Nice article on Reds OF Chris Heisey.
In 2009, Chris Heisey was named the Reds minor league player of the year after hitting .314/.379/.521 with 22 HR between AA and AAA (posted a 180 wRC+ at AA, 115 wRC+ at AAA).
Heisey was called up to the Reds in May of 2010, and was used as a backup outfielder and pinch hitter for the remainder of the season. In 2010, the Reds had outfielders Jay Bruce (124 wRC+), Laynce Nix (114 wRC+), Drew Stubbs (105 wRC+, 3.6 WAR), Jonny Gomes (101 wRC+), and even Jim Edmonds for 13 games. Despite limited and sporadic playing time, Heisey hit .254/.324/.433 with 8 HR, and 102 wRC+ in 226 PA.
The Reds outfield was a little less crowded in 2011. Laynce Nix departed in the off-season, and Jonny Gomes struggled and was eventually traded in July. This gave Heisey a chance to play more regularly, and he…
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