Games Played on 08/06/13

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

AAA

Louisville 6 – Indianapolis 4

Ryan Ludwick went 1 for 4 with a HR. Mike Hessman went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Henry Rodriguez doubled.

Yohan Pino got no decision as he went 6.1 IP and allowed 2 R on 5 H and 0 BB with 9 K. Nick Christiani got the win with 0.2 IP of scoreless relief. Kevin Whelan picked up his 6th save with 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Birmingham 7 – Pensacola 6 (10 Innings)

Donald Lutz went 3 for 5 with a 2B. Yorman Rodriguez went 3 for 6 with a 2B. Ray Chang went 3 for 4 with a BB. Corey Wimberly went 2 for 4. Chris Berset doubled and walked.

Carlos Contreras got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 2 R on 3 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Chris Manno (1.1 IP) and Parker Frazier (2 IP) each added scoreless relief outings. Drew Hayes took the loss allowing a solo HR in the 10th without retiring a batter.

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Games Played on 8/3/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: 22 year old Juan Silverio, went 5-5 with two doubles and his 14th homer of the season, while driving in 5 of the Blaze’s runs. Silverio, on the season is hitting .291/.308/.466. He came to the organization from the White Sox, where he’d played the […]

Final Playoff Game Played on 09/12/12 High A Modesto 6 – Bakersfield 2 It’s not the time of year that you want to get off to a bad start. James Allen, who spent almost his entire season with Dayton, pitched to the first four batters and left without recording an out. Bakersfield was down 1-0. […]

Game Played on 09/10/12 High A Bakersfield leads the five game series 2 – 1. Modesto 12 – Bakersfield 1 Going on the road didn’t sit well with the Blaze, as they got whipped up on at Modesto…. Travis Mattair went 2-4 and accounted for the only Bakersfield run, with a homer. The Blaze were […]

Games Played on 08/28/12

Minor League Player of the Day:: Billings LF Jesse Winker went 3-4 and hit 2 homers. His slash line is .335/.448/.482/.930 with 4 homers. He has 38 walks and 44 strikeouts. Winker has been pretty darn consistent, with OPS over .900 each month of the Billings’ season.

AAA

Columbus 2 – Louisville 0

Not a good sign when you have as many errors as you have hits (3).

Nice start by Todd Redmond (5 IP 0 R 5 H 2 BB 2 K). Scoreless inning by Bill Bray.

Logan Ondrusek took the loss, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits in 1.1 innings. He also gave up a homer.

AA

Isaac rained the Blue Wahoos out at Mississippi.

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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 08/25/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings OF Jon Matthews: He went 3 for 5 with a HR and 2 SB.

AAA

Toledo 5 – Louisville 1

Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4 with a 2B. Devin Mesoraco went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB.

Chad Reineke, 4.69 ERA, got the loss as he went 6 IP and allowed 4 R, 3 ER, on 6 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Logan Ondrusek allowed 1 R over 1.2 IP of relief.

AA

Pensacola 4 – Mississippi 3

Billy Hamilton went 2 for 4 with a SB (149). P. J. Phillips homered. David Vidal doubled.

Wirfin Obispo, 2.16 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 3 BB with 1 K. Curtis Partch got the win with 1.1 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman picked up 15th save with 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 08/21/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Dayton Dragons 1b and Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Sean Buckley, went 2-2 with 2 doubles and 2 walks.

Honorable Mention: Pensacola SS Billy Hamilton for breaking the Minor League Single Season Stolen Base Record with a 1-2 (2 walk) night and stealing 4 bases.

AAA

Columbus 10 – Louisville 7

Second day in a row the Bats pitching staff gave up 10 runs, yikes. Nick Christiani threw 3 shutout innings, allowing only 1 hit. But rehabbing Nick Masset was unable to record an out, giving up 3 runs on 4 straight hits and then 2 walks, taking the loss. J.J. Hoover threw a scoreless 9th, giving up 1 hit, striking out the side.

Felix Perez was 3-5 with a double. Didi Gregorius was 2-5 with a double.

AA

Montgomery 4 – Pensacola 1 Game 1 8 innings

Billy Hamilton was 1-2 with 2 walks and stole 4 bases, eclipsing Vince Coleman’s minor league stolen base record. Beau Mills was 2-4.

