Originally written on Reds Minor Leagues  |  Last updated 11/15/14
The Minor League season gets started this evening, so what better time to have a season preview than opening day? Louisville Bats The Bats official roster hasn’t been released yet and isn’t scheduled to be out until some point today. But, we do know the key figures who will be there. This team, unlike the past 3 years or so, will be very veteran heavy with only a few prospects sprinkled in. Of the position players, only Neftali Soto will play the season as a guy who will be younger than 25-years-old (he will be 23 this season). On the pitching side, relievers Nick Christiani and JJ Hoover will be 24-years-old. This will be one of the older teams in Louisville, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a chance to be a good team. There are some interesting arms on the pitching staff and several guys on the 40-man roster who will be starting position players. The starting rotation will include Jeff Francis, who will start tonight. However the other starters have not been announced, but...
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