Photo: Doug GrayCincinnati Reds Minor League Game Review: 6/5/19 Doug Gray June 6, 2019 13 Comments Today is a free preview of what those who support the site through Patreon every day get in their inbox. It’s an expanded version of the game review that shows up here on the site. Extra notes on the players, sometimes on the game depending on what happened in it, and a full run down of the Top 25 Prospects and how they performed. If you are interested in seeing this every day, check out how you can sign up right here for as little as $1 a month. The Louisville Bats lost 5-2. Box Score Scott Schebler went 1-1 with 2 walks and a solo home run. His home run was estimated at 451 feet. It was his 2nd homer since joining Louisville in his 27th game – both have come in the last four days. Sherman Johnson went 2-3. Juan Graterol went 1-3. Keury Mella allowed 4 earned runs in 6.0 innings with 8 hits and 2 walks. He didn’t strike out a batter. He threw 103 pitches with 64 strikes, and had 10 ground outs and 4 fly outs. Tristan Archer threw a shutout inning with a walk. Rain cut the game short. It was called in the middle of the 8th inning. The Bats didn’t record a single strikeout in the game. Indianapolis only recorded 3 strikeouts in the game. The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 7-5. Box Score Alfredo Rodriguez went 1-5 with a run scored. TJ Friedl went 1-4 with a triple, he was hit by a pitch, had an RBI, and he scored 2 runs. He’s hitting .410 over the last 10 games. Taylor Trammell went 1-4 with 2 RBI. Mitch Nay went 2-5 with 2 doubles and a run scored. In the 33 games since May began, he’s hitting .323/.366/.656 with 19 extra-base hits. Brantley Bell went 2-5. Gavin LaValley went 2-4 with a double, walk, and he had an RBI. Michael Beltre went 1-4. Calten Daal went 1-3 with a walk and a run scored. Tony Santillan allowed 5 earned runs in 4.0 innings on 7 hits and 3 walks to go with 5 strikeouts. He threw 90 pitches with 52 strikes and had 2 ground outs with 3 fly outs. Andy Cox threw a shutout inning with a walk and 2 strikeouts. After back-to-back tough outings on April 7th and 10th, Andy Cox has dominated in his last 16 appearances. In that frame between Dayton, Daytona, and Chattanooga he’s thrown 21.2 innings with just 2 earned runs allowed (0.83 ERA) with 12 walks and 36 strikeouts. Juan Martinez threw a shutout inning with a walk. The Daytona Tortugas won 3-2. Box Score Drew Mount went 1-4 with a run and an RBI. Jose Garcia went 1-3 with a double, run scored, and he had a walk. The 21-year-old shortstop now has 14 doubles, a triple, and 3 home runs in 38 games for Daytona. His power has taken a clear step forward this season. Jonathan India went 1-4. Alejo Lopez went 1-4. Andy Sugilio went 1-3 with a triple and a run scored. Wennington Romero allowed a run on 3 hits in 4.2 innings with 5 strikeouts. This was his season debut. He remained back in Goodyear working his way back from an injury. He threw 66 pitches with 52 strikes and had 8 ground outs with 1 fly out on the day. He was also throwing a little bit harder on Wednesday than he had thrown last year, sitting around 92 MPH on the day and touching higher. Dauri Moreta threw 2.0 shutout innings with a strikeout. Ryan Nutof threw a perfect inning with 2 strikeouts. His ERA is down to 2.93 on the season, and he’s walked 8 (3 intentionally) with 34 strikeouts in 27.2 innings. The Dayton Dragons won 4-3. Box Score Miles Gordon went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI. Bren Spillane went 1-4 with a run scored. Miguel Hernandez went 2-4 with a double, run scored, and he had an RBI. Randy Ventura went 1-4 with a run scored. Jared Solomon allowed a run in 5.0 innings on 5 hits and a walk with 4 strikeouts. He threw 79 pitches with 54 strikes and had 4 ground outs with 5 fly outs. Since the start of May he’s made 7 starts between Dayton and Daytona with a 1.80 ERA, 10 walks, and he’s struck out 41 in 35.0 innings. Matt Pidich threw 1.2 hitless innings with a walk and 4 strikeouts. His ERA is down to 2.70 on the season with 28 strikeouts and 12 walks in 23.1 innings. Connor Bennett threw a perfect inning with a strikeout. His ERA is down to 3.33 on the season and he has 14 walks with 42 strikeouts. The Top 25 Prospect Rundown 6/6 Game Preview Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live Louisville 24-35 N/A 7:04pm Gutierrez Here Here Here Chattanooga 32-26 N/A 7:15pm Jiminian Here Here Here Daytona 32-27 N/A 7:05pm Orewiler Here Here N/A Dayton 20-39 N/A 7:05pm De Jesus Here Here Here Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditPocket 13 Responses kevinz June 6, 2019 If anybody interested in a cool short vid. Type in Tyler Callihan scouting report in Google. The one about his Swing is like Yelich swing. The Wrap around Swing. Helps Generate Max power. Keeps the Bat in the Zone for a Long time. Simon Cowell June 6, 2019 He has a great swing but runs like a penguin. I do like the pick and he just might come along at a time to fill the void left by a veteran such as Joey V. kevinz June 6, 2019 True on the running Part lol. Hopefully he hits well enough to jog the bases a lot. I did read was better athlete then giving credit for. He does match well for the eventually Votto replacement. GallowayB June 6, 2019 Welcome back to Wennington Romero! MK June 6, 2019 Glad to see Wenny back. He is a fun positive kid who I’m sure can add some life to a dugout and clubhouse. Think he could be a darkhorse in the long run. Might be a solid guy in the middle of a rotation. Still young at 21. MK June 6, 2019 Never challenge Wenny to corn hole. I introduced him to the game when he was in Dayton at a picnic. The boy can just drop the beanbag in the hole like it is nothing. Never saw anyone get so excited about it either. Cguy June 6, 2019 Wow Doug. Impressive MiL Game Review.With the draft these last few days, you must be working 24/7 on this stuff. kevinz June 6, 2019 Congrats by the way to Aquino N Lady for having a baby. Greatest joy in the world. That could be a big reason to mature mayb slow some things down. Patrick June 6, 2019 I think it is looking more and more likely that Santillan will wind up in the pen as a high leverage reliever. If that is the case I think we only have two legit projectable starting pitchers as prospects in the minors, Greene (injured) and Lodolo (just drafted). This is quite a change from just a few years ago when there was a lot of potential. It does not bade well for the future. RobL June 6, 2019 Packy is certainly making a case to be on that list of starting pitcher prospects. MA June 6, 2019 You are right. Probably time to send a 22 year old pitching in AA with decent (but not spectacular) results to the pen. 22 is 2.4 years younger than the average pitcher in AA. Plus he only turned 22- 50 or so days ago. Patience. Jonathan Linn June 6, 2019 Are prospects not allowed to struggle? Not everyone moves in a linear fashion which we as fans like to see. I think Santillan is still like 20-21 years old kevinz June 6, 2019 I would like to see Trammell try leadoff. Batting close to 300 with bases empty. Let him Start the action be a play maker type. Mayb he is just not a RBI guy. I hope at some Point Senzel Moves Down the order to drive in some Runs. Not sure who to Hit at lead off but need to shake things up a little bit. 13 games i believe with 1 run or less for the Reds.