Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker announced his retirement recently. He talked about his decision with a local reporter. I have made no bones about admitting my prejudice for Matt over the years here on Redleg Nation. He’s a great guy, he has a great family (I’ve had the pleasure of meeting his parents and […]

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker had his first start on Sunday for the Bravos de Margarita of the Liga Venezuela Beisbol Profesional versus the Aguilas del Zulla. Pretty good outing for Matt: 5 IP 3 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 3 K Keep it up Matt and stay safe down there!! Bill […]

Games Played on 07/27/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield middle infielder, Brodie Greene, went 3-4 with a double and a homer and drove in all 6 runs for the Blaze. (.290/.350/.426) AAA Rochester 2 – Louisville 0 10 innings There were no offensive highlights for the Bats, as no one had more than […]

Games Played on 07/21/11 Minor League Player of the Day: A Tie….both Dayton Dragons, Ronald Torreyes went 5-5 and Donald Lutz went 4-6, hitting for the cycle. AAA Gwinnett 7 – Louisville 6 Devin Mesoraco was 3-4 with a double, Dave Sappelt was 2-5, Chris Valaika was 2-5, Mike Costanzo was 2-4 with a double. […]

Minor League Player of the Day: Daniel Renken (Dayton) 6 IP, 0 Hits, 3 Walks, 7 Strikeouts AAA Charlotte 1 – Louisville 0 Daryl Thompson allowed only 1 run on 5 hits in 6 innings pitched.  He walked 1 and struck out 6.  Unfortunately for Thompson, he received no run support. Jerry Gil and Nick […]

Over at Big Red Redemption…they do 10 Questions with Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Matt Klinker. It’s a fun and interesting read…. Bill LackI’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 […]

Games Played on 07/09/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina OF Quintin Berry: He went 2 for 4 with a HR, a 2B, and a BB. AAA Indianapolis 2 – Louisville 0 Jeremy Hermida doubled. Paul Janish and Chris Valaika singled for the only other Bats hits. Tom Cochran took the loss as he […]

Games Played on 07/03/11 Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds 2B Brandon Dailey: He went 4 for 5 with a 3B and a 2B. AAA Columbus 4 – Louisville 2 Kris Negron went 2 for 3 with a 2B. David Sappelt hit his 6th HR. Scott Carroll got no decision as he went […]

Games Played on 06/28/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina first baseman, Nefi Soto, went 2-4 with a double, homer, and a base on balls. AAA Gwinnett 9 – Louisville 4 Todd Frazier was 2-3 with a double and Juan Francisco was 2-4 with a homer. AA Tennessee 12 – Carolina 11 Jose Castro […]

Games played on Thursday, June 23, 2011 Minor League Player of the Day: Todd Frazier (Louisville) 3-5, 2 doubles, 1 run scored. AAA Pawtuckett 4 – Louisville 3 Todd Frazier went 3-5 with 2 doubles and a run scored.  Frazier also stole his 10th base of the season. Jeremy Hermida went 2-3 with 2 RBI […]

Games played on June 15, 2011 Minor League Player of the Day: Matt Klinker (Carolina) 6 IP, 0 Runs, 3 hits, 3 walks, 1 K, Win. AAA The Bats had an off-day on Wednesday AA Carolina 7 – Jackson 0 Quintin Berry, Neftali Soto, and Eric Campbell each homered to propel the Mudcats to an […]

Games Played on 06/10/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville C Devin Mesoraco: He went 3 for 5 with a HR and a 3B. AAA Louisville 6 – Syracuse 4 Devin Mesoraco went 3 for 5 with a HR and a 3B. Jeremy Hermida went 3 for 3 with 2 BB. Zack Cozart went […]