MONDAY’S #REDS BASELINE ITEMS; MAKEUP GAME ANNOUNCED
In case you missed the Reds in Houston over the weekend, Billy Hamilton put on a display in center field that would’ve made Willie Mays proud. Check out the videos below…
Reds and Pirates makeup game set for Sept. 17
Makeup from rainout on May 10 will be played at 12:10 p.m. as part of a day-night doubleheader
CINCINNATI (June 17, 2016) — The Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game at Great American Ball Park from May 10 that was postponed due to rain will be made up on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 12:10 p.m. as part of a day-night doubleheader.
To accommodate the make-up game, the start time for the game originally scheduled on Sept. 17 at 4:10 p.m. vs. the Pirates has been moved to 6:10 p.m. The Reds Stein giveaway to the first 25,000 fans will be distributed prior to the 6:10 p.m. game.
Reds vs. Pirates day-night doubleheader on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
• Game 1: 12:10 p.m. (make-up from May 10)
• Game 2: 6:10 p.m. (originally scheduled for 4:10 p.m.)
Fans holding tickets from the May 10 rainout game may present their same ticket at the gates for the Sept. 17 12:10 p.m. game, with no exchange necessary.
Tickets to May 10 may also be exchanged for a remaining 2016 regular season home game (exclusions apply), subject to availability.
Ticket exchanges can also be made at the Great American Ball Park ticket windows.
For fans that ordered tickets online at reds.com or by phone through Ticketmaster, please contact Ticketmaster customer service at 1-800-745-3000.
Full rainout information can be found at reds.com/rainout.
Over the weekend the Reds signed their 19th-round pick of the 2016 draft, RHP Matthew Blandino (no relation to Reds prospect Alex Blandino)
The Reds have now inked 18 of their 41 picks, including each of those selected in the first four rounds.
From our friends with the Louisville Bats…
SCOTT SCHEBLER NAMED IL BATTER OF THE WEEK
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville Bats outfielder Scott Schebler was named the International League Batter of the Week, the league announced on Monday. Schebler joins Daniel Wright (Pitcher of the Week, May 16-22) and Jermaine Curtis (Player of the Month, April), as award winners this season. Schebler is the first Louisville Bat to win the Batter of the Week award since Yorman Rodriguez from June 22-28 last season.
Schebler hit .318 with two home runs and nine RBI for the week. He also tied for the IL lead in total bases (18) and extra-base hits (5). Three of his four triples this season came last week and all in consecutive games from June 13-15, becoming the first Bat to triple in three straight since Norris Hopper from April 24-26, 2009 at Toledo.