Games Played on 05/27/13 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville RF Josh Fellhauer: He went 3 for 5 with a HR, a 2B, and 2 BB. AAA Columbus 13 – Louisville 11 (12 Innings) Josh Fellhauer went 3 for 5 with a HR, a 2B, and 2 BB. Neftali Soto went 3 for 7 […]

Games Played on 5/23/2013 Minor League Player of the Day: There were a lot of hits (mostly singles) and a couple of good starter pitcher performances last night, but I’m going to go with the frequently unsung bullpen heroes for today’s MLPotD. Pat Doyle pitched 3 shutout innings over the 8th, 9th, and 10th innings […]

Minor League Player of the Day: 2011’s 30th round pick, Dayton’s Joe Terry, went 4-5 with 2 doubles while driving in 3 runs. Terry was recently sent back to Dayton from Bakersfield, where he was struggling. He played most of 2012 in Dayton, where he hit .255/.310/.383. AAA Louisville 6 – Gwinett 5 The Bats […]

Games Played on 05/13/13 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville 3B Neftali Soto: He went 4 for 5 with a SB. AAA Buffalo 5 – Louisville 4 Neftali Soto went 4 for 5 with a SB. Billy Hamilton went 3 for 5 with 2 SB. Henry Rodriguez went 2 for 4 with a BB. […]

Games Played on 05/07/13 Minor League Player of the Day: Louisville OF Denis Phipps: He went 2 for 4 with 2 2B. AAA Louisville 6 – Lehigh Valley 4 Denis Phipps went 2 for 4 with 2 2B. Neftali Soto went 2 for 4 with a BB. Ryan Hanigan went 1 for 2 with a […]

For games played 4/28/13: Minor League Player of the Day: 35 year old Louisville infielder, Mike Hessman, went 3-4 with 2 doubles. On the season he’s hitting .205/.281/.508 with 5 homers. AAA Lehigh Valley 12 – Louisville 7 Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 doubles, Henry Rodriguez went 3-4. Billy Hamilton went 0-5, his BA […]

Games Played on 4/18/2013 Minor League Players of the Day: Several noteworthy performances. Louisville outfielder Felix Perez was 2-for-5 with a walkoff homerun in extra innings. Pensacola scored 8 times in the 8th inning. Donald Lutz was a homerun shy of the cycle and scored twice in the 8th inning. Dragons starter Drew Cisco struck […]

Minor League Notes — Mark Sheldon wrote a piece on the Reds farm system yesterday. Mark discusses many of the team’s top prospects in his article, but of current major league interest is the club’s view of Tony Cingrani. They discussed promoting him to the major league bullpen when they put Sean Marshall on the […]

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 […]

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 08/26/12

Minor League Player of the Day: AZL Reds DH Wilfrel Estevez: He went 3 for 5 with a HR and a 2B.

AAA

Louisville 4 – Toledo 3

Denis Phipps went 3 for 4 with a HR. Didi Gregorius homered.

Tim Gustafson, 5.13 ERA, got the win as he went 6.2 IP and allowed 1 R on 3 H and 2 BB with 4 K. Jordan Smith picked up his 13th save despite allowing 1 R in 1 IP of relief.

AA

Pensacola 5 – Mississippi 2 (DH Game 1, 7 Innings)

Billy Hamilton went 1 for 3 with a BB and a SB (150). Ryan LaMarre went 1 for 2 with 2 BB and a SB. Josh Fellhauer and Miguel Rojas each went 1 for 3 with a BB. Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Tucker Barnhart walked twice.

Tony Cingrani, 2.00 ERA, got no decision as he went 4 IP and allowed 2 R on 2 H and 5 BB with 6 K. Michael Griffin got the win with 1 IP of scoreless relief. Justin Freeman picked up 16th save with 2 IP of scoreless relief.

Mississippi 1 – Pensacola 0 (DH Game 2, 7 Innings)

Josh Fellhauer went 2 for 3.

Chad Rogers, 1.73 ERA, got the loss as he went 5 IP and allowed 1 R on 6 H and 1 BB with 3 K. Chris Manno added 1 IP of scoreless relief.

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