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Minor League Game Review – 7/30/14

Louisville lost 13-0. Box Score Cricket noises. Game Notes The Bats were one hit-batter in the ninth inning away from having a perfect game thrown against them. The pitching didn’t do much better as all three pitchers allowed at least three runs and walked more batters than they struck out. It was not a good evening for Louisville, but that’s what makes baseball the best,...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

End of July Cincinnati Reds Promotion Watch

Heading into the final month of the season for the full season teams, most of the moves have been made already as the team likes to split the seasons in half for a lot of guys between two levels if they’ve done enough in the first half. Still, there are some guys out there who have done enough at their current level to warrant moving up. Players mentioned here are mentioned because...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Aristides Aquino gets everything started on Tuesday night

Aristides Aquino had another big night for Billings, going 3-4 with a double, homer, steal, two runs and three runs batted in. The outfielder now has 14 doubles, 2 triples, 11 homers and 10 steals on the season to go along with a .314/.357/.635 line. Aquino is the first Billings Mustang player to have double digit doubles, home runs and steals since Stephen Smitherman did it way...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who has been hot in the Cincinnati Reds system over the last week?

Let’s take a look at the guys who have been performing extremely well over the last week plus a day, since I didn’t get to this feature on the normally scheduled Monday. Due to that, I bumped up the qualified PA to 17 and IP to 3.2 in order to be eligible for the list. The Hitters Alex Blandino | .385/.529/.538 | 34 PA, 4 2B, 5 runs, 4 RBI, 2 steals, 7 walks Blandino was promoted...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Two homers and 10 strikeouts

Notes from some performances last night A night after Amir Garrett struck out 10 batters, Sal Romano decided to do it too. Romano tossed 5.0 innings with just one walk and he struck out 10 batters. The right hander has been outstanding in 2014 and now has 107 strikeouts and just 27 walks in 119.0 innings pitched. As I tweeted out during the game, no one was touching any of his offspeed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/24/14

Louisville lost 8-1. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 1-4 with an RBI. Tucker Barnhart went 1-1 with 2 walks and a run. Fabio Castillo threw 2 hitless innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Adam Russell threw a perfect inning. Ryan Rowland-Smith threw a perfect inning. Game Notes The Bats managed just three hits, all singles by Jason Bourgeois, Neftali Soto and Tucker Barnhart. Brett...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/22/14

Louisville lost 8-5. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 4-4 with a double and a run. Ruben Gotay went 1-3 with a walk and a run. Felix Perez went 2-4 with a double, run and an RBI. Neftali Soto went 2-4 with an RBI and a run. Jack Hannahan (rehab) went 1-4 with an RBI. Donnie Murphy went 1-4 with a 2-run HR (1). Josh Smith allowed 3 runs in 6 innings with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts....
Via Reds Minor Leagues
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/17/14

Louisville lost 6-1. Box Score Ruben Gotay went 1-3 with a double, walk and a run. Thomas Neal went 1-3 with a walk. Rey Navarro went 2-4 with a double. Juan Silverio went 1-4 with a double. Ryan Rowland-Smith allowed a run in 2 innings with a strikeout. Elvin Ramirez threw a hitless inning with a walk and a strikeout. Game Notes Toledo scored the first run of the game, taking...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/16/14

Louisville was off for the Triple-A All-Star game. Felix Perez went 2-2 with a double, triple, run and 2 RBI. Highlights here. Ruben Gotay went 0-2. Pensacola was rained out. Double header this afternoon. Bakersfield lost 7-3. Box Score Bryson Smith went 2-3 with a run. Sebastian Elizalde went 1-3 with a double and a walk. Sean Buckley went 1-4 with a double and a run. Juan...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/14/14

Louisville is off for the Triple-A All-Star Break. Pensacola lost 4-3. Box Score Josh Fellhauer went 2-4 with a triple. Yorman Rodriguez went 2-4 with a double, triple and a run. Seth Mejias-Brean went 1-4 with an RBI. Kyle Waldrop went 2-4 with a double and a solo HR (8). Juan Duran went 1-4 with a solo HR (11). Mikey O’Brien allowed 2 earned in 7 innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/11/14

Louisville won 7-3. Box Score Ruben Gotay went 0-1 with 2 runs and 3 walks. Neftali Soto went 2-5 with 2 doubles, 2 runs and an RBI. Rey Navarro went 2-5 with a double, RBI and a run. Thomas Neal went 1-4 with a run. Bryan Anderson went 2-3 with a double, walk and 3 RBI. Steve Selsky went 2-4 with a double. Tucker Barnhart went 1-1 with a run. Ryan Rowland-Smith was charged with...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/9/14

