Originally written on Reds Minor Leagues  |  Last updated 11/21/12
Yesterday the Cincinnati Reds added several players to the 40 man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft next month at the winter meetings. Most of the names added were players most of you were familiar with, but one name wasn’t as familiar as the others. Carlos Contreras was added and being the most unknown of the group, I thought I would spend some time to give him a Game Breakdown article. Season Stats Tm W L ERA SV IP H HR BB SO WHIP K/BB Dayton 0 1 3.20 16 50.2 29 6 19 51 0.95 2.7 Bakersfield 1 0 2.70 4 10.0 9 1 5 12 1.40 2.4 Total 1 1 3.12 20 60.2 38 7 24 63 1.02 2.6 Scouting Carlos Contreras throws a fastball from the low 90’s up to 98 MPH. He has an average to plus change up at times and mixes in a loopy curveball that is a below average pitch. He has solid mechanics, but can try to overthrow at times and loses his control because of it. Game Information For this game I looked at his June 7th performance for the Dayton Dragons against the Lake C...
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