Originally Posted by mbgrayson
The full article is HERE: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseb...elopment_N.htm
This truly explains why the Reds are where they are today: Good ridance to former GMs Bowden and O'Brien. It is a good thing that we have shaken up our scouting and development in the organization. Can't do much worse.....
"30. Cincinnati Reds (10%): The last position player of note was Ben Broussard, a second-rounder in 1999. In the first two rounds the year before, the Reds took Austin Kearns and Adam Dunn, their only All-Star among their picks. No team has gotten less from the pitchers it has taken."
Dano did wonders for our minor league system. He is the reason it is in the shape it is in now. He brought us Bruce and Bailey. He brought in Carlos Fisher and Sam Lecure.