The Cincinnati Reds have assigned former first-round draft picks to the Billings Mustangs in recent years.
When he was a Mustang: The 34th selection overall of the 2007 draft (he was a supplemental pick in the first round), Frazier enthusiastic play on the field quickly made him a fan favorite during Cobb Field’s final season. Through 41 games he batted .319 with five home runs and 25 RBIs and wa…
Eight former Pioneer League players are playing in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis.
Brian O’Grady strode to the plate in the ninth inning Friday against Idaho Falls representing the tying run in a 6-4 game. Two innings earlier O’Grady launched a pinch-hit solo home run deep over the right field wall.
Then: Frazier spent most of the 2007 season with the Mustangs before moving up to Dayton at the end of the season. He played 41 games in Billings and while here, Frazier hit .319 in 160 at-batsNow: Following a down season last year, Frazier has bounced back to hit .289 with 17 home runs for …
It's no secret that the Mustangs are one of the Pioneer League's best at developing young talent and preparing it to move along through (in their case) the Cincinnati Reds organization. Several players on the current Reds roster spent time in Billings.