Cincinnati Reds minor league players

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Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Cincinnati Reds, and short biographies on some of the top prospects in the organization:

Alex Blandino[edit]

Alex Blandino
Cincinnati Reds
Shortstop
Born: (1992-11-06) November 6, 1992 (age 22)
San Jose, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Alex Blandino (born November 6, 1992) is a American baseball infielder in the Cincinnati Reds organization. He played college baseball at Stanford. He was drafted by the Reds in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.

Blandino was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 38th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California.[1] He did not sign and attended Stanford University. He played for the Cardinal From 2012 to 2014, hitting .292/.372/.504 with 27 home runs in 157 games.

Blandino was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[2][3][4]


Juan Duran[edit]

Juan Duran
Cincinnati Reds – No. 69
Outfielder
Born: (1991-09-02) September 2, 1991 (age 23)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Juan Albert Duran (born September 2, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Duran played for the Bakersfield Blaze of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2013. He hit three home runs on his 22nd birthday.[5] In 111 games in 2013, he batted .251 with 20 home runs and 66 RBIs. He added 55 runs, 15 doubles, and three triples.[6] The Reds added Duran to their 40-man roster after the 2013 season.[7]


Ismael Guillon[edit]

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Guillon and the second or maternal family name is Carache.
Ismael Guillon
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Born: (1992-02-13) February 13, 1992 (age 23)
Valencia, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Ismael Jose Guillon Carache (born February 13, 1992) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Guillon as an international free agent in November 2008, giving Guillon a $625,000 signing bonus.[8] They added Guillon to their 40-man roster after the 2012 season.[9] He was designated for assignment on February 7, 2015.[10]


Ryan LaMarre[edit]

Ryan LaMarre
Cincinnati Reds
Outfielder
Born: (1988-11-21) November 21, 1988 (age 26)
Jackson, Michigan
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Ryan M. LaMarre (born November 21, 1988) is a professional baseball outfielder in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

LaMarre attended the University of Michigan, where he played college baseball for the Michigan Wolverines baseball team. He was selected by the Reds in the second round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.[11] He was added to the Reds 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[7] The Reds designated LaMarre for assignment on August 12, 2014.[12] The Reds released LaMarre, and then re-signed him to a minor league contract on August 19.


Seth Mejias-Brean[edit]

Seth Mejias-Brean
Cincinnati Reds
Third baseman / First baseman
Born: (1991-04-05) April 5, 1991 (age 24)
Tucson, Arizona
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Seth Mejias-Brean (born April 5, 1991) is a professional baseball third baseman for the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Mejias-Brean attended the University of Arizona, where he played college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team and was a member of the national champion 2012 Arizona Wildcats baseball team. He was selected by the Reds in the eighth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[13]

In 2012, he was named a Pioneer League post-season All-Star.[14] He was rated as the 17th-best prospect in the Reds organization prior to the 2013 season.[15]


Jon Moscot[edit]

Jon Moscot
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-15) August 15, 1991 (age 23)
Santa Monica, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jonathan Solomon Moscot (born August 15, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Moscot attended Cuesta College before transferring to Pepperdine University.[16] He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[17][18] He signed with the Reds and made his professional debut with the Billings Mustangs and also played for the Arizona League Reds that year. Moscot started 2013 with the Bakersfield Blaze and was promoted to the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos during the season.[19] He started 2014 back with Pensacola and was promoted to Triple-A Louisville Bats.


Chad Rogers[edit]

Chad Rogers
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Born: (1989-08-03) August 3, 1989 (age 25)
Houston, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chad Rogers (born August 3, 1989) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.[20] He was added to the teams 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[7]

He was drafted by the Reds in the 28th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Galveston College. Three weeks after getting drafted, he was bitten by a shark while surfing in Galveston, Texas.[21]

Keyvius Sampson[edit]

Keyvius Sampson
Cincinnati Reds – No. 48
Pitcher
Born: (1991-01-06) January 6, 1991 (age 24)
Ocala, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Keyvius N. Sampson (born January 6, 1991) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Sampson was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the fourth round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft.[22] In 2010 he went 12-3 with a 2.90 earned run average and 143 strikeouts in 118 innings pitched. He started the 2013 with the Triple-A Tucson Padres but was demoted to Double-A San Antonio Missions after posting an 8.03 ERA.[23] He was promoted back to Triple-A on August 7, 2013 after going 10-4 with a 2.26 ERA in Double-A.[24][25] He was added to the Padres 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[7] Sampson was designated for assignment on December 29, 2014.[26] On January 8, 2015, he was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds.[27]


