December 12, 2017

Redleg Weekly Episode 80 – Call-Up Time

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The Reds continue to struggle and trade the big fella, good trade? Billy sets a new Reds rookie SB record, but is his number still a little low? Finally it’s time for September call-up and there’re are some new faces.
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In this week”s show:

3-3 Last week
66-71 Overall (25 games left)

Broxton traded to Brewers for 2 PTBNL (owed 9 Mill next year and had team option for ’16 of 9 mill of 1 mill buyout)

Chapman looking to become first player to average 100+ fastball for a season (currently at 100.3)(42% of his total pitches have been 100+)

Billy ties Reds rookie SB record at 54 (set in 1909)(most since Deion had 56 in ’97)

Heisey hits 2HR and has all 3RBI in Sunday’s win(Cueto 2ed in ML to get 16 Ws)

Called up 10
Have been with the big league club earlier this season — pitchers J.J. Hoover, Carlos Contreras, Daniel Corcino and David Holmberg, outfielder Donald Lutz and catcher Tucker Barnhart

First time are utility man Jake Elmore, outfielder Jason Bourgeois and left-handed pitcher Ryan Dennick. From AAA
From AA # 12 prospect Yorman Rodriguez.
(from MLB.com & Mark Sheldon)

Player of the week
Leake 7IP 6H 0R 0BB ND (2ed week in a row

3 @ Os
3 vs Mets
4 vs Cards

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