Winker's battle uphill, but not impossible

Can prospect Jesse Winker wedge his way on to the Reds roster amid a crowded outfield? Even if the odds look longer on paper, manager Bryan Price doesn't rule him out. Price wants Winker to compete hard for a spot.
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Jesse Winker on Hitting (But Not in Cincinnati)

In June, I talked to Jesse Winker following a 2-for-3 game that included a double and a walk. At the time, a big-league call-up seemed almost imminent. The top outfield prospect in the Cincinnati system was performing well for Triple-A Louisville, and with the Reds in rebuild mode, Great American Ballpark loomed right around the corner. I wrote up the interview, then decided to hold...
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September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Reds make numerous prospect moves

The Reds made a flurry of moves in the minor leagues Wednesday, including moving three of their top 12 prospects up a level. Outfielder Jesse Winker and right-handed pitcher Ben Lively, the No. 3 and 12 prospects in the organization according to, were among seven players moved from Bakersfield (advanced Single-A) to Double-A Pensacola while left-hander Ismael Guillon (ranked...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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