Updated Wed, Jul 3, 2013 6:29 am
Former Ohio catcher J.R. Reynolds signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds in mid-June, according to Ohio Athletics, becoming the latest Ohio player to join the professional ranks this season.
Reynolds was assigned to the Arizona Rookie League Reds, where he has appeared in four games, collecting four hits, as well as one home run.
Reynolds appeared in 22 games for the Bobcats in 2013, including 13 starts, where he posted a .145 batting average with four RBI’s in 55 at-bats.
Last week, Reynolds was given an honorable mention on the Academic All-MAC baseball team, where he was recognized for posting a 3.890 GPA while majoring in coaching education.
Reynolds joins former teammate Brett Barber as the two members from the recent 2013 team to move on to professional baseball.