This offseason limited payroll flexibility prevented Cincinnati from going after bullpen help as aggressively as they would have liked. However, the Reds did pick up a few candidates for help from some lower profile signings. LHP Jose Mijares has been successful at the MLB level and RHP’s Keyvius Sampson and Wilmer Font have big-time fastballs.
February 6, 2015
Some of the best sources for finding out about what is really going on at one of the affiliates is talking to the team’s beat writer, who is going to be possibly the only person that sees a significant amount of games and is not affiliated with either the big club or the affiliate.
October 14, 2014
Summary: Bette Davis once said, “Growing old is not for sissies.” Well, pitching in the PCL isn’t either; particularly in the Pacific Southern Division with teams in Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Salt Lake where balls fly out of parks quicker than games of wiffle ball.
October 13, 2014
Both El Paso and San Antonio lose. Zach Eflin and the Storm bullpen have another good performance for Lake Elsinore and the TinCaps losing streak is approaching a record. A good, but losing pitching performance by Michael Kelly in Eugene and in the AZL Max Fried has his second start.
July 12, 2014