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Red Reporter Apr 16, 2015

Cincinnati Reds links, 4/16/15: The Kris Bryant case and Reds service time

Off-day blues, off-day links. Over at MLBTradeRumors, Tim Dierkes compiled a list of 11 former top prospects who weren't stashed in the minors (a la Kris Bryant) and instead were placed on Opening Day rosters, and a pair of Cincinnati Reds hurlers made the list.  Both Mike Leake and Johnny Cueto cut their big league teeth with the Reds beginning on Opening Day of each's respective rookie season, and the resulting accrued service time has effectively cut their potential time in Cincinnati short by a year.  While Dierkes does acknowledge that the extension signed by Cueto that still has...
Red Reporter Apr 8, 2015

Reds vs. Pirates, Game 2: Preview and Prediction Thread

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Cincinnati Reds Wednesday, April 8, 2015Great American Ball Park Mike Leake v. Gerrit Cole COMPLETE COVERAGE > If Monday is an official holiday in the Queen City, Wednesday is ours here at Red Reporter. It's Game 2. If you're not there, you're missing out. Not that we'll watch any of this game, but Mike Leake takes the hill for the Reds for the first time in 2015. The lineup's about the same as Monday. They'll face Gerrit Cole, who is good. Go Reds! They're my favorite team! Editor's Note: SB Nation's partner FanDuel is hosting a one-day $18,000 Fantasy Baseball...
Red Reporter Mar 30, 2015

2015 Red Report - Mike Leake

A look at the presumptive 3rd starter in the 2015 Cincinnati Reds rotation, Mike Leake. Fast Facts (parsed largely from 2013's Leake Report): Mike Leake, born in San Diego, California was a member of the San Diego Sting - a youth team that featured Stephen Strasburg, Brett Bochy, and 2014 Louisville Bats OF/1B Thomas Neal. Leake remembered Strasburg as "the kid who used to cry when he struck out." Leake attended Valley Center High School for two years before transferring to Fallbrook High School for his junior and senior years. His ERA in his final two years of high school was 1.87,...
Red Reporter Mar 22, 2015

Spring Training 2015 Game 21: Reds vs. A's

Oakland A's @ Cincinnati Reds Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:05 PM ESTGoodyear Ballpark - Goodyear, AZ Mike Leake vs. Kendall Graveman *** Lineups REDLEGS A-LEGS Skip Schumaker CF Billy Burns CF Joey Votto 1B Joey Wendle 2B Brandon Phillips 2B Marcus Semien SS Jay Bruce RF Ike Davis 1B Zack Cozart SS Mark Canha RF Donald Lutz LF Matt Olson DH Kris Negron 3B Max Muncy 3B Tucker Barnhart C Luke Carlin C Mike Leake P Tyler Ladendorf LF

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