REDS FARM REPORT 4/21/10

To view standings, probable pitchers and series information, click on the PDF file below.

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TOLEDO 4 (TIGERS), LOUISVILLE 1: LHP Travis Wood (0-3) started for Louisville and allowed 4 runs on 9 hits in 7.1 innings (3bb, 6k, 3hr)…The Bats pushed across a run on 5 hits…2b Chris Valaika (1r) and C Corky Miller had 2 hits apiece.

TENNESSEE 6 (CUBS), CAROLINA 5: A 4-run rally in the 6th inning wasn’t enough for the Mudcats, as they were defeated yesterday afternoon by Tennessee…RHP Dallas Buck (1-2) started for Carolina and allowed 6 runs (4er) on 7 hits in 5.0 innings (1bb, 1k, 1hr)…LHP Daryl Harang pitched 2.0 perfect innings of relief…The Mudcats scored 5 runs on 12 hits…LF Sean Henry belted a 2-run homer…1b Eric Eymann collected 2 hits.

LYNCHBURG AT SALEM (RED SOX): The Hillcats were rained out yesterday at Salem…the game will be made up today as part of a doubleheader.

WEST MICHIGAN 0, DAYTON 3: RHP Brian Pearl (1-0) pitched a gem, starting for the Dragons allowing just 2 hits over 6.0 scoreless innings (1bb, 4k)…LHP Donnie Joseph pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his 3rd save…CF Efrain Contreras paced Dayton’s 9-hit attack with 3 hits of his own including a double, RBI and a run scored…3b Frank Pfister punched out a double and a triple (1rbi).

MINOR LEAGUE NEWS

FAIREL HAS STREP
Lynchburg’s lefty ace Matt Fairel has been diagnosed with strep throat but is not expected to miss his next start…he’ll be treated with medication and an endless supply of popsicles and milkshakes.     

CODDINGTON CONCUSSION
Dayton catcher Kevin Coddington last night was diagnosed with a grade 2 concussion after being struck on the head with a batter’s follow-through swing.  He’s expected to miss 3-5 days.   

 
QUOTE BOAT

“He pitched very, very well.  I don’t think we had very good at-bats, but you have to give him a lot of credit. He was aggressive. When he needed to, he made us look bad.” – Louisville manager Rick Sweet on Toledo’s Armando Galarraga (7ip, 3h, 0r, 0bb, 6k).  (Louisville Courier-Journal)

“We battled back and put ourselves in position to win the game. We kept swinging the bat and that’s all you can do….The bullpen was good…There were a lot of good things. We’re playing a good team over there, but a lot of good things happened.”
 – Carolina manager David Bell following yesterday’s loss to Tennessee. 
(The Independent Weekly)

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