Manager: Delino DeShields
Pitching Coach: Tom Brown
Hitting Coach: Dick Schofield
This team has a lot of intriguing guys on the roster. Some who are looking to build upon what they did in 2012 and some who are looking to rebound from 2012. The Blue Wahoos have 13 of my Top 40 Prospects on their roster.
The starting rotation already took a hit and the season hasn’t begun. The Blue Wahoos announced a rotation of Tim Crabbe, Ryan Dennick, Yohan Pino, Daniel Renken and Chad Rogers. Then the Reds told Logan Ondrusek he didn’t make the team out of spring training and they optioned him to Pensacola to work with Tom Brown, which led to Ryan Dennick being moved up to Louisville. That leaves open a spot in the rotation, but my guess would be that Josh Smith will move into the rotation for the time being and fill that role. Rogers and Smith are both coming off of strong 2012 seasons. Rogers finished the year with a 2.90 ERA in 143 innings between Bakersfield and Pensacola. Smith...