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The Louisville Bats won 12-9. Box Score

The Chattanooga Lookouts were postponed.

There will be double headers on both Sunday and Monday.

The Daytona Tortugas won 6-1, 2-1 in a double header.

Game 1: 6-1 win. Box Score

Game 2: 2-1 win. Box Score

  • Andy Sugilio went 2-3 with a triple and a run scored.
  • Alejo Lopez went 1-3.
  • Stuart Fairchild went 1-3 with a solo home run (8).
  • Jose Garcia went 1-3.
  • Hendrik Clementina went 1-2.
  • Jared Solomon allowed a run in 4.1 innings with 5 walks and 3 strikeouts.
  • Michael Byrne threw 1.2 shutout innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts.

The Dayton Dragons won 3-0. Box Score

The Billings Mustangs lost 4-0. Box Score

The Greeneville Reds lost 8-4. Box Score

The AZL Reds lost 8-5. Box Score

7/14 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 35-57 N/A 2:00pm Gutierrez Here Here Here
Chattanooga 36-33 8-13 2:30pm TBA/TBA Here Here Here
Daytona 35-30 11-14 5:35pm Bautista Here Here N/A
Dayton 28-42 9-13 2:00pm Salinas
Here Here Here
Billings 11-16 N/A 7:00pm Rodriguez Here Here Here
Greeneville 10-14 N/A 6:30pm Ashcraft
Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 7-14 N/A 9:00pm TBA
Here N/A N/A

15 Responses

    • AWA85

      Not a centerfielder at all, is what I heard from someone who attends Bats games often.

  1. Andrew

    Big league question – but is Ervin gonna end up the better player than Winker? I like what I have seen from Ervin so far each year hes been up. Seems hes slowly earning more trust and PT

    • Wes

      Reds been acting like he won’t get a shot every chance/year. He’s gonna have to earn it! He surely made the most of it last night by raising his average 70 points in mid July in one game. He did that hitting fifth last night too- good sign

  2. terry m

    Doug/Anybody
    Any word on Hanson and Heatherly ??

  3. Bill

    R.J. Alaniz has looked good in the Bats pen since the Reds picked him up off waivers.

  4. Norwood Nate

    It seems like many of the players at Dayton could have used another year at Billings or Greeneville. Guys I was interested in following after their seasons last year, like Finol (just recently called up), Hernandez, Martinez, Siani, Willems (sent down to Billings where he’s hitting well), and to some degree Bautista have all had struggles in Dayton. A pitcher like Alexis Diaz who I was pretty high on last season has also struggled to find a groove in Dayton.
    Is the jump from Rk ball to A ball that big of an adjustment? Are they being exposed? Are they being promoted before they’re ready? A combination of all of the above?
    I know generally to take power numbers from Billings with a grain of salt, but I can’t seem to recall an entire group that was promoted that just didn’t seem ready to hit at all. Is it a result of having two rookie level teams? Many were promoted straight from Greeneville, is it that much bigger jump than from Billings?

    No India sighting in a double header. Did he recently leave a game early, or am I thinking of someone else? Just odd he didn’t play either game, unless he’s injured.

    • MK

      There have been few hitters who have been better in Dayton than the hitter friendly Billings.

      • Norwood Nate

        I understand Billings is a better hitting environment. Especially when it comes to power, as I noted above. But a lot of these guys played in Greeneville last year outside of a cup of coffee in Billings. And while they’ve struggled to hit for power in Dayton, expectedly, it’s the BA that makes me wonder if they were promoted too early. Hernandez hit .301, Finol .294, Siani .288, Willems .263 last year in Greeneville. In Dayton Hernandez is hitting .234, Siani .230, Finol .180, Willems .214 when he was in Dayton. That just seems like a pretty good group of hitters who have flat out struggled to adjust to the next level. Supporting evidence of this would be Willems, who was sent to Billings and is batting .326 now.

      • MK

        A positive here is the improvement you are seeing as the season continues. Example: last night was the first time this season I have been to a game that Bren Spillane had a batting average at or above the Mendoza Line. Siani has moved up steadily the second half. Final who was having the bat knocked out of his hands in April is now hitting some line drives. It is the kind of improvement you want to see.

      • Norwood Nate

        That’s good to hear. Not being seeing them live certainly only tells half the story I’m sure. Glad to hear they’re improving throughout the year.

  5. MK

    Alexis Diaz looked very good last night. His command was as good as I witnessed last night. Had a replacement umpire behind the plate last night who was very short (came up to Pabel’s chest) and he called few strikes above the hitters waste, butDiaz adjusted to it quickly. Game saving play was a relay from Siani,to Hernandez,to Machorro for an out at the plate. Outfield instructor Billy Hatcher was in the dugout and I am sure smiled on that play.

  6. MK

    Santillan to the injured list, Homer Bailey traded to Oakland.