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Louisville: Season Complete

Pensacola: Season Complete – Southern League Champions

Daytona: Season Complete

Dayton lost 6-0. Box Score

Billings: Season Complete

AZL Reds: Season Complete

9/11 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (EST) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 56-86 N/A Season Complete N/A N/A N/A
Pensacola 40-30 34-36 2017 SL Champions N/A N/A N/A
Daytona 33-32 20-48 Season Complete N/A N/A N/A
Dayton 41-29 30-40 7:00pm Jordan Here Here Here
Billings 18-19 18-20 Season Complete
N/A N/A N/A
AZL Reds 22-33 N/A Season Complete N/A N/A N/A

Top 25 Prospects Daily Rundown

Rank  Player  Level Performance
1 Nick Senzel AA Season Complete.
2 Luis Castillo MLB DNP
3 Hunter Greene BIL Season Complete.
4 Sal Romano MLB 5IP, 8H, 2ER, 0BB, 6K.
5 Jesse Winker MLB/DL DNP
6 Vladimir Gutierrez A+ Season Complete.
7 Tyler Mahle MLB DNP
8 Taylor Trammell A 1-2, 2BB.
9 Tyler Stephenson DL Season Complete.
10 Tony Santillan A DNP
11 Shed Long AA Season Complete.
12 Jeter Downs BIL Season Complete.
13 Stuart Fairchild BIL Season Complete.
14 Jose Siri A 0-2, BB, 2K.
15 Aristides Aquino AA Season Complete.
16 Jose Garcia DSL Season Complete. Did not play.
17 T.J. Friedl A+ Season Complete.
18 Gavin LaValley AA Season Complete.
19 Jimmy Herget AAA Season Complete.
20 Zack Weiss AA Season Complete
21 Ariel Hernandez MLB DNP
22 Jackson Stephens MLB 1.1IP, 0H, 0ER, BB, 0K.
23 Phillip Ervin MLB 0-1, K. Pinch hitter.
24 Alfredo Rodriguez A+ Season Complete.
25 Alex Blandino AAA Season Complete.

14 Responses

  1. Wes

    With another strong performance by big sal and Doug talking 2018 starting rotation on podcast- here’s my take- reds are in a favorable position first time in Long time.

    Lock
    Bailey

    Probable
    Disco
    Castillo

    Questionable
    Finnegan
    Stephenson
    Garrett
    Romero

    Doubtful
    Davis
    Reed

    Out
    Stephens
    Mella
    Mahle (service time; questionable once service time is saved)
    Feldman

    I think it’ll be in order
    Castillo
    Homer
    Disco
    Finnegan
    BobSteve

    Reed and Davis to pen.

    Garrett, big sal, and mahle ready to come up next with spot reserved for mahle in rotation once service time is saved as long as he remains status quo

    If finnegan can’t start season healthy then big sal will take his spot and finnegan will prob get moved to pen for good.

    A huge win for reds is if they can move either homer disco or finnegan as a viable starter next year.

    If Garrett rebounds early next year he needs to be given another chance early so he can hopefully transition to pen if he fails in rotation.

    I’d give Stephenson a ton of slack. Let him be my no pressure #5 starter and roll with him even if he struggles abundantly.

    I really hope they don’t over promise a veteran and start him. I like the minor league offer better- if reds can sign Feldman to minor league deal or someone equal- I’m more for that than promising a vet a rotation spot.

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    • sultanofswaff

      I don’t get the Finnegan love as a SP from the front office. His walk rate was bad last year and his lone start this year was more of the same. Still, he’s very young. After missing an entire year, I’d deliberately start him in AAA to knock off the rust for a month or more before making a decision one way or another.

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      • Alex

        Finny had pretty solid year last year for his first full year in the majors. if you look at the other options like Romano BobSteve and garret they all struggle with walks as well. not sure finn should be guaranteed a rotation spot but I definitely believe he deserves the opportunity

      • DaveCT

        Finnigan’s improvement as the season progressed was pretty good. He began throwing an effective change and had a nice three pitch mix going. Not to mention 170 innings. He’s also a Price type of guy, a bulldog on the mound. Very competitive. That’s my take.

      • Tampa Red

        Well he actually started 4 games, not one. In his first start, he threw 7 innings of 1 hit, 1 walk and 9 strikeout ball.

        He’s also as young or younger than all of the other youngsters other than Mahle and has done something none of them have: throw 170+ big league innings with 145 K’s and a 3.80 ERA.

        Obviously he needs to work on his command some. As do all of them, I think. I’m not going to look it up, but I’d guess that Romano and Stephenson’s walk rates are as high as Finnegans. And his offspeed stuff needs to keep developing for sure. But again, that’s true of just about all of them.

        I’m just saying that if he’s healthy, I’ll be very surprised if he doesn’t make the opening day rotation.

        Anyway, just killing time waiting for the power to come back on…..

  2. Matthew O'Neal

    I really like what Stephens has showed in his couple of outings in relief since his call up. Maybe he’d willingly move to the pen to get him to stick in the majors? It’s doubtful he climbs the hill to one of the best 5 starting options.

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    • MK

      He has not built up any say so in the matter so I doubt his willingness will come into play. He will pitch when he is told, perform in that role or go home.

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      • Matthew O'Neal

        Poor choice of words on my part. I understand the business of it that he will perform where told. Not sure how I could reword it, but what I said didn’t really totally convey what I meant.

      • DaveCT

        Matthew, perhaps you could have said if he takes to relieving …

        As for his skill set, he’s started and relieved, so he’s a solid bullpen candidate (Doug would say “and he always was”). Big durable guy, I’d say he has long and middle relief written all over him. These days, he may actually have that written on him, now that I think about it. But I agree. I like what he can do.

      • terry m

        Matthew

        I knew what you meant. Other people take every word “literal”.

  3. Cguy

    Any chance Moss or Santillan will see action out of the bullpen for the Dragons tonight? Would have been nice to see Moss win his 15th or Santillan win his 10th.

    Reply

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