Photo: Doug GrayCincinnati Reds Minor League Game Review: 7/12/19 Doug Gray July 13, 2019 20 Comments If you are interested in getting emailed every day during the season with additional game notes and a rundown on how the Cincinnati Reds Top 25 Prospects performed (along with other perks) you can sign up to support the site through Patreon and get all of that for as low as $1 a month. If that’s something that sounds interesting you can get more information here. The Louisville Bats won 7-6. Box Score Alex Blandino went 2-5 with 2 RBI. Christian Colon went 1-3 with a walk and an RBI. Brian O’Grady went 1-3 with a walk and a run scored. Aristides Aquino went 2-4 with a double and a run scored. Nick Longhi went 1-4 with a run and an RBI. Narciso Crook went 1-4. Stuart Turner went 2-4 with 2 runs scored and he had an RBI. Blake Trahan went 3-4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and he had an RBI. Alex Wood (rehab) allowed 2 earned in 2.0 innings with 2 strikeouts. Sal Romano allowed 2 runs in 4.0 innings with 4 strikeouts. Alex Powers threw a hitless inning with a walk and 3 strikeouts. Joel Kuhnel threw a shutout inning with a walk and a strikeout. The Chattanooga Lookouts game was suspended. The game will be resumed Saturday before the regularly scheduled game. The game will begin in the top of the 4th inning with Chattanooga trailing 1-0. The Daytona Tortugas was postponed. Double header on Saturday. The Dayton Dragons lost 4-2. Box Score Michael Siani went 2-5 with a steal (25) and a run scored. Pabel Manzanero went 2-4 with a double, home run (9), and 2 RBI. Mariel Bautista went 1-4. Miguel Hernandez went 1-3 with a walk.. Claudio Finol went 1-4. Randy Ventura went 1-4. Lyon Richardson allowed 1 earned in 3.0 innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. Eddy Demurias allowed a run in 3.0 innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Jerry D’Andrea threw 3.0 shutout innings with 2 walks and 3 strikeouts. The Billings Mustangs lost 3-2. Box Score Victor Ruiz went 2-3 with a walk. Matt Lloyd went 1-3 with a walk and a solo home run (4). Reniel Ozuna went 2-4 with a double and a solo home run (6). Jonathan Willems went 2-3. Eric Yang went 0-2 with 2 walks. Leonardo Seminati went 0-2 with 2 walks. Nick Lodolo allowed 2 earned runs in 2.0 innings with 5 strikeouts. Omar Conoropo threw 5.0 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts. The Greeneville Reds won 10-0. Box Score Ivan Johnson went 2-4 with a double, walk, and he scored 3 runs. Danny Lantigua went 2-2. A.J. Bumpass went 1-3 with 2 steals, 2 runs scored, and he had an RBI. Allan Cerda went 0-2 with a walk, was hit by a pitch, scored 2 runs, and he had an RBI. Cameron Warren went 3-5 with a triple, run scored, and he had 4 RBI. Tyler Callihan went 1-4 with a walk and an RBI. Ranser Amador went 1-3 with 2 walks and an RBI. Justin Gomez went 2-5 with an RBI. Juan Manuel Abril threw 5.0 shutout innings with a walk and a strikeout. Tyler Garbee threw 4.0 shutout innings with a walk and 5 strikeouts. The AZL Reds lost 13-3. Box Score Ashton Creal went 1-4 with a double and an RBI. Fidel Castro went 1-4. Jose Tello went 2-4 with a solo home run (2). Caleb Van Blake went 1-3 with a solo home run (2). Debby Santana went 1-4 with a run scored. Sebastian Almonte went 1-3. Spencer Stockton allowed a run in 3.0 innings with 4 strikeouts. Jacques Pucheu threw 2.0 shutout innings with 2 strikeouts. 7/13 Game Preview Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live Louisville 34-57 N/A 6:30pm Sims Here Here Here Chattanooga 36-33 8-13 6:35pm TBA/Sanmartin Here Here Here Daytona 35-30 9-14 5:05pm Orewiler/Solomon Here Here N/A Dayton 28-42 8-13 7:00pm Diaz Here Here Here Billings 11-15 N/A 9:00pm Medrano Here Here Here Greeneville 10-13 N/A 6:30pm Ashcraft Here Here N/A AZL Reds 7-13 N/A 9:00pm TBA Here N/A N/A Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditPocket 20 Responses William Kubas July 13, 2019 GO STANFORD CARDINAL BASEBALL Bill July 13, 2019 Any background on Spencer Stockton pitcher for AZL Reds? I noticed he