Found August 26, 2012 on Reds Minor Leagues:
8/25 Game Review Louisville lost 5-1. Box Score Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a double. Devin Mesoraco went 1-3 with a double and a walk. Henry Rodriguez went 2-4 with a double and RBI. Chad Reineke allowed 3 earned (4 total) in 6 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. Pensacola won 4-3. Box Score Billy Hamilton went 2-4 with 2 runs and a steal (149). David Vidal went 1-4 with a double. Donald Lutz went 1-4 with a run. PJ Phillips went 1-3 with a HR (2) and 2 RBI. Wirfin Obispo allowed a run in 5 innings with 3 walks and a strikeout. Curtis Partch threw 1.1 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts. Justin Freeman threw a perfect inning for the save. Bakersfield. Box Score will update in the morning Dayton won 4-3. Box Score Sammy Diaz went 1-4 with an RBI. Joe Terry went 2-4 with a run. Yorman Rodriguez went 1-4 with a double and a run. Juan Silva went 1-3. Sean Buckley went 2-3 with a HR (12) and 2 RBI. Yovan Gonzalez went 1-3 with a run. Jacob Johnson allowed 2 earned (3 total) in...

Reds retire Larkin's jersey number

The Reds gave one of the greatest players in team history the ultimate honor on Saturday when they retired Hall of Famer Barry Larkin's No. 11 jersey.

Votto due back Friday

Last Game The Reds never led in the last game of the series against the Cardinals last night, and they ended up losing the game 8-2 and the series 2-1. Homer Bailey had another rough outing, giving up 5 runs (earned) on 9 hits in 6.0 innings of work. The real question, though, is why no player made it on base more than once last night. The offense could only muster 7 hits in its...

Reds officially retire Larkin's No. 11

CINCINNATI -- The huge '11' engraved on the skin part of the Great American Ball Park infield behind second base told everybody that this weekend was special. For most of 19 years, '11' was the uniform number worn by Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin and after his retirement in 2004 the number disappeared from the roster. Equipment manager Rick Stowe, realizing...

Frazier continues Rookie of the Year campaign

CINCINNATI Todd Frazier's head crashed to the pillow at 4 a.m. and two hours later he was awakened by the pounding of drums and the clanging of cymbals outside his downtown condominium. The Cincinnati Reds played an 11-inning night game in Philadelphia Thursday, so they were early-morning arrivals to their home city. Those weren't the St. Louis Cardinals pounding and clanging...

MINOR details 8/26/12: Billy Hamilton reaches 150 steals in Blue Wahoos win

Louisville 4 Toledo 3Bats (51-86), Last place International League West, 31.5 GB-Tim Gustafson (W 5-5, 5.13) threw 6.2 innings of one-run baseball. Jordan Smith got his 13th save.-CF Denis Phipps was 3-4, with a two-run home run (15), and two runs scored. SS Didi Gregorius added a two-run shot (6) of his own.Pensacola 5 Mississippi 2 (Game 1)-Tony Cingrani struck out six and gave...

Injured Joey Votto plans rehab assignment

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto is scheduled to make a rehab appearance Tuesday at Single-A Dayton, perhaps the last step of his comeback from two surgical procedures on his left knee. Votto hasn't played since July 15 after being injured sliding into third base on June 28 in San Francisco. The 2010 National League Most Valuable Player started the...

Friday news and notes

Let’s start off with some more Billy Hamilton talk. Yesterday two national prospect writers held chats and addressed some questions about Hamilton. Jason Parks at Baseball Prospectus had this to say: ddufourlogger (Louisville, KY): Hey Professor! Tell me about what you see in Billy Hamilton. Besides the obvious! I see little reason for the Reds not to stick him in CF next...

Reds Still Hold Healthy Division Lead, Despite Crushing 8-2 Loss to Cardinals

Homer Bailey gave up 9 hits and 5 earned runs in today's crushing loss to the division Rival St. Louis Cardinals. Cincinnati pitching suffered all night, giving up 17 hits and 8 runs total, a deficit that was too much for the Reds to overcome. Today's loss means St. Louis has taken 2 out of 3 from the Reds and have inched their way to 6 games back in the NL Central...

Ryan Ludwick - Comeback Player of the Year?

The baseball journey of Ryan Ludwick has already been a strange odyssey. He toiled in the minors for years and for three different organizations before finally getting a chance with the Cardinals in 2007 at the age of 28. A year later, he would go to his one and only All Star Game as he crushed 37 homers and posted a .966 OPS. His following two campaigns were still productive but...

Reds visit Arizona, hoping to break slump

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker knew the team's current stretch would be one of its toughest, but his club still has a firm hold on the NL Central lead despite a bit of a slump. The Arizona Diamondbacks' current skid may be a little more troubling for their postseason hopes. Cincinnati sends Bronson Arroyo to the mound when it visits Arizona for the opener of a three...

Phillips helps Reds beat Cardinals

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brandon Phillips hit his first home run in August, Mike Leake pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday to strengthen their hold on the top spot in the NL Central. Phillips and Ryan Ludwick had three hits apiece and Jay Bruce added a two-run homer as Cincinnati regained a seven-game lead over...

The Phils come from behind before finally winning on a bases-loaded walk-off single as they defeat the Reds in extra-innings, 4-3.

The Phils split the series with the Reds as they win in extra-innings in walk-off fashion as they come from behind to win 4-3. The Reds took the lead in the first as, with the bases loaded, via singles by lead-off man Zack Cozart and Drew Stubbs, with Cozart stopping at second base, and a walk to Ryan Ludwick, moving up both runners, and with one man out, Todd Frazier hits an RBI...

Reds IF whiffs on tag of runner after bunt attempt

Trot out any 12-year old that has been over-publicized on ESPN during the current Little League and they would make this play. Even little Johnny Reserve who plays the bare minimum. Shoot, a fairly well-mannered golden retriever could have made this play. Miguel Cairo, a utilityman for the Reds, was playing first base Thursday night. In the 11th inning with the score tied, Phillies...

AA manager Jim Riggleman on Billy Hamilton

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Reds hope Mesoraco rebuilds confidence in minors

The Cincinnati Reds optioned Devin Mesoraco to Triple-A Louisville before Thursday's 4-3, 11-inning loss to the Phillies. Mesoraco, the Reds' No. 1 prospect coming into the year, has caught two days out of five all season. But he has struggled at the plate -- .210 with five home runs and 14 RBI. He can still be on the postseason roster. "We're hoping so,"...
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