Today I wanted to go through and put together information for each guy that the Reds took in rounds 1-5. Over the next few weeks I will put together these things together for each 5 draft picks. Here is a quick run down of who the Reds took:

1. Yonder Alonso – 1B – Miami

3. Zach Stewart – RHP – Texas Tech

4. Tyler Cline – RHP – Cass HS (GA)

5. Clayton Shunick – RHP – North Carolina State

1. Yonder Alonso – 1B – Miami

Height 6’2″
Weight 215
Position 1B
Information He has been compared to Adrian Gonzalez offensively at the plate with power both ways to go with strong plate discipline. He has good bat speed and a solid swing. Defensively he is likely limited to first base as a pro, but he is above average defensively.
Links The Baseball Cube Stats For AlonsoUniversity of Miami Profile Scouting Report

3. Zach Stewart – RHP – Texas Tech

Height 6’1″
Weight 175
Position RHRP
Information He throws a 95-97 MPH fastball with good movement on it. He also throws a slider that is above average with plus potential. He has the ability to throw both for strikes above average as well. Closer potential.
Links Texas Tech Profile for scouting report for Stewart

4. Tyler Cline – RHP – Cass HS (GA) (Photo:Daily Tribune News)

Height 6’3″
Weight 225
Position RHP
Information He throws a 90-93 MPH fastball with good late life. Has a decent curveball, but needs to be more consistent with his release point on it. Has a good changeup.
Links Perfect Game profile for ClinePerfect Game updated scouting information on Cline

5. Clayton Shunick – RHP – NC State (Photo:

Height 6’1″
Weight 170
Position RHP
Information He throws an 89-93 MPH splitter that is said to be a plus pitch.. His change up and curveball are both average pitches. He is a pitcher, not just a thrower as he mixes his pitches well.
Links Perfect Game scouting report on Shunick

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