Brodie Greene entered 2011 coming off of a 2010 season where he struggled after an aggressive placement in High-A right after being drafted. His average and plate discipline were solid, but his power was didn’t show up in his initial minor league exposure.
The Reds decided to keep Greene at High-A to begin the 2011 season, though this time he headed to Bakersfield instead of Lynchburg due to the affiliation switch. On the month he hit .275/.363/.325 with 10 walks and 15 strikeouts. Like 2010, the average and plate discipline were there, but his power simply hadn’t shown up.
May was more of the same along the power lines, slugging .414, which is a big boost over the previous month, but the boost was mostly from a higher average as Greene posted a .333/.398/.414 line with 12 walks and 17 strikeouts. He only had 2 doubles, 2 triples and a home run in 111 at bats. He also stole 5 bases and was caught just twice.
June was a step backwards as Greene hit .198/.250/.326 with 6 walks and 15...