Was the Reds' Minor League Player of the Month for August 2013 (27g, .396, 4sb)...prior to spring training 2011 earned a spot on the Caribbean Series All-Star team...was the organization's Minor League Player of the Month for May 2011...in 2010 was a Midwest League All-Star and MWL Player of the Week for 5/31-6/7... Follow on Twitter at [@HenryRod39](https://twitter.com/HenryRod39).
Spent most of the season at Louisville, where he led the Bats and ranked seventh in the organization in hitting (.274)...during 3 stints with the Reds made 6 of his 9 apps as a pinch hitter...from 6/7-6/10 made 2 pinch-hit apps (6/7 & 6/8 vs StL)...did not make an appearance while he was on the roster from 6/25-6/27, when Brandon Phillips was on paternity leave...returned to the club on 9/1 and made 7 more apps...was not on the Reds' Wild Card playoff roster...was named the organization's Minor League Player of the Month for August (27g, .396, 4sb)...on 8/2 vs Syracuse had 5 hits, the most by a Bats batter all season...his 5rbi on 5/12 vs Buffalo tied the team high...at Louisville made 61 apps at 3B and 63 apps at 2B...played for Zulia and Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League (49g, .258, 5 2b, 2hr, 26rbi, 2sb).
In 84 apps at Pensacola and Louisville
combined to hit .284 ... began the season at Pensacola, where he was a mid-season Southern League AllStar ... was promoted to Louisville on 7/4 ... missed most of May and all of June with a left thumb injury ... on 5/15
had surgery to repair the torn ligament and tendon in that thumb (Dr. Barry Callahan) ... his 16-game hitting
streak for Pensacola from 4/22-5/8 ranked T4th in the organization and T3rd in the Southern League ... was
promoted to Cin when rosters expanded on 9/1 and made 12 apps ... made his only start for the Reds in the
5-3 win on 9/20 at Chi (2B, 1-4, 1 2b, 2rbi) ... on 9/2 at Hou pinch hit in his Major League debut and struck out
(Jose Valdez) ... on 9/8 vs Hou recorded his first Major League hit (single off Jose Valdez) ... in spring training
hit .350 in 14 apps ... wore uniform number 74 in Spring Training ... when promoted was issued #67 ... made his
first 2 apps for the Reds in 67 before changing to number 36 on 9/8 ... following the season played for Aguilas
del Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League (44g, .288, 15 2b, 1hr, 20rbi, 1sb, 41g at 3B).
In 127 apps at Class A Bakersfield and Class AA Carolina combined to hit .320 (36 2b,
13hr, 81rbi, 30sb)...ranked among the organizational leaders in batting average (2nd) and RBI (T3rd)...was
the Reds' Minor League Player of the Month for May (29g, .335, 5hr, 21rbi, 6sb)...for Bakersfield, began the
season with a 17-game hitting streak (.400)...from 5/19-6/9 added a 19-game hitting streak (.438) that included
18g for Bakersfield and his first appearance for Carolina...following the season played for Aguilas de Zulia
in the Venezuelan League (35g, .279, 3 2b, 2 3b, 2hr, 12rbi, 2sb)...prior to Spring Training earned a spot on
the Caribbean Series All-Star team...entered the season rated the 23rd-best prospect in the organization...
on 11/18 was added to the 40-man roster.
In 130 apps at Class A Dayton and Lynchburg combined to hit .305 (14hr, 82rbi, 33sb)...for the Dragons
was a Midwest League All-Star and MWL Player of the Week for 5/31-6/7...led all Reds minor leaguers in RBI
and ranked among the organizational leaders in batting average (4th) and steals (3rd)...ranked among the
Midwest League leaders in hits (158, 2nd), total bases (243, 4th) and batting average (.307, 8th)...beginning
8/14 finished the season with a 16-game hitting streak (.431)...from 6/3-8/7 hit safely in 25 straight home
games, the longest home hitting streak in the Midwest League in 2010.
At Sarasota ranked fourth in
the Gulf Coast League and led all Reds short-season minor league batters in hitting (.322)...on 8/27 at GCL
Orioles hit a grand slam...following the season played for Zulia in the Venezuelan League.
with 21 stolen bases for the Dominican Summer League Reds...from 7/22-8/2 had a 10-game hitting streak
(.476), went 0-for-3 on 8/4 and then from 8/5-8/20 put together a 12-game streak (.426).
Hit his first
professional home run on 5/31 vs the Venezuelan Summer League Pirates.