REDS FARM REPORT: 4/20
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REDS MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
SAPPELT KEEPS HITTING
OF Dave Sappelt (Louisville) has hit safely in 7 straight games and in 12 of 13 games overall this season (19-for-55, .345, 3 HR, 7 RBI, .390 OBP, .618 SLG).
EXPECTING THE HORST
LHP Jeremy Horst (Louisville) didn’t allow a run in any of his 3 relief appearances (8.1ip, 4h, 1bb, 9k, .143ba)…Horst, 25, was invited to his first Major League Spring Training in 2011…last season he fanned 75 in 72ip.
2b Henry Rodriguez (Bakersfield) has hit safely in 13 straight games (.382, 21-55, 10r, 1hr, 12 RBI, .934 OPS).
With 14 steals, Dayton’s Billy Hamilton still ranks 2nd in all of minor leage baseball (Fresno’s Emmanuel Burriss has 15 SB).
LOUISVILLE 4, COLUMBUS (INDIANS) 2: RHP Chad Reineke (3-0) started for Louisville and allowed 2 runs (1er) on 4 hits in 6.0 innings (3bb, 1k)…RHP Carlos Fisher notched his 4th save (1.1ip, 1bb,1k)…the Bats scored 4 runs on 7 hits…LF Dave Sappelt went 3-for-5 with a double, triple and RBI…DH Yonder Alonso (2-for-4, 1bb) doubled.
TENNESSEE (CUBS) 6, CAROLINA 2: RHP Justin Lehr (0-1) made his first appearance since 5/28/11 “Tommy John” surgery and allowed 4 runs on 4 hits in 3.1 innings (3bb, 4k, 72TP)…RHP Jose Arredondo (rehabbing right elbow) gave up a run in 2.0 innings of relief (1h, 2bb, 3k)…the Mudcats plated 2 runs on 9 hits…LF Fred Lewis (rehabbing strained right oblique) went 0-for-1 with 2 walks and a stolen base…1b Mike Costanzo hit is 2nd homer in as many days.
MODESTO (ROCKIES) 4, BAKERSFIELD 2: Modesto scored 2 runs in the 8th to win it…RHP Curtis Partch (0-2) started for Bakersfield and gave up 4 runs (0er) on 7 hits in 7.1 innings (2bb, 4k)…the Blaze crossed the plate twice on 10 hits (0-for-12 w/RISP, 12 LOB)…LF Josh Fellhauer paced the offense with 3 hits, including his 2nd home run of the season.
BOWLING GREEN (RAYS) 2, DAYTON 7: The Dragons have won 3 straight…LHP Tanner Robles (1-1) started for Dayton and allowed a run on 2 hits in 5.0 innings (3bb, 1k, 1hr)…LHP Ezequiel Infante was perfect in his 3.0 innings of relief (2k)…the Dragons scored 7 runs on 12 hits…and SS Billy Hamilton ripped an inside-the-park home run, rounding the bases before anyone could register what was happening…DH Donald Lutz went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and a run scored…RF Jefry Sierra added 2 hits and 2 runs scored.