Louisville lost 3-1. Box Score Neftali Soto went 2-4 with a double and a run. Thomas Neal went 2-4 with an RBI. Donald Lutz went 1-3 and was hit by a pitch. Steve Selsky went 1-3. Kristopher Negron went 2-4 with a double. Felix Perez went 1-1 as a pinch hitter. Pedro Villarreal allowed a run in 4 innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts. Ryan Rowland-Smith threw 2.1 shutout innings...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bakersfield Drops Another

Former Cub prospect Marquez Smith has bounced around a bit since they released him before last season. What is unusual about his career is that he’s managed to hit well at every stop while moving around to find jobs. It’s no surprise that he’s started off well against single A pitching this season and he could give the Reds another option in their pipeline at third base.
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Minor League Weekly Preview

We are a day behind on this series because of the downtime over the weekend, but things should be back on schedule for next week. Louisville Bats: 11-14 record, 77 runs scored, 91 runs allowed. Weekly Review: The Bats went 2-5 over the last week, bookmarking the week with wins. When the pitching showed up, the hitting didn’t and when the hitting showed up, the pitching didn’t...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Notes, Ft. Nerd Stats for Every Rule 5 Pick

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Custom Leaderboards: Nerd Stats for Every Rule 5 Pick 2. Largely Unhelpful Video: Houston Rule 5 Pick, Josh Fields 3. SCOUT Leaderboards: Australian Baseball League Custom Leaderboards: Nerd Stats for Every Rule 5 Pick The Rule 5 draft took place Thursday morning, on the last day of the Winter...
Via Fangraphs
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers make several minor moves

The Texas Rangers made several transactions Thursday morning in Nashville but not of them involved the names Hamilton, Greinke, Young or Upton. Texas made a pick in the Rule 5 draft, selecting right-handed sidearmer Coty Woods from Colorado in the major-league phase of the draft. The Rangers also picked up infielder Marquez Smith from Cincinnati in the Triple-A phase of the Rule...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Notes: Three Notable Minor-League FAs of Note

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Three Notable Minor-League Free Agents of Note 2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Venezuelan Winter League 3. Unhelpful Video: Marquez Smith Hits a Home Run in 2010 Three Notable Minor-League Free Agents of Note On Tuesday, Baseball America released a list of 549 minor-league free agents. Below are three...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: The final day of the season

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox' minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm.The minor league season has come to an end and the Pawtucket Red Sox were the only team in the Red Sox' system to finish above .500 and clinch a playoff berth. Notable Performances: J.C. Linares (RF):...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Dice-K pitches 1 hitter in 7 innings

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Daisuke Matsuzaka: 7 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 7 K Josh Fields (RP): 2 IP, 0 H, BB, 4 K Nate Spears (3B): 1-for-3, Solo HR (10) Ronald Bermudez (DH): 1-for-3, 3B, RBI Box Score Notable Performances...
Via Ted's Army
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Xander Bogaerts continues tear in Portland

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Jose Iglesias (SS): 3-for-3 Andy LaRoche (1B): 1-for-3, 2B, RBI, BB, R Billy Buckner (SP): 6 IP, 3 H, R, ER, 3 BB, 3 K Box Score Notable Performances: Xander Bogaerts (SS): 2-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI,...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Bard struggled with control in Pawsox win

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Home game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees played at McCoy Stadium. Notable Performances: Daniel Bard: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, K Andy LaRoche (3B-1B): 2-for-5, Grand Slam (10) J.C. Linares (RF): 4-for-5, RBI, 2 R Mauro...
Via Ted's Army
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Sea Dogs win 5 straight

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Pawtucket: OFF Notable Performances: Marquez Smith (3B): 2-for-4, Solo HR (4), 2 RBI Travis Shaw (1B): 1-for-3, 2B, BB Jason Urquidez (RP): 3 IP, 1 H, BB, 2 K Box Score Notable Performances: Brandon Jacobs (LF): 1-for-3, Solo HR...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Bailey begins rehab in Portland; Sea Dogs win 4th straight

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Daisuke Matsuzaka (SP): 3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 1 ER, BB, 3 K J.C. Linares (RF): 2-for-4, Solo HR (5), 2 R Renaldo Rodriguez (1B): 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, 2 R Mike Rivera (C): 1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB Box Score Notable...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Portland has won 7 of last 8; get big night from Rodriguez

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Ryan Lavarnway (C): 3-for-4, R J.C. Linares (RF): 2-for-4, RBI Mark Prior (RP): 2 IP, H, 2 K Box Score Notable Performances: Reynaldo Rodriguez (1B): 3-for-4, 2 HR (16...
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Beat Farming: Pawsox come up big in 12th

Who has the time to keep up with all of the Sox minor league teams? We'll do all the work to keep you updated with the beat on the farm. Notable Performances: Ryan Lavarnway (C): 4-for-7, 2 2B, RBI, R J.C. Linares (RF): 2-for-6, 2B, 2 RBI Nate Spears (2B-3B): 2-for-6, 2 RBI Daniel Bard: 1 IP, 2 H Box Score Notable Performances...
Via Ted's Army
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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