REDS FARM REPORT: 4/19

To view the full report (includes series information, standings and probable pitchers), click on the PDF file below.

FarmReport4-19-11

REDS MINOR LEAGUE NEWS

AIN’T YAZ GRAND?
C Yasmani Grandal (Bakersfield) last night vs Modesto belted his 3rd home run in 4 days (7-for-12, .583, 9r, 7rbi)…in 9 games to start the season, Grandal is batting .313 and slugging .719.

BILLY, BILLY, BILLY
SS Billy Hamilton (Dayton) last night vs Bowling Green swiped 3 bases to bring his season total to 14…Hamilton ranks 1 stolen base behind Fresno’s Emmanuel Burriss for the Minor League lead.

CAMPBELL WINS WEEKLY AWARD
3b Eric Campbell (Bakersfield) yesterday was named California League Player of the Week for 4/7-4/17…in 11 games, Campbell batted .500 with 7 doubles and 14 runs (12rbi, 2hr, .842 SLG, .543 OBP).

GAME REPORTS

INDIANAPOLIS (PIRATES) 10, LOUISVILLE 4: RHP Scott Carroll started for Louisville and allowed 3 unearned runs on 7 hits in 7.0 innings (2bb, 4k)…RHP Matt Klinker (2-1) suffered the loss in relief (2ip, 5h, 7r/7er, 2bb, 1k, 1hr)…the Bats scored 4 runs on 6 hits…CF Dave Sappelt (1-for-5, 2rbi) belted his 3rd home run of the season…LF Yonder Alonso and C Corky Miller had 2 hits apiece.

TENNESSEE (CUBS) 4, CAROLINA 5: 3b Jake Kahaulelio belted a walkoff homer in the bottom of the 10th to win it for Carolina…2b Cody Puckett went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and 2 runs scored…1b Mike Costanzo homered (#3)…RHP Daryl Thompson started for the Mudcats and gave up 4 runs on 3 hits in 4.0 innings (4bb, 6k)…RHP Nick Christiani (1-0) pitched 2.0 perfect innings of relief to earn the victory (2k).

MODESTO (ROCKIES) 1, BAKERSFIELD 14: The Blaze dented the dish 14 times on 15 hits…1b Carlos Mendez (4rbi), 2b Henry Rodriguez (2rbi) and C Yasmani Grandal (4rbi) all homered…3b Eric Campbell went 3-for-5 with a run and 2 RBI…RHP Pedro Villareal (3-0) started for Bakersfield and allowed a run on 10 hits in 7.0 innings (0bb, 3k)…RHP Scott Gaffney fired 2.0 perfect innings of relief.

BOWLING GREEN (RAYS) 2, DAYTON 8: RHP Daniel Corcino (1-2) started for Dayton and fanned 9 over 6.0 innings (3h, 2r, 2bb)…RHP Drew Hayes pitched 2.0 hitless innings (0r, 0bb, 3k)…the Dragons scored 8 times on 11 hits…3b David Vidal paced the offense with 3 knocks (2 doubles, 2r)…SS Billy Hamilton went 2-for-3 with a double and 3 stolen bases (2r, 2bb, 1rbi)…LF Juan Duran blasted a home run that landed in Piqua. 

QUOTE BOAT

“It was a contact play.  I had to get there somehow, or at least get caught in a rundown.” – Dragons SS Billy Hamilton explains how he scored last night from third on a dribbler back to the pitcher (Dayton Daily News)

“I told D’Anna, you’ve got to take him out to dinner or something for that RBI.” – Dragons manager Delino DeShields  on Billy Hamilton scoring on Dominic D’Anna’s dribbler back to the pitcher (Dayton Daily News)

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