While the Reds are in Philadelphia inventing new ways for their bullpen to blow up, we’ll check out the farm system and see if there’s anything down there to spark our interest and maybe give us some hope.  Also remember the MLB Draft takes place next week and that the players selected there will go […]

Games Played on 8/25/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Reds 2012 #1 draft pick, Nick Travieso threw 6 innings of 6 hit, 2 run (none earned) baseball. He gave up 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2. The 19 year old Travieso has struggled at Dayton this season, with a 4.81 ERA […]

Games Played on 08/20/13 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville SP Greg Reynolds: He got the win as he went 9 IP and allowed 1 R on 5 H and 0 BB with 4 K. AAA Louisville 5 – Rochester 1 Mike Hessman went 2 for 4 with 2 2B and a BB. Billy […]

Games Played on 8/14/2013

Minor League Player of the Day: Kyle Waldrop had a hit every time to the plate. Waldrop was 4-for-4, with a double, a homerun and scored twice. His 21st homerun of the season was also his 4th homerun over his last 7 games.

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Pawtucket 6 – Louisville 5

In his Louisville Bats debut, Derrick Robinson went 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored. He also had an outfield assist from left field, doubling a runner off first base (Robinson-to-Negron-to-Soto for the 7-6-3 double play.)

Billy Hamilton, Neftali Soto and Felix Perez each had a pair of hits. The first 4 hitters in the Bats lineup (those three, along with Robinson) finished the game 9-for-18.

Chad Rogers surrendered all six runs in his 5.1 inning start. The damage was done by a 3-run homerun in the 3rd inning and a 3-run homerun in the 6th inning. Rogers only gave up 4 hits, but walked 3, hit a batter and struck out just one.

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Mississippi 3 – Pensacola 2 in 14 innings

Tim Crabbe started and pitched 6 innings, allowing just 1 run, 7 hits, 3 walks, and striking out 9.

That was the only run of the game until Pensacola briefly took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the 8th inning. Josh Fellhauer (1-for-6) had the only Blue Wahoos extra base hit with a 2-RBI double in that 8th inning. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Tucker Barnhart (2-for-5, BB) reached base three times and was the only Pensacola player with more than one hit.

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Games Played on 09/02/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield DH Dominic D’Anna: He went 3 for 4 with a HR.

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Indianapolis 11 – Louisville 6

Felix Perez went 3 for 4 with a 2B. Neftali Soto went 2 for 2 with a 2B, a BB, and a SB.

Todd Redmond, 3.63 ERA, got the loss as he went 2 IP and allowed 6 R on 5 H and 3 BB with 3 K. Jordan Smith added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Tennessee 7 – Pensacola 3 (15 Innings)

Bryson Smith went 3 for 5 with a 3B. Beau Mills went 2 for 7 with 2 2B. Josh Fellhauer went 2 for 5 with 2 BB. Donald Lutz went 2 for 6 with a BB. Mark Fleury walked 3 times.

Chad Rogers, 1.99 ERA, got no decision as he went 5.2 IP and allowed 2 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 8 K. Wilkin De La Rosa (1 IP), Justin Freeman (2 IP), and Curtis Partch (2 IP) each added scoreless relief outings. Michael Griffin took the loss allowing 4 R over 2 IP of relief.

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Games Played on 08/30/11 Minor League Players of the Day: Dayton 1B Donald Lutz: He went 3 for 4 with 2 HR. AAA Louisville 2 – Columbus 1 Juan Francisco went 2 for 3 with a BB. Jose Castro went 2 for 3. Chris Valaika went 2 for 4. Matt Maloney got the win as […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Billy Hamilton (Dayton) 4-6, single, double, triple, 2 runs, and SB. AAA Louisville’s game with Scranton/WB was postponed and will be made up as part of a double-header on Sunday. AA Carolina 5 – Mississippi 4 Bill Rhinehart went 2-5 with a homerun, double, 3 RBI, and a run […]

Games Played on 07/17/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield OF Stephen Hunt: He went 4 for 5. AAA Charlotte 7 – Louisville 6 Mike Costanzo went 2 for 4 with a HR. Todd Frazier, David Sappelt, and Chris Valaika each added two hits. Edinson Volquez got no decision as he went 6 IP […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Brodie Greene (Bakersfield) 4-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 Runs AAA Louisville 4 – Charlotte 2; final 13 Yonder Alonso reached base 4 times in 6 plate appearances, going 2-4 with a double, triple, and 2 walks with a run scored and an RBI.  Devin Mesoraco had 2 RBI […]

Games Played on 07/11/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina OF, Denis Phipps, in a doubleheader went 4-8 with 2 homers and a double. AAA No games scheduled today – All Star Break AA Carolina 6 – Huntsville 2 Game 1 David Cook went 2-4 with a homer, Felix Perez went 2-4, Nefi Soto […]

Games Played on 07/10/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville SP Edinson Volquez: He got no decision as he went 6 IP and allowed 1 R on 2 H and 4 BB with 3 K. AAA Indianapolis 5 – Louisville 3 (10 Innings) Kris Negron went 3 for 5 with a SB. Jeremy Hermida […]

Games Played on 07/04/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina Mudcat Outfield, Denis Phipps went 2-3 with a homer and two base on balls. AAA Louisville 5 – Columbus 4 13 innings Devin Mesoraco was 2-5 with a triple and homer (9) (and a throwing error), Jeremy Hermida was 2-5 with a double and […]