It was mentioned in the SunDeck that the Reds had a scout at the Yankees game and that the Yankees had interest in Adam Dunn and David Weathers. The Yankees make for a very interesting trade partner as they have several players that could help the Reds in the future.
OF Jose Tabata - a RH OFer, is one of the games best OF prospects at 18 years old. He's currently in High-A Tampa (I believe). The only mark on him is that he's had some wrist injuries and some believe he has a cyst in the wrist that could require surgery down the road. He'd be a tick behind Jay Bruce in the Reds system and probably in line with Drew Stubbs. He's a true 5 tool prospect.
SP Dellin Betances - Betances is 19 years old. He is a big guy. He has yet to put a lot of muscle on his frame. He throws a 93-97 mph fastball, hitting 98, with nasty movement on it. He throws it with command and consistent mechanics. His fastball can do nothing but improve. He also throws a plus-knuckle curve, and a plus changeup.
SP Joba Chamberlain - Chamberlain is a big guy. He has a big fastball. Chamberlain throws 94-97 with plenty of life. He has had weight issues in the past, but seems to have it under control. To compliment his plus fastball, he throws a above average-plus slider, an above average curveball, and a devloping changeup. He has good control, but can lack command at times.
SP Ian Kennedy - Kennedy is a 22 yr old RHP that throws a 88-92 4-seam fastball. He also throws a plus-plus changeup and an above average curve and slider. His strength is his command. He is said to be able to locate his pitches in whatever 1 inch box of the zone that he wants, whenever he wants. He compares favorably to Mike Mussina. His weakness is his fastball velocity. Some believe that because his fastball only tops out at 92, he'll struggle to become more than a 4th pitcher in the rotation. His excellent command, and plus secondary pitches could prove them wrong, however.
If we could get Tabata and 2 of the 3 pitchers for Dunn and Weathers, I'd be more than happy with the return. Yeah, they are pretty much all young prospects that have a decent road ahead of them before they reach the majors, but they will all be good prospects and Tabata and Betances could be superstars at the MLB level.