Chad Reineke had an up and down season and ended it with an unfortunate injury.
Louisville lost 1-0. Box Score
Neftali Soto went 1-3 with a walk.
Denis Phipps went 1-2 with a walk.
Chad Reineke threw 7 shutout innings with a walk and 4 strikeouts.
Curtis Partch allowed a run in 2 innings with a walk and a strikeout.
The Bats offense continued to struggle and the Bats wasted a great pitching performance by Chad Reineke. Billy Hamilton drew a walk...
Incredibly the Reds rotation did not miss a start all of last season. That streak has already ended this year when Tony Cingrani replaced injured Johnny Cueto. Chad Reineke had a shutout appearance last night and the Louisville rotation appears ready if a second call is needed.
Louisville 3 Gwinnett 2
Bats (48-73), 3rd place International League West, 24.0 GB
-Chad Reineke gave up two runs, one earned, in six innings. Jordan Smith (W 2-3, 4.98) got the win with a scoreless inning. Nick Masset tossed a scoreless inning. J.J. Hoover got his 12th save of the year.
-2B Henry Rodriguez drove in a run. 1B Neftali Soto went 2-4, hit a solo home run...
The minor leaguers made this baseball sad again.
Rochester 4 Louisville 1
-Chad Reineke (1-4) gave up all four runs, three of them earned, while striking out eight over five innings for the Bats (12-29). Carlos Fisher threw three scoreless innings.
-CF Felix Perez was 2-3 on the day. 3B Kris Negron had a hit, two stolen bases, and scored the lone run.
The Blue Wahoos (19...
Chad Rogers was awesome
on Thursday night.
Norfolk 4 Louisville 1
-Chad Reineke (1-2) struck out six over six innings, while surrendering six hits, four walks, and two earned runs for the Bats (11-24). Nick Christiani finished the game with 1.2 scoreless innings.
-SS Kris Negron was 1-3 with a double. 1B Neftali Soto had two hits with a run scored. C Dioner Navarro was 3...
Norfolk 7 Louisville 4
-Chad Reineke allowed two runs, none of them earned, over six innings for the Bats (9-15). Carlos Fisher (0-2) was charged with the loss giving up three earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. In Bill Bray's first rehab appearance with the Bats, he allowed two earned runs, including a home run, in one inning.
-RF Daryl Jones had a solo home run. 1B Neftali...
So long, Fred Lewis and Chad Reineke. We barely knew ya’.
Both players have elected to explore free agency, which is not surprising. Reineke, of course, is just organizational filler. Lewis, on the other hand, can be a useful part for a team that uses him correctly.
No matter; Lewis was not and is not the answer to the left field conundrum that faces the Reds. How the club addresses...