REDS FARM REPORT: 5/24
REDS MINOR LEAGUE NEWS
5/23: LHP James Adkins transferred from Billings to Carolina…LHP Aroldis Chapman placed on injury rehab at Louisville…IF/OF Todd Frazier recalled from Louisville…LHP Daniel Ray Herrera claimed off waivers by Milwaukee…LHP Blaine Howell (Dayton) reinstated from the disabled list…RHP Steven Jackson (Louisville) signed as a released player from LAD (Albuquerque)…RHP Justin Lehr transferred from Carolina to Louisville…LHP Matt Maloney recalled from Louisville…RHP Doug Salinas (Bakersfield) reinstated from the disabled list…RHP Jordan Smith optioned to Louisville…RHP Edinson Volquez optioned to Louisville…5/22: LHP Dontrelle Willis (Louisville) placed on the disabled list (left thigh strain)…5/21: OF Kyle Day (Carolina) released unconditionally…RHP Josh Ravin (Bakersfield) placed on the disabled list ( right thigh strain)…IF Neftali Soto (Carolina) reinstated from the disabled list…5/20: RHP Dallas Buck (Carolina) released unconditionally…RHP Brandon Hynick (Louisville) acquired in trade with White Sox for cash considerations.
LOUISVILLE 3, NORFOLK (ORIOLES) 6: LHP Aroldis Chapman (left shoulder inflammation) made a rehab start for Louisville and pitched a perfect inning (8TP/6K)…RHP Mike Leake was reached for 3 runs on 4 hits in 2.0 innings of relief (0bb, 1k)…LHP Jeremy Horst (0-1) suffered the loss…the Bats scored 3 runs on 8 hits…2b Chris Valaika (2-for-4) blasted a 2-run homer…CF Brent Clevlen went 2-for-4.
CHATTANOOGA (Dodgers) 9, CAROLINA 3: RHP James Avery (3-6) started for Carolina and allowed 5 runs on 8 hits in 6.2 innings (1bb, 5k, 2hr)…LHP Donnie Joseph gave up 4 runs in an inning of relief…the Mudcats crossed the plate 3 times on 7 hits…1b Neftali Soto and 2b Cody Puckett both homered…CF Quintin Berry went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI.
BAKERSFIELD 10, MODESTO (ROCKIES) 8: Bakersfield rallied for 2 runs in the top of the 12th to win it…RHP Lance Janke started and allowed 5 runs on 8 hits in 6.0 innings (1bb, 6k)…RHP Ryan Smith (2-0) blew the save but earned the win (1.1ip, 2h, 1bb, 1k)…RHP Doug Salinas notched his 4th save (1ip)…the Blaze rang the bell 10 times on 15 hits…LF Josh Fellhauer (3rbi) paced the offense with 3 hits…C Yasmani Grandal ripped 2 doubles, walked twice and drove in 3 runs.
LAKE COUNTY (INDIANS) 6, DAYTON 3: RHP Daniel Corcino started for Dayton and lasted just 2.0 innings (3h, 1r, 1bb, 2k) before a rain delay ended his night…RHP Pat Doyle (2-2) suffered the loss in relief (4.1ip, 7h, 5r, 2bb, 4k, 1hr)…the Dragons pushed across 3 runs on 5 hits…RF Theo Bowe went 2-for-3 (1r, 1bb, 1rbi, 1sb)…SS Billy Hamilton walked twice and stole 3 bases.
MINOR LEAGUE STOLEN BASE LEADERS
Billy Hamilton (Dayton) 37*
Gary Brown (San Jose) 28
Travis Witherspoon (Cedar Rapids) 24
Daniel Carroll (High Desert) 23
Andrew Means (Bakersfield) 22
*tops in all of professional baseball