signed a couple of days ago. Perhaps another undrafted free agent? Weigarp July 13, 2019 https://www.theoaklandpress.com/sports/uspbl-s-spencer-stockton-signs-with-cincinnati-reds/article_050f9030-a4dc-11e9-a8df-13a5ce62a286.html Bill July 13, 2019 Thanks for the link! MK July 13, 2019 Thanks for sharing the link. I never heard of this league, who would have thought there would be one around Detroit? His team did not have the most ferocious sounding name, “The Unicorns.” The website for the teams are entertaining. The league is pumped that Stockton signed. I wonder what the Reds have to pay to acquire the contracts of Independant League players. L.A. Red July 13, 2019 I’ll ask again for Doug and the group. What is up with Reece Hinds??? Doug Gray July 13, 2019 Dinged up. MK July 13, 2019 Cameron Warren is off to a hot start in Greeneville. .444 in 5 games. I really liked him during College World Series.His power numbers are not there yet but the transition to wood can do that. Doc July 13, 2019 One minor league pitcher made it through five innings last. Not a good omen for training starters to go deeper. terry m July 13, 2019 If you look at ML box scores a lot of starters are going 6 innings. BA third time around against the starter are being takes to heart it seems… MK July 13, 2019 Where you been Doc, this is SOP. Hanawi July 13, 2019 I have no idea why other teams (like the Braves) have much more success pushing their starters while the Reds are having Lodolo throw 2 innings at a time. BTW, Josiah Gray took a no-no into the 7th last night. Norwood Nate July 13, 2019 Any reason why Richardson only went 3 innings on 66 pitches? Redsvol July 13, 2019 the Dodgers scouting department doesn’t get enough credit. They plucked Jeter Downs and Josiah Gray from us for basically allowing the Reds to trade a bad contract and some loose change that they no longer had room for. There is a reason their minor league systems are always stocked with great talent. Reds need to pluck some minor league scouting & development people from Dodgers and Astros instead of promoting from within. Doug Gray July 13, 2019 Did I miss where the Reds acquired Yasiel Puig and Alex Wood, two well above-average players, in addition to swapping bad contracts of Bailey/Kemp? Hanawi July 13, 2019 I’ve said it before. Reds should never trade with certain teams (Dodgers, Yankees, and quite a few others). They have much better scouting and analytics departments and pretty much fleece the Reds every time. There was a good interview with Josiah Gray that I read this morning where he talked about how much information was available to him in the Dodgers system for learning how to pitch and where he could improve, etc. Maybe the Reds are moving in that direction with Caleb Cotham, but they have a long way to go. Their MiLB pitching development is atrocious. Cguy July 13, 2019 How many other organizations would have not hung up the phone when the Reds mentioned Homer Bailey’s name? It was a Dodgers deal, or no deal at all. That deal has benefited both clubs. The Sonny Gray trade with the Yankees is so far working out better for the Reds. What happened a few years ago when Joketty was trying to trade ML players for “ML ready prospects” was just unfortunate. The Reds obtained a whole crew of injury -prone & AAAA players for their trouble. Hanawi July 13, 2019 Why did they need to trade Bailey at all? Just eat the money. They had to take back Kemp anyway, so they didn’t save that much. Reds can’t give up cost-controlled young players for 1 year rentals. I would agree with criticism of the Jocketty strategy, which the Reds are still trying to dig out of at the moment. Cguy July 13, 2019 Farmer is probably worth either of the 2 prospects (Downs, Gray) in the Dodger trade. He currently has about 35 ML starts including starts as catcher,1st , 2nd, & 3rd. He’ll be even more valuable next year when the ML goes to a 26 man roster. He’s not a rental. Hanawi July 13, 2019 He’s 28 and has less than 200 PAs in the majors. He’s not a rental, but he’s a replacement-level player at best.