04/13/2007

DOTF

Norfolk 4, Louisville 2

29 year-old Tom Shearn (Astros #29 – 1996) pitched 7 innings giving up just 2 H, 2 BB, and 0 ER. Shearn, who lowered his ERA to 4.09, struck out 4.

26 year-old Aaron Herr (Braves #1 – 2000) went 1 for 4 with his 2nd homer of the year. He is now hitting .364/.391/.818

Montgomery 9, Chattanooga 2 – 11 innings

24 year old 2nd baseman Drew Anderson (Reds #13 – 2004) went 1 for 5 with a 2B, R, SB, and an RBI.

23 year-old Cuban Camilo Vazquez (Reds #4 – 2002) pitched 6 innings, giving up 2 H, 4 BB, and an ER, while striking out 1. He now has a 0.75 ERA with 4 Ks, 9 BB, and 3 H in 12 IP.

Tampa 13, Sarasota 3

24 year-old center fielder B.J. Szymanski (Reds #2 – 2004) went 2 for 4 with a 2B and an RBI. Szymanski is now hitting .286/.400/.429

I usually think hitting streaks are pretty lame, but I will pass along that 20 year-old Jay Bruce (Reds #1 – 2005) extended his hitting streak to 8 games.

24 year-old Bo Lanier (Reds #10 – 2005) tossed 1 2/3rd scoreless, hitless innings, lowering his ERA to 4.50. Lanier, of course, is a Redleg Nation Spotlight Player.

Dayton 5, Fort Wayne 0

19 year-old third baseman Juan Francisco went 2 for 4 with a R. Francisco, who appears to be allergic to walks, is hitting .375/.375/.625. Last year in Rookie ball, Juan hit .289/.310/.408 with 6 BB in 224 PAs.

23 year-old DH-third baseman Jason Louwsma (Reds #29 – 2006) went 2 for 2 with a R, SF, and 2 RBI. Louwsma is hitting .556/.615/.778 in 12 PAs.

Blame Chad for creating this mess.

Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.

You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.

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  1. Bruce is 20.

    Listening to the Chattanooga game right now….it got real ugly here in the 11th. 9-2 right now in the bottom of 11.

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About Chad Dotson

Blame Chad for creating this mess. Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, "The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds" is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad's musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine. You can email Chad at chaddotson@redlegnation.com.

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