Maturity Has Been Key Development For Jose Siri

Reds Organization Report

Jose Siri (Photo by Danny Arnold)

No one questions outfielder Jose Siri's talent. The 22-year-old has some of the most impressive tools in the Reds' system, but his ability to put it all together has been an issue.

This season, Siri has dominated the low Class A Midwest League at Dayton. The righthanded batter set a league record with a 39-game hitting streak, breaking the mark of 35 that had stood for 40 years.

While his power, speed and defense have always shown up on the field, Siri has been dogged by questions about his maturity. It's one of the reasons he's still in low Class A after signing out of the Dominican Republic in 2012.

Farm director Jeff Graupe said he's seen great development in Siri's maturity.

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