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  • Scott Carroll

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  • Chris Dickerson

    4 5.19%
  • Juan Francisco

    19 24.68%
  • Rafael Gonzalez

    0 0%
  • Sean Henry

    0 0%
  • Evan Hildenbrandt

    1 1.30%
  • Sam Lecure

    2 2.60%
  • Marcus McBeth

    2 2.60%
  • Tyler Pelland

    5 6.49%
  • Adam Rosales

    3 3.90%
  • Jordan Smith

    0 0%
  • Neftali Soto

    12 15.58%
  • Craig Tatum

    0 0%
  • Daryl Thompson

    7 9.09%
  • Justin Turner

    2 2.60%
  • Chris Valaika

    1 1.30%
  • Pedro Viola

    6 7.79%
  • Brandon Waring

    13 16.88%
  • Other (Please Specify)

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Thread: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

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    Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Vote for the player who you think is the Reds #15 prospect (the best prospect who is not yet on the list). We will go with this as far as you guys want to take it.

    I will post a new list every 2 days with 10-15 options to vote on.

    If you feel like making an argument on why a guy should be voted here, feel free to vote and state why you voted for that player.

    If there is someone that is not currently listed as an option to vote on, vote for 'other' then just state who you want to vote for in the thread.

    If there is anyone you would like to see as an option on the next poll, just say so and if they garner enough support, they will be placed on the next poll. Guys with the lowest amount of votes will usually be removed for the next few guys who were talked about in the previous thread.


    Prospect 1 - Jay Bruce
    Prospect 2 - Homer Bailey
    Prospect 3 - Johnny Cueto
    Prospect 4 - Joey Votto
    Prospect 5 - Todd Frazier
    Prospect 6 - Drew Stubbs
    Prospect 7 - Matt Maloney
    Prospect 8 - Josh Roenicke
    Prospect 9 - Travis Wood
    Prospect 10 - Devin Mesoraco
    Prospect 11 - Kyle Lotzkar
    Prospect 12 - Danny Dorn
    Prospect 13 - Sean Watson
    Prospect 14 - Carlos Fisher

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Neftali Soto. Dude can rake.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Sorry for taking so long to get this up, I finally got my laptop today (DHL shipped it to the wrong place.... I am not to pleased with them at the moment) and have been setting it up and getting all of my programs onto it before my trip this weekend, so it took me a while to make it to redszone today and get this thing going.

    Went with Neftali Soto again for the 6th straight poll. Love his upside. Has a good approach to the plate and I love his power potential.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Francisco again. 25 homers, 90 ribbies, A-ball, at 19-20. Considering his youth and production, he's the clear guy.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    Francisco again. 25 homers, 90 ribbies, A-ball, at 19-20. Considering his youth and production, he's the clear guy.
    I would guess his lack of plate discipline is what's holding him back in most people's eyes.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    47 Homeruns in 132 games. Brandon Waring.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Quote Originally Posted by BRM View Post
    I would guess his lack of plate discipline is what's holding him back in most people's eyes.
    It eliminates him as far as I'm concerned.

    I went with Soto based on upside.
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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Ty Pelland.

    Potential impact set-up lefty. Since he's been rightfully turned into a reliever, he's seen a great increase in his K's, and at the same time his control has been way better. Clearly the lack of arsenal held him back as a starter, but can still make him effective out of the pen. He profiles IMO, as a 9+ K/9 in the majors, and should pair nicely with Bray as 2 effective lefties that can play near the end of the game. Basically major league ready to boot after his success in AAA.

    IMO, he's already bypassed Coutlangus as the second best lefty reliever in the organization, and with a strong camp, I fully expect that he can win a job in the pen. So fair upside for a reliever, plus major league ready makes him a pretty undervalued prospect IMO.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    It came down to Viola, Pelland, and Soto for me, and I decided to go with Pedro Viola based on the impressive hit rate (only 55 hits in 82.1 innings) to go along with 30 bb/90 k.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    I also was impressed with Pedro Viola's numbers.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    I'm going again with a player that has produced on the field. I voted Turner. A grinder that knows how to compete. He might not project as well as some of these others guys but he knows how to play the game. He has put up some pretty good offensive numbers in his first 2 seasons.

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Rosales. Again. Played through an injury in '06, has hit well every other year.
    "In baseball, you don't know nothin'"...Yogi Berra

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Quote Originally Posted by chicoruiz View Post
    Rosales. Again. Played through an injury in '06, has hit well every other year.
    Yep.
    "All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH

    Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS

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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    Waring again. HRs and a good BA. (Isn't it great we can go this deep, and still have a debate)!?!?! Bartles should show up soon, what a pleasant surprise he was......Dang, isn't there anyone from Montana that saw the Mustangs who can tell us what they saw?
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    Re: Redszone Community Prospect Vote #15

    I'm a sucker for starting pitcher prospects so I voted Thompson...
    "On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."


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