Down on the Farm / Minors

Down on the Farm

Games Played on 8/28/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: The Reds 2013 2nd round draft pick, Kevin Franklin reached base four of the five times at the plate last night with two singles, a double and a walk. He scored once and had two runs batted in.

AAA
Columbus 7 – Louisville 4

Louisville outhit Columbus 11-6, but were on the losing side of the scoreboard. Billy Hamilton, Derrick Robinson, Neftali Soto, and Henry Rodriguez each had a pair of hits.

Yohan Pino allowed 3 runs, 3 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 4 over 5 innings. Daniel Corcino faced 5 hitters in a relief appearance and didn’t retire a batter. Jose Arredondo pitched two scoreless innings and struck out 3.

AA
Pensacola had the day off.

High A
Stockton 4 – Bakersfield 3

Fabian Williamson allowed 3 runs, 7 hits, 5 walks, and struck out 6 over 4.2 innings. Joey Housey pitched a scoreless 9th inning. Housey hasn’t allowed a run in his 6 appearances (9 innings) since being promoted to Bakersfield.

Juan Silverio (2-for-4, 3B) was the only Bakersfield player to have more than one hit. Danny Vicioso and Juan Perez each had solo homeruns in the Blaze’s 3-run 8th inning.

Low A
Great Lakes 4 – Dayton 1

Jackson Stephens allowed 4 runs on 8 hits and 2 walks while striking out 4 over 5.2 innings.

Leadoff hitter Beau Amaral was 2-for-4 with his 36th stolen base.

Rookie
Billings had the day off.

AZL Dodgers 10 – AZL Reds 9

Kevin Franklin (3-for-4, BB, 2B) reached base 4 times, scored once and drove in two runs. Alberti Chavez (3-for-5) also had 3 hits. Cory Thompson (2-for-4, BB, 2B, SB) and Kevin Garcia (1-for-4, 2 BB, 2 SB) each reached base 3 times. Logan Uxa (2-for-4, 2B, 3B) had two extra base hits, scored twice and drove in 3 runs.

Manuel Aybar started and allowed 2 runs (1 earned) on 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 4. Soid Martinez followed, allowing 6 runs in 2.1 innings. Juan Martinez pitched 1.2 innings of scoreless relief, striking out 3.

2 thoughts on “Down on the Farm

  1. Kevin Franklin is going to be a good one if the Reds don’t rush him. Hits the ball real hard and his plate discipline is not horrible for an 18 year-old.

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