For games played April 21,2013 Minor League Player of the Day: 24 year old Pensacola OF/DH Donald Lutz went 2-4 with a walk and hit his 5th homer of the young season. Lutz is moving from the infield to the outfield this season and thus far is hitting .245/.355/.623/.977. He’s already equaled his AA HR […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Yorman Rodriguez (Bakersfield Blaze) 4-5, 2 2B, 2 Runs, 2 RBI AAA Indianapolis 4 – Louisville 1 Denis Phipps and Konrad Schmidt each singled which accounted for both Louisville hits in the game.  Billy Hamilton drew a walk, stole his 10th base of the season, and scored the only […]

Games Played on 4/17/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: James Allen threw 6.2 innings of shutout baseball. He allowed just 5 hits, walked no one and struck out a batter. AAA Louisville 8 – Columbus 3 Felix Perez (3-for-4, HR, 3 RBI) hit a 3-run homerun in the 2nd inning to put Louisville on […]

For Games played on 4/13: Minor League Player of the Day: Blue Wahoo starter, Chad Rogers, threw 6 very strong innings, allowing only 1 run on 2 hits, while walking 0 and striking out 2. Rogers was the Reds 28th round pick in 2010 and split time between Bakersfield and Pensacola last season. In 21 […]

Games Played on 4/10/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Carlos Contreras went 5.2 innings, allowing just 1 run on 5 hits. He struck out 8 and walked zero. AAA Columbus 5 – Louisville 0 The loss was hung on Armando Galarraga (1-1, 2.53 ERA), who allowed 3 runs (2 earned) over 5.2 innings. Galarraga […]

For games played 4/7/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: Dragons RH starter, Sal Romano, threw 6 shutout innings in his first start of 2013. He allowed only 3 hits, while striking out 6 and not walking a batter. Romano, a 23rd round pick in 2011, was 5-6 with a 5.32 ERA in Billings in […]

Minor League Player of the Day: With all the outstanding pitching performances of Opening Day, Mike Hessman’s 2 homerun day was overshadowed.  But you can not deny the man again after homering twice for the second consecutive game! AAA Louisville 6 – Toledo 4 Billy Hamilton went 2-3 with a run scored, RBI, and a […]

The Reds have signed Mark Prior to a minor league contract, according to John Fay and he reported with the minor leaguers today. I don’t think this means anything…just thought it was worth noting… Bill LackI’ve been a Reds fan since the late ’60’s, with my luck of being able to attend plenty of games […]