Minor League Player of the Day: Michael Dennhardt, RHP for the Bakersfield Blaze, made his first professional start and threw 5 innings, allowing only an unearned run. He only gave up 4 hits and didn’t walk a batter. The 22 year old Dennhardt was the Reds 32nd round pick in 2011 and spent most of […]

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 […]

Game Played on 09/11/12 High A Modesto 3 – Bakersfield 2 The Blaze blew a 2-0 lead, giving up the winning run in the bottom of the 8th. Dominic D’Anna went 2-3 with a walk and drove in both Blaze runs. Chris Berset went 2-4 and Theo Bowe went 2-5. Bakersfield got a strong start […]

Game Played on 09/09/12 High A Bakersfield leads the five game series 2 – 0. Bakersfield 8 – Modesto 5 Dominic D’Anna went 3 for 4. Theo Bowe went 2 for 4 with a BB. Ryan Wright and Danny Vicioso each went 2 for 4 with a HR. Travis Mattair went 2 for 5 with […]

Games Played on 09/03/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield 3B, Travis Mattair went 3-3 with a homer, driving in a run and scoring 2. The 23 year old RH Mattair finished the regular season with a slash line of .274/.344/.465 with 19 homers and 82 RBI at High A. In the second half of the season, his OPS was .893.

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Indianapolis 3 – Louisville 0

The Bats season ended as it has pretty much of the season, with a loss. The Bats only collected 3 hits on the day, with no one having more than one.

Rehabbing Joey Votto had a bad day, going 0-3 (striking out twice) and having a throwing error.

Nick Christiani threw 3 shutout innings of relief, allowing only 1 hit. Bill Bray pitched to 3 batters in the 8th and didn’t retire anyone. Bray is likely done for the year.

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Tennessee 8 – Pensacola 1

Brodie Greene went 3-4 with a double, Billy Hamilton went 2-4 with a double, as did Josh Fellhauer.

Chris Manno threw a scoreless inning for Pensacola, but gave up a hit and a walk. Mark Serrano got lit up in 3 innings of relief, giving up 6 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks.

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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 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.

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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.

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Isaac rained the Blue Wahoos out at Mississippi.

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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.

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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.

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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 08/17/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield OF Steve Selsky: He went 4 for 4 with a HR, a 2B, a BB, and a SB.

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Charlotte 2 – Louisville 0

Neftali Soto went 3 for 4 with a 2B.

Kanekoa Texeira, 2.67 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 0 R on 1 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Will Ohman took the loss allowing 1 R over 0.2 IP of relief. J. J. Hoover added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Mobile 4 – Pensacola 1 (DH Game 1, 7 Innings)

David Vidal went 2 for 3. Donald Lutz went 2 for 4. Mark Fleury walked twice. Andrew Means doubled. Billy Hamilton stole his 142 base.

Kyle Lotzkar, 5.21 ERA, got the loss as he went 4 IP and allowed 3 R on 2 H and 2 BB with 2 K. Chris Manno added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

Pensacola 10 – Mobile 2 (DH Game 2, 7 Innings)

David Vidal went 3 for 4 with 2 HR. Beau Mills went 3 for 4 with a HR. Donald Lutz went 3 for 4. Brodie Greene went 2 for 4 with 2B. Bryson Smith doubled.

Mark Serrano, 3.66 ERA, got the win as he went 5.2 IP and allowed 1 R on 5 H and 0 BB with 7 K.

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Games Played on 08/12/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Pensacola SS Billy Hamilton: He went 3 for 4 with a 3B, a BB, and 3 SB. AAA Gwinnett 5 – Louisville 2 Didi Gregorius went 2 for 3 with a BB. Felix Perez went 2 for 4. Corky Miller doubled. Todd Redmond, 3.54 ERA, […]

Games Played on 08/05/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds SP Jose Williams: He got the win as he went 6 IP and allowed 0 R on 1 H and 0 BB with 5 K.

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Louisville 4 – Charlotte 2

Mike Costanzo went 3 for 4 with a HR. Denis Phipps went 1 for 2 with a HR and 2 BB. Neftali Soto went 2 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Cody Puckett homered.

Chad Reineke, 4.35 ERA, got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 2 R on 8 H and 1 BB with 5 K. Nick Masset was due to start the game as part of a rehab assignment, but did not due to a rain delay to start the game. J. J. Hoover picked up his 10th save with a scoreless 9th inning.

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Huntsville 7 – Pensacola 4

Brodie Greene went 2 for 4 with a 3B and a 2B. Josh Fellhauer went 1 for 3 with 2 BB. David Vidal went 2 for 5 with a 2B. Billy Hamilton went 1 for 5 with 3 SB (125). Andrew Means went 2 for 4. Beau Mills doubled.

Kyle Lotzkar, 5.31 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 3 R on 5 H and 4 BB with 1 K. Josh Ravin took the loss allowing 2 R, 1 ER, over 0.2 IP of relief.

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Games Played on 8/1/2012

Minor League Players of the Day: Two strong pitching performances to highlight last night. Daniel Corcino threw 5 shutout innings for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, allowing just 3 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 4. Robert Stephenson allowed just a solo homerun in 5 innings in his second start for the Dayton Dragons. He allowed 3 hits, no walks, and struck out 5.

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Louisville had the day off.

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Tennessee 4 – Pensacola 2 (Game 1)

The conclusion of Tuesday’s suspended game was ended in a loss for Pensacola. Kyle Lotzkar threw the first 3.2 innings prior to the game’s suspension, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits, 3 walks, and 3 strikeouts. Brian Pearl got the loss for his 2 runs allowed on Wednesday in 2.1 innings.

Ryan LaMarre and Josh Fellhauer both had two hits for the Blue Wahoos.

Tennessee 1 – Pensacola 0 (Game 2)

Daniel Corcino (5ip, 3h, 0r, 1bb, 4k) got no run support in this 7-inning game.

Josh Fellhauer and Beau Mills had Pensacola’s only two hits.
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Games Played on 07/29/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville SP Chad Reineke: He got the win as he went 7.1 IP and allowed 0 R on 2 H and 1 BB with 9 K.

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Louisville 3 – Toledo 1

Didi Gregorius went 2 for 4 with a HR. Cody Puckett homered. Dioner Navarro doubled.

Chad Reineke, 4.46 ERA, got the win as he went 7.1 IP and allowed 0 R on 2 H and 1 BB with 9 K. J. J. Hoover got his 8th save despite allowing 1 R over 1.2 IP of relief.

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Pensacola – No game scheduled.

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