Michael Gosling likely missed his chance to come up and pitch for the Reds after this game. He went 5 innings giving up 8 hits, 5 ER, and 2 walks. Gosling struck out 4. His ERA for the year jumped to a still respectable 3.94. He has 12 Ks in 16 IP, and he has walked only 3.
27 year-old Norris Hopper, who was recently demoted from Louisville went 2 for 3 with a double and 4 RBI. 25 year-old Aaron Herr continues to rake the ball, going 3 for 4 with a HR, and 2 RBI. For the season Herr is hitting .271/.307/.571.
23 year-old Drew Anderson, went 3 for 4 with a 2B, and 2 RBI. Anderson, from THE Ohio State, is hitting .319/.396/.596. At his age he needs to be doing this one level up at Chattanooga.
Carlos Fisher threw an absolute gem for the Dragons. Fisher tossed 6 1/3rd scoreless innings, giving up only 3 hits, walking 1, and striking out 9. Fisher lowered his ERA to 3.74 for the year. After 4 starts he has thrown 21 IP with 17Ks, and a WHIP under 1.00.