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Anthony Rizzo Hits Walk-Off Blast in First Game Back

CHICAGO, IL — Welcome back Anthony Rizzo! After missing 18 games due to injury, Rizzo hit a walk-off home run off Pedro Villarreal in the bottom of the 9th as the Cubs beat the Reds 1-0 on Monday night. Rizzo was the only player on either team to have a multi-hit game tonight, going 2-for-4. The homer was his 31st of the year, which tops his 2013 total by eight. Your browser does...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rizzo's walk-off homer gives Cubs 1-0 win vs. Reds

CHICAGO (AP) -- Anthony Rizzo capped his return to the Cubs lineup with a walk-off home run in the ninth inning that gave Chicago a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Rizzo had missed the last 18 games due to a back problem but drove a pitch from Pedro Villarreal (0-1) over the wall in center field. Rizzo's homer was his 31st of the season and gave Hector Rondon...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rizzo's walk-off homer gives Cubs 1-0 win vs. Reds

CHICAGO (AP) Anthony Rizzo capped his return to the Cubs lineup with a walk-off home run in the ninth inning that gave Chicago a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Rizzo had missed the last 18 games due to a back problem but drove a pitch from Pedro Villarreal (0-1) over the wall in center field. Rizzo's homer was his 31st of the season and gave Hector Rondon...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitching struggles mount as Reds lose sixth in a row

CINCINNATI -- Pitching has been a constant the Reds have been able to count on for the majority of this season. The Reds haven't been able to count on anything for the past week. Thursday's 8-0 loss to Atlanta stretched their losing streak to six games. They've been outscored 45-26 and have given up no fewer than five runs in each game during the losing streak as they...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds revamp bullpen for series vs Braves

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds revamped their struggling bullpen before the start of a series against Atlanta on Thursday, sending right-handers J.J. Hoover and Carlos Contreras to Triple-A Louisville. Cincinnati called up right-handed reliever Pedro Villarreal and left-hander David Holmberg from Louisville to start the opening game of the series. Holmberg started the second game of a...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 8/13/14

Louisville won 3-2 in 14 innings. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 1-5 with 2 walks and 2 runs. Neftali Soto went 2-4 with 2 walks. Jake Elmore went 1-3 with a run and 2 walks. Hernan Iribarren went 1-1 with an RBI as a late game replacement. David Holmberg allowed 2 runs in 5.2 innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts. Pedro Villarreal threw 1.1 shutout innings with a strikeout. Ryan...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/31/14

Louisville won 6-2. Box Score Jason Bourgeois went 2-3 with a solo HR (4), a walk and 2 runs. Ruben Gotay went 1-4 with a solo HR (6). Felix Perez went 1-4 with a run. Neftali Soto went 1-3 with a double, walk and a run. Rey Navarro went 1-4 with an RBI. Steve Selsky went 2-4. Tucker Barnhart went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI. Dylan Axelrod allowed 2 runs in 7 innings with a walk...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/27/14

Louisville won 5-0, lost 6-4 in a double header. Game 1: 5-0 win. Box Score Ruben Gotay went 1-2 with 2 walks and 2 runs. Felix Perez went 2-4 with a run and an RBI. Neftali Soto went 2-4 with 2 doubles, a run and 2 RBI. Thomas Neal went 1-4 with 2 RBI. Rey Navarro went 2-3 with a double. Mikey O’Brien threw 4 shutout innings with 5 strikeouts. Pedro Villarreal threw 3 shutout...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 7/21/14

Louisville lost 1-0. Box Score Rey Navarro went 2-3. Tucker Barnhart went 1-3. Hernan Iribarren went 1-3 with a double. Dylan Axelrod allowed a run in 7.1 innings with 2 walks and a strikeout. Pedro Villarreal threw 1.2 shutout innings with a strikeout. Game Notes In his Reds organizational debut Dylan Axelrod ran into some bad luck, allowing a run in the first inning and unfortunately...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league team takes hilarious selfies after every win

The selfie is not going anywhere, just embrace it, something the Louisville Bats have certainly done. The Triple-A affiliate of the Reds takes a team selfie after every win, some of which are quite creative and amusing. Cross-country bus rides, crappy salaries and constant periods of contract limbo can cause a little tension across MiLB clubhouses. The Bats don’t appear to be phased...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 17, 2014  |  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
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Making room for Ludwick and other DL guys

A few familiar names are back on the Reds’ active roster at last, putting pressure on some different people for a change. Ryan Hanigan came off the DL on Friday. He’d been out since July 11 with a left wrist sprain. To make room for Hanigan, they put Corky Miller on the DL with a “right quadriceps contusion” or, in other words, one of our heroes sustained a slight bruise...
Via Red Hot Mama
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Activate Johnny Cueto, Option Pedro Villarreal

