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Reds Minor Leagues:
Some weekend notes
The Reds promoted former Minor League pitching coordinator Mack Jenkins to assistant pitching coach with the Reds. It doesn’t appear that there has been a replacement named yet. From that same article there are some players listed who got invited to camp.
John Sickels released his Reds Top 20 prospect list on Sunday. Go check it out. Where do you agree with John? Disagree anywhere?
This weekend I finished writing the 2012 Prospect Guide. Today I will be formatting it all, adding the cover and sending it off to the printer. Can’t wait to finally get it done and sent off. It will be available for pre-order tomorrow, both in print and PDF format. I was hoping to get it in e-book format for Kindle’s, but due to my use of tables for stats, it isn’t really compatible.
Short post today since I worked about 18 hours this weekend on the prospect guide and didn’t get to write a “season in review” post Sunday like usual. I will have one tomorrow.
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The Reds are still in need of a closer. The club remains interested in incumbent Francisco Cordero, but the sides haven't been able to work out a deal.The newest Red, Sean Marshall, could figure into the equation. The Reds didn't specifically obtain Marshall to close but ..."It's a possibility," general manager Walt Jocketty said. "We're still talking...
Here is the press release outlining the details for the 2012 Reds Caravan tour:
2012 REDS CARAVAN SET FOR JANUARY 26-29
CINCINNATI (Jan. 10, 2012) — The 2012 Reds Caravan, presented by CincinnatiUSA.com, kicks off Thursday, Jan. 26 and is scheduled to make 15 fan stops in four states covering more than 2,800 miles over four days.
The Caravan consists of three separate...
On his third try, Barry Larkin made it into the Hall of Fame with more than 86% of the vote Monday afternoon.For those of you under a rock, Larkin was a fixture for the Cincinnati Reds. Dude help the team win the 1990 World Series, was the first shortstop in baseball history with 30 steals and 30 home runs in a season and, in 1995, brought home the National League MVP award.All...
Left-handed pitcher Clayton Tanner has signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer.
The 6’2″ 205-pounder was selected in the third round of the 2006 amateur draft right out of high school and spent the next six years in the Giants’ minor league system, getting as high as Double-A Richmond.
In six minor league seasons, Tanner...
It was announced today that former Cincinnati Reds SS Barry Larkin was announced into the Hall of Fame; Larkin received 86.4% of the vote.
Notables Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell, Jack Morris, Lee Smith, and Rafael Palmeiro did not get elected, along with first ballot nominee Bernie Willimas.
Larkin was a 12 time All Star, 3 time Gold Glover, a World Series Champion and the 1995 MVP...
Cleaning up some loose ends from the last couple of days; here’s this, from Mark Sheldon:
Longtime organizational man Mack Jenkins had never heard of the job of assistant pitching coach in the big leagues before, certainly not on the Reds. But when the role was offered, he was more than happy to accept.
“I’m excited to be a pioneer in the position,” Jenkins said on Friday...
Congratulations to Barry Larkin, who was the only one who received enough votes to make the 2012 Hall of Fame class. The ESPN analyst spent his entire 19 year career with the Cincinnati Reds, which is very rare in modern baseball. Barry now adds the title of Hall of Famer to his 12 time All-Stars, 1995 NL MVP and 1990 World Series Champion.
Here is how the 2012 Hall of Fame...
John Sickels produced his Top Twenty White Sox prospect list and it’s sad to say that the system is pretty thin right now. Their top guy was given a B+ and you get into the C+’s pretty quickly. Topping the list is Nestor Molina who came over from the Blue Jays. The big question here [...]
The shortstop achieved baseball's highest honor Monday, collecting 495 of a possible 573 votes to be chosen as the newest member of the Hall of Fame.
The late Ron Santo has company: As expected, Cincinnati Reds shortstop great Barry Larkin was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday.
Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon.
Lou Piniella took over as Cincinnati Reds manager in 1990 and quickly realized he had a championship-caliber team on his hands. His first objective was to get all the players on the same page. That's when he turned to Barry Larkin.
Barry Larkin was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame Monday with plenty of room to spare. Larkin, a former Cincinnati Reds shortstop, was chosen on 495 of 573 ballots (86 percent) in voting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, well above the necessary 75 percent. Larkin was on the ballot for the third time after falling 75 votes short last year.
Barry Larkin was the lone inductee to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday. The Michigan graduate and former Cincinnati Reds superstar earned 86% of the vote.