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Reds Minor Leagues:
6/26 Game Review
Louisville won 5-3. Box Score
Felix Perez went 4-5 with 2 doubles and a run.
Cody Puckett went 2-4 with a double, walk and a run.
Bill Rhinehart went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
Corky Miller went 1-2 with 2 walks, a double and a run.
Tim Gustafson went 1-1 with an RBI at the plate. He allowed 2 runs in 4 innings on the mound.
Carlos Fisher threw a shutout inning of relief with a walk.
JJ Hoover threw a shutout inning with a strikeout.
Donnie Joseph threw a shutout 9th with a strikeout for the save.
Felix Perez continues his tear in June, now hitting .347/.390/.510 on the month and has his average up to .278 on the season. Cody Puckett is absolutely on fire over his last 9 games with a hit in each game and a line of .515/.610/.758. Donnie Joseph racked his 3rd save for the Bats and has yet to allow an earned run for the AAA squad since being promoted. The win was the 9th in a row for the Bats.
Postgame article from BatsBaseball.com.
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Joey Votto is clearly running away with the NL’s first base All Star position. So much so, that I think it’s easy to lose perspective. Here’s a couple facts to help increase the resolution on this number:
Since last week’s tally, Votto has received over 1.3 million votes. The second-place vote getter has only 1.5 million votes for the entirety of the voting.
Votto has about...
CINCINNATI If one Cincinnati Reds fan wants to start an argument with another Cincinnati Reds fan, all one need do is say two words: "Drew Stubbs."
And the other fan will say, "Them's fightin' words."
Drew Stubbs is a buzzword in Reds Country and there is little middle ground one is either for him or against him. Yay or nay. Thumbs up or thumbs down...
The going has been tough lately for no. 54
"What goes around comes around." "You reap what you sew." "You get what you deserve."
These are all ways to express a belief held by many that karma really does exist. Good deeds and actions breed future good, while bad ones breed, well you know the rest.
Given the adversity that Aroldis Chapman...
Aroldis Chapman has struggled a bit lately, blowing two saves while giving up two runs and a home run in each of his last two appearances. He was obviously pretty happy to finally nail down a save again on Tuesday night. So he celebrated the way many of us probably wish we could: by doing a couple of somersaults on the field. His manager, Dusty Baker, later disapproved of his pitcher...
Aroldis Chapman’s ninth save of the season might have been the most controversial – because of something he did after it was over.
Once the Cincinnati Reds closer struck out Martin Maldonado to clinch a 4-3 victory over Milwaukee Tuesday night, Chapman took two somersaults toward catcher Ryan Hanigan in an apparent celebration.
The Reds reacted with concern – that Chapman might...
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In this week’s show:
Mat Latos strikes out a career high 13 against the Brewers
What’s wrong with Rolen, Ludwick, Chapman
It was a ninth straight win for the Bats.
Louisville 5 Buffalo 3
Bats (31-49), Last place International League West, 17.0 GB
-Nine in a row! Tim Gustafson started and threw four innings of two-run baseball. J.J. Hoover (W 1-0, 1.64) got the win with a perfect inning. Donnie Joseph closed the game for his third save.
-CF Joey Gathright, 1B Danny Dorn, and Gustafson...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds manager Dusty Baker has made sure that closer Aroldis Chapman won't be doing any more somersaults after finishing a game.
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The Bats are riding a season-high, eight-game winning streak.
Louisville 6 Pawtucket 3
Bats (30-49), Last place International League West, 18.0 GB
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Ryan Ludwick was one of the lone bright spots Wednesday.
The Reds went for the brooms to sweep away the Milwaukee
Brewers in a matinee at GABP Wednesday afternoon, but fell behind early and
could never mount a rally and will be forced to settle for two out of three. Cincinnati
remains eight games over .500 at 41-33. To the details….
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Tuesday night before giving up a three-run lead, but Drew Stubbs
led off the bottom half with a homer, sending the Cincinnati Reds
to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
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