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Louisville Bats

Louisville lost 8-2 on Sunday evening, falling to 35-54 on the year. Box Score

  • Gabby Guerrero went 2-4 with 2 solo home runs. He’s not got 10 home runs on the season.
  • D.J. Peterson went 1-4.
  • Jose Lopez allowed 3 runs in 5.0 innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. He threw 97 pitches with 60 strikes, and had 2 ground outs with 7 fly outs.

It wasn’t a strong game for the Bats, who managed just the three hits above, and the bullpen combined to allow 5 runs with 5 walks in 4.0 innings.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos

The Blue Wahoos won 12-9 on Sunday night in 11 innings, improving to 46-46 on the year. Box Score

  • Jose Siri went 1-5 with a walk, double, run, and he had an RBI. He’s walked 8 times since joining Pensacola in 24 games, but he’s also racked up 38 strikeouts in that span. The improved walk rate is good to see, but the strikeout rate is very, very high.
  • TJ Friedl went 1-4 with 2 walks and a run scored.
  • Mitch Nay went 3-5 with a walk, home run, scored 3 runs, and he drove in 2 runs. That was his 10th homer of the season.
  • Shed Long went 1-4 with 2 walks and a run scored.
  • Gavin LaValley went 2-6 with a run scored, and he drove in 3 runs.
  • Narciso Crook went 2-4 with a double, 2 walks, a run scored, and he had an RBI. He’s hitting .338/.398/.500 for Pensacola in 28 games played since joining Pensacola.
  • Cassidy Brown went 3-4 with a double, walk, run scored, and he had 2 RBI.
  • Aristides Aquino went 1-2 with a double.
  • Jesus Reyes allowed a run in 3.1 innings of relief with a walk.
  • Jose Rafael De Paula threw a shutout inning with a walk and and a strikeout.
  • Alex Powers threw a perfect inning with a strikeout.
  • Carlos Navas was charged with an unearned run in an inning with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
  • Robinson Leyer was charged with an unearned run in an inning of relief.

Daytona Tortugas

The Tortugas lost 5-2 on Sunday, falling to 50-40 on the season. Box Score

  • Michael Beltre went 4-5 with a triple and he scored a run. He’s now hitting .300/.400/.367 with 15 walks and 17 strikeouts in 27 games since joining the Tortugas.
  • Randy Ventura went 1-4 with a walk.
  • Bruce Yari went 1-3 with a walk and an RBI.
  • Daniel Sweet went 1-4 with a solo home run. That was his 4th home run of the year, and 3rd in the last week.
  • Stuart Fairchild went 1-3 with a walk and his 21st steal of the year.
  • Alberti Chavez went 2-4.
  • Wennington Romero allowed 4 runs in 5.0 innings with 3 walks and 2 strikeouts. He threw 94 pitches with 53 strikes, and had 5 ground outs with 5 fly outs.
  • Aaron Fossas threw 2.0 shutout innings with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Jeremy Kivel threw a perfect inning with 2 strikeouts.

Dayton Dragons

The Dragons won 5-3 on Sunday night, improving to 43-49 on the year. Box Score

  • Andy Sugilio went 2-5 with a steal and a run scored. He’s racked up 2-hits in each of his last 4 games.
  • Lorenzo Cedrola went 4-5 with a steal and a run scored. In 11 games since joining Dayton after being acquired in trade, he’s hit .341/.348/.409 with 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and he’s stolen 6 bases.
  • Jeter Downs went 1-5 with a double, a run scored, and he an RBI.
  • Leandro Santana went 1-3 with a walk, run scored, and he had an RBI.
  • J.D. Williams went 0-3 with 2 walks and a run scored.
  • Mark Kolozsvary went 2-3 with a walk and an RBI.
  • Mitch Piatnik went 1-3 with a walk and an RBI.
  • Alejo Lopez went 1-3 with a walk and an RBI.
  • Packy Naughton allowed 2 earned in 6.0 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. He threw 86 pitches with 56 strikes and had 3 ground outs with 7 fly outs. He lowered his ERA to 4.04 on the season.
  • Aaron Quillen threw a shutout inning.
  • Andy Cox threw a perfect inning of relief.

