The Reds Front Office is Done Lollygaggin’ Around. Matt Kemp Released, Scott Schebler Optioned to Triple-A

Let’s just get the Scott Schebler news out of the way first. I think we all knew this would happen and honestly, it happened a day later than I anticipated.

I assumed top prospect Nick Senzel getting called up meant Schebler was out, but they decided to wait a day on the move for whatever reason. It’s one thing to hit .123 through the first month of the season, but it’s another thing to look as lost and as clueless as Schebler has at the plate. Aside from a game here or there and his at-bat with bases loaded last night, he’s looked like a high school sophomore getting a major league call up like it’s some fucking Disney movie. Only this is real life and not a Disney movie, so the 15-year-old isn’t there to save the day. He’s gonna strike out every damn time and barely hit the ball out of the infield when he does make contact.

It’s not just a slow start either. Ever since coming back from injury in the 2018 season, he’s hit .202 and has been a pretty big disappointment following his 2017 campaign.

Now that Schebler is in Triple-A Louisville and hopefully getting everything figured out, we can move on to the other news of the day… Continue reading