Lyon Richardson

Lyon Richardson

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/207 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: Jensen Beach, Florida
Draft: 2018 2nd round by the

    Louisville Bats opening day roster highlighted by 5 top prospects

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Opening day is on the horizon for the Louisville Bats, who begin the year against the Indianapolis Indians at Louisville Slugger Field on Friday, March 29 and Wednesday, the Bats announced their opening day roster. Among the 28 players who will begin the year with the Cincinnati Reds' AAA affiliate, five of the organization's top 30 prospects will open the season with the Bats. Pitcher Connor Phillips headlines that group as the Reds' No. 4 prospect, but he's joined by fellow pitcher Lyon Richardson (No. 14) and a trio of outfielders in Blake Dunn (No. 11), Rece Hinds (No. 16) and Jacob Hurtubise (No. 24). Pat Kelly will return as the team's manager for his fifth season