Tony Cingrani threw 7 innings of 2 run baseball, allowing 3 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 7. Justin Freeman took the loss, with a rough 8th inning, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and giving up a homer.

Montgomery 3 – Pensacola 1 Game 2

Donald Lutz was 2-3 with a double.

Chad Rogers started and threw 4 innings, allowing 1 run, 2 hits, striking out 2, giving up the run on a homer.

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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.

Games Played on 08/03/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds SP Michael Salter: He got the win as he went 5 IP and allowed 0 R on 2 H and 1 BB with 5 K.

AAA

Charlotte 3 – Louisville 1

Chris Valaika went 2 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Denis Phipps, Felix Perez, and Neftali Soto each doubled.

Pedro Villarreal, 4.01 ERA, got the loss as he went 6 IP and allowed 3 R, 2 ER, on 3 H and 1 BB with 4 K. Kanekoa Texeira, Travis Webb, and Jordan Smith each added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 8 – Huntsville 5

Billy Hamilton went 2 for 4 with a BB and 3 SB (122). David Vidal went 2 for 4 with a HR, a 2B, and a BB. Ryan LaMarre went 2 for 5 with a 2B. Josh Fellhauer went 2 for 4 with a BB. Bryson Smith went 2 for 2.

Chad Rogers, 1.80 ERA, got the win as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 7 H and 2 BB with 2 K. Chris Manno retired the final two batters to record his 1st save.

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Games Played on 07/31/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds Catcher, Jose Ortiz went 4-4 with 2 doubles. He’s only played 4 games for the Baby Reds, but his slash line is impressive thus far. .462/.533/.846

AAA

Toledo 7 – Louisville 3

Chris Valaika was 2-4 with a homer, Nefi Soto was 2-4 with a double, Bill Rhinehart was 2-4, as was Denis Phipps.

On a bullpen day, Kanekoa Texeira got the start and threw 2 innings, giving up one run on a hit. Travis Webb was ineffective in his 2 innings, allowing 5 runs (3 earned) on 6 hits. Carlos Fisher threw two hitless innings, but did allow 2 walks.

AA

Pensacola at Tennessee was suspended in the 4th inning with Tennessee leading 2-1.

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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 07/27/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield OF Steve Selsky: He went 2 for 3 with a HR, a 2B, and 2 BB. AAA Louisville 3 – Buffalo 1 Chris Valaika went 1 for 2 with a BB. Neftali Soto hit his 13th home run. Tim Gustafson, 4.64 ERA, got no […]

Games Played on 07/21/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville SP Todd Redmond: He got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 0 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 8 K.

AAA

Louisville 4 – Pawtucket 0

Didi Gregorius went 2 for 4 with a HR. Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4. Mike Costanzo went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB.

Todd Redmond, 3.36 ERA, got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 0 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 8 K. Jordan Smith added 2 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 4 – Mobile 2

Ryan LaMarre went 2 for 4 with a HR. Brodie Greene went 2 for 4. J. C. Sulbaran tripled. Donald Lutz and Bryson Smith each doubled.

J. C. Sulbaran, 4.08 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 2 R on 3 H and 1 BB with 7 K. Drew Hayes got the win with 1 IP of scoreless relief. Josh Ravin added 1.1 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman picked up the save with 1.2 IP of scoreless relief.

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The Reds won the lottery! As noted yesterday, the Reds won an additional first round draft pick in the 2013 draft in MLB’s first “Competitive Balance Lottery.” These lottery picks are also unique in that they can be used for in-season trades for other players; they cannot be traded for cash.

Onto Games Played on 7/18/2012

Minor League Player of the Day: Bats catcher, Corky Miller was 3-for-4 with a double, a homerun and 2 RBI.

AAA
Louisville 4 – Columbus 2

Corky Miller was 3-for-4 with a double, a homerun and 2 RBI. Denis Phipps and Mike Costanzo each had two hits.

Sean Gallagher (8-6, 4.69 ERA) got the win by allowing just 2 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks over 7 innings. He struck out 4. J.J. Hoover pitched the final two shutout innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, and striking out 3.

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Pensacola had the day off.
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