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The Reds are back on the winning side of things as they picked up their first win of the spring. Derrick Robinson was the only minor leaguer to rack up a hit as he went 1-2 in the game. On the mound Ismael Guillon threw a hitless inning with 2 walks and a strikeout. Curtis Partch allowed 2 unearned runs in 2 innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts. Mark Serrano struck out 2 in a scoreless...
The Rule 5 draft is tomorrow. Today I wanted to look at a few Reds guys who have a chance of being selected and a who the Reds may select.
Let’s start with the arms. Justin Freeman throws in the low 90’s with a good slider. He is coming off of a season in AA Pensacola where he posted a 2.91 ERA with 16 walks and 68 strikeouts in 68 innings pitched. Freeman isn’t a...
Bats (51-86), Last place International League West, 32.0 GB
Louisville was off on Monday. They welcome the Columbus Clippers to town on Tuesday at 7:05pm local time.
Pensacola 3 Mississippi 2
Blue Wahoos (67-66, 33-31), 3rd place Southern League South, 2.0 GB
-Mark Serrano started and went 5.2 innings, striking out five and giving up two earned runs. Curtis Partch (W 7...
8/27 Game Review
Louisville was off.
Pensacola won 3-2 in 10 innings. Box Score
Billy Hamilton went 2-5 with 2 runs and 4 steals (154).
Josh Fellhauer went 2-5 with a double and 2 RBI.
Ryan LaMarre went 1-3 with a steal (29).
Andrew Means went 0-0 with 2 walks.
Beau Mills went 1-3.
PJ Phillips went 1-4 with a double.
Mark Serrano allowed 2 runs in 5.2 innings with 2 walks and...
Indianapolis 7 Louisville 5
Bats (50-83), Last place International League West, 29.5 GB
-Kanekoa Texeira started and gave up two runs, one earned, in 2.1 innings. Travis Webb (L 2-5, 4.70) allowed two earned runs in 1.2 innings for the loss.
-2B-LF Willie Harris was 2-5, with two solo home runs (3).
Montgomery 9 Pensacola 8
Blue Wahoos (63-65, 29-30),...
8/22 Game Review
Louisville lost 7-5. Box Score
Willie Harris went 2-5 with 2 solo home runs (3).
Felix Perez went 2-4 with a triple and a run.
Mike Costanzo went 2-3 with a double and a run.
Cody Puckett went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
Kanekoa Texeira allowed 1 earned (2 total) in 2.1 innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts.
Willie Harris tripled his home run total...
Louisville 3 Toledo 2
Bats (33-59), Last place International League West, 24.0 GB
-Sean Gallagher tossed six shutout innings. J.J. Hoover (W 3-0, 1.53) got the win, allowing one earned run in 1.1 innings. Jordan Smith got the save (11).
-3B Mike Costanzo was 2-3, with a run scored. DH Dioner Navarro recorded the only RBI.
Mobile 20 Pensacola 3
Blue Wahoos (45...
7/8 Game Review
Louisville won 3-2. Box Score
Henry Rodriguez went 1-4 with a run.
Mike Costanzo went 2-3 with a walk and a run.
Neftali Soto went 1-3 with a walk.
Bill Rhinehart went 1-3.
Cody Puckett went 2-3 with a run.
Sean Gallagher threw 6 shutout innings with 4 walks and 2 strikeouts.
Jordan Smith threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
The Bats got some help...
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 each...
6/17 Game Review
Louisville lost 7-4. Box Score
Paul Janish went 1-3 with a double, walk and 2 runs.
Danny Dorn went 2-2 with 2 walks.
Corky Miller went 1-2 with an RBI and 2 walks.
Pedro Villarreal struggled as he gave up 6 runs (3 HR) in 6 innings.
Postgame article from BatsBaseball.com.
Pensacola lost 10-0. Box Score
Joel Guzman went 1-3.
Pensacola squeezed out a win.
The Louisville Bats (21-46, Last place International League West, 18.0 GB) enjoyed an off-day Wednesday night. They’ll take on the Rochester Red Wings at 7:05pm on Thursday evening at Slugger Field.
Pensacola 4 Mobile 3 (11 innings)
Blue Wahoos (31-33), 3rd place Southern League South, 6.5 GB
-It took eight pitchers to get through...
6/13 Game Review
Louisville had the day off
Pensacola won 4-3 in 11 innings. Box Score
Ryan LaMarre went 1-4 with an RBI and a run.
Didi Gregorius went 2-4 with 2 doubles, a walk, RBI and a run.
Josh Fellhauer went 1-4 with an RBI and a run.
