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Steve Selsky was a 2011 33rd round draft pick out of Arizona who crushed the ball in limited action that season with the AZL Reds before spending just over a week with the Billings Mustangs. He hit a combined .311/.413/.585 with 17 walks and 24 strikeouts.
The Reds started Selsky off in Dayton and struggled some early on. In the month of April he went to the plate 81 times in the month and hit .274/.325/.342. He struck out 18 times and walked just 5 times, showing that he was a bit over-aggressive. His lack of power wasn’t rare for the Midwest League in April, but after the power he showed in 2011 after being drafted, it was lackluster.
In May there were some improvements, but Selsky still showed his struggles. In 104 plate appearances the Arizona product hit .286/.317/.376 on the month. Plate discipline was once again an issue with just 3 walks and 15 strikeouts. The strikeout rate was lowered quite a bit, but he also saw his walk rate that was already low cut in half. His power wa...
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Check out this video compiled by the fine folks at MLB.com which features some of the top moments from the 2012 season. Among the memorable Reds moments include:
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