It’s nearing midseason, the time for recognition of some of the top performers in baseball. It’s also a big year in Cincinnati who will host All-Star Game festivities which will include three Reds prospects making the trip to participate in the Futures Game.
June 27, 2015
Any team would love to get the upside of Amir Garrett with a 22nd round pick. The southpaw’s inexperience on the diamond while pursuing a basketball career kept him around for the late selection and now that he’s given up hoops Cincinnati will work full time bringing his high-90’s fastball up through their system.
February 3, 2015
Dayton lost the conclusion of a suspended game Wednesday but came back in the regular scheduled contest to cruise to a shutout win. Former St. John’s hoopster Amir Garrett delivered a dominant performance on the mound by striking out a dozen in the seven-inning contest.
August 14, 2014
Given the body and athletic ability of Amir Garrett it's not surprising that his prep years were spent focusing on basketball, even if the sport did not utilize his mid-90's fastball. Utilized or not, it was enough for Cincinnati to drop a big signing bonus on him so they could use whatever time available to develop him as a pitcher.
March 17, 2014
One of the more intriguing prospects in the Cincinnati system is St. John's basketball player Amir Garrett. Now that his schoolwork is done for the year he's ready to pitch for Billings where he opened up their season with a win by allowing one earned run in five innings while striking out six.
June 21, 2013