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.

AAA

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.

AA

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 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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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.

AAA

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.

AA

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 08/19/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville OF Denis Phipps: He went went 3 for 3 with 2 HR and a BB.

AAA

Louisville 9 – Columbus 8

Denis Phipps went 3 for 3 with 2 HR and a BB. Chris Valaika went 3 for 5 with a 2B. Didi Gregorius went 2 for 5 with a 2B. Willie Harris and Corky Miller each walked twice.

Sean Gallagher, 4.92 ERA, got the win as he went 5 IP and allowed 4 R, 3 ER, on 5 H and 2 BB with 2 K. Josh Judy added 1.2 IP of scoreless relief. J. J. Hoover picked up his 13th save with 1 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 9 – Montgomery 2

Billy Hamilton went 2 for 3 with a 3B and 2 BB. Josh Fellhauer went 2 for 3 with 2 BB. Beau Mills and David Vidal each homered. Miguel Rojas walked three times.

Wirfin Obispo, 2.19 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 4 BB with 7 K. Wilkin De La Rosa got the win with 1.1 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman and Curtis Partch each added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 08/11/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings 3B Seth Mejias-Brean: He went 4 for 5 with 2 HR and a 2B.

AAA

Gwinnett 8 – Louisville 2

Corky Miller went 2 for 3 with a HR and a BB. Chris Valaika went 2 for 4. Denis Phipps went 1 for 4 with a BB. Neftali Soto and Felix Perez doubled.

Tim Gustafson, 4.32 ERA, got the loss as he went 6 IP and allowed 4 R, 3 ER, on 5 H and 1 BB with 6 K.

AA

Chattanooga 6 – Pensacola 4

Josh Fellhauer went 3 for 4 with a HR. Donald Lutz went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB. Billy Hamilton went 1 for 4 with a BB and a SB (136). Daniel Corcino doubled.

Daniel Corcino, 3.25 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 2 R, 1 ER, on 2 H and 4 BB with 4 K. Drew Hayes took the loss allowing 2 R over 1.1 IP of relief. Chris Manno and Mark Serrano each added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 08/04/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings SS Brandon Dailey: He went 4 for 5 with a 3B and a 2B.

AAA

Louisville 4 – Charlotte 3

Mike Costanzo went 2 for 4 with a HR. Denis Phipps hit his 9th home run. Didi Gregorius and Brian Peacock each doubled.

Sean Gallagher, 4.84 ERA, got no decision as he went 6 IP and allowed 3 R on 8 H and 2 BB with 3 K. Nick Christiani got the win as he added 2 IP of scoreless relief. J. J. Hoover picked up his 9th save with a scoreless 9th inning.

AA

Huntsville 6 – Pensacola 5 (11 Innings)

The Blue Wahoos took the lead in a 1-1 game by putting up four runs in the top of the 11th. They then proceeded to give up five runs to Huntsville for the walk off win in the bottom of the 11th.

Brodie Greene went 3 for 4 with a BB and a SB. Josh Fellhauer went 2 for 5 with 2 2B and a BB. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart went 2 for 4 with a BB. Billy Hamilton went 1 for 5 with a BB and a CS (26). Andrew Means homered. Beau Mills doubled.

Tony Cingrani, 1.98 ERA, got no decision as he went 5 IP and allowed 0 R on 4 H and 4 BB with 4 K. Wilkin De La Rosa (1.1 IP) and Brian Pearl (1 IP) each added scoreless relief outings. Mark Serrano took the loss allowing 5 R while retiring only one batter in the final inning.

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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.

AAA

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.

AA

Pensacola – No game scheduled.

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Games Played on 07/15/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Billings SP Robert Stephenson: He got the win as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 0 BB with 9 K.

AAA

Louisville 3 – Gwinnett 2

Mike Costanzo went 2 for 3 with 2B. Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4. Xavier Paul and Didi Gregorius each doubled.

Pedro Villarreal, 3.73 ERA, got the win as he went 7 IP and allowed 1 R on 8 H and 2 BB with 4 K. J. J. Hoover got his 5th save allowing 1 R over 2 IP of relief.

AA

Pensacola 6 – Jacksonville 2

Beau Mills went 2 for 4 with a HR and a 2B. Miguel Rojas went 2 for 3 with a BB. Andrew Means went 2 for 4. Billy Hamilton hit an inside the park HR. Bill Rhinehart and Mark Fleury each doubled.

Daniel Corcino, 3.05 ERA, got the win as he went 6.1 IP and allowed 1 R on 5 H and 1 BB with 6 K. Curtis Partch added 1.2 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 07/07/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Pensacola 1B Beau Mills: He went 2 for 4 with a HR, a 2B, and a BB.

AAA

Toledo 2 – Louisville 0

Joey Gathright, Paul Janish, and Bill Rhinehart each singled to provide all of the Bat’s hits in the game.

Pedro Villarreal, 3.96 ERA, got the loss as he went 6 IP and allowed 1 R on 4 H and 2 BB with 8 K. Nick Christiani and Jordan Smith each added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 8 – Mobile 2

Beau Mills went 2 for 4 with a HR, a 2B, and a BB. Didi Gregorius went 2 for 5 with a 3B. Ryan LaMarre went 1 for 4 with a 2B, a BB, and a SB. David Vidal and Mark Fleury each went 1 for 3 with a 2B and a BB.

Tony Cingrani, 1.50 ERA, got the win as he went 6 IP and allowed 0 R on 2 H and 3 BB with 3 K. Drew Hayes added 2 IP of scoreless relief.

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Games Played on 06/29/12

Minor League Player of the Day: Bakersfield SS Billy Hamilton: He went 3 for 4 with 3 2B and 2 SB (96).

AAA

Buffalo 8 – Louisville 0

Kris Negron, Willie Harris, and Paul Janish each singled to account for all of the Bat’s hits on the night.

Ryan Feierabend, 5.81 ERA, got the loss as he went 5 IP and allowed 7 R, 6 ER, on 9 H and 2 BB with 5 K. J. J. Hoover added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

AA

Pensacola 6 – Jackson 1

Bryson Smith went 3 for 4 with a HR. Ryan LaMarre went 2 for 4 with a HR and a 2B. David Vidal homered. Brodie Greene walked twice.

Daniel Corcino, 3.18 ERA, got the win as he went 8 IP and allowed 1 R on 5 H and 2 BB with 7 K. Justin Freeman 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 06/06/12 Minor League Player of the Day: Tough choice today…I think I’ll go with Bats starter, Wirfin Obispo, who threw 5 no-hit innings in a losing cause. AAA Syracuse 2 – Louisville 1 (7 innings) No one had more than one hit, Felix Perez had a double. How sad is it when […]