LOUISVILLE, Ky. Ted Power knew nothing about Greg Reynolds when the pitching coach for the Reds' top farm team, the Louisville Bats, was first told about Reynolds prior to spring training.
I didnt know any of his history or anything. I remember Mark Riggins hes our pitching coordinator I remember him telling me Youre going to love this guy. Hes got the pitchers body, the perfect build, he has a nice repertoire of pitches but I think he lacks confidence, said Power as he sat at his desk in his office at Louisville Slugger Field. I said, Great. Well see how things go.
Things have gone pretty well for Reynolds. Better than even the 27-year-old hoped for, and better than Power, the Bats or the Reds couldve envisioned.
Reynolds improved to 9-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 2.23 by pitching his first career complete game in a 2-0 shutout of Rochester last Friday night. Reynolds gave up just two hits and walked just two while striking out eight Rochester batters.
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