The pine

Much attention has been put on the Reds' situation out there in left field this offseason, leading to the trade for Marlon Byrd. Some think Byrd isn't a large enough improvement to make a difference in the 2015... Read More...

This Week on the Farm

I'm going to take a look at the Reds top level minor league depth at seasons end.  The last three weeks I covered the pitchers, catchers, and infielders.  Now I'll take a look at the outfielders.  This... Read More...

Reds make 10 September call-ups

Reds beat writer Mark Sheldon posted a few hours ago on his blog about the Reds September call-ups, as the MLB rosters expand to 40 players today: The Reds will add 10 players to the big league roster now that... Read More...

This Week on the Farm

A quick late season look at what's going on down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats The Reds finally dipped down into their pool of good SP pitching prospects at AA and promoted Jon Moscot, who had a 3.13 E... Read More...

3 Steps Preparing for 2015

I’m throwing in the towel on 2014. There are two schools of thought right now as to how the Reds should face the future: as a team that still has a chance to win this year, or as a team that does ... Read More...

This Week on the Farm

Some notes and observations from down on the farm. AAA Louisville Bats Recently promoted LF/1B Donald Lutz continues to swing a hot bat.  After slashing .360/.412/.685/1.098 in 97 PA at AA Pensacola, h... Read More...

Diesman: This Week on the Farm

This week I want to highlight a player from each of the full season minor league teams. AAA Louisville Bats RH SP pitcher Tim Crabbe is off to a good start for the 9-10 Bats.  Crabbe is sporting a 2.57... Read More...