Jonathan India Cincinnati Reds

Age: 24 (December 15, 1996) | 6' 1" | 200lbs. Minors: 2b-5 3b-107 dh-8
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
CIN A+ 2019 87 317 50 81 37 84 15 5 8 30 7 5 .256 .346 .410 10 23 .319 n/a
CIN AA 2019 34 111 24 30 22 26 3 0 3 14 4 0 .270 .414 .378 15 18 .314 n/a
CIN NL 2021 61 195 27 52 29 52 6 2 6 29 5 3 .267 .379 .410 12 22 .329 51/17/32 8 7
Career 1yr 61 195 27 52 29 52 6 2 6 29 5 3 .267 .379 .410 12 22 .329 n/a
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Jonathan India (2B) CIN - Jun. 04

https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=782795

India went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer, two RBI and two walks in Friday's 6-4 win over the Cardinals.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: India's fourth home run of the season came during a three-run second inning Friday. The rookie infielder has produced three multi-hit games in his last five games.

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 5

I'm no manager ... but I'd think that given India's mediocrity at the plate so far ... Cincy would do itself a big favor by just bringing up a defensive specialist like Alfredo Rodriguez ... accepting that he'll probably put up a .600 OPS ... but getting Suarez back to 3B where he's no longer a defensive liability and can focus on hitting again.

I'm sure that the Reds pitching staff would endorse that idea.

Phil Ponebshek Texpope
May 5

Jonathan India, 2B, Reds — In his MLB debut, India went 2-for-4 with a double. Eugenio Suarez had some trouble at shortstop with two errors, so the Reds’ experiment of sliding Suarez to shortstop so India could play second (with Mike Moustakas moving to third) wasn’t flawless. But India more than did his share on Thursday.

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 2

Wooden nickels and crickets!

Dave Gates Dirkbag
Mar 31

Went for a mere $4 in the endgame of my NL-only. I was down to pocket lint and subway token slugs when he came out.

GEOFF CRESAP SydThrift
Mar 31

I've got him at $8 now, the playing time seems to be there, at least for a while. And if he can play 2B better than Moustakas these moves make sense. But India's contact skills seem to be better than his power skills based on reports from last year's alternative sites, which apparently had some kind of Statcast for teams that opted in. And his defensive capabilities (weak arm at third, lack of range at second, lack of power in left field) all seem problematic. All of this goes away if he hits the ball the way he has this spring: 1.056 OPS so far. He won't, of course, but that he might hit SydThrift's targets makes him worth a high single digits bid. Don't let Syd get him.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman
Mar 30

I think he goes for $6 to $10 in most keeper leagues (if he is available).  Different story in re-draft.

joel schreier jschri
Mar 29

Does India need a bid? I'm thinking $3-$4 as the Reds' 2B. Seeing him projected to hit 14 HR with 8 SB if he can hang on to the job.

GEOFF CRESAP SydThrift
Mar 29

See Badoo comment - India's at a 6.7 so far this spring.

I really like this feature.

For comparison, Suarez and Moustakas are at 8.1, Votto at 8.3. 

Phil Ponebshek Texpope
Mar 22

Jonathan India, 2B, Reds. India went 1-for-2 on Sunday, raising his spring stats to .344/.475/.625. India played both second and third base early in the spring, but the Reds are clearly trying to settle him in at second base now. He’s playing regularly there now, getting 16 plate appearances in the past week.

Alex Patton Alex
Mar 22