Connor Overton

Connor Overton

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Mechanicsville, Virginia
College: Old Dominion
Draft: 2014 15th round by the
  • Fastball

    Former Reds OF Aristides Aquino Leaving MLB, Signs with Japanese Club for 2023

    Former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino will not return to the club in 2023, as the 28-year-old has signed a contract to play for a Japanese club, MLB insider Hector Gomez reports. Gomez is reporting that Aquino will play for the Chunichi Dragons of Nippon Professional Baseball, the highest level of baseball in Japan. According to Gomez, the contract is worth one-year, $1.2 million, plus a $300,000 bonus.

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    A Kyle Farmer appreciation post

    Later that year, he did a Luke Bryan impression that Jim Day found funny. He followed that up with a trendsetting 2020 season in which he opted against hitting any home runs, effectively protesting the juicing of the baseballs that saw record dinger-socking across the league in the previous year. Later in that miraculous 2020 season in which the Reds somehow managed to not lose more games than they won, he did a Luke Bryan impersonation that Jim Day found funny.

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    Should the Cincinnati Reds trade Luis Cessa?

    Thanks to the floundering pitching staff of the Reds in 2022, however, Cessa once again found himself being tasked with starting games again, with his peers in both the rotation and the bullpen falling by the wayside on a near daily basis. Someone had to eat some innings to get the club through season’s end, and despite the fact that he’d struggled himself with effectiveness - he sported a 5.50 ERA and 4.97 FIP in 37 games prior to moving to the rotation - he took the mound on August 22nd as the...