With some guys already in Arizona and preparing for the year, it seemed like a good time to take a look back at the 2012 Reds draft.
Rounds 1-5: Nick Travieso (RHP), Jesse Winker (OF), Jeff Gelalich (OF), Tanner Rahier (3B), Daniel Langfield (RHP), Jon Moscot (RHP) and Mason Felt (LHP).
The Good: Jesse Winker has one of the best debuts of any draft pick in recent memory after finishing at or near the top of the Pioneer League in average, on-base percentage and OPS. Dan Langfield posted a 2.68 ERA with 54 strikeouts in 37 innings for Billings. Jon Moscot posted a 2.88 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 25 innings for Billings.
The wait and see: Nick Travieso didn’t get much time in games, throwing just 21 innings with the AZL Reds. He has solid peripherals.
The bad: Jeff Gelalich played with an injury and struggled to post a .714 OPS in a hitter friendly league with iffy plate discipline. Tanner Rahier struggled as he posted a .577 OPS in the hitter friendly Arizona League, though his periphe...