For games played April 20,2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville Bats RHP, Chad Reineke, threw 5 scoreless innings in his first start of the season for the Bats. Reineke is 31 and in his 4th season in Louisville. Thus far this season, he’s thrown 14.2 innings, allowing only 1 run. AAA Louisville 3 […]

Games Played on 08/13/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Billings LHP Ismael Guillon threw 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits, walking 1 and striking out 10. It was Guillon’s 10th start, he’s thrown 51 innings, allowing only 39 hits, 24 walks, while striking out 63. He lowered his ERA to 2.29. AAA Gwinnett […]

Games Played on 8/8/2012

Minor League Player of the Day: Penscacola starter Chad Rogers threw 6 innings, allowing only 3 hits, a walk, striking out 6 and not giving up any runs. It’s his second start for the Blue Wahoos, running his ERA in AA to .82 in 11 innings of work.

AAA
Toldeo 8 – Louisville 4

Brian Peacock was 2-3 with a homer, Felix Perez was 2-3 with a homer and a walk, and Nefi Soto was 2-4.

Pedro Villarreal started and ran his record to 3-9 with the loss, he threw 4.1, allowing 8 hits, 4 runs (3 earned), a walk and 3 strikeouts. The only relief to escape without a run was Travis Webb, who threw a hitless 9th.

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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.

Games Played on 07/20/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds OF Adam Matthews: He went 3 for 3 with 2 BB.

AAA

Pawtucket 9 – Louisville 1

Denis Phipps went 2 for 4 with 2 2B and a BB. Mike Costanzo went 1 for 3 with a BB.

Pedro Villarreal, 4.09 ERA, got the loss as he went 4 IP and allowed 6 R, 5 ER, on 9 H and 2 BB with 1 K. Carlos Fisher (1.2 IP), Josh Judy (2 IP), and Donnie Joseph (1 IP) each added scoreless relief outings.

AA

Mobile 6 – Pensacola 2

Billy Hamilton walked three times, stole a base, was caught stealing, and committed a fielding error. Beau Mills went 2 for 4. Ryan LaMarre went 2 for 4 with a HBP. Mark Fleury doubled.

Daniel Corcino, 3.25 ERA, got the loss as he went 5 IP and allowed 6 R, 4 ER, on 6 H and 2 BB with 4 K. Wilkin De La Rosa (2 IP) and Brian Pearl (1 IP) each added scoreless relief outings.

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Games Played on 07/15/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings SP Robert Stephenson: He got the win as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 0 BB with 9 K.

AAA

Louisville 3 – Gwinnett 2

Mike Costanzo went 2 for 3 with 2B. Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4. Xavier Paul and Didi Gregorius each doubled.

Pedro Villarreal, 3.73 ERA, got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 1 R on 8 H and 2 BB with 4 K. J. J. Hoover got his 5th save allowing 1 R over 2 IP of relief.

AA

Pensacola 6 – Jacksonville 2

Beau Mills went 2 for 4 with a HR and a 2B. Miguel Rojas went 2 for 3 with a BB. Andrew Means went 2 for 4. Billy Hamilton hit an inside the park HR. Bill Rhinehart and Mark Fleury each doubled.

Daniel Corcino, 3.05 ERA, got the win as he went 6.1 IP and allowed 1 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 6 K. Curtis Partch added 1.2 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 06/25/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville RF Feliz Perez (.267/.315/.360) had a double, homer on the way to a 3-4 night. He drove in a run and scored two.

AAA

Louisville 6 – Pawtucket 3

Felix Perez was 3-4 with a double and homer, Miguel Rojas was 3-4 with a double, Daryl Jones was 2-4 with a double, Cody Puckett hit his second homer.

Chad Reineke threw 6.2 innings of 5 hit, 3 run baseball with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Nick Christiani threw a scoreless inning and Jordan Smith got the save (10) with an inning and a third of hitless relief.

AA

Chattanooga 3 – Pensacola 2

Josh Fellhauer went 4-4 with a double, Brian Peacock went 2-4 with a double, Ryan LaMarre went 2-5.

J.C. Sulburan had a hard time finding the plate, walking 8 batters (but only giving up 2 hits) while giving up 3 runs in 5 innings. He did strike out 7. He took the loss (5-5). Drew Hayes, Wirfin Obispo, and Chris Manno all threw scoreless innings of relief.

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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.