Category Archives: Cincinnati Reds

Scouting Report: Ismael Guillon (LHP)

BLUF: Intriguing arm that relies heavily on a plus change-up and has number four starter potential. The Player: Ismael Guillon (LHP, Cincinnati Reds) – The Reds originally signed Guillon in 2008 for a low six-figure signing bonus but then voided … Continue reading

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2013 Cincinnati Reds Top 15 Prospects

Prior to the release of my 2012 Reds rankings, the team flipped prospects like Yasmani Grandal and Yonder Alonso to San Diego, dramatically altering the landscape of the list. As a result, last year’s list fell off quickly. The 2012 … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Reds 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Cincinnati Reds 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/22/11) Yes, I held out on anointing Billy Hamilton the next big thing, and as a result, I am a little late to the game. With hindsight at my side, I would have still … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Robert Stephenson (RHP)

BLUF: Everything necessary for a #2 profile if the secondary pitches catch up to the rest of the package. The Player: Robert Stephenson (RHP, Cincinnati Reds) – A first-round pick of the Reds in 2011, he debuted with rookie-level Billings … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Yorman Rodriguez (OF)

BLUF: Boom or bust type with impressive tools but glaring hitting issues that hold him back. The Player: Yorman Rodriguez (OF, Cincinnati Reds) – Rodriguez was a big ticket signing by the Reds in 2008 and made his professional debut … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Daniel Corcino (RHP)

BLUF: Number three starter ceiling but scouts remain mixed because of effort in delivery. The Player: Daniel Corcino (RHP, Cincinnati Reds) – Signed for a paltry $25,000 in 2008, Corcino posted a 5.29 ERA in 34 innings in the DSL … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Non-Waiver Deadline Passes

I got tied up at the ball park with some Nick Castellanos interviews yesterday but I wanted to circle back and hit the scouting reports on the prospects involved in the flurry of trades leading up to yesterday’s non-waiver trade … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League Central

Chicago Cubs While the big news surrounding the Cubs has been the signing of Jorge Soler, the 2012 draft will go a long way to beginning to re-shape the club’s future. Albert Almora offers exceptional polish for a young player … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Nick Travieso (RHP)

BLUF: Very raw arm with little experience but has shown potential for two plus pitches and has mid-rotation upside. The Player: Nick Travieso (RHP, Archbishop McCarthy HS) – Long considered a very good high school prospect. Previously a good prospect … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Tony Cingrani (LHP)

BLUF: Lefty with velocity and command but little else. Projects much better in relief role. The Player: Tony Cingrani (LHP, Cincinnati Reds) – A third round pick of the Reds in 2011 after a standout career at Rice. Really excelled … Continue reading

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