Boddy, Reds revving up mound program

Driveline guru ushering in new wave as pitching coordinator

Nick Lodolo and Hunter Greene look to lead the next wave of Reds pitching prospects. (Tom Nichols/Dayton Dragons)

By Andrew Battifarano | January 23, 2020 10:33 AM ET

Driveline Baseball founder Kyle Boddy joined the Reds this offseason as their new director of pitching initiatives and pitching coordinator, and he's eager to make a difference in the system.

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Reds invite Lodolo, India to big league camp

Top prospects, former No. 1 picks among 16 non-roster invitees

The Reds selected Nick Lodolo seventh overall in last year's Draft out of Texas Christian. (Dayton Dragons)

By Jordan Wolf | January 10, 2020 8:33 PM ET

The Reds announced Friday that left-hander Nick Lodolo and infielder Jonathan India, two of their top three prospects, are among 16 non-roster players invited to big league Spring Training.

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Toolshed: Payton seeing Red as Rule 5 pick

Outfielder rides 30-homer season in A's system to a shot at bigs

Mark Payton belted 30 of his 62 career Minor League home runs in 2019 alone. (Steve Spatafore/Las Vegas Aviators)

By Sam Dykstra | January 10, 2020 10:12 AM ET

Mark Payton broke out with a career-best 30 home runs in the A's system in 2019, and he starts 2020 with his best Major League chance yet as a Rule 5 pick with the Reds.

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Stephenson, Aquino surge for Cincinnati

Pair of Reds prospects leaps forward to lead promising bunch

Tyler Stephenson threw out 26.9 percent of would-be base stealers this season. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | October 18, 2019 10:02 AM ET

Tyler Stephenson and Aristides Aquino both turned in career-propelling seasons to lead a promising crop of 2019 Cincinnati Reds Organization All-Stars.

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Stephenson growing with AFL experience

Reds No. 7 prospect becoming comfortable behind, at plate

Tyler Stephenson notched a .974 OPS in his first five Arizona Fall League games. (Buck Davidson/Getty Images)

By Brian Stultz | October 1, 2019 11:02 AM ET

Seventh-ranked Cincinnati prospect Tyler Stephenson is using his time in the Arizona Fall League to grow on both offense and defense as he attempts to become the Reds' catcher of the future.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of August 31

Reds' Gutierrez fans 13; Royals' Singer goes the distance

Vladimir Gutierrez has registered double-digit strikeouts twice in his last four starts. (Louisville Bats)

September 1, 2019 11:06 AM ET

Reds right-hander Vladimir Gutierrez struck out a career-high for Triple-A Louisville, while Royals righty Brady Singer threw his first career complete game for Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

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Appy notes: Reds' Callihan ready to impress

Greeneville infielder getting feel for pro game, multiple positions

A third-round pick in June, Tyler Callihan is hitting .255 with five homers in 50 games for Greeneville. (Greeneville Reds)

By Bob Sutton | August 27, 2019 11:09 AM ET

A third-round pick by the Reds in June, Tyler Callihan has impressed his Greeneville coach with his in-game adjustments at the plate while seeing time at multiple infield positions.

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Reds' Wynne racks up Pitcher of Week award

Fresh out of indy ball, 26-year-old amasses 25 Ks over 16 innings

Randy Wynne is 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 15 appearances -- three starts -- across three levels this season. (Tracy Painter/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | August 26, 2019 3:07 PM ET

In his second and third affiliated starts, 26-year-old Reds right-hander Randy Wynne struck out 25 batters in 16 innings and matched a season high among Minor League pitchers.

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Reds' Wynne whiffs 17 in second pro start

Signed by Cincy two months ago, righty allows a hit over eight

Randy Wynne tied the Fire Frogs' Philip Pfeifer for the most strikeouts in a single game this season. (Tracy Painter)

By Jordan Wolf | August 20, 2019 9:45 PM ET

Cincinnati righty Randy Wynne allowed one hit and struck out 17 over eight innings, leading the Rookie Advanced Greeneville Reds to a 2-0 win over Burlington on Tuesday.

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Stephenson stays hot at plate behind India

Reds No. 7 prospect delivers third three-hit night in four games

Tyler Stephenson has 15 hits -- five for extra bases -- in the last 10 games for the Lookouts. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | August 5, 2019 11:08 PM ET

Cincinnati Reds No. 7 prospect Tyler Stephenson had three hits for the third time in four games as Double-A Chattanooga fell to Montgomery, 9-4, on Monday night.

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