It’s a busy week for the Reds down on the farm. There are lots of player promotions to cover. Let’s start with the players recently promoted from the farm up to the Reds. OF Jesse Winker, .317/.399/.411/.810 at AAA, got the call up to the Reds to provide an extra bat for the bench and […]

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 […]

A quick late season look at what’s going on down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats The Reds finally dipped down into their pool of good SP pitching prospects at AA and promoted Jon Moscot, who had a 3.13 ERA in AA, to the Bats.  He did well in his first start allowing just 2 […]

Let’s check in down on the Farm and see how the minor league teams are getting along. AAA Louisville Bats Columbus Clippers SP Tyler Cloyd tossed a no hitter yesterday against the Bats in a 13-0 Columbus win.  He allowed no walks, his only blemish was when Donnie Murphy was HBP in the 9th and […]

The Reds are out of the gate this year with a 6-9 start that has them sitting in 4th place in the NL Central.  This week let’s take a look across the minors to see how each of the Red’s full season minor league teams have fared to start the season. AAA Louisville Bats   […]

Last week we took a look at some of the outstanding pitching performances in the first week of the minor league season. It makes perfect sense to take a look at some of the hitters this week. Unlike last week, we are going to look at the hitters broken down by team. All stats mentioned […]

The Reds are off to a slow start and struggling at the plate.  So this week we’ll scan the Reds farm system and take a look at a few players who are off to hot starts with the bat the first week of the season. AAA Louisville Bats Ruben Gotay is off to sizzling start […]

With the 2013 minor league seasons wrapped up, let’s look at the top offensive performances of the Reds minor league prospects. The data below is from baseball-reference.com. The table summarizes the top 25 Reds minor league performers as ranked by OPS plus 5 additional players worth noting. The admittedly arbitrary cutoff that I used was […]

Games Played on 9/1/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville RHP, Pedro Villarreal, threw 6 innings of shutout baseball against the Indians. He allowed only 2 hits, didn’t walk a batter, and struck out 8. That runs his record in AAA to 4-9 on the season and his ERA stands at 4.43. His WHIP […]

Games Played on 8/25/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: 35 year old Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 homers and drove in 5 runs with a walk. On the season, Hessman slashline is .240/.326/.496 and hit his 24th and 25th homers. AAA Louisville 8 – Indianapolis 4 Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 homers […]

Games Played on 8/25/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Reds 2012 #1 draft pick, Nick Travieso threw 6 innings of 6 hit, 2 run (none earned) baseball. He gave up 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2. The 19 year old Travieso has struggled at Dayton this season, with a 4.81 ERA […]

Games Played on 8/24/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: 21 year old, left hander, Ismael Guillon, threw 6 innings of no hit baseball for the Dragons. Through 6 innings, he’d only walked one batter. He did walk the final two hitters he faced, as he reached his pitch limit. Guillon has Tommy John surgery […]