reds prospects IF Nick Senzel (surgery for a […]

The Reds made only one move before the July 31st trade deadline. They acquired OF Preston Tucker (1 for 4 with Reds thus far), SP Matt Wisler (He went 5 IP allowing 1 R, 5 H, and 0 BB with 5 SO in his first start with the AAA Bats.) and SP Lucas Sims (Has […]

The Reds now have a full slate of minor league teams in action with their four Rookie league teams starting action over the last few weeks. This week we’ll begin covering these teams as well. The loss of Nick Senzel thins out the glut of 2B prospects a bit in the near future. We’ll have […]

The Reds recently released OF Tyler Goeddel who was hitting .229/.326/.349/.676 at AAA Louisville. The 25 year old hit .277/.352/.361/.713 for the Bats last season. The Reds also released RH RP Ben Rowen who had a 9.28 ERA over 10.2 IP for the Bats this season. The 29 year old reliever was signed to a […]

The Reds trade of C Devin Mesoraco for RH SP Matt Harvey wasn’t the only move in the Reds organization the last few days. The following are a several additional notable moves the Reds made recently down on the farm. 2B Dilson Herrera was recently promoted to the AAA Louisville Bats from the A+ Daytona […]

If you are only following my work here at Redleg Nation, you’re missing out. While I love Redleg Nation and the crew we have here, every single day I’m writing about the Cincinnati Reds farm system over at While I was out in Goodyear covering the minor league side of spring training, I had […]

The Reds four full season minor league teams open play two weeks from now. The AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos, A+ Daytona Tortugas, and A Dayton Dragons all begin play on Thursday, April 5th. The AAA Louisville Bats start their season the following day on Friday, April 6th. I figured it would be best to not […]

Along with many other fans, my winter of Reds discontent reached new heights of frustration when news broke that the Milwaukee Brewers had completed a trade to acquire budding outfield superstar Christian Yelich from the Marlins.  My frustration wasn’t boiling over simply because the Brewers had succeeded where the Reds apparently had come up short. […]

With the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 draft upon them, the Reds added six players to their 40-man roster today: Infielder Alex Blandino, second baseman Shed Long, outfielder Jose Siri and right-handed pitchers Jose Lopez, Jesus Reyes and Zack Weiss had their contracts selected. Blandino, Long and Siri are Top 30 prospects […]

The Race for the Top Draft Slots In the race for the top draft picks next season, the Reds have moved back up to the 5th slot. Race for the number one pick: 1 San Francisco Giants 57 -91 .385 2. Philadelphia 56 – 89 ..386 .5 GB 3. Chicago White Sox 58 – 87 […]