Found January 26, 2013 on Reds Minor Leagues:
From the Louisville Bats: LOUISVILLE, Ky. –The Louisville Bats and Cincinnati Reds have announced an extension of their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2016 season. This extends the previous agreement which was set to expire after the 2014 season. “Our organization’s relationship with Louisville continues to be a very successful one,” said Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty. “The Bats have a great ballpark and fan base and an even better front office staff, all of which leads to first-class treatment of our players.” The Bats became the Reds’ top farm club in 2000, the first year of baseball at Louisville Slugger Field. During their affiliation with Cincinnati, Louisville won their first ever Governors’ Cup in 2001 and has reached the postseason five times (2001, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010). Reds stars Joey Votto, Jay Bruce, Homer Bailey, Aroldis Chapman and Todd Frazier are among the former Bats players currently on the Reds’ roster. “...

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