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Louisville was postponed. Double header on Saturday.

Pensacola won 3-1. Box Score

  • Shed Long went 3-3 with a walk, double and an RBI.
  • Joe Hudson went 1-4 with a double.
  • Austin Ross allowed a run in 6.0 innings with 6 strikeouts.
  • Zack Weiss threw 2.0 perfect innings with 4 strikeouts.
  • Tanner Rainey threw a hitless inning with a walk and a strikeout.

Daytona was rained out. No make up game will be played.

Dayton won 7-6 in 10 innings. Box Score

Billings won 2-0. Box Score

AZL Reds lost 6-1. Box Score

  • Alejandro Paulino went 1-3 with a double, walk and a run.
  • Reshard Munroe went 2-4.
  • Valentin Martinez went 2-3 and was hit by a pitch.
  • Ermys Reyes went 0-1 with 2 walks and was hit by a pitch.
  • Ricky Karcher threw a perfect inning with 2 strikeouts.
  • Francis Jones threw 2.1 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.
  • Stephen Keller threw 2.0 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts.

9/3 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (EST) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 54-85 N/A 2:05pm Reed/TBA Here Here Here
Pensacola 40-30 32-36 6:35pm Mella Here Here Here
Daytona 33-32 19-48 5:35pm Varner Here Here N/A
Dayton 41-29 28-40 2:05pm Romero Here Here Here
Billings 18-19 13-18 3:05pm Alecis
Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 22-33 N/A Season Complete N/A N/A N/A

Top 25 Prospects Daily Rundown

Rank  Player  Level Performance
1 Nick Senzel AA DNP
2 Luis Castillo MLB DNP
3 Hunter Greene BIL DNP
4 Sal Romano MLB DNP
5 Jesse Winker MLB/DL DNP
6 Vladimir Gutierrez A+ DNP
7 Tyler Mahle MLB 6IP, 5H, 0ER, 0BB, 3K.
8 Taylor Trammell A 0-5, 3K.
9 Tyler Stephenson DL DNP
10 Tony Santillan A DNP
11 Shed Long AA 3-3, 2B, BB, RBI.
12 Jeter Downs BIL 1-4, run, RBI.
13 Stuart Fairchild BIL 3-4, RBI.
14 Jose Siri A 3-4, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI.
15 Aristides Aquino AA 1-4, 2K.
16 Jose Garcia DSL Season Complete. Did not play.
17 T.J. Friedl A+/DL DNP
18 Gavin LaValley AA DNP
19 Jimmy Herget AAA DNP
20 Zack Weiss AA DNP
21 Ariel Hernandez MLB DNP
22 Jackson Stephens AAA DNP
23 Phillip Ervin MLB 1-3.
24 Alfredo Rodriguez A+ DNP
25 Alex Blandino AAA DNP

12 Responses

    • Greenfield Red

      From a numbers perspective, I agree. However, the reports are that he has been hitting the ball well in AA. HI s strikeout % is actually down in AA from A+. Just a lot of bad luck.

      • Jim t

        Good to know. Thanks for adding your comment. Glad to see his approach his translating at AA.

      • Greenfield Red

        If you read this site enough, you’ll see Doug point out again and again, success or failure is determined by k/bb percentages for most guys. There are a few exceptions and the scale slides a little based upon power, but for the most part, you can take it to the bank.

        It’s a credit to Doug for pointing it out.

  1. Simon Cowell

    That Tyler Mahle is proving to be something else. That high fastball of his is just about unhittable. I am not sure how he blew through the minor leagues so fast under the radar as he has. I am thinking he would be a ROY candidate next year if he doesn’t get to many innings under his belt this year. Impressive. and to think he is on the same team as Castillo, Romano, and Stephenson??? How many teams can brag about having so many youthful arms?

    • MK

      Not sure he has been that far under the radar by the Reds, but he has been for some of the national experts. The Reds selected him as their Minor League Pitcher of the Year twice and he probably will again this year, in addition they have moved him pretty quickly through the system. I give Tom Browning and their year together in Dayton, a lot of credit for his development. His pitching style is very reminiscent of Browning’s. Work quickly, pound the strike zone, don’t be afraid to challenge them up or inside.

      • Simon Cowell

        Mahle is proving the rumors floating around about hitters focusing in on the low cut fastball. the time their effort with an upper cut swing. Batters simply cannot adjust to Mahle’s style of pitching and if the did they would be out of sorts against the next pitcher that they face. He will do wonders as a #2 or #3 pitcher. Imagine if he ever learns a secondary pitch with equal success as that fastball. We could be talking a Greg Maddux type of arm here.

      • Doug Gray

        We should probably not be comparing anyone to Greg Maddux, who is one of the 10 best pitchers to ever live.

  2. MK

    Bad week for the Dragon’s playoff chances, with the shoulder problems of Santillan, scratching him from pitching first game of first round and last night Randy Ventura crashing into foul line wall and leaving the game with an apparent injury the next inning.

      • MK

        They say he might be able to return later in playoffs, if they advance. Seems to be a question as to whether he had proper time to prepare to pitch Friday night after the rain delay.
        Andrew Jordan will start Game 1, followed by Moss and if needed Romero. Andrew definitely has the ability to get it done but it seems he is either very very good or not good at all. Does not seem to be a middle ground.