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Pensacola had the day off. Playoffs begin Wednesday night.

Daytona lost 7-6. Box Score

Billings won 6-4. Box Score

9/5 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 61-76 N/A Season Complete Here Here Here
Pensacola 30-38 39-30 7:35pm TBA Here Here Here
Daytona 37-29 31-37 7:05pm Moss Here Here N/A
Dayton 31-37 27-43 Season Complete Here Here Here
Billings 15-23 23-13 9:05pm Smith Here Here N/A
Greeneville 28-40 N/A Season Complete Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 13-42 N/A Season Complete Here N/A N/A
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14 Responses

  1. Joe

    Nice to see the big bats for Daytona looking good but as with all the reds teams the pitching couldn’t hold. I feel in 2-3yrs we will be talking bout Seminati taking off and becoming Joey’s replacement at 1st

    • B-town Fan

      Yes Luminati has had a few really good games since being promoted to Billings, especially that 4-5 game, a couple days back.

  2. MK

    Interesting that player, in this case Jesse Stallings, still on rehab assignments. Here is Billings preparing for the playoffs getting their pitching staff lined up and they have to worry about rehab innings for a guy from High A whose team could be done today or tomorrow. You would think this could wait until Instructional League.

    • Shawn

      Maybe he’s better than what they have and he’s there to help them. I don’t know anything about him. Just a guess. He did throw a perfect inning.

    • RobL

      I think you are barking up the wrong tree on this one MK. Stallings was the fifth pitcher used in the game. He got one inning. Would it be more beneficial to the team if they wear out all their arms getting to the playoffs?

      • MK

        What is he rehabbing for? Rehabbing to be prepared for Instructional League? The season is over

      • RobL

        Innings. He needs work. He’s far from a bonus baby, so I don’t see why you want this guy to stop pitching. There are plenty of innings to go around in Billings.

  3. kyblu50

    I see they used their best pitcher for first game in Clearwater

  4. The Duke

    Looking at his overall season, I think some sort of injury happened to Taylor Trammell in June that he played through, but was never quite right after that. His power fell off in June after being very good through April and May, and then he had an abysmal July all around, before being ok again in August.

    OPS by Month:
    April: .906 (.286/.394/.512) 23 games
    May: .911 (.333/.444/.467) 22 games
    June: .788 (.329/.405/.384) 20 games
    July: .603 (.206/.289/.314) 27 games
    August: .730 (.254/.365/.365) 18 games

    Isolated slugging going .226, .134, .055, .108, .111. I suppose the .226 is more the outlier, but he’s shown that kind of raw power before and shows it in BP. On a positive note, his plate approach stayed consistent throughout and outside of the terrible July, his K rate was very good. He’ll be happy to escape the FSL and get into the more hitter neutral Southern league next year. Given he’ll have a few weeks to rest before the AFL, and Arizona being one of the most hitter friendly leagues in baseball, I could see him turning some heads this fall.

    • MK

      How many guys in the Big Leagues, let alone a young minor leaguer, have gone to crap after participating in a mid season home run derby.

    • Patrick

      Could be the normal ups and downs of a year. Here is his 2017
      Apr .620 ops
      May .935 ops
      Jun .777 ops
      Jul .807 ops
      Aug .974 ops

    • Doug Gray

      When the summer starts arriving, that is when the FSL really starts to show why it’s the toughest hitters league in baseball. The ball just becomes completely dead. Unless you’re Ibandel Isabel.

      • Joe

        I never been to a game in Daytona but I’m guessing th air come June or July would be so muggy thick and humid that b tough on anybody (not named Isabel)

  5. Michael Smith

    I am guessing the concussion had some lingering effects and this is why you let guys go thru a league a second time. Pitchers adjust and they prospect needs to learn to adjust to adjustments.