REDS FARM REPORT 6/3/10
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LOUISVILLE 7, COLUMBUS (INDIANS) 10: LHP Matt Maloney (4-3) started for Louisville and was reached for 9 runs (7er) on 9 hits in 3.1 innings (3bb, 2k)…the Bats scored 7 runs on 9 hits…RF Wladimir Balentien went 2-for-4 with a 3-run homer (#8) and 2 runs scored…CF Luis Terrero (2rbi) also hit one over the fence (#6)…C Chris Denove went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
CAROLINA 4, JACKSONVILLE (MARLINS) 0: The Mudcats blanked Jacksonville on 6 hits…RHP Scott Carroll (1-1) started for Carolina and pitched 6.1 scoreless innings (6h, 1bb, 3k)…LHP Philippe Valiquette (1.2ip, 1bb, 2k) and RHP Jordan Smith (1ip) preserved the shutout…the ‘Cats plated 4 runs on 8 hits…2b Jake Kahaulelio went 1-for-5 with 3 RBI and a run scored…CF Dave Sappelt had 2 hits, including a double and a run scored.
SALEM (RED SOX) 3, LYNCHBURG 4: The Hillcats have won 5 straight…RHP Jordan Hotchkiss started for Lynchburg and gave up 1 run on 4 hits in 4.0 innings (1bb, 4k)…RHP Jeff Jeffords (1-0) pitched 2.0 perfect innings of relief (3k)…RHP Justin Freeman notched his 5th save (1ip, 1k)…the Hillcats scored 4 runs on 10 hits…C Kevin Coddington paced the offense with 3 hits, including a double, RBI and a run scored…CF Efrain Contreras and 2b Jose Gualdron each collected 2 hits and a run scored.
KANE COUNTY (A’S) 6, DAYTON 3: RHP J.C. Sulbaran started for Dayton and scattered 2 hits over 5.0 shutout innings (5bb, 4k)…RHP Blair Carson (0-2) suffered the loss in relief (2ip, 4h, 3r, 1bb, 1k)…the Dragons committed 3 errors, leading to 3 unearned runs…CF Andrew Means went 3-for-4 with a run scored…SS Didi Gregorius had 2 hits and a walk.
MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
RHP Edinson Volquez yesterday for the Reds Extended Spring Training team pitched 1.0 inning against the White Sox and retired all 3 batters he faced…he topped out at 94mph…Volquez last year had season-ending “Tommy John” surgery on August 3rd.
CHASE WARE IS ENGAGED
In the middle of the fifth inning of last night’s Dayton/Kane County game, Dragons reliever Chase Ware proposed to his girlfriend, Maria Garay near the foul line at Fifth-Third Field…Maria was “randomly” selected to participate in a skit in the middle of the inning…when she took off her blindfold, Ware was on one knee and proposed…Maria said yes.
“Kevin is an excellent receiver and he’s caught most of these guys over the last few years so he’s been able to step right in and take over for Mes. He had a great year last year and if it wasn’t for Mesoraco he probably would have started the year here so it’s nice to see him up here it’s where he deserves to be.” – Lynchburg manager Pat Kelly on the progression of catcher Kevin Coddington (The News & Advance)