Kevin Shackelford[edit]

Kevin Shackelford
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Born: (1989-04-07) April 7, 1989 (age 26)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kevin R. Shackelford (born April 7, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Shackelford attended Marshall University, where he played college baseball for the Marshall Thundering Herd.[28] He played as a catcher for his first two seasons at Marshall before becoming a pitcher.[29] The Milwaukee Brewers selected Shackelford in the 21st round of the 2010 MLB Draft.[30]

Playing for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Class A Midwest League in 2012, the Timber Rattlers won the Midwest League championship. In 2013, the Brewers assigned Shackelford to the Arizona Fall League, where he was a member of the championship-winning Surprise Saguaros.[31] After the 2013 season, the Brewers added Shackelford to their 40-man roster.[7] He was designated for assignment on July 17, 2014, to make room for Irving Falu.[32]

In 2014, Shackelford pitched for the Brevard County Manatees of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League and the Huntsville Stars of the Class AA Southern League. After the completion of the minor league season, the Brewers sent Shackelford and Barrett Astin to the Reds to complete their August trade for Jonathan Broxton.[33]


Nick Travieso[edit]

Nick Travieso
Cincinnati Reds
Pitcher
Born: (1994-01-31) January 31, 1994 (age 21)
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nicholas D. Travieso (born January 31, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Travieso was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Archbishop McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches, Florida.[34][35] He made his professional debut that season for the Arizona League Reds. He played 2013 for the Dayton Dragons and returned there to start the 2014 season.[36]


Chad Wallach[edit]

Chad Wallach
Cincinnati Reds
Catcher
Born: (1991-11-04) November 4, 1991 (age 23)
Orange, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chad Arthur Wallach (born November 4, 1991) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Wallach played college baseball at Cal State Fullerton.

Wallach was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the fifth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[37] On December 11, 2014, Wallach along with Anthony DeSclafani were traded from the Marlins to the Cincinnati Reds for Matt Latos.[38]

His father, Tim Wallach, played in Major League Baseball.[39]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

Louisville Bats roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  •  9 Chris Berset
  • 38 Ramon Cabrera

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • 15 Tony Jaramillo (hitting)
  • 48 Ted Power (pitching)


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Double-A[edit]

Pensacola Blue Wahoos roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitter

  • 19 Sean Buckley

Manager

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Daytona Tortugas roster
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Pitchers

  • 34 Barrett Astin
  • 40 Nolan Becker
  • 20 Joel Bender
  • 23 Amir Garrett *
  • 29 Nick Howard
  • 35 Blaine Howell
  • 31 Evan Mitchell
  • 18 Jimmy Moran
  • 28 El'Hajj Muhammad
  • 30 Sal Romano
  • 32 Nick Routt
  • 16 Jackson Stephens
  • 21 Nick Travieso

Catchers

Infielders

  •  5 Alex Blandino
  •  4 Carlton Daal
  • 10 Sammy Diaz Injury icon 2.svg
  • 25 Robert Ramirez
  • -- Wendell Soto
  • 12 Taylor Sparks

Outfielders

  • 14 Junior Felix Arias
  • 24 Sebastian Elizalde
  • 10 Phillip Ervin
  • 25 Jeff Gelalich
  •  7 Jon Matthews

Manager

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Class A[edit]

Dayton Dragons roster
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Pitchers

  • 25 Tejay Antone
  • 16 Mark Armstrong
  • 28 Brennan Bernardino
  • 19 Scott Brattvet
  • 10 Alejandro Chacin
  • 33 Jake Ehret
  • 20 Brian Hunter
  • 34 Jeremy Kivel
  • 23 Conor Krauss
  • 35 Tyler Mahle
  • 17 Jake Paulson
  • 24 Wyatt Strahan
  • 26 Seth Varner

