Pitcher Peter Bayer was suspended for betting on baseball, but the story is much more complicated than it may seem at first glance.
Category: Cincinatti Reds
MLB Debuts on Opening Day
Taylor Trammell was given an early heads up he had made the Seattle Mariners Opening Day roster, but for a trio of top prospects they had to wait until the last few days before hand to learn their first big league experience would come on Opening Day. For the Cincinnati Reds, they roll out an … Continue reading MLB Debuts on Opening Day
Prospect Call Up – Shogo Akiyama – OF – Cincinnati Reds
It is always an odd thing to write about a 32-year old “prospect”, but Shogo Akiyama will be making his MLB debut with the Reds after nine season in his native Japan. He had a .301/.376/.454 slash line in Japan’s highest level but didn’t really have any stats that truly jump out. His best power … Continue reading Prospect Call Up – Shogo Akiyama – OF – Cincinnati Reds
2019 Draft Recap – NL Central
I will be breaking down my take on the draft for each team just as I started with Minor League Ball a season ago. Like then, this is a six article series, going East to West for the AL and NL. I will break down four picks for each team with those being: Best Pick: … Continue reading 2019 Draft Recap – NL Central