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The Louisville Bats won 7-6. Box Score

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 11-3. Box Score

The Daytona Tortugas won 5-4 in 10 innings. Box Score

The Dayton Dragons won 4-2. Box Score

The Billings Mustangs won 9-1. Box Score

The Greeneville Reds won 6-5 in 10 innings. Box Score

  • Cristian Olivo went 3-4 with a double, 2 runs scored, and he had 2 RBI.
  • Robert Boselli went 2-4 with a home run (1) and he had 2 RBI.
  • Mike Spooner went 1-4 with a run scored.
  • Peterson Plaz went 2-4 with an RBI.
  • JC Keys allowed 2 earned in 4.0 innings with 4 strikeouts.
  • Andy Fisher was charged with an unearned run in 4.0 innings with a walk and 6 strikeouts.
  • Alec Byrd allowed a run in 2.0 innings with 5 strikeouts.

The AZL Reds lost 4-2. Box Score

7/4 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 32-53 N/A 7:05pm Sims Here Here Here
Chattanooga 36-33 7-7 6:15pm Moss Here Here Here
Daytona 35-30 7-9 6:30pm Romero Here Here N/A
Dayton 28-42 5-8 7:35pm Curlis
Here Here Here
Billings 7-11 N/A 9:00pm McGregor
Here Here N/A
Greeneville 6-9 N/A 6:30pm Salvador
Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 5-9 N/A OFF OFF
Here N/A N/A

25 Responses

  1. MK

    Bren Spillane looked as good at the plate tonight as I have seen him all year. However when he misses a ball it is usually by a lot. I am sure Reds give these guys eyesight exams but there are pitches he just appears to not see very well.

    Thought Bell misused the roster tonight. With Votto on first he should have pinch run Peraza. He could have put him at 2nd and Detrich at first. Instead he let the Clydesdale run and he eventually scored which means he did not cost them but then brough Peraza in to replace Dietrich on defense. In the end it meant nothing but I was first guessing him at the time.

    • RojoBenjy

      MK- I think you’ve hit on the one thing that Peraza may be best used for! (Except when he’s picked off.) However, if running is the only thing he has to concentrate on, perhaps he will do alright.

  2. MikeD

    I must admit that I have beaten up Puig and even felt that he needed to be sent packing. He has surely proven me wrong and has been a spark plug the past 10 days or so. If his best is ahead, I’m not sure what the Reds do at the trade deadline. I will also admit that this front office as a whole, have done a nice job of acquiring players that have made a difference. Wood aside, all of the new players have helped the Reds be relevant. Because of the contract extension, the Gray deal was one I did like and I believe those that continuously believe the Yankees out deal the Reds can now quiet down.

    If Gray continues to throw that curve with that kind of success, he will be a clear #2 for the Reds (and would be for any staff).

    Fun to watch the Reds again!

    • RojoBenjy

      Isn’t higher humidity supposed to help curve balls bite better?

      Anyway it was a good night for Los Rojos de Cincinnati.

    • MK

      Not only is Puig playing well but he is entertaining to watch, even when he doesn’t play well.

      His post game interview last night reminded me of the classic star of the game interviews Joe Nuxhall would have with Latin players whose English skills were far inferior to Puig (Perez, Concepcion, Geronimo, Borbon, and Bravo).

      • RojoBenjy

        I remember those. Classic lines like, “I see the ball, I hit the ball.” and “baseball has been very, very good to me.”

        Mariano Duncan in 1990, “Right now I am the happiest man in the world.”

        I agree, Puig’s English is pleasantly proficient.

      • Wes

        I was laughing out loud last night when he scored late he threw the “waived the throw off” to the other teams outfielder. Classic !

    • Doug Gray

      It’s been a lot longer than the last 10 days. His OPS is over 1.000 for the last month+.

      • Wes

        reds will keep puig moving forward. Reds will be willing to over pay for him so they’ll offer the most and if he doesn’t take him they will put a QO on him and make him almost unsignable to the point where he will just have to take the money or he’s crazy.

  3. Norwood Nate

    Aquino blasts another. Trammell has been heating up recently. Olivo off to a great start in Greeneville, which is good to see because he was a big international signing a few years ago. Good night for the organization overall. Now if only the Reds could get some starting pitchers to join in on the fun.

  4. MikeinSoCal

    Aquino making it hard for the Reds not to call him up. Where have you gone Scott Schebler? Great to see VanMeter, O’Grady, Aquino hitting so well. If it’s a juiced ball I guess it doesn’t matter as long as it’s used in ML too.

  5. MikeinSoCal

    The Reds pitching has been good but my favorite for Reds MVP is J Iglesias. Incredible job in the field and at bat and seemingly a leader of men. Runner up, Puig. Changing the minds of a lot of doubters.

    • RojoBenjy

      No one can argue with an average over .400 with RISP.

    • Doug Gray

      Incredible with the bat is a big stretch. He’s got an OPS+ of 85.

      • RojoBenjy

        How to you measure the factors that seem to bias us as observers that he’s performing better than that OPS+ ?

        I find that fascinating.

      • Doug Gray

        I’d certainly give his offense a little more credit than his OPS+ given how he’s performed thus far in clutch situations. But even then, he’s been probably “average” at best at the plate compared to the league.

    • RedsKoolAidDrinker

      Since can’t give it to Derek Johnson, I’m giving my vote to Castillo even though i know it’s a hard thing to give that award to someone who only plays every fifth game but I believe his dominance has given the Refs a mentality they needed to believe speaking of mentality, Derek Detrich is my runner up pick.

  6. MK

    With Gennet and Votto on right side of infield together the Reds might have the poorest right side infield defense in baseball.

    • Cguy

      I’m not disagreeing with you, but it’s apparently not costing the Reds much. They have
      allowed the fewest unearned runs in ML (17). only Tampa Bay has allowed fewer runs overall. Plus the Reds need the bats badly.

    • RojoBenjy

      Hasn’t some of that been mitigated so far since Gennett hasn’t played 2B very much?