REDS FARM REPORT: 4/29
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REDS MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
FRAZIER GOES DEEP TWICE
IF/OF Todd Frazier (Louisville) homered in both games of last night’s doubleheader vs Durham…Frazier has hit safely in 7 of his last 8 games (9-for-30, .300, 3hr, 6r)…he’s played primarily 3B and LF.
BOXBERGER WITH CHEESE
RHP Brad Boxberger (Carolina) last night at Tennessee allowed his first run of the season…in 8 relief appearances, Boxberger is holding opponents to a .108 batting average and has fanned 19 batters in 11.2 innings (0.77era, 7bb).
OF Dave Sappelt (Louisville) last night vs Durham collected his seventh multi-hit game of the season…In 21 games, Sappelt is batting .358 with 4hr, 11rbi, 12r, 7 doubles, .429obp and .617 slugging pct.
DURHAM (RAYS) 2, LOUISVILLE 3
DURHAM 5, LOUISVILLE 11: Gm1: LHP Matt Maloney started and allowed a run on 3 hits in 4.0 innings (1bb, 2k)…Two rain delays cut his night short…RHP Jose Arredondo (rehabbing) earned the win in relief (2ip, 0h, 0r, 0bb, 2k, 35TP)…3b Todd Frazier and 1b Yonder Alonso both homered…Gm2: RHP Scott Carroll (1-0) started and gave up 3 runs on 7 hits in 6.0 innings (1bb, 4k, 1hr)…3b Todd Frazier belted another home run…CF Dave Sappelt went 2-for-4 with a 3-run homer…C Devin Mesoraco added a pair of hits…DH Fred Lewis (rehabbing strained right oblique) went 0-for-1 (1bb).
CAROLINA 5, TENNESSEE (CUBS) 8: LHP Travis Webb (0-3) started for Carolina and was reached for 7 runs on 9 hits in 4.1 innings (2bb, 7k)…the Mudcats plated 5 runs on 11 hits (2-for-15 w/RISP, 9 LOB)…C Chris McMurray went 2-for-4 with an RBI and 2 runs scored…RF Felix Perez had a pair of hits and scored a run.
VISALIA (D’BACKS) 4, BAKERSFIELD 1: RHP Josh Ravin (1-1) started for Bakersfield and gave up 4 runs (3er) on 5 hits in 4.1 innings (2bb, 8k)…RHP Tyree Hayes pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief (0h, 2bb, 3k)…the Blaze managed 1 run on 4 hits…RF Stephen Hunt led the offense with 2 hits and an RBI.
FORT WAYNE (PADRES) 2, DAYTON 6: The Dragons won their fourth straight game and their seventh consecutive home game…they’ve won 10 of their last 11…RHP Daniel Renken (1-2) started for Dayton and allowed a run on 2 hits in 6.0 innings (2bb, 10k)…RHP Chad Rogers fanned 4 in his 2.0 perfect innings of relief…Dayton scored 6 runs on 12 hits…3b David Vidal (2r, 2 doubles) and CF Yorman Rodriguez (1r, 2rbi, triple) had 3 hits apiece…C Tucker Barnhart went 2-for-2 with (1bb, 1rbi, 1r).
“We’re having a blast. A lot of our success is coming from just having a good time.” Dragons C Tucker Barnhart on Dayton’s winning ways (Dayton Daily News)
“They’re young and they’re going to make mistakes. But their pitching will carry them.” – Reds minor league filed coordinator Freddie Benavides on the Dayton Dragons (Dayton Daily News)