Games Played on 09/01/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings 1B Carlos Sanchez: He went 2 for 3 with a HR and a BB.

AAA

Columbus 5 – Louisville 1

Joey Votto 1 for 3 with HR.

Travis Webb, 4.81 ERA, got the loss as he went 3.1 IP and allowed 2 R on 2 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Carlos Fisher added 2.2 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 3 – Tennessee 2

Bryson Smith went 3 for 5 with a 2B. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart went 2 for 4 with a SB. Donald Lutz went 2 for 4. Billy Hamilton had 2 BB and a SB.

Drew Hayes, 3.41 ERA, got no decision as he went 2 IP and allowed 0 R on 2 H and 1 BB with 2 K. Wilkin De La Rosa added 1.2 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman got the win with 1.1 IP of scoreless relief.

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According to Reds beat writer John Fay, the Reds will disclose their September callup roster decisions on Friday. The Reds will announce the September call-ups Friday. Three of them will join the club Saturday in Houston; three will join the club Tuesday. Devin Mesoraco will be back on Sunday – the first day he’s eligible […]

Games Played on 08/20/12

Minor League Player of the Day:Billings 1B Carlos Sanchez went 4-5 with 4 doubles. In the second half at Billings (16 games), his slash line is .403/.439/.742. On the season, his OPS is .937 with a .588 slugging.

AAA

Columbus 10 – Louisville 1

The Bats only collected 3 hits, luckily one averted the shutout, as Denis Phipps’ one hit was a homer. He has 4 homers in his last 3 games.

Chad Reineke got knocked around, starting and going 4, giving up 8 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. The only Bats pitcher that threw well was Carlos Fisher, with 2 hitless innings. Jordan Smith thew a scoreless inning also, but gave up 2 hits.

AA

Montgomery @ Pensacola was washed out, so the Billy Hamilton watch goes on another day.

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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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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.

Games Played on 07/23/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Dayton Starting Pitcher Stalin Gerson threw 6 innings of 6 hit, 0 walk, 6 strikeout, 1 run baseball to notch his 5th win and lower his ERA to 4.27. His Post All Star game ERA is 3.44.

AAA

Pawtucket 8 – Louisville 1

Didi Gregorius was 2-4.

Carlos Fisher threw 2 scoreless innings, but gave up 2 hits and 2 walks. Travis Webb threw a scoreless inning, giving up 2 hits and a walk.

AA

Day off for the Southern League and the Blue Wahoos.

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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.

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 07/16/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield starter, RHP Tim Crabbe, showed he didn’t believe his recent demotion was warranted, by throwing 8 innings of 3 hit, 1 run baseball in his first start back in Bakersfield. He walked 1 and struck out 6.

AAA

Columbus 8 – Louisville 2

Denis Phipps was 2-4. Didi Gregorious hit his first AAA homer, as the Bats only collected 4 hits on the night.

Ryan Feierabend (who?) started and raised his ERA to 6.75 with 4.1 innings of 9 hit, 7 run (5 earned) work. And the Reds released Scott Carroll?

Carlos Fisher threw 2 scoreless, one hit innings of relief.

AA

Jacksonville 2 – Pensacola 1

Beau Mills was 2-4 with a homer to account for the only Wahoo run.

J.C. Sulburan started and threw 4.1 innings of 1 run baseball, giving up 3 hits, but walking 4 while striking out 4. He took the loss, taking his record to 6-7.

Brian Pearl threw 1.2 hitless innings, Justin Freeman threw .2 (but walked 3), and Chris Manno got the final out.

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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.

Games Played on 07/14/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville C Dioner Navarro: He went 2 for 4 with a grand slam HR and a BB.

AAA

Louisville 10 – Gwinnett 8

Dioner Navarro went 2 for 4 with a grand slam HR and a BB. Xavier Paul went 2 for 4 with a HR. Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4 with a 2B. Neftali Soto went 1 for 4 with a 2B and a BB.

Chad Reineke, 4.75 ERA, got no decision as he went 3.1 IP and allowed 7 R, 6 ER, on 9 H and 0 BB with 1 K. Kanekoa Texeira (1.2 IP) and Carlos Fisher (1.1 IP) each added scoreless relief outings. Donnie Joseph got the win allowing 1 R over 2 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Jacksonville 6 – Pensacola 1

Billy Hamilton went 1 for 2 with a 2B, 2 BB, and a SB. Bryson Smith and Miguel Rojas each went 2 for 4. Bill Rhinehart doubled.

Kyle Lotzkar, 5.01 ERA, got the loss as he went 4 IP and allowed 5 R, 4 ER, on 2 H and 4 BB with 6 K. Chris Manno, Justin Freeman, and Wirfin Obispo each added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 06/26/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Dragons starter, Stalin Gerson, threw 6 shutout innings, allowing only 2 hits and a walk, while striking out 3.

AAA

Louisville 5 – Buffalo 3

Felix Perez was 4-5 with 2 doubles, Cody Puckett was 2-4 with a double and a walk, Bill Rhinehart was 2-4 with a double.

It was a bullpen night for the Bats, Tim Gustafson started, but only went 4 innings, allowing 7 hits, 2 walks and 2 runs. Carlos Fisher threw a scoreless inning, J.J. Hoover got the win with a hitless 8th, and Donnie Joseph picked up his 3rd save (and kept his ERA at 0) with a scoreless 9th.

AA

Jackson 4 – Pensacola 2

Brian Peacock was the only Wahoo with 2 hits, as they only garnered 6 on the night.

Tim Crabbe got the loss, going 5 innings, allowing 8 hits and 4 walks, striking out 5, while allowing 4 runs (3 earned). Brian Pearl threw 2 scoreless innings, as did Mark Serrano.

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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.

Games Played on 06/02/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield SP Josh Smith: He got the win as he went 6 IP and allowed 0 R on 4 H and 2 BB with 9 K. AAA Durham 8 – Louisville 3 Neftali Soto went 2 for 5. Corky Miller went 1 for 2 with […]

Games Played on 05/29/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Ex-Red and Louisville Bats 3B, Willie Harris went 4-4. AAA Syracuse 6 – Louisville 2 Recently demoted, Willie Harris went 4-4, Joey Gathright, a 31 year old player recently signed out of an independent league, was 3-5 and drove in 2 runs. He’s hit in […]

Games Played on 05/21/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield SP Chad Rogers: He got no decision as he went 7 IP and allowed 0 R on 4 H and 1 BB with 5 K. AAA Lehigh Valley 7 – Louisville 6 (13 Innings) Chris Valaika went 3 for 5 with a 2B. Dioner […]