REDS FARM REPORT 6/11/10
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LOUISVILLE 9, SYRACUSE (NATIONALS) 1: LHP Travis Wood (4-4) started for Louisville and was outstanding in his 7.0 shutout innings, scattering just 3 hits with 1 walk and 8 strikeouts…the Bats scored 9 runs on 13 hits…C Wilkin Castillo went 2-for-4 with a home run (#6) and 2 runs scored…LF Drew Sutton (1rbi), 1b Yonder Alonso (2r, 1bb), 3b Todd Frazier (1r, 1rbi, 1bb) and 2b Chris Valaika (1r, 2rbi) all had 2 hits each.
HUNTSVILLE (BREWERS) 5, CAROLINA 3: LHP Travis Webb (2-4) started for Carolina and gave up 4 runs on 6 hits in 5.0 innings (1bb, 3k)…RHP Ruben Medina fired 2.0 scoreless innings of relief (1h, 1bb)…the Mudcats scored 3 runs on 4 hits…3b Mike Costanzo ripped a 2-run homer in the 1st inning that nearly caused a bus from the Triangle Transit Authority to veer off Highway 39…C Devin Mesoraco (1-for-4, 1r) doubled without incident.
POTOMAC (NATIONALS) 3, LYNCHBURG 0:RHP Mark Serrano (2-4) started for Lynchburg and allowed 3 runs on 7 hits in 6.2 innings (1bb, 8k)…LHP Bill Bray allowed a hit in his 1.0 inning of relief…Bray last Friday was optioned from Louisville to Lynchburg following his stint on the disabled list (5/19/09 “Tommy John” surgery)…the Hillcats were blanked on 5 hits…RF Cody Puckett went 2-for-4.
DAYTON 3, BELOIT (TWINS) 4:LHP Justin Walker (1-8) started for Dayton and allowed 3 runs on 5 hits in 6.0 innings (1bb, 5k, 1hr)…the Dragons scored 3 runs on 11 hits (2-for-13 w/RISP, 9 LOB)…RF Cameron Satterwhite paced the offense with 4 hits (2rbi, double)…3b Frank Pfister punched out 3 hits and scored a run…LF Shane Carlson went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run.
MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
Cincinnati Reds righty Edinson Volquez will make a rehab start tomorrow for the Lynchburg Hillcats when they host the Potomac Nationals…Volquez is currently on the Reds’ 60-day disabled list after undergoing 8/3/09 “Tommy John” surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament and torn flexor mass in his right elbow.
Congratulations to Lynchburg’s Brad Boxberger, who yesterday was named to the Carolina League All-Star team…Boxberger is currently 4-5 with a 3.20 ERA in 12 starts…he ranks 9th in the league in ERA and 3rd with a 9.91 strikeout per 9.0 innings ratio…Boxberger, 22, was the Reds supplemental first-round pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft (43rd overall) out of the Univ. of Southern Cal…The California League vs Carolina League All-Star Game will take place on 6/22 in Myrtle Beach, SC.
MEANS BREAKS FINGER
Dayton outfielder Andrew Means on Wednesday suffered a fractured right index finger and will be out indefinitely…Means, 23, was batting .282 with 22 runs 13 RBI and 12 steals in 49 games.