Christiani Makes MLB Debut

After 200 minor league relief appearances former Vanderbilt pitcher Nick Christiani made his MLB debut Friday with a scoreless outing for the Reds. He’s been very effective since July and should get an extended stay through the remainder of the season.
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds call up Nick Christiani

Taking a quick look at Nick Christiani before he makes his Major League debut.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds announce non-roster spring training invitees

Via John Fay’s blog, I learned that the Reds have announced their non-roster invitees to spring training, which is just around the corner. Here’s a list for you: RHP Nick Christiani – 25 year old who’s been in the Reds’ system all along. He had a 3.34 ERA last year in AAA Louisville. LHP Wilkin De La Rosa – 27 year old who’s been bouncing around minor league teams...
Via Red Hot Mama
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

MINOR details 7/12/12: Blaze's Selsky finishes single shy of cycle

<img $ca="true" border="0" height="180" src="" width="320" /> That's Selsky with Dayton. Gwinnett 8 Louisville 5 Bats (33-60), Last place International League West, 24.5 GB -Tim Gustafson started and gave up four earned runs...
Via Redlegs Review
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/15/12: Blaze take two from the pitiful Ports

The Blaze won their third straight Tuesday. Rochester 5 Louisville 4 -The Bats (12-28) wasted a quality start from Pedro Villarreal who pitched 6.2 innings of three-run baseball. Nick Christiani (0-2) got a blown save and loss, giving up two earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Jordan Smith allowed no runs in 2/3 of an inning. -DH Willie Harris was 1-3 with a double and an RBI...
Via Redlegs Review
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 5/10/2012: Rogers amazing for Blaze; Wahoos win in 10

Chad Rogers was awesome on Thursday night. Norfolk 4 Louisville 1 -Chad Reineke (1-2) struck out six over six innings, while surrendering six hits, four walks, and two earned runs for the Bats (11-24). Nick Christiani finished the game with 1.2 scoreless innings. -SS Kris Negron was 1-3 with a double. 1B Neftali Soto had two hits with a run scored. C Dioner Navarro was 3...
Via Redlegs Review
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 5/10/12

5/10 Game Review Louisville lost 4-1. Box Score Kristopher Negron went 1-3 with a dobule and a walk. Neftail Soto went 2-4 with a run. Dioner Navarro went 3-3 with an RBI. Chad Reineke allowed 2 earned in 6 innings with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts. Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings of relief. Game notes The Bats offensive woes continue. Nick Christiani has thrown 9.2 consecutive...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday news and notes

I got an email from the printing company last night. Books are at the UPS sorting station and on their way to me. They should start shipping on Monday, assuming they get here on the scheduled time. If you haven’t ordered yours, you might want to check out that picture above and get on that. The Reds announced several new Spring Training invitees yesterday: RHP Daniel Corcino,...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Christiani Perfect as D'Dogs Win

The Phoenix Desert Dogs won their first game after the "Rising Stars break", defeating the Surprise Saguaros 4-3. -Cody Puckett, in right field, continued his dismal performance in the AFL going 0-3, with a walk and a strikeout. -Nick Christiani had a perfect inning to help himself get back on track. Puckett is now batting just .161 in the AFL. 
Via Redlegs Review
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Arizona Fall League Pitch F/X – Reds Pitchers

Yesterday I decided to dive into some Pitch F/X data for the pitchers out in the Arizona Fall League. I am going to look at each guy individually, then do a little comparison of them all at the end. Brad Boxberger – RHP – Top Velocity (95.2 MPH) Boxberger has worked with three pitches so far. From the 1st base view, we can see that the pitches all look very similar until about...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

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