Found April 02, 2013 on
by: Chase Fitzgerald
The 2013 campaign will mark the third professional season for Reds prospect Sean Buckley. Sean, who is the son of Reds scouting director Chris Buckley, was drafted by Cincinnati in the sixth round of the 2011 Draft out of St. Petersburg College.
He is currently listed by MLB.com as the eighth-best prospect in the minor league system and is expected to begin the year in Bakersfield with the Single-A Blaze.
The 23-year-old spent last year with Single-A Dayton and batted .244 with 14 homers, 28 doubles, and 68 RBI.
Chase recently had the chance to catch up with Sean and that conversation is detailed below. A big thanks goes to the 6-foot-4 slugger for taking the time to do this.
RR: You had a rough year but finished off the season strong. Think that gives you momentum going into next season?
SB: I wouldn't say I had a rough year, just definitely not the year I expected. However I did finish strong and that ...
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Pitching Coach: Tom Brown
Hitting Coach: Dick Schofield
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Pitching Coach: Tony Fossas
Hitting Coach: Alex Pelaez
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Reds outfielder Ryan Ludwick is expected to miss at least three months following surgery on Wednesday to repair torn cartilage in his right shoulder.
Ludwick dislocated his non-throwing shoulder while sliding into third base in Cincinnati's opening 3-1, 13-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. An MRI a day later found the cartilage tear.
The Reds initially were reluctant...
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