Cincinnati Reds roster unchanged despite Rule 5 Draft action

Just some transactional hullabaloo. The Cincinnati Reds have made a recent habit of using the Rule 5 Draft in more tangible ways than many of their peers. Last year, of course, they landed catcher Stuart Turner from Minnesota and managed to keep him on the roster through the entire year (minus a DL stint), thereby keeping him in the organization going forward. The year prior, outfielder...
Via Red Reporter
December 14, 2017

Reds reinstate Turner, option Wallach

The Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the paternity list Monday, while also optioning fellow backstop Chad Wallach to Triple-A Louisville.
August 28, 2017

Stuart Turner hits first career homer, Reds beat Padres 8-3

‘Twas a solid all-around offensive night for the Redlegs. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Stuart Turner has languished on the bench for the Cincinnati Reds this year, his only real respite coming when he spent a stint on the DL. As a Rule 5 draftee, that’s unfortunately a logistical issue, since the Reds like him enough to want to keep him in the system, but have...
Via Red Reporter
August 09, 2017

Reds make flurry of moves, seek 5th starter

In a string of roster moves made Sunday morning, Cincinnati activated catcher Stuart Turner from the 10-day disabled list, recalled right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla, optioned reliever Jake Buchanan to Triple-A Louisville and designated for assignment pitcher Asher Wojciechowski.
June 18, 2017

Reds call up Asher Wojciechowski, place Stuart Turner on DL

Nefi Ogando hit the 60-day DL to facilitate the move. Asher Wojciechowski is relatively new to the Cincinnati Reds system, but he’s far from an unknown quantity league-wide. A former 1st round draft pick by the Toronto Blue Jays back in 2010, he was once traded with the likes of Francisco Cordero to the Houston Astros in exchange for J.A. Happ, and even made his big league debut...
Via Red Reporter
May 20, 2017

Turner to stay on as Reds' third catcher

When the Reds activate Devin Mesoraco from the disabled list ahead of Friday's series opener with the Cardinals, it looks like they will keep Rule 5 pick Stuart Turner on the 25-man roster.
April 26, 2017

Turner looks to make most of opportunity

Reds catcher Stuart Turner had the benefit of already being on the 40-man roster this spring by virtue of his being a Rule 5 Draft selection from the Twins in December.
February 20, 2017

Reds pick Luis Torrens, Stuart Turner in Rule 5 Draft; flip Torrens to Padres

Two catchers were picked, but only one will be given a look in Cincinnati Earlier this morning, MLB held it’s Rule 5 player draft, where players who meet certain criteria are eligible to be plucked from the minor league rosters of other teams. Read all about the rules for this here, but just know that it’s essentially a way to keep teams from letting talented players toil and rot...
Via Red Reporter
December 08, 2016

Turner Could Solve Minnesota's Catching Dilemma

Photo Credit: Kim Klement- USA Today SportsMinnesota had their anchor at catcher but tell the baseball gods your plan and they will laugh in your face.Joe Mauer was locked into a long-term contract and he looked like he was on his way to a Hall of Fame catching career. There was a chance that Mauer could beat out the likes of Johnny Bench and Yogi Berra to be the best backstop of...
Via North Dakota Twins Fan
April 25, 2016

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