David Vidal went 2-5 with a double.
Yordanys Perez went 1-4 with a walk.
Mark Fleury went 3-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
Wilkin De La Rosa...
Indianapolis 9 Louisville 4
-The Bats (16-35) wasted seven innings of one-run baseball from Chad Reineke. Carlos Fisher blew the save, allowing three earned runs in one inning. Travis Webb (2-3) took the loss allowing four earned runs without getting an out.
-1B Neftali Soto was 2-3 with a solo home run (6), an RBI, and two runs scored. LF Cody Puckett recorded a double...
Isn't today Sundae?
Louisville 5 Indianapolis 4
-The Bats (16-34) got seven innings of two-run baseball from Sean Gallagher (4-3). Travis Webb tossed a scoreless inning. Jordan Smith got the save (4), despite giving up two earned runs in the ninth.
-CF Joey Gathright had a hit, an RBI, and a stolen base. LF Felix Perez was 1-2, driving in and scoring a run. RF Danny Dorn...
The Dragons suffered two blown saves in their loss.
The Louisville Bats (15-32) were off on Wednesday. They travel to Indianapolis on Thursday for a 7:05pm start time.
Mississippi 5 Pensacola 2
-Tim Gustafson (2-1) gave up five earned runs on eight hits in five innings for the Blue Wahoos (22-24). Chris Manno struck out three in two scoreless innings, while Mark Serrano...
5/23 Game Review
Louisville was off.
Pensacola lost 5-2. Box Score
Yordanys Perez went 1-4 with a run.
David Vidal went 1-3 with a triple, RBI and a run.
Chris Manno threw 2 shutout innings of relief with a walk and 3 strikeouts.
Mark Serrano threw a hitless inning of relief with a walk.
The Blue Wahoos only had three hits, with Didi Gregorius having the other hit...
The Bats blasted three homers in their victory, Saturday night.
Louisville 9 Lehigh Valley 2
-The Bats (14-30) got six innings of one-run ball from Sean Gallagher (3-3) in the win. Carlos Fisher tossed a scoreless ninth inning.
-SS-CF Kris Negron went 3-6, including a three-run home run (3), two runs scored, and a stolen base. 3B Chris Valaika was 3-4, with a solo shot (3),...
Pensacola picked up two wins on the day.
The Louisville Bats (11-26) were rained out on Monday and will make it up in a double-header against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs on Monday.
Pensacola 8 Birmingham 0
-Game one of the doubleheader was all Blue Wahoos (17-20). Kyle Lotzkar (1-1) was the winner throwing 6.1 innings of shutout baseball. Chris Manno added a perfect inning...
5/13 Game Review
Louisville was rained out. Double header today.
Pensacola won 8-0, 4-2 in a double header.
Game 1: 8-0 win. Box Score
Didi Gregorius went 1-4 with a walk, triple, RBI and a run.
Brodie Greene went 2-5 with 2 RBI.
Koyie Hill went 3-3 with a double, HR (1), walk and 3 runs.
PJ Phillips went 3-4 with a double, RBI and a run.
Josh Fellhauer went 2-3 with a double...
The Blaze are two games back in North
Division of the California League.
Norfolk 4 Louisville 2
-It was a deja vu loss for the Bats (10-22) who dropped their fourth straight contest. Jeff Francis (2-4) allowed all four earned runs in his seven innings. Scott Carroll and Travis Webb each tossed a perfect inning with a strikeout.
-CF Denis Phipps provided the only offense, hitting...
Durham 7 Louisville 1
-It was pitcher-by-committee for the Bats (10-19) on Friday as Ron Mahay made the start, allowing just one earned run over four innings. Scott Carroll (1-2) took the loss giving up six earned in just 2.2 innings. Josh Judy pitched the final 1.1 innings with no runs.
-SS Kris Negron went 2-4 with a double and an RBI. LF Danny Dorn was 2-2. 3B Mike...
5/4 Game Review
Louisville lost 7-1. Box Score
Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.
Danny Dorn went 2-2 with a walk.
Mike Costanzo went 1-3 with a walk and a run.
Bill Rhinehard went 1-3 with a walk.
Ron Mahay got the start and allowed one earned in 4 innings with a walk and a strikeout.
Josh Judy threw 1.1 shutout innings of relief with 3 strikeouts.
Tony Cingrani is gracing the front page of Milb.com today. The article isn’t just about his excellent start, but also the Bakersfield Blaze and their 10 game winning streak. Despite the winning streak, they are basically tied for first place (one less win, one less loss than San Jose). With Tony Cingrani, his numbers are just bonkers given that he is pitching in the California...