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  • 2B Jose Acosta

    3 5.08%
  • 2B Tyler Callihan

    16 27.12%
  • RHSP Jose De Leon

    8 13.56%
  • OF T.J. Friedl

    3 5.08%
  • CF Jameson Hannah

    1 1.69%
  • RHRP Ryan Hendrix

    1 1.69%
  • 3B Rece Hinds

    13 22.03%
  • RHRP Joel Kuhnel

    10 16.95%
  • CF Jose Siri

    4 6.78%
  • Other - Specify in Comments

    0 0%
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Thread: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

  1. #16
    Member Tom Servo's Avatar
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    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    Quote Originally Posted by RedlegJake View Post
    Kuhnel can hit 100 and has a chance to be a major player in the Reds pen this year.

    I don't of think relievers as failed starters. If they weren't any good they would suck in the bullpen too. What most relievers are is limited - control issues or limited repertoire but good relievers have very good pitches but not the 3 or4 needed to start and make it through a lineup multiple times. Relievers are also valuable as heck - in today's game a good argument could be made that they are as important as starters. Kuhnel (and Hendrix) both have a good chance of being valuable additions. Probably a much better chance than Callihan or Hinds have of being everyday payers in the majors. I understand the "ceiling" vote and agree wit hit, I just think Kuhnel has a pretty good ceiling, too, as a lockdown closer (I'm not saying he'll be one but the ceiling is there with him). I'll be on Callihan and Hinds really soon but I went with the despised reliever prospect here.
    I just don't see it. I don't think he's got a closer ceiling and I think he's far more likely to be an up and down arm this season who is outrighted off the roster after 2020 than a bullpen cog for this season, let alone multiple seasons.
    I dont care, Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. Hes in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.

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    Moderator Kinsm's Avatar
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    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    Callihan now, Hinds next

    If they tie that'll be fine by me.

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    Cleveland, OH

    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    I would love to hear someone defend voting for Siri.
    What would you say.....ya do here?


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    Member klw's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    New England

    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    This looks like it may actually be the first close round.

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    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    Quote Originally Posted by RedTeamGo! View Post
    I would love to hear someone defend voting for Siri.
    At this point all of the prospects have significant warts. The three top vote getters this round are a guy who has a 740 OPS in rookie ball, a minor league reliever, and a guy who has played in 3 games total.

    Siri is a fourth outfielder in the majors right now if the Reds wanted him to be. At the bare minimum he's a Billy Hamilton clone. I'll take that over rookie ball lottery tickets at this point.

    To be fair to Kuhnel, I almost went with him. But as somebody said before, I actually want to see a minor league reliever come up through the Reds system and be decent first.

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    Viva la Rolen kaldaniels's Avatar
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    Re: 2019-2020: Who is the Reds #10 Prospect???

    I hadn't check in here in awhile (I don't know enough to vote on most of these guys).

    But DeLeon is still a prospect? Yes please!

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