REDS FARM REPORT 8/23/10
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LOUISVILLE 2, INDIANAPOLIS (PIRATES) 4: LHP Ben Jukich started for Louisville and gave up a run on 5 hits in 6.2 innings (3bb, 6k)…RHP Carlos Fisher (1-1) suffered the blown save and loss (1.1ip, 3h, 3r/2er)…the Bats scored 2 runs on 10 hits (2-for-11 w/RISP, 10 LOB)…LF Todd Frazier went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored…2b Chris Valaika added a pair of hits and an RBI (double).
CAROLINA VS MOBILE (D’BACKS): Carolina was rained out yesterday vs Mobile.
LYNCHBURG 2, WILMINGTON (ROYALS) 8: LHP Ezequiel Infante (0-1) started for Lynchburg and was reached for 4 runs on 5 hits in 2.0 innings…the Hillcats plated a pair of runs on 6 hits…2b Cody Puckett blasted his 17th home run.
LAKE COUNTY (INDIANS) 7, DAYTON 12: RHP Jacob Johnson (7-6) started for Dayton and allowed 5 runs on 6 hits in 5.0 innings (1bb, 3k, 1hr)…the Dragons’ bullpen pitched 4.0 scoreless innings…Dayton scored 12 runs on 9 hits and 8 walks…2b Henry Rodriguez went 2-for-5 with a home run (#14) and 4 RBI…CF Justin Reed (2-for-5, 2r, 2rbi) also went deep (#1)…SS Didi Gregorius paced the offense with 3 hits and 3 runs scored.
BILLINGS 4, OREM (ANGELS) 5: RHP Stalin Gerson started for Billings and gave up 4 runs on 8 hits in 5.2 innings (1bb, 3k)…LHP Matt Leonard (0-1) suffered the blown save and loss (1ip, 3h, 1r, 1bb)…the Mustangs scored 4 runs on 9 hits…LF Dayne Read went 3-for-5 with a run scored.
AZL BREWERS 5, AZL REDS 6: RHP Jose Amezuca started for the Reds and allowed 4 runs (3er) on 6 hits in 3.0 innings…RHP Joel Ernst (1-1) picked up the win in relief (3ip, 3h, 1r, 1bb, 2k)…the Redlegs plated 6 runs on 8 hits, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 10th…SS Junior Arias went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI…1b Jaren Matthews scored 3 runs (1-for-3, 2bb, 2rbi).
MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
Lynchburg’s Cody Puckett yesterday at Wilmington homered in his fourth consecutive game…in 115 games this season, the Hillcats’ second baseman is batting .273 with 17 HR and 51 RBI…he ranks among all Carolina League leaders in doubles (2nd, 39), extra-base hits (2nd, 60), slugging (4th, .500), total bases (4th, 216) and homers (4th, 17).
NEGRON STILL STREAKING
Carolina’s Kris Negron is currently riding a 19-game hitting streak (.405, 30-for-74, .471obp).
The Cincinnati Reds and Carolina Mudcats on Saturday extended their Double-A player development contract through the 2012 Southern League season.
Louisville’s Aroldis Chapman is 3-0 over his 18 appearances with seven saves and a 0.92 ERA over 19.2 innings (10h, 7bb, 30k)…he’s allowed just 4 hits in his last 12 appearances…prior to moving to the bullpen, Chapman went 5-5 with a 4.11 ERA in 13 starts…he’s 3-1 with 7 saves and a 2.57 ERA in 24 appearances out of the pen.