Scouting Ex-Diamondback Wilkin Castillo

Versatile catcher Wilkin Castillo was announced as one of the players sent along with Dallas Buck to the Cincinnati Reds in the Adam Dunn deal. He will be assigned to Triple-A Louisville, and catcher Richard Mercado, who had been playing for Hi-A Visalia, replaces Castillo on Tucson's roster.
August 15, 2008

Bruce: An Immediate Upgrade

The Cincinnati Reds have called up outfielder Jay Bruce from Triple-A Louisville. Bruce, perhaps the best prospect in the game, will make his big-league debut tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will have an immediate impact for the Reds, replacing the struggling Corey Patterson, says Tyler Hissey.
May 27, 2008

Patterson: Poor Leadoff Option For Reds

Corey Patterson could begin the season as leadoff hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. This might not be in the Reds' best interest if they wish to compete in 2008, says Scout.com writer Tyler Hissey.
March 19, 2008