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Top prospect Senzel promoted to Double-A

RHP Mahle, No. 8 prospect, heads to Triple-A
June 22, 2017

Several promotions of Reds prospects were completed on Thursday, with the most notable being third baseman Nick Senzel moving up to Double-A Pensacola.Senzel, the No. 1 prospect in the organization according to MLBPipeline.com, batted .305/.371/.476 with four home runs and 31 RBIs in 62 games for Class A Advanced Daytona.

Several promotions of Reds prospects were completed on Thursday, with the most notable being third baseman Nick Senzel moving up to Double-A Pensacola.
Senzel, the No. 1 prospect in the organization according to MLBPipeline.com, batted .305/.371/.476 with four home runs and 31 RBIs in 62 games for Class A Advanced Daytona. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft will turn 22 years old on June 29.
Also going to Pensacola is first baseman Gavin LaValley (No. 25 prospect).
Right-handed pitcher Tyler Mahle is the most known of those going from Pensacola to Triple-A Louisville. The No. 8 prospect in the organization, Mahle was 7-3 with a 1.59 ERA and 0.87 WHIP in 14 starts that also included a perfect game.
Joining Mahle at Louisville is second baseman Shed Long (No. 13 prospect) and infielder Alex Blandino (No. 23 prospect). Among those going from Class A Dayton to Daytona is third baseman Brantley Bell.

Mark Sheldon has covered the Reds for MLB.com since 2006, and previously covered the Twins from 2001-05. Follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast.