Games Played on 6/22/2013
Minor League Player of the Day: 2010’s 12th round draft pick, Kyle Waldrop, went 3-4 with a homer (his 12th) and a walk. The 21 year old Waldrop’s slash line for 2013 is .224/.279/.410/.690.
The Bats only had 1 unearned run on 2 hits.
They wasted and outstanding outing by Chad Reineke, who threw 8 innings, allowing only 2 runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Nick Christiani threw a scoreless 9th.
Devin Lohman went 3-4 with a double.
Shaun Ellis started and went 5 innings, allowing 6 hits and a run, with a walk and 6 strikeouts. Drew Hayes threw a hitless inning of relief.
Kyle Waldrop went 3-4 with a homer (12) and a walk, Steve Selsky was 2-4 with a homer (7) and a walk. Juan Silva went 2-4 with a double.
James Allen, Carlos Gonzalez, Jimmy Moran, and Kyle McMyne all got beat up to different extents.
Dayton 6 – Lake County 5 10 innings
Dragons starter, Sal Romano, threw 6 innings, allowing only 2 unearned on 2 hits on 3 walks and 7 strikeouts. Sean Lucas got his 4th blown save, but picked up his third win, giving up a solo homer in 2.1 innings.
Junior Arias was 3-5 with a double and Tanner Rahler was 3-5. Zach Vincej was 2-3 with a triple.
Billings 9 – Great Falls 2
Jonathan Reynoso went 3-5, Jose Ortiz was 2-4, 2013 #1 draft pick, Phillip Ervin was 2-5, hit his first professional homer and drove in 4 runs.
Luke Moran started and threw 5 innings, allowing a run on 3 hits, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts. Layne Somsen threw 2 hitless innings, and Joseph Mantoni threw a scoreless inning of relief.
The Reds collected only 3 hits, with no one having more than one and Ronald Bueno had the only extra base hit, with a double.
Junior Morillo threw 6 innings, allowing 2 unearned runs on 4 hits and struck out 4. Oswaldo Mieres threw 1.2 scoreless innings, allowing one hit.
I’ve been a Reds fan since the late ’60’s, with my luck of being able to attend plenty of games at Riverfront during the BRM era. I was sitting in the Green Seats in the OF when Pete came home in ’84 and was in the Red seats when Glenn Braggs reached over the fence in ’90 to beat the Pirates. I have had many favorites from Jim Maloney to Johnny Bench, Barry Larkin, Adam Dunn, and Jay Bruce.