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Bowling Green Falcons
Durham 8 Louisville 3
Bats (17-39), Last place International League West, 15.5 GB
-Sean Gallagher gave up two earned runs on seven hits in 2.2 innings. Wirfin Obispo (L, 0-1, 8.38) gave up 4 earned in 1.2 innings. Carlos Fisher threw two scoreless.
-3B Willie Harris had a triple, an RBI, and a run scored. 1B Neftali Soto went 2-5 with an RBI. C Corky Miller also drove in a run.
Jacksonsville 9 Pensacola 6
Blue Wahoos (25-31), 4th place Southern League South, 7.0 GB
-Starter Tim Crabbe struck out nine over five innings of two-run baseball. Justin Freeman (L, 2-5, 5.13) surrendered four earned runs while getting just two outs.
-2B Brodie Greene drove in two runs on a hit and scored a run. 3B David Vidal and C Mark Fleury each had a single and an RBI. LF P.J. Phillips recorded a double and an RBI on a bunt in the six-run fifth inning.
Bakersfield 3 Modesto 2
Blaze (32-23), 1st place California League North, 0.5 up
-Josh Smith (W, 4-4, 4.27) was strong, striking out nine i...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Cincinnati Reds select UCLA OF Jeff Gelalich with the #57 overall pick.
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 205 lbs
Bat: His bat projects to have some average power who saw his stock rise with a strong Junior season at the plate. He made strong contact all season. He has plus speed, which helps him on the base paths and helps him stretch a some hits...
After a much needed off-day yesterday, the Reds (29-22) got right back on the winning track en route to a 4-1 victory over the Astros (22-30) on Friday night. Mike Leake led the way with a strong 7-inning performance and Jay Bruce hit another homer to provide all the offense needed. Cincinnati now sits in first place 2.5 games ahead of the nearest St. Louis Cardinals.
The Reds have selected Jesse Winkler in the compensation round (#49) of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 200 lbs
Bat: He has power to the pull side and a very advanced approach. The lefty can hit line drives to all fields.
Defense: He is likely limited to left field or first base as he isn’t much of a runner...
Votto was locked in on Saturday
Saturday's clash between the Reds (30-22) and Astros (22-31) provided no shortage of fireworks as the teams combined for 21 runs and 28 hits. But in the end, only one squad emerged victorious and that squad was Dusty Baker's bunch who prevailed over host Houston by a tally of 12-9.
Neither starter fared very well in this one, thus...
6/4 Game Review
Louisville lost 2-1. Box Score
Willie Harris went 2-4.
Neftali Soto went 2-4 with a double and a run.
Danny Dorn went 1-3 with a walk.
Cody Puckett went 1-4 with a double and an RBI.
Felix Perez went 2-3 with a walk.
Chad Reineke allowed 2 runs in 7 innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.
Travis Webb threw a hitless inning with a walk and a strikeout.
The Reds (30-22) attempted to sweep the Astros (22-31), but fell short Sunday afternoon losing by two runs, 3 to 5. Bronson Arroyo hit a speed bump this season, giving up 5 runs on 8 hits, throwing 106 pitches in 6.1 innings, with 4 K's but only walking one batter. The Reds remain in first place, 2.5 games above the St. Louis Cardinals who did not play today.
With their 12-9 field-goal-fest of a win at Houston on Saturday (whoops, wrong sport), the Cincinnati Reds moved to 30-22 on the season and increased their lead in the NL Central to 3.5 games over the second-place St. Louis Cardinals.
The Reds jumped out to an 8-2 lead over the Astros on Saturday, but Mat Latos continued his shaky pitching and quickly gave up the lead. Houston actually...
With the 14th pick in the first round of the First Year Player Draft, the Reds have selected RHP Nick Travieso. Congratulations, kid. Maybe we’ll see you in 3 or 4 … [visit site to read more]
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Pedro Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back-to-back World Series titles, died of cancer on Monday. He was 65.
Borbon had been in hospice care at his home in Pharr, Texas, his son, Pedro, told The Associated Press in a phone interview. Borbon requested to be cremated without a memorial service, his son said...
The Cincinnati Reds have released left handed pitcher Jeff Francis, at his request, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.
Francis, 31, went 6-16 with a 4.82 ERA, 0.9 HR/9, 1.9 BB/9 and 4.5 SO/9 in 183.0 innings last season with the Royals. This season, he went 3-6 with a 3.72 ERA, 0.7 HR/9, 2.1 BB/9 and 7.6 SO/9 in 77.1 innings with the Reds' Triple-A team.
Image by Keith Allison...
It’s just like two years never passed, and not just because the Reds are atop the division again (albeit feeling much less green this time around). I’m also talking about my RHM inbox, which features four emails that I’ve been holding on to since 2010. I was neck-deep in MBA coursework then, so I just held on to them thinking, “someday…”
I figure it’s now or never...
Pedro Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and
helped the Big Red Machine win back-to-back World Series titles,
died of cancer on Monday. He was 65.
It was a solid series, but the Reds just couldn’t put together the sweep last night as they lost to the Astros 3-5. Meanwhile, the Cardinals have been getting beaten up by the Mets, putting the Pittsburgh Pirates in second place when I woke up this morning.
The Reds are off today; it’s their second off-day in less than a week. Tomorrow they host those second...