Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Torres Blasts Grand Slam as Dragons Top Peoria, 7-3

Dayton's Farr goes six innings and allows three runs on five hits
August 4, 2022

Dragons 7, Peoria 3 Click here for the box score Dayton (R-H-E): 7-8-2;Peoria (R-H-E): 3-7-1 Win: Thomas Farr (1-6); Loss: Wilfredo Pereira (6-5); Save: None HR: Dayton: Jose Torres (10th, 3 on base in third inning). HR: Peoria: Tyler Reichenborn (7th, 0 on base in sixth inning). Dayton, Ohio—Jose Torres

The Road to The Show™: Reds' De La Cruz

Shortstop enjoying meteoric rise while showing off improved power
July 21, 2022

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at Reds No. 2 prospect Elly De La Cruz. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. Baseball has seen its fair share

Louisville's Okey hits for the cycle

The backstop claims the seventh cycle in Bats history
June 4, 2022

Chris Okey already had a single, a home run and a triple in the game when he was on-deck with two outs in the ninth inning on Saturday night. The backstop had already driven in three runs and scored twice, and Triple-A Louisville had a sizeable lead on the scoreboard.

Prospect Q&A: Reds lefty Abbott

Club’s No. 13 prospect discusses strikeout artistry, facing Votto
May 19, 2022

Andrew Abbott’s uncanny ability to strike out batters in droves dates back to his amateur career. Now ranked as the No. 13 Reds prospect, Abbott has continued to rack up punchouts in high quantities. The six-foot, 180-pound left-hander sports a 14.3 K/9 in his first six appearances between High-A Dayton

Scouting report: Reds shortstop McLain

No. 87 prospect hit the ground running in High-A after Draft
March 29, 2022's Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at fourth-ranked Reds prospect Matt McLain. There seemed to be a smooth transition for Matt McLain from college to professional baseball. The fourth-ranked

Prospect season in review: Reds’ Greene

No. 26 overall prospect shows electric stuff at upper levels
November 23, 2021's Prospect Season in Review series spotlights players who shined brightest during the 2021 campaign. Here's a look at top Reds prospect Hunter Greene. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. After a year lost to the pandemic, a full season of Hunter Greene was

Ashcraft ready to recharge Big Red machine

Righty leading the next wave of young talent headed to Cincinnati
November 5, 2021

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.

Larry Ward, the Lookouts' veteran voice

Chattanooga icon is longest-tenured Double-A broadcaster
August 18, 2021

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee -- Some nicknames require explanation, while others are self-evident. Larry "The Voice" Ward falls firmly in the latter category. Since 1989, Larry Ward has served as the voice of the Chattanooga Lookouts. He's the longest tenured broadcaster in Double-A baseball, now in his 32nd consecutive season with the

Scouting report: Reds' Austin Hendrick

Power-hitting youngster also an asset on bases, in outfield
June 8, 2021's new Scouting Report series spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at third-ranked Reds prospect Austin Hendrick. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

2021 Prospect Projections: NL Central rookies

Pirates' Hayes should factor into awards race in second season
February 3, 2021

This is the fourth in a six-part Toolshed series that uses FanGraphs' Steamer 600 projections to look at how prospects would fare over a full Major League season in 2021. The system bases its forecast on 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate appearances for catchers, 200 innings for

Greene dials up the heat to help less fortunate

No. 2 Reds prospect has taken his philanthropy to another level
January 26, 2021

The passion Hunter Greene has for philanthropy dates back as far as his love for the game he plays for a living -- a simple truth that raises an interesting question. Which is more impressive: his ability to spot a 100-mph fastball on the black or the cognizance he has

State of the System: Cincinnati Reds

Greene, Lodolo aim to be kings of the hill in the Queen City
November 23, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.

Red alert: Stephenson walks it off for Cincinnati

Club's No. 4 prospect belts pinch-hit homer in opener of double dip
September 14, 2020

A run-of-the-mill home run just isn't enough for Tyler Stephenson. The No. 4 Reds prospect slugged a pinch-hit walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead Cincinnati past visiting Pittsburgh, 3-1, in the first game of Monday's doubleheader. The two-run blast was Stephenson's second roundtripper as a

Toolshed: Who will make the next big leap?

Candidates that could climb from Class A Advanced straight to MLB
August 14, 2020

Seth Romero recently became the latest example of a mini-trend taking place during the 2020 Major League season, yet there was still an element of awe involved. The Nationals purchased the contract of their No. 11 prospect/2017 first-rounder Thursday, and he made his MLB debut the same day. But it

Prospects reflect on debuting in 2020

Bailey, Stephenson, Brubaker shine in first stints with big clubs
August 3, 2020

The words "new normal" have become a major part of the lexicon eight months into 2020. They apply to just about every aspect of daily life and baseball by extension. With the abbreviated Major League season underway, a slew of promising prospects seem to be making their debuts nightly. A

Reds summon Stephenson to big leagues

Cincinnati's No. 3 prospect headed up for Major League debut
July 26, 2020

Back in April, Cincinnati's Tyler Stephenson told "The Show Before the Show" podcast he was limited to hitting into a neighbor’s soft toss net in his backyard during the early weeks of the pandemic lockdown, unable to focus on much other than swatting line drives back up the middle so

Prospects in the Reds' 2020 player pool

Lodolo, Santillan lead group of powerful arms for Reds
July 22, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Reds' Gutierrez suspended for 80 games

Dodgers' Aleaziz, Idrogo and Twins' Rosario also receive bans
June 28, 2020

Vladimir Gutierrez was one of four Minor Leaguers suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, Major League Baseball announced Sunday. The No. 15 Reds prospect received an 80-game suspension after he tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. Dodgers prospects Reza Aleaziz and Juan Idrogo and

2020 Draft recap: Cincinnati Reds

Reds' selections full of upside, power on mound
June 24, 2020

Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives.

Movie Night on a Minor League Baseball field

Tortugas screen Jackie Robinson biopic at namesake ballpark
May 28, 2020

These days, Minor League Baseball fans aren't able to watch players take the field. But last Friday in Daytona Beach, they were able to take the field themselves. The Daytona Tortugas staged what currently stands as the biggest ballpark event of the would-be 2020 Minor League season, hosting nearly 600

Griffey, Piazza took separate paths to Hall

Class of 2016 includes highest, lowest Draft picks in Cooperstown
January 7, 2016

NEW YORK -- All roads do not lead to Cooperstown. There is no highway that makes the trip a quick and easy one -- no, we're not counting nearby Routes 88 and 90 -- nor is there a starting point that automatically gives one player an advantage over another. For

Wahoos' Hamilton breaks steals record

Top Reds prospect swipes four, eclipses Coleman's 1983 mark
August 22, 2012

For weeks, fans have followed Billy Hamilton's exploits on the basepaths in awe, wondering when -- not if -- he would become the Minor Leagues' all-time single-season stolen base leader. On Tuesday evening at Pensacola's Bayfront Stadium, they were left to wonder no more. The top Reds prospect stole three