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Senzel centers blossoming Reds system

Third baseman, other first-round picks highlight emerging talent
October 13, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.While the Reds struggled to a third consecutive last-place finish

Hudson Delivers Big Double in 9-3 Win

Blue Wahoos take series lead, 2-1, over Generals.
August 23, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla., - Pensacola catcher Joe Hudson admittedly has struggled at the plate this season but drilled a two-out, two-run double to left field to help the Blue Wahoos rally for a 4-3 lead in the fourth inning.

Pensacola Scores Five Runs in Seventh for, 9-7, Win

Lopez scoreless streak ends at 21 innings.
August 15, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla., - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos jumped out to a 4-0 lead Monday and starting pitcher José López cruised through six scoreless innings.

Reyes Throws Six-Scoreless Innings

Guerrero and LaValley drive in two runs each.
July 31, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., - In his four starts in Double-A since his call up from the High-A Daytona Tortugas, Pensacola Blue Wahoos starting pitcher Jesús Reyes has allowed just four runs in 23.1 innings.Behind his six-scoreless innings and three-hitter Monday that dropped his ERA to 1.54, Pensacola defeated the Birmingham Barons,

Senzel, LaValley Crush Homers in Win

Pensacola wins second straight over Biloxi.
July 7, 2017

BILOXI, Miss., - The Pensacola Blue Wahoos added third baseman Nick Senzel and first baseman Gavin LaValley to its rosters to start the second half of the Southern League season.

LaValley Crushes Homer in First Game with Pensacola

Blue Wahoos drop first game of second half to Chattanooga, 6-1.
June 23, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., - Pensacola Blue Wahoos first baseman Gavin LaValley crushed his first Double-A home run Friday against Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Stephen Gonsalves.

Blue Wahoos Announce Second Half Transactions

Mahle and Blandino promoted to Louisville.
June 22, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla., - After an exciting first half of the 2017 season with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos capturing the South Division title, the Cincinnati Reds have announced the following roster changes for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. 

LaValley blasts North to All-Star victory

Yankees' Schwaab proposes during ceremonial first pitch
June 18, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Gavin LaValley's invitation to the Florida State League All-Star Game came a little late. He turned out to be the guest of honor.The Daytona Tortugas slugger hit a pair of two-run homers to lead the North Division to a 5-2 triumph over the South before 3,553 at

Infield trio reps Tortugas at All-Star Game

Reds prospects Senzel, Long, LaValley enjoy friendly competition
June 17, 2017

LAKELAND, Florida -- Daytona Tortugas second baseman Shed Long insists on having the "trifecta" present before talking to the media."I want Nick with me. Where's Gavin?"When Long gathers teammates Nick Senzel and Gavin LaValley, a discussion finally can begin. Well, after reporters are turned into impromptu photographers with the players'

LaValley takes over FSL home run lead

Top-ranked Cincinnati prospect Senzel, No. 13 Long also go deep
June 6, 2017

Gavin LaValley crept close to the Florida State League lead in home runs with a power surge at the end of May, but still sat in second behind Bradenton's Logan Hill. With two swings of the bat Monday, the Reds No. 26 prospect vaulted into the top spot.

Peaking LaValley homers in third straight

Reds No. 26 prospect belts 13th, creeps closer to FSL lead
May 31, 2017

Gavin LaValley hadn't hit more than 11 home runs in any of his first three professional seasons. He's at 13 and counting at the end of May.The Reds' 26th-ranked prospect homered for the third consecutive game Wednesday before Class A Advanced Daytona dropped a 6-5, 13-inning decision at St. Lucie.

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 23

Chapman hits 10th homer this month; Pivetta shines in 'Pigs return
May 24, 2017

Athletics 3B Matt Chapman, Triple-A Nashville: 2-for-5, HR, 3B, RBI, 2 R, K -- Oakland's No. 4 prospect went deep for the second straight game and the fifth time in his last eight contests Tuesday. Chapman leads the Minors with 10 homers this month; no one else has more than eight. The