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Reds call up Kyle Skipworth, DFA Chris Dominguez

The Cincinnati Reds announced earlier this afternoon that they have called up catcher Kyle Skipworth. #reds call up catcher Kyle Skipworth to take Cueto’s spot, designated Chris Dominguez — John Fay (@johnfayman) July 27, 2015 There are actually two bits of information in there. The first is that the team called up Kyle Skipworth. Without the need for a starting pitcher for...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MiLB catcher and manager get ejected, shed gear and clothing in protest (VIDEO)

In the top of the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers), Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) manager Pat Kelly and catcher Kyle Skipworth protested umpire Alex Ziegler's call following a foul ball before getting ejected. Not happy to let the home-plate ump have the last word, both...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Minor league catcher and manager take off gear after getting ejected Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) manager Pat Kelly and catcher Kyle Skipworth felt the need to go all two-year old temper tantrum Saturday after getting run by the home plate umpire.   Following a foul ball during the Blue Wahoos’ game against the Biloxi Shuckers(Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers), home-plate umpire Alex Ziegler...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Skipworth is finding his power, but what’s the next step?

Last night Pensacola Blue Wahoos catcher Kyle Skipworth hit a home run for the fifth straight game. It was also his sixth home run in his last eight games. That’s a huge amount of power over the last week and a few days. The five straight games with a home run is just one short of the Southern League record held by former big leaguer Derrek Lee, who homered in six straight games...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
14 days ago  |  Discuss

RHP Barrett Astin promoted to Double-A Pensacola

Yesterday the Cincinnati Reds made several roster moves at the Double-A level. Kyle Skipworth was activated off of the disabled list and LHP Joel Bender was sent to Daytona. The third move was that RHP Barrett Astin was promoted from Daytona up to Pensacola. Astin was brought over to the Reds from the Milwaukee Brewers in the trade of Jonathan Broxton last year. The former 3rd round...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Prospect Hot List: Week 6

The sixth week of the season is now complete and several prospects on both sides of things have put together real strong weeks. Let’s take a look at who stood out over the last seven days. The Hitters Kyle Skipworth | Pensacola Blue Wahoos The Pensacola catcher had a heck of a week at the plate. He had three extra-base hits to go with his triple-slash line of .385/.529/.692...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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