The All-Star game kicks off in Colorado tonight. Hopefully the production crew has a better way of covering it than they did in last night’s Home Run Derby. The Cincinnati Reds will have to players in the game and they are both in the starting lineup. Nick Castellanos is starting in right field and batting 5th. He’ll be followed in the lineup by Jesse Winker who is hitting 6th and in left field.
|Shohei Ohtnai – SP/DH||Fernando Tatis Jr. – SS|
|Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – 1B||Max Muncy – DH|
|Xander Bogaerts – SS||Nolan Arenado – 3B|
|Aaron Judge – RF||Freddie Freeman – 1B|
|Rafael Devers – 3B||Nick Castellanos – RF|
|Marcus Semien – 2B||Jesse Winker – LF|
|Salvador Perez – C||J.T. Realmuto – C|
|Teoscar Hernandez – LF||Bryan Reynolds – CF|
|Cedric Mullins – CF||Adam Frazier – 2B|
|Shohei Ohtani – SP/DH||Max Scherzer – SP|
News and Notes
These uniforms are U-G-L-Y ugly.
Stars getting ready for the show tonight! ?? pic.twitter.com/181ZOMK3vO
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) July 13, 2021
C. Trent Rosecrans wrote about Jesse Winker becoming a father last year and the journey it’s taken Winker on. If you have a subscription to The Athletic it’s worth the 5-10 minutes to go give it a read.
Wrapping up the draft
The Cincinnati Reds completed their draft today, making 10 more picks in rounds 11-20. If you want scouting reports on those guys, along with the rest of the players selected by the Reds over the last three days – here’s your link for all the goodies.