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Who has been hot in the Cincinnati Reds system over the last week?

Let’s take a look at the guys who have been performing extremely well over the last week. The Hitters Argenis Aldazoro | .444/.476/.667 | 21 PA, 2B, HR, 3 steals, 5 runs, 4 RBI The Billings Mustangs have several players on the list this week and Aldazoro was a part of the group that scored 39 runs over a three game stretch during the weekend. He hit an impressive .444 and added...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Stephenson hit by liner, leave game; Nick Howard makes debut

Robert Stephenson was cruising along against the Jacksonville Suns through five innings. He had retired 12 of the previous 13 batters heading into the sixth inning and had thrown just 55 pitches. He only made it two pitches into the sixth inning. After a ball to lead off the inning he took a line drive off of the right thigh, just above the knee. The ball rolled towards the first...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/18/14

Louisville lost 6-0. Box Score Felix Perez went 1-3. Rey Navarro went 1-3. Game Notes It was not a good game for the Bats offense as they managed just three hits, all singles and three walks while being shut out. David Holmberg gave up a run in both the first and second inning, but was on a roll as he entered the seventh inning but before the inning was over he and a reliever...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Stephenson named among top 50 prospects in baseball

If you haven't heard Robert Stephenson's name by now, as a Reds fan, you should probably get yourself acquainted with the 2011 first round draft pick.The 21-year-old right-hander out of California is widely regarded as the top prospect in Cincinnati's farm system. With a fastball in the mid-to-upper 90s and an ideal frame for a starting pitcher (6-foot-3, 200-pounds)...
Via Redlegs Review
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday morning news and notes

There are a lot of little notes from around the system today. First is a note for those that subscribe to the site (and if you aren’t one of those people, you should look into it – it helps make the site better). I haven’t had an article yet this week because I’m working on some reports from Billings that I also want to add to when they are on MiLB.tv this week. My plan is...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Who has been hot in the Cincinnati Reds system over the last week?

Let’s take a look at the guys who have been performing extremely well over the last week. The Hitters Narciso Crook | .278/.381/.500 | 21 PA, 2B, HR, 3 BB, 3 RBI, 5 runs, 4 steals Playing for the AZL Reds, Crook hit .278 last week with three walks and a .500 slugging percentage. His addition of four steals without being caught and five runs scored gave him the edge over a few other...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Stephenson and Jesse Winker impress at Futures Game

Both Robert Stephenson and Jesse Winker played pivotal roles in the Team USA 3-2 win on Sunday evening in Minnesota over Team World. Outfielder Jesse Winker went 1-2 with an opposite field double off of the wall and a run. Pitcher Robert Stephenson threw a shutout eighth inning with a strikeout. Jesse Winker got some praise during the game from several national writers. Jesse Winker...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/13/14

Futures Game Jesse Winker went 1-2 with a double and a run. Robert Stephenson threw a shutout inning with a strikeout. Game Notes Post on it all coming a little bit before noon. Louisville lost 5-2. Box Score Hernan Iribarren went 2-4 with a double and a run. Thomas Nearl went 1-4 with a triple, RBI and  arun. Bryan Anderson went 2-3 with a double. David Holmberg went 1-2 at...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pair of Reds prospects shine in Futures Game

A pair of Cincinnati Reds prospects played a hand in helping the United States edge out the World, 3-2, in the 2014 Futures Game on Sunday.Top pitching prospect Robert Stephenson hurled a scoreless inning of relief in the eighth while top hitting prospect Jesse Winker added a double and scored a run.Winker, 20, is batting .289/.399/.521 with 15 home runs, 20 doubles and 57 RBI in...
Via Redlegs Review
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 MLB All-Star Futures Game is this afternoon

The MLB All-Star Futures game takes place this afternoon in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The game will feature players from all over minor league baseball with most teams being represented by two prospects. The Cincinnati Reds will be represented by outfielder Jesse Winker and RHP Robert Stephenson and both players are on Team USA. Jesse Winker has been named as the starting left fielder...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Top pick Nick Howard talks about signing with the Reds