Catchers

  • 30 Garrett Boulware
  • 13 Jose Ortiz

Infielders

  •  4 Ronald Bueno
  •  2 Luis Gonzalez
  • 29 Gavin LaValley
  • 22 Avain Rachal
  •  9 Tanner Rahier ∞
  • 12 Ty Washington

Outfielders

  • 27 Aristides Aquino Injury icon 2.svg
  •  6 Nick Benedetto
  • 36 Narciso Crook}DL
  • 21 Brian O'Grady
  •  9 Jimmy Pickens
  • 38 Jonathan Reynoso

Manager

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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Billings Mustangs roster
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Pitchers

  • 15 Soid Marquez
  • 14 Jacob Moody
  • 46 Ty Sterner

Catchers

  • 67 Jose Duarte
  •  5 Shedric Long
  • -- Lou Marson
  • -- Julio Morillo
  • -- Daniel Paula ‡

Infielders

  • 11 Argenis Aldazorro
  • 16 Alberti Chavez
  • 48 Kevin Franklin
  • 18 Cory Thompson
  •  8 Josciel Veras

Outfielders

  • 17 Kevin Garcia

Manager

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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Reds roster
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Pitchers

  • 31 Junior Joselin Arias
  • 55 Ty Boyles
  • 49 P.J. Cerreto
  • 23 Jacob Constante
  • 52 Zac Correll
  • 37 Shane Crouse
  • 19 Israel Cuevas
  •  4 Pedro Damian
  • -- Mason Felt
  • 29 Ross Ismail
  • -- Chad Jones
  • -- Dan Langfield
  • -- Jose Lopez
  • 50 Juan Martinez
  • 47 Bernardo Moreta
  • 51 Tyler Parmenter
  • -- Franderlyn Romero
  • 41 Michael Sullivan

Catchers

  •  5 Francisco Guerrero
  • 34 Morgan Lofstrom
  • 88 Mitch Trees

Infielders

  • 17 Jarrett Freeland
  • 36 Paul Kronenfeld
  • 38 Shane Mardirosian
  • -- Montrell Marshall
  • 15 Hector Vargas

Outfielders

  • 28 Dalton Carter
  • 43 Elliott Hargreaves
  • 25 Jonathan Martijn
  • 30 Reydel Medina
  • 35 Jose Siri

Designated hitter

  • -- Joe Jocketty

Manager

  • vacant

Coaches


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Reds roster
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Pitchers

  • 43 Wendolyn Bautista
  • 35 Marcos Encarnacion
  •  4 Eriberto Garcia
  • 48 Hector Jimenez
  • -- Jose Laguna
  • 31 Alfredo Mena
  • 50 Isaac Moncion
  • 49 Franklin Montilla
  • 41 Yean Paredes
  •  2 Jesus Roman
  • 30 Yerry Santos
  • 44 Damian Taveras
  • 36 Adolfi Telleria ‡
  • -- Jose Veras

Catchers

  • 47 Pabel Manzanero
  • 34 Valentin Martinez

Infielders

  • 15 Derik Capitillo
  •  3 Gabriel Ovalle
  • 28 Carlos Rivero
  • 29 Leandro Santana
  •  9 Franklin Vargas

Outfielders

  • 46 Tomas De Los Santos
  • 25 Sucre Doval
  • 12 Erick Gabo
  • -- Dario Saunders
  • 19 Raul Wallace

Designated Hitter

  •  6 Cesar Mejia ‡

Manager

Coaches


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Pitchers

  • -- Pedro Acevedo
  • -- David Ayala ‡
  • -- Yoel De Jesus
  • -- Hernando Guzman
  • -- Felix Jimenez
  • -- Jean Lara
  • -- Sandy Lugo
  • -- Jose Munoz
  • -- Warlin Pena
  • -- Alexander Perez
  • -- Gregory Reinoso
  • -- Jose Salas

Catchers

  • -- Ernesto Liberatore
  • -- Maikel Lopez

Infielders

  • -- Francis Azcona
  • -- Victor Martinez
  • -- Jose Monegro ‡
  • -- Anthony Rubicondo
  • -- Vidauri Saba
  • -- Andy Sugilio

Outfielders

  • -- Michael Beltre
  • -- Luis Hernandez
  • -- Daniel Jimenez
  • -- Carlos Mateo

Manager

  • -- José Castro

Coaches



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