The Cincinnati Reds have activated right-handed starter Johnny Cueto from the 15-day disabled list as he had been recovering from a strained lat injury. The young Cueto has a low 2.17 ERA this season, but has been suffering from health issues all season long. To make room for Cueto, Pedro Villarreal was optioned to Triple-A Louisville and returns to their rotation. Villarreal remains...
Via FF Locker Room
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton Placed on DL, Pedro Villarreal Called Up

The Cincinnati Reds placed setup man, Jonathan Broxton, on the DL with a right elbow flexor strain. Broxton’s stint is retroactive to June 14th  and it is unclear at this time whether he will be back by his eligible return date.With the move, the Reds’ bullpen is a little thinner for the time being but Broxton had struggled of late, likely due to the injury.Cincinnati has World...
Via Baseball News Source
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds place Jonathan Broxton on DL

credit: getty images Jonathan Broxton has been placed on the disabled list. Broxton has a strain in his right elbow flexor. The move is retroactive to June 14. Broxton has struggled this season with a 4.33 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP. To fill Broxton’s roster space the Reds have called up Pedro Villarreal from Triple-A Louisville.
Via Tireball.com
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds' Broxton on DL with sore elbow

The Reds have placed right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton on the 15-day disabled list with a sore pitching elbow. Broxton's elbow bothered him during the week. He had an ultrasound on Friday that found swelling in the elbow. The Reds put him on the disabled list a day later. He's replaced by right-hander Pedro Villarreal, who was called up from Triple-A Louisville earlier...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds send RH Villarreal back to minors

The Reds have optioned right-hander Pedro Villarreal back to Triple-A Louisville after one rough start in place of the injured Johnny Cueto. Cincinnati called up Henry Rodriguez before the opening game of a series Friday against the NL Central-leading Cardinals, giving them more infield depth for the series. Rodriguez batted .279 with three homers and 26 RBIs for Louisville. Villarreal...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds send pitcher Villarreal back to minors

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds have optioned right-hander Pedro Villarreal back to Triple-A Louisville after one rough start in place of the injured Johnny Cueto. Cincinnati called up Henry Rodriguez before the opening game of a series Friday against the NL Central-leading Cardinals, giving them more infield depth for the series. Rodriguez batted .279 with three homers and 26 RBIs for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cueto is back on the DL, and I don’t know where the Reds are

Johnny Cueto long tosses before a game between his DL stints.As you probably noticed by the fact that he didn’t start yesterday’s game, Johnny Cueto is on the DL again. At least it’s not his oblique muscle again: this time he’s got a strained right shoulder. He’s on the 15-day DL retroactive to his last start and they’re saying he’ll only miss a start or two (he...
Via Red Hot Mama
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies tee off on rookie pitcher

Carlos Gonzalez arrived early at Great American Ball Park expecting to face Johnny Cueto. He got a little extra practice on his swing, trying to make it faster for one of the toughest pitchers in the majors. The Rockies' home run leader was ready to face the best. Instead, he got a rookie making his first start in the majors, and simply overpowered him. Gonzalez tied his career...
Via Fox Sports
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies 12, Reds 4

Carlos Gonzalez tied his career high with three of Colorado's six homers, and Troy Tulowitzki went 5 for 5 with a pair of homers Wednesday night, powering the Rockies to a 12-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Rockies hadn't hit six homers in a game since they had that many against the Marlins on July 4, 2008, according to STATS LLC. Gonzalez got Colorado's splurge...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds blown out by Rockies

CINCINNATI (AP) --Carlos Gonzalez tied his career high with three of Colorado's six homers, and Troy Tulowitzki went 5 for 5 with a pair of homers Wednesday night, powering the Rockies to a 12-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Rockies hadn't hit six homers in a game since they had that many against the Marlins on July 4, 2008, according to STATS LLC. Gonzalez got Colorado...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds scratch Johnny Cueto for start vs Rockies

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Right-hander Johnny Cueto has been scratched from his start against the Colorado Rockies, his second setback of the season. The Reds planned to call up right-hander Pedro Villarreal, who was on turn to start for Triple-A Louisville. The 25-year-old pitcher made one relief appearance for Cincinnati last season. Wednesday's start will be his first in the majors...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 4/28/12

Louisville lost 12-7. Box Score Emmanuel Burris went 1-4 with a run. Mike Hessman went 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 runs. Henry Rodriguez went 3-4 with an RBI. Denis Phipps went 1-3 with a walk and a run. Kristopher Negron went 0-0 with 2 walks a run and an RBI. Josh Fellhauer went 1-1 as a pinch hitter. Nevin Ashley went 1-1 with a pinch hit 2-run double. Mike MacDougal threw a shutout...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Game Review – 4/23/13

Louisville won 3-2. Box Score Jason Donald went 2-4. Felix Perez went 2-3 with a double and a walk. Mike Hessman went 1-4 with a double and a run. Henry Rodriguez went 3-4 with a run and an RBI. Konrad Schmidt went 1-4 with an RBI. Emmanuel Burris went 1-1 with a run as a pinch hitter. Pedro Villarreal went 1-2 at the plate. He also stole a base. He allowed a run in 6 innings on...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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