Your browser does not support iframes.After taking a week off from all baseball activities following the conclusion of the College World Series, Cincinnati's top draft pick Nick Howard is ready to get back on the field.On Monday, the University of Virginia product spoke with members of the local media about what it means to sign and play with the Reds. Last week, Howard agreed...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Cincinnati Reds prospect RHP Robert Stephenson

Taking a look at Cincinnati Reds prospect Robert Stephenson.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pensacola Blue Wahoos rotation dubbed best in minor league baseball

The Reds already boast one of the most prolific starting rotations in Major League Baseball with the likes of Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Homer Bailey, Alfredo Simon, and Mike Leake. And the future certainly looks bright for the sake of Cincinnati starting pitching as well.According to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, no minor league team features a better starting five than the Double-A Pensacola...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Redleg Weekly Episode 70 – Finally Over .500

The Reds win a couple more series and if it wasn’t for an epic collapse it could have been even better. At full health the team is scoring some runs and that’s great to see. Use promo code “RedLeg” on CincyShirts.com to save 15% In this week”s show: 5-2 Last week 38-37 Overall 7.5 back of the Brewers & 3 back of St. Louis Jumbo brought up doesn’t look good 3R 1IP...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Reds prospects picked for Futures Game

A pair of Reds prospects are part of the United States roster for the 16th annual MLB Futures Game. Robert Stephenson and Jesse Winker, both currently members of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos, were picked to represent the club July 13 in Minneapolis. A first-round pick of the Reds out of high school in 2011, Stephenson is a right-handed pitcher who is 3-5 with a 3.97 ERA and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesse Winker and Robert Stephenson named to MLB Futures Game

Jesse Winker (pictured) and Robert Stephenson were named as the Cincinnati Reds Futures Game selections.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest mock draft has Reds tabbing college catcher in first round

With the MLB Amateur Draft set to commence on Thursday, mock drafts can be found everywhere as "experts" attempt to project which players will be chosen by which teams. To be honest, predicting where players will fall is an absolute crapshoot. But it's fun to talk about at least.As fate would have it, our beloved Cincinnati Reds possess the 19th overall pick in the...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

On the Farm, Week 6: Reds Ace the Draft…Again

The Cincinnati Reds may not be able to boast winning the World Series since 1990, but come draft day they can sit back with the confidence that once again they will be the smartest guys in the room. With the 2014 MLB Draft rapidly approaching it got me to thinking about what an astounding success the Reds have had in the first round over the last 10 years. Here are some names for...
Via Baseball Professor
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Top 10 Prospects

The Cincinnati Reds have done a decent job of developing prospects recently, as players like Todd Frazier, Zack Cozart, and Devin Mesoraco have played key roles in the Major League club’s success. While none of those players are stars, they should remain contributors for years to come. The Reds have a solid farm system, but only one prospect (Stephenson) has the potential to be...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Reds notes: Rose graces cover, three players with most to prove and more

+ C. Trent Rosecrans has the latest from Las Vegas regarding the World Series odds for every team in baseball. The list also includes odds to win the pennant and division.+ Mark Sheldon has a recap of the action from Tuesday. Cincinnati took one on the chin from the Royals, 9-5, despite jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first. Oh well. Top right-handed prospects Robert...
Via Redlegs Review
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

First look at Robert Stephenson through Pitch F/X

Taking a look at what the pitch f/x data said about Robert Stephenson in his appearance Tuesday afternoon.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday afternoon news and notes

Robert Stephenson is bringing back his 2-seam fastball this spring.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds farm system tabbed 16th-best by Baseball Prospectus

After ranking 15th in last year's farm system rankings by Baseball Prospectus, the Reds didn't experience much movement at all in 2014, securing the 16th slot in this season's edition of the annual list.Jason Parks was the man tasked to put the rankings together and the results were published Wednesday morning on Baseball Prospectus' website.Here's a look at what...
Via Redlegs Review
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring training introduction demo: Robert Stephenson

A quick introduction to Cincinnati Reds pitcher Robert Stephenson for spring training 2014.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How important is Robert Stephenson to the future Reds rotation?

With Homer Bailey on the verge of a big extension, how important does Robert Stephenson become to the Reds?
Via Reds Minor Leagues
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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