There’s good news for the Reds (one hopes, if projections can be trusted) and better developments for the Dayton Dragons as the home team is considered to have two of the top 10 power-speed combination players in all of minor league baseball in outfielders Jose Siri and Taylor Trammell.
Of Trammell, who has eight home runs and 19 stolen bases, the mag writes:
“The Reds flexed financial muscle in the past two drafts, signing No. 2 overall picks Nick Senzel and Hunter Greene to the highest bonuses in their classes. But don’t overlook the athletic Trammell, a Georgia prep outfielder who shows advanced base-stealing instincts now but will develop power as he matures.”
Of Siri, who has a Dayton-record 32-game hitting streak to go with 18 home runs and 29 stolen bases:
“Siri has a chance to lead the Midwest League in home runs and stolen bases this season, and he would get more play here if he weren’t 22 years old and a fifth-year pro. The righthanded-batting Dominican showcases blazing speed and a quick bat, but he must prove his wild hitting approach will work at higher levels.”