Reds select catcher in first round
With the 11th overall selection in the first round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, the Reds picked catcher Tyler Stephenson from Kennesaw Mountain High School in Georgia.
An 18-year-old, Stephenson is a 6-foot-4, 210-pound right-handed hitter that had earlier projections as a potential overall No. 1 pick. He already has a college commitment to Georgia Tech should he not turn professional.
This season, Stephenson batted .415 with 8 home runs and 25 RBIs for Kennesaw Mountain High School.
The bonus for the 11th overall pick has a slot value of $3,141,600 for Cincinnati.
Cincinnati also has the 49th overall pick and 71st pick left on Monday.
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