Found July 05, 2012 on Reds Minor Leagues:
7/4 Game Review Louisville lost 6-1. Box Score Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a triple and a run. Carlos Fisher allowed a run in 2 innings with a strikeout. Travis Webb threw a perfect inning with a walk and 3 strikeouts. Game notes Kristopher Negron had the only two hits for the Bats. They have now lost 8 in a row after their 9 game winning streak. Pensacola won 7-3. Box Score Ryan LaMarre went 2-3 with 2 walks, a steal (19) and 2 runs. Brodie Greene went 1-2 with 2 walks, a HR (3), 4 RBI and 2 runs. Bryson Smith went 2-3 with a walk and RBI. David Vidal went 2-4 with a double and a run. Andrew Means went 1-3 with a triple, RBI, walk and a run. Daniel Corcino allowed 2 runs in 6 innings with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts. Justin Freeman threw 1.2 shutout innings for the save. Game notes Brodie Greene had a big game with 4 RBI and reaching base 3 times. Bryson Smith is off to a quick start in Pensacola with a .385/.429/.538 line through his first 7 games. Daniel Corcino gave up t...

Verducci: Votto leading MVP race at break

   We've reached the halfway point of the 2012 MLB regular season, or at least darn close to it, and that means it's time to hand out some midseason hardware. Tom Verducci of weighed in with some of his awards picks earlier this week, and a couple of Reds received some ink. Heading his list of National League MVP contenders were none other...

MINOR details 7/5/12: Henry Rodriguez starts, shines

Rodriguez is off to a good start in Louisville. Louisville 7 Indianapolis 5 Bats (32-57), Last place International League West, 24.0 GB -Chad Reineke struck out seven and gave up three earned runs in five innings. J.J. Hoover (W 2-0, 1.10) got the win with 2.1 scoreless innings. Donnie Joseph picked up the save (4) though he did allow one earned run in his inning. -3B...

Reds offense sputters again, spoils Latos’ good start

Latos did his job Thursday night, but the Reds' offense did not. It was a return home for Mat Latos, and a glimpse of the past for Cincinnati fans as the Reds (44-38) faced off against the Padres (34-50) in San Diego. Latos was of course acquired from the Friars in the off-season, in exchange for Brad Boxberger, Yonder Alonso, Yasmani Grandal, and Thursday’s starter...

La Russa fires back at Baker, again

Tony La Russa was back on the offensive in his battle with Reds skipper Dusty Baker over the lack of Reds players on the NL All-Star roster, saying he feels "betrayed."

Reds sputter again out West, fall on Independence Day

Mike Leake was brilliant after a rough first inning. Just a couple of days ago, Reds followers were joining in with the rest of baseball in poking fun at the Dodgers’ inability to muster any offense. The past two nights, however, the Reds did their best Dodger Blue impersonation as the offense went missing in action. On Wednesday, the Fourth of July ended up...

Daily Brief: Reds fall to second place

Last Game Aaron Harang, once ace of the Reds rotation, pretty much took the Reds to school last night with his new team. The good guys managed only 3 hits and 1 run all evening, but Mike Leake had allowed 3 runs in the bottom of the first alone. He settled down after that, but it wasn’t enough. Final score: Reds 1, Dodgers 4. Next Game Speaking of former Reds’ aces: the Reds...

Minor League Game Review – 7/5/12

7/5 Game Review Louisville won 7-5. Box Score Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a run and steal (17). Paul Janish went 1-4 with a run. Henry Rodriguez went 3-5 with a HR (3) and 3 RBI. Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a walk and a run. Cody Puckett went 1-4 with a triple, walk, RBI and a run. Corky Miller went 3-4 with 2 RBI and a walk. Joey Gathright went 1-2. Chad Reineke went 1...

Daily Brief: Reds face former Reds in San Diego

Last Game Last night Mat Latos went out against Edinson Volquez in an obvious opportunity to evaluate whether the Reds or the Padres got the better of the trade for the two pitchers. <table ... [visit site to read more]

Hobbled Votto returns, manages two hits

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto returned to the lineup Tuesday after missing two games because of inflammation in his left knee. Votto went 2-for-4. But he ran noticeably slower. "It's not 100 percent," he said. "But I can play. It's good enough to go without causing anymore trouble." After 80 games, anyone who plays as much as Votto is...

The Latos trade: One year later

Mat Latos seems to be fitting in well with the Cincinnati Reds. Edinson Volquez is finally receiving the support he hoped for from his San Diego Padres teammates. Coming off consecutive complete games, Latos looks to help the visiting Reds prevent Volquez and the Padres from extending their season-high winning streak to six games Friday night in a matchup of pitchers traded for each...

Reds look to recapture offense, take series

An unexpected source of offense has the injury-riddled Los Angeles Dodgers gaining momentum. Mike Leake is looking to put a stop to it and continue his own. Luis Cruz will try to continue providing a spark for the Dodgers and help them win back-to-back games for the first time in almost a month Wednesday night against Leake and the Cincinnati Reds. Los Angeles (45-37) has won two...

MadFriars' Player of the Month: June

Despite how well Mat Latos has been pitching with the Reds the off-season trade may go down as one of San Diego’s best if both 1B Yonder Alonso and C Yasmani Grandal stick as regulars to go along with pitchers Edison Volquez and Brad Boxberger. Elsewhere in the system another big month for Tommy Medica in Lake Elsinore and who is Yeison Asencio?
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