Billings Mustangs

The Mustangs won 3-2 on Sunday afternoon, improving to 12-18 on the season. Box Score

  • Zeek White went 1-4 with a run scored and he had an RBI.
  • Dylan Harris went 2-4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI. He’s hitting .333/.361/.507 in 18 games for Billings this year.
  • Carlos Rivero went 2-3 with a run scored.
  • James Marinan threw 4.0 shutout innings, allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk with 6 strikeouts. He threw 64 pitches with 39 strikes and he had 4 ground outs with 2 fly outs. This was only the second time he’s completed 4 innings in his short career, and his 6 strikeouts set a new career high.
  • Ryan Dunne was charged with an unearned run in 2.0 innings with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Eddy Demurias allowed a run in 2.0 innings with a strikeout.
  • Dauri Moreta threw a shutout inning with a walk and 4 strikeouts. Nope – not a typo.

Greeneville Reds

The Reds won 11-5 on Sunday evening, improving to 9-15 on the year. Box Score

  • Mike Siani went 2-4 with a walk, double, and he scored 2 runs.
  • Jonathan India went 2-3, was hit by a pitch, double, homered, scored 3 runs, and he drove in 2 runs. His home run was to dead center field. He’s hitting .296/.472/.667 on the season after starting 0-12 on the year.
  • Jonathan Willems went 1-4 with a double, RBI, and he scored 2 runs.
  • Rylan Thomas went 1-2 with 2 walks, 2 runs, a home run, and he had 3 RBI. His home run was his 5th of the year and was a line drive opposite field shot.
  • Hunter Oliver went 1-4 with a home run and 4 RBI. It was his 4th homer of the year.
  • Justin Bellinger went 1-4.
  • Josiah Gray allowed 5 earned in 3.2 innings with 2 walks and 4 strikes.
  • A.J. Moore threw 4.1 perfect innings with 4 strikeouts. He lowered his ERA to 2.08 on the season.
  • Cory Heitler threw a shutout inning with a walk and 2 strikeouts.

AZL Reds

The Reds lost 4-1 on Sunday, falling to 5-16 on the year. Box Score

The Futures Game

  • Taylor Trammell went 2-2 with a triple and a home run, taking home MVP honors.
  • Hunter Greene allowed a solo home run in 1.1 innings. He topped out at 103.1 MPH and threw 19 fastballs, all 19 of which were the fastest of the game.

Top 25 Prospect Rundown

7/16 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 35-54 N/A 7:05pm Mella Here Here Here
Pensacola 30-38 16-8 8:00pm Varner Here Here Here
Daytona 37-29 13-11 7:00pm TBA Here Here N/A
Dayton 31-37 12-12 7:00pm Rodriguez Here Here Here
Billings 12-18 0-0 9:05pm Alecis Here Here N/A
Greeneville 9-15 0-0 7:00pm Medrano Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 5-16 0-0 10:00pm TBA Here N/A N/A
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11 Responses

  1. kevinz

    It early but glad Siani showing teams. They will all be sorry for not seeing he was more advanced than all thought.
    Glad India slowing down the Very early bust talk haha.
    I think will show power later on but still nice to see Beltre still controlling the Zone.

    • CP

      Yeah India has flipped the switch. That didn’t take long, and man I like it! He could be a fast mover through the system like Senzel did (till AAA that is). The great thing is the Reds don’t necessarily need India to move fast.

      Siani won’t move fast, but it will be nice to have another legit CF prospect developing in the minors to push whoever takes over CF after Billy. My hopes is it’s Trammel in CF for 3-4 years till Siani comes and pushes him to LF or RF. Trammel needs to be in AA like yesterday. It’s time FO, make it happen…

  2. MikeinSoCal

    Doug, I see that Alfredio Rodriguez is active, but he hasn’t played since the middle of june. Does he have a future with the Reds or has Hernandez moved him further down? Who has the better glove?

    • Doug Gray

      He’s only active because the roster hasn’t been updated. He’s absolutely on the disabled list.

  3. MK

    Can Siri’s strikeouts be a product of his attempt to walk more by taking more pitches and getting behind in the count and isn’t this be part of the learning process?

    • Alex Reds

      I wonder if Reds asked Siri to work on it or gave him certain direction around taking pitches to help him grow in that area. Siri developing into a star would really help to add value to the Reds farm. The plate discipline is definitely holding him back.

  4. Alex Reds

    James Marinan … wowww! The Reds appear to have gotten quite the steal. Floro is a nice fit in the bullpen and has the years of control. But, Marinan just has so much more upside. He wasn’t proven yet so Reds were able to pry him. If Marinan can dominate, might be a nice fit as a second wave of prospects starter in the middle or towards the end of the contention window. Otherwise, he can be flipped again for something the Reds really need in 2-3 years from now when they are buyers.