Return of The Dilson

While Herrera was once viewed as a premium prospect, shoulder troubles have slowed his development in recent years — to the point where Herrera actually went unclaimed on waivers last year and was outrighted off Cincinnati’s 40-man roster.

So far in 2018, however, Herrera has made great strides in rebuilding his stock. He opened the season at Class-A Advanced as he eased his way back into things following 2017 shoulder surgery but quickly proved ready for a greater challenge, hitting .298/.359/.429 through 21 games in the Florida State League. The Reds then bumped Herrera back up to Triple-A, where he’s batted .297/.367/.465 with seven homers and 10 doubles through 208 plate appearances.

Source: Steve Adams,

2 comments for “Return of The Dilson

  1. Michael
    July 6, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Dillon! The player that Sandy knew who was going to replace Murphy.

  2. July 7, 2018 at 3:47 pm

    Dilson has a shot to be a very good player…he’s just 24, and may have recovered from his shoulder injuries. Speed, Pop….D— we could use a young guy like that who can play IF Positions

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