Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/16/14
  From the Reds... CINCINNATI - Class AA Pensacola C Tucker Barnhart and RHP Curtis Partch have been named the Cincinnati Reds' Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June. Barnhart, 21, in 19 games with Class A Bakersfield last month led all Reds qualifying hitters in batting average (.382). He also ranked among the California League leaders in hitting (T4th) and on-base percentage (.455, T6th) in June. In 64 games overall this season between Bakersfield and Pensacola, Barnhart is hitting .272 with 4 home runs and 23 RBI. The Indianapolis, Indiana native was selected by the Reds in 10th round of the 2009 first-year player draft out of the Brownsburg (IN) High School. Prior to the 2012 season, Barnhart was rated by Baseball America as the best defensive catcher in the Reds organization "Being named player of the month is a big honor," Barnhart said. "It's the first time I've had that happen in my career. I worked my butt off all off-season, and it's good to see that...
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