REDS FARM REPORT: 5/16
REDS MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
YONDER MOUNTAIN HIT MAN
LF/1b Yonder Alonso (Louisville) last night vs Buffalo collected 2 hits to extend his hitting streak to 10 games (18-for-46, .391) and his on-base streak to 17 straight games (.409, .481obp)…overall in 33 games, Alonso is batting .331 with 4 HR, 18 RBI and a .531 slugging pct….he’s played 21 games in left field, 6 games at first base and 6 games at designated hitter.
THE HUNT CONTINUES
3b Stephen Hunt (Bakersfield) yesterday vs Modesto went 1-for-3 to extend his hitting streak to 19 games (34-for-74, .459)…it’s the longest hitting streak of the season in the California League.
JUAN FROM CINCINNATI
3b Juan Francisco is currently rehabbing in Louisville while he recovers from a strained left calf…in 6 games for the Bats, Francisco is batting .308 (8-for-26) with a home run, 7 RBI, 2 doubles, 4 runs scored and a .500 slugging pct.
BUFFALO (METS) 4, LOUISVILLE 3: RHP Scott Carroll started for Louisville and allowed a run on 5 hits in 6.0 innings (2bb, 4k)…LHP Daniel Ray Herrera (0-4) suffered the loss in relief (1.2ip, 3h, 3r, 1k)…the Bats scored 3 runs on 11 hits (1-for-10 w/RISP, 11 LOB)…SS Zack Cozart, LF Yonder Alonso and 1b Danny Dorn had 2 hits each.
CAROLINA 7, MOBILE (D’BACKS) 3: RHP Daryl Thompson (1-3) started for Carolina and gave up 2 runs on 6 hits in 5.1 innings (1bb, 6k)…the Mudcats dented the dish 7 times on 10 hits…RF Felix Perez went 2-for-4 with a double, walk and a run scored…1b Mike Costanzo (2-for-4, 1bb) doubled and drove in a run.
MODESTO (ROCKIES) 22, BAKERSFIELD 2: RHP Pedro Villareal (4-2) started for Bakersfield and was reached for 10 runs (9er) in 3.1 innings….RHP Ruben Medina gave up 9 runs (6er) in the 9th inning…the Blaze managed 2 runs on 9 hits…3b Eric Campbell went 2-for-4 with a run scored…SS Brodie Greene belted his 1st home run of the season…LF Josh Fellhauer had 2 hits.
DAYTON DRAGONS: The Dragons were rained out yesterday at Ft. Wayne…the game will be made up next month as part of a doubleheader…Dayton is off today.
“We didn’t play very good baseball. We went out there and way too often went through the motions. You just can’t do that. When you do that, you get what you got today. That’s the lesson we have to learn.”- Louisville manager Rick Sweet on yesterday’s loss vs Buffalo
(Louisville Courier Journal)