Russ Springer. They beat out 4 other teams that tried to sign him after watching him throw, He must have impressed if they all wanted to sign him. He said he chose the Reds because he grew up a Reds fan. He is going to Louisville for 10-14 days and then will join the big club apparently.
Springer Accepts Reds Offer"If something happens at Louisville and I'm not throwing it like I want, I'll come home and there's no harm done," he said. "But I feel like it'll be fun to try again. Hopefully it'll all work out, and we'll help the Reds get back to the World Series."