Minor Leagues

It’s not every day the greatest catcher of all time shows up in your bullpen to visit and give advice, however the Daytona Tortugas – Class-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, got a visit from the GOAT

Johnny Bench shakes hands with pitcher John Ghyzel as Ryan Nutof looks on.
(Top photo: Pitcher Ryan Lillie poses with Johnny Bench)
Mark Kolozsvary warms up the starting pitcher under a watchful eye.
Whatever advice he gave Stuart Fairchild, listen.
Former Major Leaguer Lenny Harris, the Tortugas Bench Coach, catches up with Johnny.
Tortugas Manager Ricky Gutierrez greets Johnny before the game.