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    Re: 2019 Minor League Transactions

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    Re: 2019 Minor League Transactions

    Quote Originally Posted by batsfan View Post
    He's 35 - not quite as old as many seem to think, but up there in minor league years (not Corky or Mike Hessman level, though).

    I'm shocked he is back but happy to have him. With any significant playing time, he will break the Bats franchise hit record, which I would love to see.
    The average age of a AAA ballplayer last year was ~26.5; this is the full list of players age 35 and older to appear in a single AAA game last year (this includes rehab stints): Sean Burnett (35), Robinson Cano (35), Jim Johnson (35), Bobby Wilson (35), David Wright (35), Jason Vargas (35), Joe Mauer (35), Hunter Pence (35), Manny Parra (35), Ervin Santana (35), Matt Albers (35), Mike Zagurski (35), Carlos Torres (35), Chris Gimenez (35), Brian Duensing (35), Steve Pearce (35), Irving Falu (35), Adam Rosales (35), Mike Napoli (36), Blaine Boyer (36), Oliver Perez (36), Chris Stewart (36), Adam Wainwright (36), Jose Bautista (37), Brandon Phillips (37), Ryan Hanigan (37), Santiago Casilla (37), Craig Breslow (37), Matt Belisle (38), Matt Holliday (38), Erik Kratz (38), Kyle Lohse (39), Jayson Werth (39), and Peter Moylan (39).

    It's rare to see a player with so little mlb success (only 78 days in Hernan's case) who didn't play in the bigs last year, and didn't receive a spring training invite, to still be playing at that age.

    All the more power to him.

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    Re: 2019 Minor League Transactions

    You can be a retired ballplayer the rest of your life. Play till they won't let you....
    The lowest acceptable payroll amount for ownership to show they are not greedy pigs is 15 million more than they are currently paying. No matter what that currently is.

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    Re: 2019 Minor League Transactions

    My guess is the Reds want Hernan to stay in the organization and transition to coaching.
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    Re: 2019 Minor League Transactions

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    #Reds signed LHP Buddy Boshers to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Re: 2018-19 Reds Off-Season News Links Only thread

    Reds sign Buddy Boshers and Felix Jorge to minor league deals.

    https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/...lix-jorge.html
    Last edited by WildcatFan; 01-16-2019 at 12:52 PM.
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    Re: 2018-19 Reds Off-Season News Links Only thread

    Quote Originally Posted by WildcatFan View Post
    Reds sign Buddy Boshers and Felix Jorge to minor league deals.

    https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/...lix-jorge.html
    Buddy Boshers is fairly interesting. I do not remember much about the Pirates pen from last year, but 8.15 career K/9 against lefties, with a 1.16 BB/9 career against lefties (good for 7.00 K/BB) career in the major leagues seems like he is worth a look as a LOOGY.

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