Glenn Reeves

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Glenn Ashley Reeves

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.

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Glenn Reeves peaked at AAA.

Reeves debuted with the Waverley Reds in the 1991-1992 Australian Baseball League, going 0 for 3 with a walk and two RBI. He hit .485 in the 1992 World Junior Championship to place 4th, ahead of players such as Karim Garcia and Alex Rodriguez who would go on to more notable careers. In 1992-1993, he hit .229/.273/.265. He then signed with the Florida Marlins. With the 1993 GCL Marlins, Glenn batted .282/.366/.339 with 36 runs in 48 games. He hit .243/.324/.322 for the Reds in 1993-1994 and .257/.372/.338 for the 1994 Kane County Cougars. He drew 66 walks and scored 65 runs for the Cougars. In the winter of 1994-1995, the Melbourne native batted .253/.351/.315.

Reeves continued to show progress in 1995 with the Brevard County Manatees, producing at a .270/.390/.340 rate with 78 walks, 68 runs and 13 outfield assists. In the 1995-1996 ABL, he hit .290/.396/.397. Returning to Brevard County in '96, Glenn improved to .299/.384/.414 with 29 doubles and 72 runs. he finished 7th in the Florida State League in average.

Reeves batted .252/.374/.396 in Australia in 1996-1997. He started 1997 red hot with the Portland Sea Dogs (he finished at .351/.453/.514, 53 R in 66 games) but a wrist injury cost him most of the year. In 1997-1998, Reeves fell to .230/.369/.309 then tested positive for a banned substance prior during the championship - he would be suspended for a year back home.

Reeves was still eligible to play in the USA but struggled with Portland (0 for 9, 6 K) and the Calgary Cannons (.216/.331/.284 in 91 AAA games). He injured his back as well and required surgery. Back in Australia in 2000 for a final season, he was 2 for 12 with two walks for the Victoria Aces but had three doubles in three postseason games.

Reeves signed with the Somerset Patriots for 2000 and batted .306/.435/.396; had he qualified, he would have ranked 9th in the Atlantic League in average. He played for his homeland in the 2000 Olympics, going just 3 for 25 while splitting right field with Chris Snelling and left field with Clayton Byrne. He doubled, homered, had four walks, a steal and five RBI. His homer came off Jurriaan Lobbezoo in a loss to the Netherlands.